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Jazmin Longoria-Lara (CBS)

Man Facing Deportation Might Get To Stay To Give Kidney To Sick Sister

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.

05/06/2015

Jazmin Logoria-Lara (right) needs a new kidney, and is asking a judge to halt her brother's deportation, as he is a match and might be her last hope. (Credit: CBS)

In Need Of New Kidney, Woman Tries To Stop Brother’s Deportation

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.

05/01/2015

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.

02/05/2015

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.

04/06/2013

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.

03/30/2013

File Photo Of Jim Tyree And Kenny Williams (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Getty Images for Niche Media)

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