Antonette Sloan (Supplied Photo)

Super Sunday Surprise For Hammond Woman: A New Kidney

A 40-year-old Hammond woman got good news and bad news on Super Bowl Sunday; and the good news more than made up for the bad.


Pete Giannaris (Credit: Facebook)

Elgin Man Waiting For 4th Kidney Transplant In 30 Years

An Elgin man whose immune system has led to rejection after rejection after rejection of donor kidneys is about to go under the knife again, and this time, his doctor says, is going to be different.

WBBM Newsradio–08/27/2013

Janet Strickland (Credit: Chicago Police)

Authorities: Woman Commissioned Grandson To Kill His Grandfather

A Cook County set bond at $500,000 Saturday for a 64-year-old woman who allegedly commissioned her grandson to kill her husband as he awaited a ride to a dialysis appointment last month.


William Strickland. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Grandson Charged With Murder Of Dialysis Patient

A new twist in the case of an elderly man murdered on his way to dialysis earlier this month. Investigators now say his own grandson pulled the trigger.


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Death Of Sun-Times’ Owner James Tyree Ruled Accident

The Cook County Medical Examiner says the death of Sun-Times owner James Tyree was an accident.

WBBM Newsradio–03/18/2011