More than 2,200 nurses staged a strike Friday at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Maxwell Evans/ Block Club Chicago

2,200 Nurses Strike At U of Chicago Hospital Over Short Staffing, Patient Safety

The hospital is on full bypass, asking ambulances to take patients to other hospitals.

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Help Clean Up Englewood Again! #TheHoodTakeover, Part 2, Is On This Weekend

Englewood resident Shamica Wilson is looking for more volunteers, cleaning supplies and donations to help clear garbage and debris off of 14 blocks along Racine Avenue. Find out how you can help.

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After Strike, University Of Illinois Hospital, Nurses Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

The contract includes hiring 160 full-time nurses to cut down caseloads, improved wages and more protective measures amid the pandemic.