| Nov 28, 2011
Driving around Chicago's West Loop, developer Steve Fifield rarely has a chance to keep two hands on the steering wheel as he points out all the residential and office projects he's been involved in during more than 30 years in Chicago development.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:49 PM
In a bid to avoid a long prison sentence, Rod Blagojevich is expected to argue he was an effective governor who cared about people, that he was led along by his advisers through the schemes he was convicted of and that he didn't profit anyway.
| Dec 6, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Rod Blagojevich's sentencing hearing has ended for the day, with the defense emphasizing the damage a long prison sentence would have on Blagojevich’s family.
Lawyer Aaron Goldstein also read a letter read to the court from Blagojevich’s...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:42 AM
A contrite former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in federal prison, capping one of the state's worst political scandals and humbling a controversial and defiant figure who rode into office as a champion of reform.
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Rod Blagojevich's remarks to U.S. District Judge James Zagel:
On accepting responsibility
I'm here convicted of crimes. The jury decided I was guilty. I am accepting of it. I acknowledge it and I, of course, am unbelievably sorry for it. I want to...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 2:45 PM
Four year old Stephanie Weitzman was a patient at Children's Memorial Hospital who never made it home. She lost her battle with Lukemia in 1978, but her memory lives on.
Her family formed the Stephanie Weitzman foundation. Ever since her death, the...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 3:07 AM
A Lincoln Park woman's blood alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit when her SUV plowed into a dozen parked cars as well as an office building at Children's Memorial Hospital, sending herself and another person to the hospital, authorities...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Three letters ľ a diagnosis that builds until a baby can't breathe. In adults it's just a common cold. For babies and toddlers it can be deadly.
Deralyn Pullins' mother, an intensive care nurse, is used to sitting by a patient's bedside, not her baby...
| Oct 24, 2011
Jenny Kales spent the last few hours of a recent Halloween night scraping from her front stoop the peanut butter candies that trick-or-treaters had dropped in their dashes from door to door. She's not an obsessive cleaner, mind you, just a mother of a...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Most days, Mary Gomez works as a transport emergency nurse at Children's Memorial Hospital, riding in helicopters with the area's most critically ill kids.
But when she's not doing that, she's tirlessly transporting her medical expertise across...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Dr. John Yates is a family physician and the director of International Childcare,áthe organization that oversees Grace Children's Hospital in Port au Prince.
Botháconstruction and medical teams from Children's Memorial Hospitaláhere in Chicago are...