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Nurse Returns To Work At Hospital That Saved Her Life

(CBS) — It was 10 years ago when doctors and nurses at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn were able to save the life of a 16-year-old girl who came into the emergency room close to death.   203 more words


New Law Aims To Reduce Sexual Assaults On College Campuses

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new law in Illinois designed to curb the numbers of sexual assaults on college campuses — and to hold schools to a higher standard — has gone into effect as college students are heading back to class for the fall. 520 more words


Illinois Democrats Say Don't Trust Trump To Soften Immigration Stance

CHICAGO (CBS) — Even though Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump recently seems to have toned down his hard-line rhetoric on immigration, Illinois Democrats said he can’t be trusted to soften his actual position. 273 more words


Governor Rauner Approves Law To Crack Down On Gun Traffickers

CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation to dramatically increase the penalties for those caught illegally transporting guns into Illinois.

First-time offenders could face up to 20 years in prison, and repeat offenders could face up to 30 years under the new gun trafficking law, which takes effect immediately. 367 more words


Four Dead, Person Questioned After 'Suspicious' Fire In South Chicago

Updated 08/23/16 – 5:25 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) — Three children and a man were killed a in an extra-alarm fire early Tuesday in the South Chicago neighborhood, and police said a “person of interest” was being questioned about the blaze, which officials say appeared suspicious. 583 more words


Protesters Accuse ComEd Parent Exelon Of Dodging State Taxes

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police arrested 10 protesters in the Loop on Monday, after they blocked traffic as part of a demonstration outside the Chicago headquarters of Exelon, the parent company of ComEd. 146 more words


Photography Students Selling Art To Help Classmate Wounded In Shooting

CHICAGO (CBS) — Students of a summer photography class are selling some of their work to help pay for the medical bills of a classmate who was critically wounded in a shooting two weeks ago. 305 more words