The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted both the importance of access to health care and disparities in access to it, which is why residents who live near Mercy Hospital and Medical Center say they’re furious about its plans to close next year.
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A Chinese New Year celebration, a play about Nancy Pelosi, sweet bread and an icy dip in the lake usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
The father of slain pharmacist Dayna Less is suing Mercy Hospital and its security firm, claiming their “systemic failures” allowed a domestic violence incident “escalate into a triple homicide.”
Fancy footwork, street festivals, witty women, sideshow acts and odd flea market finds usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in Chicago.
Colorful sidewalks, a massive music fest, Mexican fare and a moon bash usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
Historic homes, art fairs, cover bands and water lanterns usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
Ring in the new year with comedy, craft beer, roller skates, wild animals and classic fireworks. Here are 10 ways to kick off 2019 in and around Chicago.
District officials will hear from Near South Side community members this week about a proposal to expand the attendance boundary for the new high school CPS is planning to phase in at the National Teachers Academy.
National Teachers Academy parents want a Cook County judge to step in and halt Chicago Public Schools’ plan to transform their elementary school into a high school.