Legislation Backed By Attorney General Raoul Would Reform Police Certification

Saturday, January 9, 2021 || By Raymon Troncoso/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD – A new bill backed by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul would revamp the way police certification works in Illinois. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Elgie Sims and Rep. Justin Slaughter, both Chicago Democrats, alters the Illinois Administrative Code as it relates to the Illinois Law Enforcement […]

Alvin Harvey, Bellwood Mayor’s Father, Dies At 80 

Saturday, January 9, 2021 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Alvin Harvey, the father of Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey, died on Dec. 25. He was 80 years old. Services have already been held.  According to the obituary, which Mayor Harvey posted to his Facebook page on Jan. 8, Alvin Harvey was born April 5, 1940, in Meridian, Miss. He was […]

Bellwood Businessman Who Won Spot In Recreational Cannabis Licensing Lottery Suing State

Saturday, January 9, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  David Scott, who owns People Cab Company and People Loan Club — both in Bellwood — is part of an investment group that won the opportunity to enter the state’s coveted lottery that will determine 75 new retail licenses for recreational marijuana in Illinois, but his investment group is also […]

Magallanes Tacos In Maywood Closing Permanently

Saturday, January 9, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Roughly three years after opening, Magallanes Tacos, 620 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, is closing. Fittingly, the restaurant’s last day will be Jan. 19 — Taco Tuesday. One of the restaurant’s owners, Angel De Santiago, said on Jan. 8 that the restaurant will only be selling tacos, fries and large […]