Children’s Memorial Hospital

Helicopter Blade (Photo credit: ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Anonymous Letter: Pilots Won’t Use New Children’s Memorial Helipad

Opponents say they have new ammunition in their fight against a helipad at the new Children’s Memorial Hospital complex, which is now under construction in Streeterville.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Max Lacewell, 6, died after a nine-month battle with DIPG, a rare tumor that attacks the brain stem. His parents are working to raise money to research a cure. (Lacewell Family Photo)

Parents Work To Find Cure After Son Dies From Rare Tumor

The parents of a courageous 6-year-old boy with an extremely rare disease have been on a crusade to help save other children nationwide. CBS 2’s Dave Savini looked into the life of a boy named Max and his parents’ fight for a cure.

CBS 2–11/09/2011

A city of Chicago red light camera (Credit: CBS)

Doctors, CPS Support Push For Speed Cameras Near Schools

Doctors at Children’s Memorial Hospital and Chicago Public Schools officials said they support Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push for legislation to use red light cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2011

Esteban Miranda, 19, is charged with robbery and attempted murder in the brutal beating of Brian de Leon, 14, on Sept. 13, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

UPDATED: No Bail For Suspect In Brutal Logan Square Beating

A 19-year-old reputed gang member was ordered held without bail on Wednesday for allegedly beating a 14-year-old boy with a metal baseball bat last week, in what authorities said was a case of mistaken identity.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2011

Child With Food Allergies

Study: Food Allergies Affect 1 In 13 Children

A new study by researchers in Chicago finds food allergies in children are much more common than previously believed.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blago Judge Accuses Defense Of Putting Prosecutors On Trial

The federal judge in the Rod Blagojevich trial has accused defense attorneys of trying to put the prosecution on trial.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

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4 Bidders Vie For Children’s Memorial Hospital Site In Lincoln Park

Children’s Memorial Hospital, which is selling its Lincoln Park property, said Friday it has narrowed to four its list of developers wanting to buy it.


File Photo Of Maggie Daley (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Maggie Daley Honors Runner Who Raised Thousands For Charity

Chicago’s first lady was on hand to present an award named after her and her husband to a marathoner who has also gone the distance in fund-raising.


Ovarian Cancer

Hospital Saving Ovaries For Cancer Patients

Children’s Memorial Hospital has begun experimenting with young female cancer patients, by removing an ovary in anticipation that the patient may want to have a child once she hits adulthood.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2011


Driver Hits Children’s Memorial Ambulance, Flees

Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving an ambulance en route to Children’s Memorial Hospital in Lincoln Park early this morning.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2010