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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.
AP Photo/Teresa Crawford
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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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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In this July 25, 2007 file photo, the back of a Chicago Tribune newspaper deliver truck is seen in Chicago.
AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
August 09, 2018 - 8:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tribune withdrew from its $3.9 billion buyout by Sinclair, ending a bid to create a massive media juggernaut that could have rivaled the reach of Fox News. Tribune Media Co., which is on the hook for a $135 million breakup fee, said Thursday that it is filing a lawsuit against...
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Chicago
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August 06, 2018 - 7:19 am
By Jay Croft and Deanna Hackney, CNN (CNN) -- Chicago police records show 44 people were shot on Sunday, including five who were killed. In three hours beginning at 1:30 a.m., records show, 30 were shot and two killed in 10 incidents. "The city of Chicago experienced a violent night," Bureau of...
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