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A sign outside the Mundelein Seminary asks the faithful to pray for U.S. based Roman Catholic bishops gathering there for a weeklong prayer retreat, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Mundelein, Ill.
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January 02, 2019 - 8:47 pm
MUNDELEIN, Ill. (AP) — U.S.-based Roman Catholic bishops gathered Wednesday for a weeklong retreat near Chicago on the church sexual abuse scandal that organizers say will focus on prayer and spiritual reflection and not formulating policy. The retreat began a day after The Associated Press...
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Items are left at a memorial at Mercy Hospital, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Chicago, the day after a shooting at the hospital.
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November 21, 2018 - 9:53 am
By Amanda Seitz and Don Babwin, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Moments before her ex-fiance fatally shot her in the parking lot of the hospital where she worked, a Chicago doctor called 911 to report that she had spotted the man and feared for her life. As investigators tried to piece together the...
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, comforts Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, during a news conference at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
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November 20, 2018 - 7:16 am
By Amanda Seitz and Don Babwin, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — An argument outside a Chicago hospital turned deadly when a man pulled out a gun and killed an emergency room doctor with whom he was having a domestic relationship, then ran into the hospital and fatally shot a pharmacy resident and a...
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A Chicago Police officer has been shot in an active shooter incident at Mercy Hospital, the department said Monday.
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November 19, 2018 - 5:24 pm
By Emanuella Grinberg, Sheena Jones and Ryan Young, CNN (CNN) -- A police officer, a doctor and a pharmaceutical assistant are dead after a Monday afternoon shooting at Chicago's Mercy hospital, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said. The gunman, who was in a relationship with the one of the victims, also died,...
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November 10, 2018 - 5:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Flyers are riding high on confidence, and it's showing in their results. Sean Couturier had two goals and an assist, Brian Elliott made 33 saves and the surging Flyers continued their dominance over Chicago in Philadelphia with a 4-0 victory over the slumping Blackhawks on...
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October 06, 2018 - 11:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Four years after he fired 16 bullets into a black teenager, three years after dashcam video of the shooting was released and three weeks after his murder trial began, Jason Van Dyke's transformation from Chicago patrol officer to convicted felon came suddenly. A clerk announced the...
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This Monday, Aug, 20, 2018 photo provided by the rapper Drake shows him posing with Sofia Sanchez, at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago.
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August 28, 2018 - 9:36 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago girl has received a heart transplant just days after she danced her way into a hospital visit from Drake. Surgeons performed the transplant on 11-year-old Sofia Sanchez on Monday at Chicago's Lurie Children's Hospital. The Canadian rapper visited Sofia there after...
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Chicago firefighters walk under tape at the scene of a fire that killed several people including multiple children Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Chicago.
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August 27, 2018 - 8:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Investigators seeking the cause of Chicago's deadliest fire in well over a decade were searching the porch area where the blaze started for evidence of fireworks, cigarettes or other smoking materials, a fire official said Monday. Fire department spokesman Larry Langford said...
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People stand around at the scene after a fire killed several people including multiple children Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Chicago.
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August 26, 2018 - 11:31 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Eight people, including six children, were killed when a fire broke out before dawn Sunday at a Chicago apartment in one of the deadliest fires in the nation's third-largest city in years, officials say. Two other people were hospitalized in very critical condition, Chicago Fire...
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File photo dated 03/07/15 of Drake
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August 21, 2018 - 3:01 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago girl awaiting a heart transplant has danced her way into a meeting with Drake. The Canadian rapper visited 11-year-old Sofia Sanchez on Monday at the Lurie Children's Hospital during his tour's stop in Chicago. He shared photos on Instagram, saying they had talked...
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