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John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County

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  • Teen killed, 11 wounded in city shootings

    Teen killed, 11 wounded in city shootings
    A 17-year-old boy was killed and 11 other people were wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon and night. The night's lone homicide happened about 12:04 a.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of West Polk Street in the city's East Garfield Park...
  • 2 injured during South Side church demolition

    2 injured during South Side church demolition
    Two men were injured by falling bricks during the demolition of a church in the Grand Crossing neighborhood this afternoon, authorities said. Fire crews were called to the scene near 72nd Street and South Dorchester Avenue following the report of a...
  • Interim CEO to stay on as head of Cook County hospital system

    Interim CEO to stay on as head of Cook County hospital system
    The Cook County hospitals board ended a $100,000 nationwide search for a new CEO Friday by simply taking the “interim” tag off the title of the guy who has held that position since January. The board voted unanimously to name Dr. John Jay...
  • 4 killed, 7 wounded in separate city shootings

    4 killed, 7 wounded in separate city shootings
    At least 11 people were shot, four fatally, Saturday afternoon into early Sunday morning in Chicago. The most recent homicide occurred early Sunday morning on the Far South Side. At 7:43 a.m., police responded to a call of a "man down"’ in the...
  • Navy corpsmen sharpen skills at Stroger

    Navy corpsmen sharpen skills at Stroger
    Last Friday night in Stroger Hospital's trauma unit, Michael Soto stood at a woman's side, watching intently as a surgeon treated her for a leg injury, ready to help in any way he could. The woman, whose leg had been fractured, writhed in pain on her...
  • 4 wounded in separate shootings on South, West sides

    4 wounded in separate shootings on South, West sides
    At least four people were wounded this morning and afternoon in separate shootings on the city's West and South sides, said police. In the latest shooting confirmed by Police News Affairs, a 17-year-old boy told police he was shot about 4 p.m. in the...
  • Police: Speeding car kills construction worker, crashes into equipment

    Police: Speeding car kills construction worker, crashes into equipment
    A construction worker was killed Saturday morning after a driver traveling north on Western Avenue disregarded a barrier and drove through a construction site, police said. The crash happened in the 4900 block of South Western Avenue about 4:17 a.m.,...
  • Teen killed, 7 other people wounded in shootings across Chicago

    Teen killed, 7 other people wounded in shootings across Chicago
    An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in the Marquette Park neighborhood and at least seven other people were wounded, including a 14-year-old boy, in shootings across Chicago Thursday, police said. The fatal shooting happened in the 2800 block of...
  • 9 wounded in city shootings

    9 wounded in city shootings
    Nine people were wounded in shootings Friday afternoon into Saturday morning, according to police. A 16-year-old boy was wounded about 1:11 p.m. on the 500 block of West 81st Street in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, according to preliminary...
  • 9 injured, 1 dead, in South, West side shootings

    9 injured, 1 dead, in South, West side shootings
    At least nine people were injured, one fatally, in shootings on the South and West sides on Tuesday, police said. Among the injured were a 14-year-old boy critically wounded in a West Side shooting and four people hurt in a single shooting on the...
  • 3 dead, including 58-year-old woman, 11 injured in shootings on South, West Sides

    3 dead, including 58-year-old woman, 11 injured in shootings on South, West Sides
    A 58-year-old woman was killed and two others were injured in a shooting in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, several hours after a man was shot and seriously wounded near a Lawndale school Thursday afternoon, officials said. A total of 14...