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Richard Martin (Credit: Chicago Police)

Bail Denied For Man Accused Of Shaking Baby

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating a woman and her boyfriend, who faces felony charges for allegedly shaking the woman’s 14-month-old daughter, causing critical brain injuries.

03/31/2014

Richard Martin (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Man Caused Brain Injury To Baby Girl

Richard Martin, of the 7200 block of South Cambpell Avenue, has been charged with aggravated battery, police said.

03/28/2014

Brodney Serrano, 3, is recovering from a brain injury over the summer. (La Rabida Children's Hospital)

Boy, 3, Celebrates Thanksgiving Following Traumatic Brain Injury

When WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser visited, a smiling Brodney Serrano was surrounded by family.

11/28/2013

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Woman Denied Marriage License Due To Partner’s Brain Injury

A woman who has been fighting for the right to marry her partner of 38 years is considering an appeal of a Winnebago County judge’s order denying her that right, because her partner is in a vegetative state.

10/09/2013

Drew Williams (Photo supplied to CBS)

Lane Tech Football Player In A Coma After Collapsing On Sideline

Drew Williams was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn Friday night, after collapsing on the sidelines during the game against Dunbar High School at Gatley Stadium.

10/09/2013

Defensive back Vann McElroy #26 and linebacker Rod Martin #53 of Los Angeles Raiders tackle running back Emery Moorehead #87 of the Chicago Bears during the game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on December 27, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. The Bears won 6-3. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

2 Investigators: Bears Targeted For Subpoena In Brain-Injury Suit Against NFL

Former Chicago Bear Emery Moorehead is one of nearly 3,000 former NFL players suing the league, alleging a cover-up involving concussions and brain injuries.

09/28/2012

Dave Duerson

Study: Duerson Had Brain Damage At Time Of Suicide

Former Chicago Bear Dave Duerson had brain damage when he committed suicide in February, according to the Boston University center that studies brain injuries to professional athletes.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Student athlete Jay Camper has suffered concussions while playing hockey. (CBS)

Duerson’s Gift Could Benefit Young Athletes

Dave Duerson’s decision to donate his brain for research will particularly help young athletes who are the most vulnerable to play-related injuries.

02/25/2011