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  • Man killed, another hurt in Lawndale shootings

    Man killed, another hurt in Lawndale shootings
    A 22-year-old man was killed and another man injured in separate shootings in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood early this morning, authorities said. About 12:50 a.m., the 22-year-old man was shot in the lower back while sitting inside a parked...
  • How to make those healthy resolutions stick

    How to make those healthy resolutions stick
    What is it about the New Year that motivates us to take control of our health and our lives? After all, every month, every Monday, every day presents us with a new opportunity to cultivate more prudent habits. But there's something about Jan. 1 —...
  • Man visiting Chicago suffers graze wound while walking dog

    Man visiting Chicago suffers graze wound while walking dog
    A 62-year-old man visiting Chicago from Korea and walking a dog on the West Side suffered a graze wound to the head in a shooting today, police said. He is one of at least six people shot since midmorning Thursday in Chicago. The man was walking...
  • Man killed, another person injured in shooting on I-94

    Man killed, another person injured in shooting on I-94
    An early morning shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Canalport Avenue left a 22-year-old man dead and another man injured, authorities said. Both men were traveling northbound in a Nissan Sentra when shots rang out about 2:35 a.m., Trooper Ivan...
  • Gait study aims to shed light on hip arthritis

    Fixing joint problems before they start, or at least before you feel the pain. By watching the way you walk, researchers can get a better look at what's going on inside the body. First they strap on tiny electronic markers -- very precisely placed on the...
  • Regulation wins a cheering section

    Regulation wins a cheering section
    When Madeline "Maddie" Dardanes was a varsity cheerleader at Barrington High School, she suffered a torn ligament in her knee during a routine — and tumbled into a growing statistic that is getting more attention from doctors and safety advocates,...
  • Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke

     Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke
    A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke. Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...
  • Bank robbery suspects hospitalized after crash

    Bank robbery suspects hospitalized after crash
    Two suspects in a recent bank robbery were injured in a car crash on the Near West Side today, authorities said. At 2:40 p.m., paramedics were called to Ogden Avenue and Madison Street and took two people in good condition to Rush University Medical...
  • Star's preventive surgery sparks breast cancer debate

    Star's preventive surgery sparks breast cancer debate
    Angelina Jolie's announcement Tuesday that a genetic predisposition to breast and ovarian cancer led her to undergo a preventive double mastectomy has raised both awareness about the procedure and concerns among physicians and other experts. The actress...
  • Music lovers mourn Jimmy Damon, classic Chicago lounge singer

    Music lovers mourn Jimmy Damon, classic Chicago lounge singer
    For roughly half a century, cabaret singer Jimmy Damon was practically ubiquitous in Chicago. Clubs, concert halls, charity events, civic gatherings, awards presentations – somehow Damon always was there, dispatching the national anthem or...
  • Protein linked to Parkinson's found in patients before onset of symptoms

    Protein linked to Parkinson's found in patients before onset of symptoms
    Richard Fiske Bailey tries hard not to let Parkinson's disease slow him down. He has a license to drive motorcycles. He bikes. He walks without a cane or walker. But there are moments when the disorder affects him, said Bailey, 59. Sometimes he drags...
  • Three shot on Southwest Side, two others across city

    Three shot on Southwest Side, two others across city
    Adult siblings, a man and a woman, were shot outside their mother's house after she broke up a party Saturday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood, according to police. They were standing outside in the 6200 block of South Albany Avenue about 9:20 p....