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Legal Battle To Oust A Harvey Alderman Is Delayed

A legal battle to oust a city council member in south suburban Harvey hit a delay in court today. Alderman Lamont Brown has two prior felony convictions, which is not allowed for public officials in Illinois. The city is suing to have him removed, but today a judge allowed Brown more time to seek legal representation. The court takes up the case again later this month.

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A legal battle to oust a city council member in south suburban Harvey hit a delay in court today. Alderman Lamont Brown has two prior felony convictions, which is not allowed for public officials in Illinois. The city is suing to have him removed, but today a judge allowed Brown more time to seek legal representation. The court takes up the case again later this month.

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