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Why Are Drugs Disappearing From County-Run Hospitals?

2012-03-30-BGA.jpg | Patrick Rehkamp/BGA and Pam Zekman/CBS2 | Posted 08.27.2013 | Chicago

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The New 'Black Death': Why Are Black People Dying at Record Rates in Chicago?

Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston | Posted 09.08.2013 | Chicago
Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston

They say that no man knows the number of his days and that death comes like a thief in the night. However, for the black men and women in Chicago, death can seem less like a faraway event and more like a day-to-day certainty.

County Doctor Gets Big Payout For No Work

NBC Chicago | Posted 01.11.2012 | Chicago

A former Stroger Hospital doctor was given checks amounting to six figures with no work to show for it, an NBC Chicago / Better Government Association...

Man, Two Children Shot Several Times While Walking Down The Street

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Witnesses say a man and two kids he was walking with on 61st Street near King Drive were shot by a gunman Tuesday evening. The man was shot several ...

Woman Who Hit Trooper Was On Her Cell Phone, Cops Say

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A woman who struck and seriously injured an Illinois state police trooper on the Dan Ryan Expressway was using her cell phone and ignored warnings fro...

Stroger Hospital Could Lose Medicare Funding After Investigation

Chi-Town Daily News | ALEX PARKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Stroger Hospital could lose federal funding and recognition of its laboratories if it doesn't fix problems identified by the Centers for Medicare & Me...

Man Survives 125-Foot Plunge From Dan Ryan Expressway

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois State Police say a man involved in a freak car crash fell 125 feet from an overpass on Chicago's Dan Ryan Expressway - and survived. State P...

Cook County Settling Medical Death Suit For $9.8 Million

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The family of a 27-year-old mother of nine who died in Stroger Hospital three years ago after bleeding during a pregnancy will get $9.8 million to set...

Nearly 20% Of Cook County Uninsured

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave Newbart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

What's not included in a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau on the uninsured is "even darker and more ominous,'' one local expert said. The repo...