Protests to return after sit-in at University of Chicago

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Thursday, June 4, 2015
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Protestors plan to return to the University of Chicago's Medical Center after a sit-in that resulted in arrests Wednesday.

The protestors are demanding a trauma center be built for adults.

A smaller group formed in front of the hospital Thursday in Hyde Park. This comes after nine people were arrested during Wednesday night's sit-in. Firefighters had to break windows to get the protestors out after they locked themselves in a vestibule.

The protestors call the South Side of Chicago a trauma desert, saying patients have to be taken more than 10 miles away for treatment.