Mercy Hospital is one of four hospitals that would have combined under a $1.1 billion merger proposal that failed in May.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

New South Side Hospital Planned As 4 Struggling Hospitals Announce $1.1 Billion Merger

Advocate Trinity Hospital, Mercy Hospital, South Shore Hospital and St. Bernard Hospital announced their plan Thursday to replace their facilities with a new hospital and community health centers.

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Investigators Release Video Of Police Fatally Shooting Miguel Vega In Pilsen

Police say someone in Vega's group opened fire on officers, sparking a shootout with police. The slain man's family is skeptical of his involvement.

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CTA To Roll Out Dedicated Bus Lanes Along Chicago Avenue, 79th Street

One lane of travel in each direction will temporarily be converted to 24-hour bus lanes to reduce delays and crowding during the coronavirus pandemic.

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City Rolls Out Rules For Heating, Air Flow During Winter Patio Season As Restaurants And Bars Prepare For Cold Weather

Restaurants and bars have set up outdoor seating due to the coronavirus pandemic — but owners are concerned about how they'll keep doing that once the weather turns chilly.