Well, it’s just about time to hang the bike up and bust out the thick coats. You don’t have to cram into the morning CTA sardine can yet, but now’s as good a time as any to figure out what you’ll be reading in lieu of dodging cars on State Street. Because we’re so prepared, we’ve found a couple of books that have come out, a couple of comics that have been collected, and even a poetry collection or two to whet your word appetite. Enjoy these homemade tales of life, love, and horse-related spam-bots as a means of distracting yourself from your fellow transit-riders’ armpits!
A published report says White Sox pitcher John Danks is denying claims by a high school friend, who fell 10 feet from a rooftop deck at the condo where Danks was living and became a paraplegic.
The 13-year-old girl was on the roof of a business in the 5500 block of West Montrose Avenue when she fell through the skylight.
As Chicago welcomes autumn’s crisp air, a season plump with pumpkins, ripe with fresh apples, shorter days and the return of school, we also begrudgingly play host to cold and flu season from frost until spring thaw…
Have you seen them yet? Some trees and shrubs in the Chicago area have been changing colors, a month before the official start of autumn. We got to wondering if this is an early sign of fall, or a sign of trouble.
Aurora gymnast Anna Li, whose 2012 Olympic hopes came to a close this week when she fell in practice, tells WBBM Newsradio the emotional part is worse than the physical pain.
A 10-month-old boy from Gary, Ind., is lucky to be alive. Somehow he survived a 35-foot fall after a window screen came loose in his family’s third-floor apartment.
A 12-year-old Gurnee boy was little sore Tuesday morning after a three-story fall.
A woman fell and touched the electrified third rail at the Howard CTA Red Line terminal Sunday night.
A 16-year-old boy who snuck into the old Ravenswood Hospital building on the North Side and fell two stories through a hole in the floor died Monday.
A young Peregrine falcon was back in the family nest on Thursday, a day after falling to the ground in the Loop, apparently while learning to fly.
The Kankakee County sheriff’s office says the death of a Cub scout who fell on a hike Saturday appears to be a tragic accident.
Police say an 8-year-old boy was being treated for minor injuries Tuesday, after he either jumped or fell 25 to 30 feet from the ticketing area at Midway International Airport.
A former Harwood Heights mayor died early Sunday from head injuries suffered after a fall down the basement stairs in his home.
An intoxicated 71-year-old man died Friday night after falling down the stairs at a popular Northwest Side restaurant.
A 20-year-old man is in critical condition at a hospital Sunday morning after he fell to the ground, striking his head on the pavement, when he was punched on the West Side just after midnight.
Two people were injured Saturday night on the porch of a residence in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.
The Morton Arboretum is a true treasure of nature, located right here in the western suburbs. While staying true to its mission of planting and conserving trees, the internationally acclaimed arboretum offers learning opportunities for all ages…
A Chicago Police sergeant is recovering after he fell on the job.
A year has passed since Notre Dame student Declan Sullivan was killed when a hydraulic lift fell over in the wind, and now, his father is talking publicly about his son’s death.