Terror on the Campaign Trail (Part Two)

ADVERTISE HERE (Contact thevillagefreepress@gmail.com for rates) By Michael Romain Some months after Tony Favela, 30, a third-year law student at John Marshal Law School, decided to run as a Democratic candidate for 77th District State Representative, his friends, family members, political supporters and people who simply signed his nominating petitions began receiving visits from at least two men, sometimes three, posing as election inspectors. They … Continue reading Terror on the Campaign Trail (Part Two)

Terror on the Campaign Trail

By Michael Romain On Thursday, December 5, Edgar Aguirre, 34, was in the bathroom of his home in Melrose Park when he heard banging at the front door. His mother opened it and saw two men—one bespectacled Hispanic, one Caucasian—standing on her porch. They asked to see Aguirre and his father, Humberto. When Humberto appeared, one of the men said that they were from the … Continue reading Terror on the Campaign Trail