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Kathy O'Malley hugs Mike Perlen, the Hugo's customer she revived after he had a heart attack in September. (CBS)

Heart Attack Patient Reunited With Restaurant Manager Who Saved His Life

You might call this “The Miracle on Rush Street.” A man suffered what seemed to be a fatal heart attack at a popular restaurant, but a manager there never gave up trying to save his life. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

12/08/2014

Surveillance image shows airport personnel and rescue workers treat a heart-attack patient. (provided video)

One Year Later, Heart Attack Victim Meets Airport Bystanders Who Saved His Life

CBS 2’s Mai Martinez was there for the reunion.

07/11/2014

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy (Credit: CBS)

McCarthy: Heart Attack Was ‘A Wakeup Call’

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said he’s still taking it easy after his heart attack last month, but there’s no way he can completely get away from his job as the city’s top cop.

07/01/2014

Jermaine Cullum (Credit: Facebook)

Boy, 16, In Intensive Care After Collapsing During Basketball Game

Jermaine Cullum, 16, was in the intensive care unit at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood on Monday. He was sedated, and still not breathing on his own, after he was brought to the hospital on Saturday.

05/05/2014

Estep Family Photo (Supplied to CBS)

Dual Tragedies For Elgin Family Prompt Outpouring Of Support

Neighbors, relatives and strangers have come to the aid of an Elgin family that recently was hit hard with a couple of major calamities.

05/01/2014

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School Bus Driver Suffers Heart Attack In Prospect Heights

At the end of the day on Monday, students at two elementary schools in Prospect Heights were boarding their buses to go home when an aide on one of the buses noticed the driver, Chuck Fedarj, wasn’t in his seat.

03/05/2014

Robbins police and Cook County Sheriff's deputies investigate after at least three people were shot and killed inside a home in Robbins. (Credit: CBS)

Man Kills Wife And 2 Kids In Robbins, Dies Of Unknown Causes

Police were hailing a 14-year-old boy as a hero, for saving his own life and the life of his 5-year-old nephew, after his stepfather had killed his mother and two siblings.

02/03/2014

Burger King's 'BK Quad Stacker' hamburger with four beef patties, topped with bacon, cheese, sauce, lettuce, pickles and onions is seen August 19, 2009, in Washington, DC. It weighs in with 1010 calories, 70 grams of fat, 30 mg of saturated fat, 3 grams trans fats, 210 mg cholesterol, 34 carbs, 6 grams sugar, 64 grams protein, and 1800 mg sodium. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Days May Be Numbered For Trans Fats

The FDA wants to ban an ingredient in some of your favorite foods, such as microwave popcorn. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on what this might mean to the taste — and healthiness — of what you eat.

11/07/2013

Chicago Police Sgt. Jean Borja (photo provided)

Off-Duty Chicago Officer Dies In Motorcycle Accident

Jean Borja, 44, was merging onto northbound La Grange Road from Archer Avenue near Willow Springs about 6:50 p.m. Sunday.

08/19/2013

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Tinley Park Man Dies After Crashing Into Fence

Warren Petrie, 66, suffered an apparent heart attack and crashed into a fence in south suburban Frankfort.

08/19/2013

Dave Thomas. (Credit: CBS)

Hawks Fan Suffers Heart Attack Hours After Game 3 Loss

The quest for the Stanley Cup has some Blackhawks fans joking, “I think I’m going to have a heart attack.” But for one Oswego fan, that actually happened.

06/20/2013

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Man Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack On Kennedy Expy.

A man died early Tuesday when he suffered an apparent heart attack and crashed into a median barrier on the Kennedy Expy.

04/02/2013

A defibrillator used to treat cardiac arrest.

Doctor Maps AED Locations

Dr. David Beiser and students from U of C’s Lab School set out to map AED locations in Hyde Park.

11/29/2012

Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Late Firefighter Remembered As ‘Heart And Soul’ Of His Unit

A touching salute to a fallen Chicago firefighter drew hundreds of his comrades to his wake Tuesday night in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2012

Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Chicago Firefighter Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

A Chicago firefighter suffered a heart attack and died late Sunday after he returned to quarters after helping to put out a small fire in the South Side Beverly neighborhood.

11/12/2012

Michael Clarke Duncan (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Chicago-Born Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead At 54

Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in “The Green Mile” and such other box office hits as “Armageddon,” “Planet of the Apes” and “Kung Fu Panda,” is dead at age 54.

09/03/2012

Paramedics stop the game to try and revive a man of an apparent heart attack during MLB action at the Rogers Centre August 16, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Fan Dies At White Sox-Blue Jays Game

The game between the Chicago White Sox and Toronto Blue Jays was delayed for 4 minutes in the seventh inning while a fan received CPR and was taken away on a stretcher.

08/16/2012

Springfield businessman William Cellini has been nicknamed both "The King of Clout" and "The Pope" for his significant influence in Illinois politics. (AP File Photo)

Cellini Sentencing Hearing Delayed Again

A federal judge agreed to delay the sentencing of a onetime Springfield powerbroker with ties to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich for a second time Wednesday because of health issues.

07/18/2012

Dawn Bausone-Gazda (right), a nurse at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, performed CPR on Gerald "Jack" Boekeloo last November, saving his life after he suffered a heart attack outside a White Castle restaurant. (Credit: CBS)

Man Meets Nurse Who Saved His Life After Heart Attack

An Oak Lawn man who survived a massive heart attack has finally met the nurse who performed life-saving CPR while on her lunch hour last fall.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Ron Raidy, wearing a Confederate Army uniform, marches with a group of Civil War re-enactors at the Hinsdale 4th of July parade, a year after he collapsed from a heart attack while marching in the same parade. (Credit: CBS)

Heart Attack Victim Marches In July 4th Parade Again, A Year After Collapsing

The 4th of July isn’t just any holiday for a man named Ron Raidy. It’s anniversary of the day he died and was brought back to life.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

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