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  1. Shooting on I-57 shuts down portion of expressway for hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. on Saturday, in the outbound lanes of the expressway near Kedzie Avenue in Markham. Two women and three men were in a car, when another car pulled up started shooting.


  2. Judge vacates order barring Agpawa from taking mayor's office in MarkhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Chicago Tribune

    Roger Agpawa, left, with his wife, Janet, greets supporters after recently being sworn in as Markham's mayor. The leading vote-getter in Markham's 2017 mayoral election, whose prior felony conviction had prevented him from being sworn into office for the past 17 months, can now hold municipal office in Illinois, a Circuit Court judge has ordered.


  3. Convicted felon, top vote-getter sworn in as Markham mayorRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 25 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A man previously barred from a mayoral post in suburban Chicago has been sworn in as a result of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's intervention on his behalf. Roger Agpawa was the top vote-getter in Markham's 2017 mayoral race.


  4. Top vote-getter, former convicted felon finally sworn in as Markham mayor after Rauner intervenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Chicago Tribune

    Roger Agpawa, left, with his wife, Janet, greets supporters after being sworn in Tuesday as Markham's mayor. Previously barred from office due to a felony conviction, the top vote-getter in 2017's Markham mayoral race was sworn in Tuesday as the city's leader after Gov. Bruce Rauner intervened on his behalf. 4 comments

  5. Hiller, RobertRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    ... by his loving children, Karen (Frank) Smiesko of McHenry, Scott (Tara Longley) Hiller, and Laura (Robert) Dillard of Markham, IL; cherished grandchildren, Frankie, Nicky, Leah, Luke, Aria and Kai; dearest siblings, Joseph Hiller, Elizabeth Hiller, ...


  6. Police: Chase of stolen car ends in officer-involved shooting in south suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... tires, and Dolton police also on the scene. Witnesses say after the car stopped near 162nd Street and Marshfield in Markham, police shot into the car and hit at least one person. One suspect was taken to the hospital, police confirmed, while another ...


  7. Unearthing history of York Region's pioneer cemeteries:Cemeteries in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 |

    This cemetery, 9423 Kennedy Rd. in Markham, was founded in 1803. Bethesda Lutheran Church was located on this site until 1910 when it was moved to its present location, at 20 Union St. It is where one of Upper Canada's earliest Lutheran congregations, primarily German settlers, worshipped.


  8. Case of $1.9 million in drugs flown into state to remain in Kane CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Daily Herald

    ... be taken to the nearest and most accessible judge, which in his case would have been a courthouse 13 miles away in Markham, defense lawyer Stephen Komie said. "The arresting officers violated that policy by not adhering to it," Komie argued before ...


  9. Hammond man charged with Sauk Village murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Bail was denied Monday for a Hammond man charged with first-degree murder after an alleged drug deal went bad in Sauk Village. Calviontae Washington, 22, was charged in the shooting death of Orlando Dillard, 20, also of Hammond, according to prosecutors at the Markham courthouse.


  10. 2 held without bond after Oak Forest robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Two Markham men were being held without bail after an incident April 12 in Oak Forest in which a Dolton man was bullied into driving to a bank branch in Oak Forest and making an ATM withdrawal, police said Tuesday. Dekarius Pryce, 23, of the 3100 block of Sherwood Avenue, and Patrick Brown, 24, of the 2700 block of Circle Drive, are charged with robbery, vehicular invasion and unlawful restraint while a third suspect believed to have been involved has been identified but is at large, according to police.


  11. Harvey on the brinkRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... owes for water taken from the city without paying and resold to other suburbs. * Federal investigation continues in Markham after mayor's guilty plea : At the center of the investigation is a series of secret recordings made by a now-deceased Harvey ...


  12. Federal investigation continues in Markham after mayor's guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Former Markham Mayor David Webb arrives to the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago on Jan. 18, 2018. Even after former Markham Mayor David Webb pleaded guilty in January to accusations he took part in an alleged $300,000 bribery scheme, federal prosecutors continue probing the south suburb's vendors, a newly released grand jury subpoena shows.


  13. Police: Teen girl assaulted in vacant Ford Heights homeRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Three men have been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl inside a vacant Ford Heights home, according to Cook County sheriff's police. Jose Argue, 19, of Markham; Deandre Guy, 18, of Crete and Kwasi McMillian, 19, of Country Club Hills, were each charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault in connection with the alleged March 31 incident, police said in a news release.


  14. 3 young men grabbed girl off street in Sauk Village, sexually...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... sexual assault, which is a Class X felony, authorities said. The three men are expected to appear Tuesday at the Markham courthouse. Arrested were Kwasi McMillian, 19, of Country Club Hills; Deandre Guy, 18, of Crete; and Jose Argue, 19, of Markham.


  15. Pilot charged with flying $1.9 million of marijuana into Illinois wants case movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Daily Herald

    ... arrested him at an airport in Lansing, but drove 90 minutes to Kane County for a bond hearing instead of to nearby Markham. Robinson's attorney, Stephen Komie, argues in court documents that authorities drove Robinson 69 miles to Kane on Feb. 1 ...


  16. Man charged in estranged wife's shooting death near ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | Daily Herald

    ... an Amber Alert on Wednesday night, March 14, 2018, for their children. (Courtesy of Illinois State Police via AP) MARKHAM, Ill. -- A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his estranged wife outside of a suburban ...


  17. Amber Alert issued for children, 2 and 3, taken by father after mother slain in Markham shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    An Amber Alert has been issued for two young children taken by their father, who police say is a person of interest in the fatal shooting of their mother in south suburban Markham earlier this week. Jordyn Washington, 2, and her 3-year-old brother Lynn Roby were last seen in a silver 2004 or 2005 Chevrolet Malibu or Impala about 2 p.m. Wednesday.


  18. Ex-Harvey official made secret recordings for prosecutors in bribery...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... the documents show. Finlay replied, "I'm gonna imagine your influence and persuasion is no different than mine in Markham," according to the documents. Luster replied, "Pretty much," the affidavit alleged. Former Markham Mayor David Webb has pleaded ...


  19. Man shot, killed Dolton man he met on dating app: prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... charged with murder in the shooting death Feb. 16 of 31-year-old Pierre Kimbrough. (Cook County sheriff's office) A Markham man shot and killed a man during an argument this month at the victim's Dolton home after the two men met on a popular dating ...


  20. Church's RLUIPA Claims Unripe And Moot, Says Federal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | JD Supra

    A federal district court in Illinois has dismissed religious discrimination and related claims alleged by the Church of Our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ against the City of Markham, Illinois , in connection with the City's denial of the Church's application for a conditional use permit. We previously posted about this case, Church of Our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ v.


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