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June 23, 1990 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mayor Richard M. Daley, top police officials and prosecutors gathered on a South Side street corner one morning earlier this month to watch as a wrecking crew began dismantling a weathered two-story building. It was the former headquarters of the El Rukns, the city's most notorious street gang, an organization that after 24 years of dealing in extortion, drugs, weapons and murder had finally been decimated by prosecutions.
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October 20, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
The son of Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) was critically wounded outside his South Side Chicago home, police said. Huey Rich, 29, went through two operations at Christ Hospital and Medical Center after he was shot in the groin and thigh, hospital spokeswoman Sue Reimbold said. Rush, a former Black Panther who unsuccessfully challenged Mayor Richard M. Daley this year, went to the hospital but did not make himself available to reporters. Rep.
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March 14, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Greyhound Lines Inc., which had for the past week resisted requests from its striking employees to resume contract negotiations, said Tuesday it has agreed to go back to the bargaining table. Greyhound's chief negotiator, executive vice president P. Anthony Lannie, said he and representatives of the Amalgamated Council of Greyhound Local Unions will resume discussions Saturday in Phoenix. Negotiations in that city broke off when 9,000 drivers and other employees went on strike March 2.
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May 19, 1998 | From Reuters
A policy that only ambulances rescue patients was changed Monday after workers failed to help a 15-year-old boy as he lay bleeding only steps from a Chicago hospital. Frustrated police officers who were waiting for an ambulance finally carried the wounded boy, Christopher Sercye, into Ravenswood Hospital Saturday night, but he died a short time later. Witnesses at the scene said that despite pleas, hospital emergency workers refused to come to Sercye's aid, quoting hospital rules.
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March 13, 1989 | from Associated Press
A man apparently seeking revenge for his brother's ejection from a nightclub went to the suburban Stone Park club Sunday and shot an employee and an off-duty policeman, critically wounding both, authorities said. Police were seeking a 24-year-old Maywood man on charges of attempted murder and weapons violations.
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August 17, 1990 | Associated Press
A man shot and wounded his wife and barricaded himself in his home with his 3-year-old son Thursday, then surrendered to police after a brief volley of gunfire, a police official said. Mack Mulkey, 32, held his son in the three-story apartment building for four hours, police commander James Fruin said. Fruin said Mulkey, also known as John Polache, shot his common-law wife during a domestic dispute.
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May 27, 1989 | From Associated Press
A surgeon saved the life of a gunshot victim by plugging the bullet holes in his heart with her fingers and massaging the organ to keep it beating during a 14-minute helicopter ride to a trauma center, officials said Friday. Dr. Wendy Marshall cradled the exposed heart in her hands and kept the patient from bleeding to death while she supervised his transfer Thursday from a Joliet hospital to a trauma center equipped for open-heart surgery. Surgeons there repaired the holes, and the patient, Tommy Lee Hairston, was doing well Friday, said Marshall, director of Loyola University Medical Center's trauma unit and its air medical service.
NEWS
May 19, 1998 | From Reuters
A policy that only ambulances rescue patients was changed Monday after workers failed to help a 15-year-old boy as he lay bleeding only steps from a Chicago hospital. Frustrated police officers who were waiting for an ambulance finally carried the wounded boy, Christopher Sercye, into Ravenswood Hospital Saturday night, but he died a short time later. Witnesses at the scene said that despite pleas, hospital emergency workers refused to come to Sercye's aid, quoting hospital rules.
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September 2, 1994 | STEPHEN BRAUN and JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a city that, like Los Angeles, is so often numbed by the exploits of ruthless gang murderers, the saga of Robert Sandifer was sadly familiar--except for his tender age. The object of a three-day police hunt, Robert was the suspect in the shooting death of one teen-ager and the wounding of two others. He was found early Thursday, a murder victim himself. His body lay face down under a viaduct, shot in the back of the head. Robert Sandifer was 11 years old.
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October 20, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
The son of Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) was critically wounded outside his South Side Chicago home, police said. Huey Rich, 29, went through two operations at Christ Hospital and Medical Center after he was shot in the groin and thigh, hospital spokeswoman Sue Reimbold said. Rush, a former Black Panther who unsuccessfully challenged Mayor Richard M. Daley this year, went to the hospital but did not make himself available to reporters. Rep.
SPORTS
January 20, 1997 | MARK HEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Where have you gone, Dennis Rodman? A dynasty turns its lonely eyes to you. What you schedule isn't always what you get. NBC had a glamour matchup between the winners of the last six NBA titles Sunday, but a threadbare group of Chicago Bulls showed up. Injury had taken Ron Harper. David Stern had taken Rodman. Scottie Pippen, perhaps confusing the playoff atmosphere for a playoff game, shot two for 14. Toni Kukoc was one for 10.
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September 2, 1994 | STEPHEN BRAUN and JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a city that, like Los Angeles, is so often numbed by the exploits of ruthless gang murderers, the saga of Robert Sandifer was sadly familiar--except for his tender age. The object of a three-day police hunt, Robert was the suspect in the shooting death of one teen-ager and the wounding of two others. He was found early Thursday, a murder victim himself. His body lay face down under a viaduct, shot in the back of the head. Robert Sandifer was 11 years old.
NEWS
September 15, 1992 | Associated Press
A 2-year-old boy was in critical condition Monday after a man scooped him off a sidewalk and used him as a bullet shield, authorities said. Jonathan Williams was walking on a sidewalk on the city's west side with his mother and three brothers Friday, police said. A car pulled up and a passenger fired a handgun at Matthew Hall and two other men standing nearby. Hall picked up Jonathan and used him as a shield, police said. The boy was shot in the head.
SPORTS
November 4, 1991 | BOB OATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Chicago Bears, under Coach Mike Ditka, are tougher and smarter than most of the teams they play, especially in their own division, the NFC Central. And their tough, smart quarterback fits right in. He's Jim Harbaugh, who brought the Bears from behind again Sunday to steal one from the Detroit Lions, 20-10. "Jim hung in against another big rush and made the throws we needed," Ditka said of Harbaugh, who fired two touchdown passes through a wintry wind to pull it out in the last 20 minutes.
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August 17, 1990 | Associated Press
A man shot and wounded his wife and barricaded himself in his home with his 3-year-old son Thursday, then surrendered to police after a brief volley of gunfire, a police official said. Mack Mulkey, 32, held his son in the three-story apartment building for four hours, police commander James Fruin said. Fruin said Mulkey, also known as John Polache, shot his common-law wife during a domestic dispute.
NEWS
June 23, 1990 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mayor Richard M. Daley, top police officials and prosecutors gathered on a South Side street corner one morning earlier this month to watch as a wrecking crew began dismantling a weathered two-story building. It was the former headquarters of the El Rukns, the city's most notorious street gang, an organization that after 24 years of dealing in extortion, drugs, weapons and murder had finally been decimated by prosecutions.
NEWS
September 15, 1992 | Associated Press
A 2-year-old boy was in critical condition Monday after a man scooped him off a sidewalk and used him as a bullet shield, authorities said. Jonathan Williams was walking on a sidewalk on the city's west side with his mother and three brothers Friday, police said. A car pulled up and a passenger fired a handgun at Matthew Hall and two other men standing nearby. Hall picked up Jonathan and used him as a shield, police said. The boy was shot in the head.
SPORTS
January 20, 1997 | MARK HEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Where have you gone, Dennis Rodman? A dynasty turns its lonely eyes to you. What you schedule isn't always what you get. NBC had a glamour matchup between the winners of the last six NBA titles Sunday, but a threadbare group of Chicago Bulls showed up. Injury had taken Ron Harper. David Stern had taken Rodman. Scottie Pippen, perhaps confusing the playoff atmosphere for a playoff game, shot two for 14. Toni Kukoc was one for 10.
NEWS
March 14, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Greyhound Lines Inc., which had for the past week resisted requests from its striking employees to resume contract negotiations, said Tuesday it has agreed to go back to the bargaining table. Greyhound's chief negotiator, executive vice president P. Anthony Lannie, said he and representatives of the Amalgamated Council of Greyhound Local Unions will resume discussions Saturday in Phoenix. Negotiations in that city broke off when 9,000 drivers and other employees went on strike March 2.
NEWS
May 27, 1989 | From Associated Press
A surgeon saved the life of a gunshot victim by plugging the bullet holes in his heart with her fingers and massaging the organ to keep it beating during a 14-minute helicopter ride to a trauma center, officials said Friday. Dr. Wendy Marshall cradled the exposed heart in her hands and kept the patient from bleeding to death while she supervised his transfer Thursday from a Joliet hospital to a trauma center equipped for open-heart surgery. Surgeons there repaired the holes, and the patient, Tommy Lee Hairston, was doing well Friday, said Marshall, director of Loyola University Medical Center's trauma unit and its air medical service.
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