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  • Farewell, Cardinal

    Cardinal Francis George’s exit from office has been as humble, candid and winsomely human as his 17 years in it. As your recent editorial reminds us, George readily allows that there are some people he couldn’t reach but typically he doesn&...
  • 3 girls injured during pepper spray incident at South Side high school

    3 girls injured during pepper spray incident at South Side high school
    Someone inside a high school discharged pepper spray Wednesday afternoon, injuring three female students at the school in the North Kenwood neighborhood, authorities said. The three suffered upset stomachs following the incident at King College Prep...
  • Obama remains high-handed -- and wrong -- about Ukraine

    PARIS -- For a man who had taken a stunning electoral blow two weeks earlier, Barack Obama completed his Asian trip with an air of unperturbed leadership of the world -- whatever the Republicans at home thought about who was in charge of what now will...
  • 4 killed, 15 hurt in city shootings

    4 killed, 15 hurt in city shootings
    Three men and a woman died and at least 15 people, including seven teenagers, were wounded in shootings across the city from Saturday afternoon into early Sunday morning. In the latest fatal shooting, a 27-year-old man died after being shot around 3:...
  • South Side woman accused of neglecting son who died in June

    South Side woman accused of neglecting son who died in June
    A Woodlawn neighborhood woman is accused of neglecting her 13-year-old disabled son who died over the summer, officials said. Judge James Brown released Tiesha McCoy, 33, of the 6200 block of South Park Shore East Court, on a $10,000 personal...
  • Classical Corner

    Classical Corner
    Pick of the Week Newberry Consort: Chicago's enterprising early music ensemble begins its season with "Musica Barroca Mexicana," a program of Mexican and Italian Baroque vocal and instrumental works, several of them U.S. premieres, newly discovered in...
  • Kidney donation appeal goes out to help father of 6, others

     Kidney donation appeal goes out to help father of 6, others
    A Chicago Latino advocacy organization is making a plea on behalf of a father of six who needs a new kidney and as part of a broader appeal for people, particularly Hispanics, to join a living donor program. The League of United Latin American...
  • Medicaid patients denied new hepatitis C cures

     Medicaid patients denied new hepatitis C cures
    Revolutionary new drugs are curing hepatitis C, halting a disease that can corrode the liver to the point of cirrhosis, cancer and death. But state restrictions on who can get the costly drugs are keeping them out of reach for some of the poorest...
  • Groundbreaking for U. of C. medical facility pushed back to spring

    Groundbreaking for U. of C. medical facility pushed back to spring
    University of Chicago Medicine is pushing back plans to break ground on a nearly $67 million outpatient care facility in Orland Park until the spring, university and village officials said. When the project, to be built at 143rd Street and La Grange...
  • 6 killed, at least 12 wounded in weekend violence

    6 killed, at least 12 wounded in weekend violence
    Six people were killed and at least 12 others were wounded across the city since Friday evening, authorities said. Those killed included two teens, ages 15 and 18, police said. The latest fatal shooting happened early Monday morning in the city's...
  • Dr. Edward Wolpert, an early advocate of lithium use, dies at 84

    Dr. Edward Wolpert, an early advocate of lithium use, dies at 84
    Dr. Edward Wolpert, a highly regarded Chicago psychiatrist and former director of clinical services at Michael Reese Hospital, pioneered the use of lithium for treating manic-depressive illness. In addition to supervising clinical services at Reese's...