Lakeview Residents Protest Proposed Rehab Facility

Tempers flared Monday evening for Lakeview residents learning more about the development of a proposed rehab facility to be constructed in the North Side Chicago neighborhood. About 200 Lakeview locals gathered to express their concern and frustration to Rosecrance health executives hoping to build a residential drug and alcohol rehab facility at the corner of […]
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Surgeons’ Complication Rates Available to Patients

You go in to surgery expecting a quick recovery with no complications, but a new online database shows you how often surgeons’ patients get readmitted to the hospital for complications like post-operative pain, infections, and blood clots. The non-profit news group ProPublica used five years of Medicare records for eight lower risk elective surgical procedures, […]
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18,000 Without Power After Storms: ComEd

Approximately 18,000 people were left without power following Saturday’s severe weather in the Chicago area. ComEd reported the outages were mostly confined to the area’s north region near Libertyville. Neo Nightclub to Move After Losing Lease Severe thunderstorms swept through the Chicago area Saturday afternoon as it remained under a Tornado Watch and a Heat Advisory. […]
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2 Decomposed Bodies Found in NW Indiana: Report

Police in Hobart, Ind., discovered two decomposed bodies in the woods Friday afternoon, according to the Northwest Indiana Post-Tribune. The bodies were found in the woods at 7030 Grand Boulevard, the newspaper reports. Police: Woman Fleeing Mall Security Jumps Over Railing, Dies Bob Byrd, the head of the Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force, told the Post-Tribune the bodies appear to […]
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Audio Missing on Video of Teen Shot by Cop: Attys

Video captured by an in-camera squad car on the night a Chicago Police officer shot and killed 17-year-old LaQuan McDonald does not contain audio, according to attorneys for the McDonald family, who have viewed the tape. On the night of October 20, 2014 McDonald was surrounded by approximately 10 Chicago Police Officers responding to a […]
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Another Blow to Popular But Dangerous Laundry Product

In another blow to a popular but increasingly controversial laundry product, Consumer Reports announced Thursday it would drop single-use detergent pods from its lists of recommended products. The bright-colored pods are frequently mistaken for candy by toddlers. Despite two years of warnings by doctors, safety advocates and the media, calls to poison control centers involving incidents […]
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