Bicycle (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Bicycling Is Popular — Helmets, Not As Much

Helmets can reduce the risk of head injury by as much as 87 percent. But by some estimates only a quarter of all cyclists wear them. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


The FBI released this surveillance photo of a helmeted bank robber hitting a South Archer Avenue branch this week. (FBI)

Helmeted Man Robs 2 Banks In 2 Days: FBI

A man wearing a motorcycle helmet and brandishing a handgun is believed to have robbed two separate bank branches — one on the Southwest Side and one in south suburban Oak Lawn — since Thursday.


Chicago Bears Helmet

According To Study, NFL Players Used Low-Rated Helmets

A study by Virginia Tech researchers revealed that last season, close to 40 percent of NFL players used a helmet that got the second-lowest rating for reducing the risk of concussions.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011