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.
Richard Martin, of the 7200 block of South Cambpell Avenue, has been charged with aggravated battery, police said.
When WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser visited, a smiling Brodney Serrano was surrounded by family.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dave Duerson’s decision to donate his brain for research will particularly help young athletes who are the most vulnerable to play-related injuries.