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    CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was carjacked Thursday in the parking lot of Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Bronzeville. At 4 p.m., the 40-year-old woman was in her car in the parking lot of the hospital, at 2525 S. Michigan Ave., when a man came up and opened her driver’s side door, police said. READ MORE: Chicago Reaches Goal...
    The California National Guard has dispatched medical teams to three beleaguered hospitals in Northern California and the Central Valley, where exhausted healthcare workers are weathering another surge of COVID-19 cases and deaths. Teams of 16 people have been deployed to assist healthcare staffs at Memorial Hospital and Mercy Hospital Southwest in Bakersfield and Mercy Medical Center Redding, said Lt....
    PORTSMOUTH — For many years, a Blessed Virgin Mary statue stood behind SOMC’s Madonna Hall, formerly known as Mercy Hospital. Now, the statue has a new home to stand tall for many more years. Through monies from SOMC and the estate of Richard J. Bess, Portsmouth Monument refurbished the statue and prepared it to be moved to its new location....
    On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” host Lawrence O’Donnell argued that “Cuba’s problem is not too much socialism,” rather it’s that the country is too dictatorial and the dictators who have run the country are economically illiterate. O’Donnell said, “If the United States had been wise enough to remove the embargo 50 years ago, the Cuban dictatorship would...
    A Missouri hospital system has become the latest in the U.S. to mandate that its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Mercy Health hospital system, headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri, has given its 44,000 workers until September 30 to get fully vaccinated or risk termination. The system, which also Arkansas, Oklahoma nd Kansas, says so far 75 percent of its employees...
    (CBS DETROIT)– Beyond the employee entrance at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital lies something very unique. “So welcome to our newest hospital-based farm at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Oakland,” said Director of Farming and Healthy Lifestyles at Trinity Health Michigan Amanda Sweetman during an interview Tuesday. READ MORE: Michigan Reports 438 New COVID-19 Cases, 21 Deaths That’s right a farm...
    A Missouri hospital ran out of ventilators over the Fourth of July weekend amid a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations potentially caused by the spreading Delta variant. Coronavirus hospital patients in Springfield — a city of over 160,000 people — jumped about 27 percent over the holiday weekend as the area grapples with low immunization rates. The city’s two hospitals —...
    CHICAGO -- The new owner of Chicago's oldest hospital has agreed with the city to operate the hospital as a full-service facility until at least 2029, officials said Tuesday.The nonprofit Insight Chicago took over Mercy Hospital and Medical Center on Monday after paying $1 for the institution, which was slated to close.Insight spokeswoman Anel Ruiz said in a statement the...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The new owners of Chicago’s Mercy Hospital & Medical Center vowed Tuesday that the facility will be full-service until at least 2029. The nonprofit organization Insight Chicago took over Mercy on Monday after paying $1 for the hospital that was set to close. READ MORE: Police Host Webinar On New Foot Pursuit Policy Following Controversial Incidents Involving...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man who led police on a high-speed chase in Penn Hills this weekend is wanted after walking out of UPMC Mercy Hospital. READ MORE: I Don’t Know If You Overcome It: Caitlyn Kaufmans Mother Recalls Losing Her Daughter In Nashville Road Rage Shooting Penn Hills police said there is a warrant out...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A big protest is expected on Monday is expected outside of Bronzeville’s Mercy Hospital. Staff, union members and aldermen are among those concerned that Mercy won’t remain a full-service hospital. That’s despite published reports of an agreement between Mercy Hospital and its new owners, insight Chicago.  
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A 74-year-old nurse known as “Cricket” is hanging up her stethoscope. READ MORE: One Person Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Beechview Her friends said that she chose to keep working, even during the pandemic. READ MORE: University Of Pittsburgh Reports Drop In COVID-19 Cases Among Students Cricket contracted COVID-19 but beat...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Community activists, union members and others that make up the Chicago Health Equity Coalition claimed victory for helping to keep Mercy Hospital open."We fought and we what? Won," said Shannon Bennett, executive director of KOCO.The group said their fight is far from over."I just hate to think if Mercy had closed, time lost and lives lost," said...
    (CBS/AP) — The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board has approved the sale of Chicago’s oldest hospital to a newly-formed not-for-profit. Insight Chicago received approval from the state review board to purchase Mercy Hospital and Medical Center. READ MORE: Celebrate Patrick Kane 1,000 Games With The Blackhawks Insight Chicago, which is affiliated with a Michigan health system, promised the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board on Monday approved the sale of Chicago's oldest hospital to a newly-formed not-for-profit.Insight Chicago received approval from the state review board to purchase Mercy Hospital and Medical Center from its owner, Trinity Health.Insight Chicago, which is affiliated with a Michigan health system, filed documents prior to the vote indicating...
    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board on Monday approved the sale of Chicago’s oldest hospital to a newly-formed not-for-profit. Insight Chicago received approval from the state review board to purchase Mercy Hospital and Medical Center from its owner, Trinity Health. Insight Chicago, which is affiliated with a Michigan health system, filed documents prior to the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A meeting Monday could determine the future of Mercy Hospital on Chicago's South Side.The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Board will discuss the proposed sale of the hospital to Insight Chicago.The sale would prevent the hospital from closing. However, some members of the community want the state to take over Mercy Hospital to guarantee it remains a...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A South Side alderman is calling on the state of Illinois to buy Chicago’s Mercy Hospital temporarily. The hospital’s future has been in limbo for months. READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: State Sets New High Mark For Average Daily Vaccinations; Infection Rate And Hospitalizations At Lowest Points In Months Trinity Health Services owns Mercy. It has a...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– A community coalition says it’s relieved that the South Side’s Mercy Hospital will probably remain open, but it still has issues with the process. Mercy’s owner is Trinity Health Systems. The hospital has a non-binding deal with Inside Chicago to buy the hospital. READ MORE: Non-Profit 100 Club Of Chicago Expanding Programs For Families Of First Responders Statewide...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A not-for-profit corporation may be taking over Mercy Hospital.Insight Chicago, which is affiliated with two Michigan hospitals, has entered into an non-binding agreement to buy the hospital.If approved, Insight would operate Mercy as a full-service, acute care hospital.Mercy Hospital filed for bankruptcy last month. The hospital's owner, Trinity Health, had applied with the state to open Mercy...
    On the heels of the hospital being sold, employees at Providence Behavioral Health Hospital in Holyoke are being laid-off. On Thursday, Feb. 18, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development recorded a “WARN” report from Mercy Hospital, Inc., the former owners of Providence Behavioral Health Hospital. The plan is to layoff and/or reduce hours for 151...
    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A state council has denied an application from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to build a $230 million hospital complex in North Liberty — an expansion the health system says it desperately needs. The Health Facilities Council on Wednesday rejected the request in a 3-2 vote, following strong opposition from other community health...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago's oldest hospital filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Mercy Hospital is planning to cease operations of all their departments other than basic emergency services May 31. The hospital is located in Bronzeville, a majority Black neighborhood."This is more of just structural racism and sabotaging the basic quality of life institutions that, again, most Chicagoans take for granted,"...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Mercy Hospital on Chicago's South Side has filed for bankruptcy.The hospital's owner, Trinity Health, had applied with the state to open Mercy as an outpatient clinic, but was denied.Under its $13 million proposal, the clinic would have provided the neighborhood with services like urgent care, X-rays and CT scans.Community activists said turning the hospital into a clinic...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Mercy Hospital & Medical Center has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid its plans to close that have run into objections from the State of Illinois. The hospital in the Bronzeville neighborhood announced plans to close in July. But in December, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board voted to rule that could not close. RELATED:...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- An attempt to turn Mercy Hospital on Chicago's South Side into an outpatient clinic has been denied.The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board voted Tuesday morning during a virtual meeting Tuesday morning.Trinity Health had applied with the state to open Mercy as an outpatient clinic.Under its $13 million proposal, the clinic would have provided the neighborhood...
    American singer and songwriter Madonna who is enjoying her homecoming trip to Malawi in Africa visited the Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care on Sunday and spent time with the children there. The ‘Queen of Pop’ took to her Instagram on Sunday and shared a video of her visit to the Mercy James Pediatric Hospital. In the...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff ALLEGANY COUNTY, MD (KDKA) — One of three Frostburg, Md. residents who was burned in a candle mishap was transported to a Pittsburgh hospital for additional treatment. Over the weekend, on Saturday night, Frostburg firefighters and Allegany Co. paramedics were dispatched to a home in Frostburg for multiple burn patients. When first responders arrived, they discovered...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Doctors and nurses at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center has spent the last 10 months deep in the trenches of the coronavirus pandemic, but on Wednesday night, they were planning possibly to lose their jobs after the New Year. Mercy is in the Bronzeville neighborhood, and doctors and nurses there serve a population that’s been especially hard...
    DOWNTOWN — A coalition of activists are demanding elected officials maintain pressure on Mercy’s ownership to keep the hospital open or sell to someone who will. The activists held a vigil Monday, a week after a state board unanimously rejected Mercy Hospital’s request to close. Mercy Hospital leadership announced in July the city’s first chartered hospital would close, citing monthly...
    CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — An Illinois state board unanimously rejected a plan to close Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Bronzeville, following months of pleas from the community to keep the hospital open. Trinity Health wants to close Mercy Hospital, saying the site is losing money as well as patients. It has proposed to open an outpatient clinic about two miles...
    CHICAGO (AP) — A state board rejected a plan Tuesday to close a Chicago hospital after pleas from the community to keep the doors open. Trinity Health wants to close Mercy Hospital in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, saying the site is losing money as well as patients. It has proposed to open an outpatient clinic about two miles away. “Failure to...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Illinois Hospital Facilities and Services Review Board voted unanimously Tuesday to deny Mercy Hospital's application to close early next year.That allows for Mercy to resubmit their application at a later time.The Bronzeville neighborhood hospital and Chicago's oldest, serves mostly low-income residents, the elderly and people of color.The next closest hospital is several miles away. It's closure...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A state board holds a hearing on Tuesday to decide if Mercy Hospital should stay open or close its doors for good. At the end of July, an announcement about closing Mercy Hospital came seemingly out of the blue, especially considering the current pandemic. If it closes, the nearest hospital for Bronzeville residents would be three miles away,...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A state board holds a hearing on Tuesday to decide if Mercy Hospital should stay open or close it’s doors for good. At the end of July, an announcement about closing Mercy Hospital came seemingly out of the blue, especially considering the current pandemic. If it closes, the nearest hospital for Bronzeville residents would be three miles away,...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A longtime nurse at Mercy Hospital has died of COVID-19, and now her death is under investigation. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an investigation at Mercy Hospital where some of Christine Gratzke’s coworkers tell CBS 2 Investigators they are upset about the lack of transparency when it comes to this tragic loss. A banner that...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- If a suitable buyer isn't found, Mercy Hospital would be the fourth hospital on Chicago's South Side to close in recent years.Community and faith-based groups came together Tuesday to protest the looming closure of Mercy Hospital in the Bronzeville neighborhood. They called on Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to intervene to save the...
    OAKLAND — A new urgent care health center is being proposed in Oakland, seeking to help fill an impending healthcare void left behind by next year’s closing of Mercy Hospital and a failed effort to consolidate South Side health providers. Trinity Health Corporation is seeking to establish the Mercy Care Center, taking over the Mercy Family Health Center site...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A new outpatient center will be coming to Chicago's South Side near a hospital that's slated to close.Trinity Health announced plans Friday to open the Mercy Care Center at 3753 South Cottage Grove in the Bronzeville neighborhood.RELATED: Mercy Hospital's slated closure among wave of medical centers vanishing from Chicago areaEMBED More News Videos Mercy would be the...
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield hospital is reopening a mobile unit outside the hospital as it tries to respond to high numbers of COVID-19 cases just as the flu season begins. Mercy Hospital in Springfield announced Wednesday that it has opened a respiratory unit inside trailers to provide initial care for COVID-19 and flu patients. The intent is to...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The ABC7 I-Team looked into a community "Begging for Mercy" as one of Chicago's most deeply-rooted hospitals is slated for closure in the middle of a pandemic.And as COVID-19 starts to resurge, there is new hospital data that charts a concerning trend about the fate of other Chicago medical centers as a wave of critical health services...
    A MEDICAL technician has been accused of targeting women with "potential health issues involving their private parts" to set up fake scans to sexually abuse them. Ryan Williams, 39, is alleged to have set up a fake CT scan for a woman who had just had an X-ray earlier in the day. 2Ryan Williams, 39, has been charged...
    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa City hospital will lay off 29 employees because of losses suffered during the coronavirus outbreak, it recently told state officials. Mercy Iowa City filed notice of the layoffs with Iowa Workforce Development, noting that the layoffs will be effective Nov. 21, the Gazette reported. The layoffs will affect a variety of non-specific areas...
    JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri emergency medical technician has pleaded guilty to stealing painkillers from an ambulance and diluting the drugs with water and saline to cover his tracks. The Joplin Globe reports that 37-year-old James Poole, of Webb City, faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday in federal court in Springfield to a charge...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — State lawmakers, community groups and hospital staff are rallying to keep Mercy Hospital in Bronzeville open. The announcement of Mercy Hospital’s impending closure seemed to come out of the blue. Supporters said without Mercy, about 50,000 patients would have to travel three miles to get to the nearest healthcare facility. And a shutdown would leave about 1,700 people...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– Illinois state representatives will join community groups and hospital staff at a rally Wednesday to keep Mercy Hospital’s doors open. The announcement of Mercy Hospital’s impending closure seemed to come out of the blue. Rally participants argue closing the hospital would layoff about 1,700 workers, while leaving roughly 50,000 patients without a nearby care center. The nearest hospital is...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicagoan Bertha Aguilar doesn't know what she's going to do now that Mercy Hospital, the hospital she's been coming to since 1993, is closing."We travel all the way from the Southeast Side of Chicago to come here because the treatments are good, staff, doctors are excellent," Aguilar said.The closure of the Bronzeville neighborhood hospital, which must be...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Fixing inequities in the city’s Black and Brown neighborhoods is top of mind for Mayor Lori Lightfoot and activists across Chicago, and access to health care is a major concern. But now, the only hospital in Chicago’s Bronzeville community has announced it will close next year. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported, community activists said...
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