Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley released from hospital

Feb. 9, 2014 at 1:47 PM

CHICAGO, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley was released after eight days in the hospital for an undisclosed illness, his spokeswoman said.

Daley experienced stroke-like symptoms Jan. 31 while on a flight to Chicago from Arizona and was admitted to Northwestern Memorial Hospital's intensive-care unit.

He was released Saturday the Chicago Tribune reported.

Information about Daley's hospital stay was expected to be released later in the weekend, his longtime spokeswoman, Jacquelyn Heard said.

A source told the Chicago Sun-Times Daley had difficulty with his vision and speech.

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