Former Chicago mayor Daley hospitalized

Former Chicago mayor Richard Daley is in the hospital Saturday after falling ill.

Daley, 71, was admitted to the intensive care unit of Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Friday, according to local media reports.

He fell ill after returning to Chicago from a business trip in Arizona. 

The former official served as mayor from 1989 until 2011 before being succeeded by former Obama cheif of staff Rahm Emanuel.

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