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  • Person shot by officer during West Side burglary call

    A police officer shot a man while responding to a burglary-in-progress call this morning near the United Center on the Near West Side officials said. The incident happened about 6:45 a.m. in the 2000 block of West Monroe Street, said Chicago Police...
  • Monday, July 25, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 5:50 a.m.  Greg Jarrett will have your chance to win tickets to see Paul McCartney at Wrigley!  6:09 a.m.  Los Angeles Times D.C. correspondent Lisa Mascaro gives Greg Jarrett an update on the debt ceiling negotiations.  ...
  • Drug-resistant bacterium raises alarms in Chicago

    Drug-resistant bacterium raises alarms in Chicago
    A dangerous, often deadly bacterium resistant to the most powerful antibiotics known to medicine is spreading in Chicago hospitals and nursing homes, prompting an effort to mobilize a regionwide response. Known as KPC for short, Klebsiella pneumoniae...
  • Reducing Lung Cancer Death Rates

    Reducing Lung Cancer Death Rates
    Big news today on the lung cancer front -- a way to detect the disease earlier and possibly save lives. But in finding cancer, are doctors also finding too many benign lesions? Some perspective on a groundbreaking study. 53,000 people were enrolled....
  • A Shot at Easing Knee Pain

    A Shot at Easing Knee Pain
    Easing pain with a simple injection. It's not a medication but a remedy already in your own body. The path to pain free, a needle stick. Blood is drawn, then spun. Vasili Karas, Research Coordinator: "This is the patient's blood after it spun down in...
  • Man shot during robbery near Medical Center

    A man was shot and wounded Monday night in an apparent robbery in the University Village neighborhood near Rush University Medical Center on the Near West Side. The shooting occurred around 7 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Harrison Street, Chicago police...
  • Beating Breast Cancer & Giving Back

    Beating Breast Cancer & Giving Back
    A story of loss and life. One woman was in danger of losing her health insurance. It turns out that saved her life. Debbie Angileri is all smiles as she plays with her children now. A year ago she couldn't hold back tears. Debbie Angileri, Breast Cancer...
  • Shootings leave 3 dead, 17 wounded across city

    Shootings leave 3 dead, 17 wounded across city
    A man was found shot to death in an alley in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side this morning , making him the third person slain since last night in shootings that left 17 others wounded citywide. Police responded to a call of shots fired at 7:29...
  • Bus, car crash sends 2 to hospital

    Bus, car crash sends 2 to hospital
    Two CTA bus passengers were taken to a hospital in good condition following a collision between the bus and a car in the Loop this afternoon, police said.   The car and bus crashed at 2:09 p.m. in the 500 block of South State Street, according to...
  • Wellness House presents Hot Topics in Breast Cancer: 2012

    Wellness House presents Hot Topics in Breast Cancer: 2012
    HOT TOPICS IN BREAST CANCER: 2012 June 29-June 30, 2012 Friday, June 29th 5:30pm-8:00pm Wellness House welcomes Geralyn Lucas, cancer survivor and author of "Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy" to kick off this year's event on June 29th. Diagnosed...
  • Preckwinkle names health board members, announces bank program

    Preckwinkle names health board members, announces bank program
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle continued Wednesday to put her imprint on county government by appointing new members to the board overseeing the county’s vast public health system. At the Health and Hospitals System board, Preckwinkle...
  • DNA hit leads to murder charges against parolee in nurse's slaying

    DNA hit leads to murder charges against parolee in nurse's slaying
    A man out on parole for attempted murder was charged with fatally beating a longtime nurse inside her Bridgeport garage late last month, authorities said this morning. Chicago police said that DNA found at  Virginia Perillo's garage linked Raymond...