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University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago

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  • Body of woman pulled from Chicago River on Near West Side

    Body of woman pulled from Chicago River on Near West Side
    Divers recovered a body in the Chicago River this afternoon on the Near West Side.Paramedics and divers responded at 1:20 p.m. to the river off Roosevelt Road and Lumber Street, according to Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford. The victim was...
  • Amtrak locomotive fire injures 3 on Near West Side

    Amtrak locomotive fire injures 3 on Near West Side
    A fire that started inside the engine of a locomotive in a train yard southwest of the Loop has been controlled this afternoon after three people required treatment for smoke inhalation. Fire Department crews were called to a train yard near Roosevelt...
  • Shootings wound 10-year-old girl, 11 others, across city

    Shootings wound 10-year-old girl, 11 others, across city
    At least 12 people were wounded by gunfire in 11 separate incidents since about 8 p.m. Friday night on the city's South and West sides, according to Chicago police. A 10-year-old girl was shot in the leg and suffered a graze wound after a bullet went...
  • 1 dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    1 dead, 8 wounded in overnight shootings
    At least nine people were shot between 11:10 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday, according to Chicago police, including four outside a West Side club about 3 a.m. Three men and a woman were shot outside The Supper Club on the 2700 block of West Madison...
  • Behind our story about medical errors, and resources to help prevent them

    Behind our story about medical errors, and resources to help prevent them
    No one likes to make mistakes. But in the meticulous world of medicine, making a mistake can be especially serious – potentially fatal. A medical error resulting in death is probably every patient's and health professional’s worst nightmare....
  • 2 dead among 17 shot overnight across city

    2 dead among 17 shot overnight across city
    A 13-year-old boy and 41-year-old woman were killed by gunfire Saturday night, and 15 others were wounded across the city, police said. The 13-year-old, identified as Roberto Adrian Luna by the Cook County Medical  Examiner's Office and his family, was...
  • Inmate serving 40-year murder sentence dies

    Inmate serving 40-year murder sentence dies
    A man serving a 40-year sentence for murder has died in custody, authorities said today.   Robert J. Turner, 32, who was serving time at the downstate Dixon Correctional Center at 2600 Brinton Ave., suffered multiple medical problems including cirrhosis...
  • Convicted murderer dies of flesh-eating bacteria

    Convicted murderer dies of flesh-eating bacteria
    A man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a man during a home invasion in 1998 died of blood poisoning and the so-called flesh-eating bacteria, an autopsy has found. Robert J. Turner, 32, died Friday at the University of Illinois Medical Center...
  • School, friends 'simply devastated' after soccer player dies during practice

    School, friends 'simply devastated' after soccer player dies during practice
    Jesus Lupian died doing the thing he loved most — playing soccer. “It absolutely was his passion,” his former Glenbrook South varsity soccer coach, Paul Agombar, said. “It’s ironic that that’s how he went.”...
  • Suspicious package causes temporary evacuation of UIC building

    Suspicious package causes temporary evacuation of UIC building
    A University of Illinois Medical Center building was evacuated tonight for about 90 minutes after a worker saw a package he thought was suspicious near a newspaper box, authorities said.   The College of Medicine West Tower, also known as the 909 Building...
  • Malaria: Four limbs lost, and then a road to recovery

    Malaria: Four limbs lost, and then a road to recovery
    THE LAST OF TWO PARTS: Dawn Dubsky contracted malaria during a trip to Africa, and the infection became a personal catastrophe. She has been transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center for surgery, which will change her life irrevocably....
  • Boxing safety questioned after brush with death

    Boxing safety questioned after brush with death
    Boxer Rita Figueroa lasted all six rounds of her last fight before the bell rang and she headed to the locker room. But the 40-year-old fighter was not well. A painful headache developed, then nausea and vomiting. She couldn't sign for her check to get...