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University of Chicago Medicine seeks to expand pediatric trauma care

University of Chicago Medicine seeks to expand pediatric trauma care

December 8, 2014 The University of Chicago Medicine is taking formal steps to raise the age limit of its pediatric trauma program by two years to include 16- and 17-year-old children. Medical center leaders are working with state, county and city officials to increase the age limit of its level 1 pediatric trauma center at Comer Children’s Hospital, which has been treating seriously injured children since it opened in 2005.

Roskam Lands High-Profile House Post After Losing Majority Whip

Roskam Lands High-Profile House Post After Losing Majority Whip

After Peter Roskam lost his campaign for majority whip, Republicans rewarded the Illinois congressman with a new, high-profile job as chair of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee. Roskam replaces Louisiana Rep.

Federal Reserve Board approves application by Veritex Community Bank

Federal Reserve Board approves application by Veritex Community Bank

Release Date: December 8, 2014 For release at 1:30 p.m. EST The Federal Reserve Board on Monday announced its approval of the application filed by Veritex Community Bank, Dallas, Texas, to establish a branch at 2700 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas, Texas.

Bears Officially Eliminated from Playoff Contention Sunday

Bears Officially Eliminated from Playoff Contention Sunday

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Alshon Jeffery #17 of the Chicago Bears walks into the locker room with a jersey from Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 4, 2014, at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill.

Snow and Sleet Possibly Ahead for Monday Commute

Snow and Sleet Possibly Ahead for Monday Commute

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox It’ll be mostly cloudy all day today with temperatures in the upper 30s to near 40s. Snow and sleet possible tomorrow morning.

Trestman’s Job Appears Safe with Bears

Trestman’s Job Appears Safe with Bears

The Chicago Bears still have three games remaining in their dismal season after losing to the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night, but the rumors and reports about the status of Marc Trestman’s job as head coach are increasing, and they all seem to be leaning one way — Trestman will likely be back on the sidelines for 2015. NBC’s Pro Football Talk blog did a nice job of rounding up some Chicago-based writers who feel that way, including John Mullin of CSN Chicago and Rick Morrissey of the Chicago Tribune.

Boy, 9, Struck by Stray Bullet on Near West Side

Boy, 9, Struck by Stray Bullet on Near West Side

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A 9-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the 2300 block of West Adams Saturday. Saturday, Dec 6, 2014 • Updated at 3:17 PM CST A 9-year-old boy was shot in the leg on the Near West Side late Saturday morning.

Rahm Talks of "New Chicago" In Re-election Announcement

Rahm Talks of "New Chicago" In Re-election Announcement

Amid fanfare and controversy, Rahm Emanuel made a big campaign announcement Saturday in North Lawndale. Although it was no secret, Rahm announced he was officially kicking off his re-election campaign.

Saad Goal Beats Canadiens 4-3

Saad Goal Beats Canadiens 4-3

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 21: Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks is congratulated by teammates after scoring a first period gaol against the Phildelphia Flyers at the United Center on October 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) The Montreal Canadiens hadn’t lost a game this season when leading after two periods, but a Brandon Saad goal with just 27 seconds left in regulation ended that streak as the Chicago Blackhawks picked up a 4-3 victory at the United Center on Friday night.

Ind. Man Charged After Teen Weighed Less Than 40 Pounds

Ind. Man Charged After Teen Weighed Less Than 40 Pounds

The Indiana man accused of severely neglecting a 15-year-old girl in Indiana after she was taken to the hospital this week weighing just 35 pounds, was charged Friday. Police call the case one of the “worst cases of neglect” they’ve ever seen.

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