Sunday, October 29, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Suburban Sporting Goods in Melrose Park, which is among the top 10 dealers of “crime guns” in the Chicago area. | Google Earth
During last month’s Taste of Melrose Park, police in that village sold $10 raffle tickets for the chance to win a semiautomatic rifle alongside $3 artichoke casserole. The police, who also raffled off a handgun, said that the raffle was a fundraiser for their union, according to a Chicago Sun-Times report released at the time.