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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Kirk Voices New Allegations From Hines VA Hospital Staff

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he’s met with doctors from a suburban Chicago veterans hospital who tell him “boxes and boxes” of echocardiograms went unread for weeks and that some patients died in the interim.

05/30/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Kirk Wants Hines VA Boss Booted Over Bonuses

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk wants heads to roll at Hines VA Hospital, due to the millions of dollars in bonuses paid out for top executives since 2011, in light of questions about whether patient waiting times were manipulated.

05/23/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Sen. Kirk: Changes Needed At The Top At Hines VA Hospital

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says five cases had to be settled in court after treatment delays harmed Hines VA patients.

05/22/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Kirk Wants Full Investigation Into Hines VA Hospital

Federal investigators are combing records at Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood and Senator Mark Kirk says they’re there for a good reason.

05/14/2014

Doctor Generic

Vietnam Vet Wins $12 Million Malpractice Settlement From VA Hospital

A Chicago-area Vietnam veteran will get a $12 million medical malpractice settlement from the federal government.

12/03/2013

Members of the Stryszak family cares for veteran Mike Blacconiere. (CBS)

Burr Ridge Family ‘Adopts’ Two Veterans

Some southwest suburban residents are honoring veterans by welcoming them into their home. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

05/27/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn promotes veterans cash lotto tickets at Hines VA Hospital. (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Promotes Veterans Lotto Tickets For Christmas

Governor Quinn dished out the idea at a news conference at the Hines VA Hospital Sunday.

12/23/2012

9/11 Flag

Stitches Added To 9/11 Flag In Illinois

Memories of the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 are thick today at the Hines Veterans’ Administration Hospital near Maywood.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011