Head Injury

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/09/2014

Washington Heights Infant’s Death Ruled A Homicide

The state Department of Children & Family Services and Chicago Police are investigating the death of Tayshaun Dyson, who was found unresponsive at his home in the 8900 block of South Throop Street.

08/28/2013

Dave Duerson

Duerson’s Family Creates Safety Program For Indiana School Athletes

The family and friends of the late Dave Duerson, who spent seven seasons with the Chicago Bears, have created a program to help Muncie, Ind., high school and middle school athletes who suffer head injuries.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Officer Injured

Police Sergeant Injured In Fall On The Job

A Chicago Police sergeant is recovering after he fell on the job.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2011

Brent Seabrook

Columnist: Seabrook Should Have Been Taken Out Right Away

A Vancouver columnist is taking the NHL to task after the Blackhawks’ Brent Seabrook took a hit to the head Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

High School Football Helmet Concussions

Ordinance Would Yank Possibly Concussed Students

Two key city council members want schools to pull athletes out of play if they show signs of concussion head injury.

WBBM Newsradio–11/11/2010