Jazmin Longoria-Lara looked exhausted Wednesday as she stood in front of the Lincoln United Methodist Church in Pilsen, hoping U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials would hear her pleas for help. Jazmin has been on dialysis three times a week for four years, and needs a kidney transplant.
A 23-year-old Chicago woman in need of a life-saving kidney transplant was asking an immigration judge to spare her brother from deportation, because he might be her last hope.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Cook County Medical Examiner says the death of Sun-Times owner James Tyree was an accident.