Boys, 12 And 15, Injured In West Englewood ShootingAbout 9:40 p.m., the boys were walking in the 6700 block of South Winchester when they heard gunfire and felt pain, police said.
Opinion: Chicago's Abandoning Poor Kids To Preventable Health RisksWant to know the breadth of inequality in Chicago? Just take a look at the childhood injury risks across the city's different neighborhoods.
Craziest Athlete InjuriesWho knew cupcakes, DVDs, and Game Boys were so dangerous?
Woman, Three Children Hurt By Illegal Fireworks In ElginThe 38-year-old woman and three children were walking away from the city’s fireworks display near Wellington Avenue and National Street when they were struck by illegal fireworks, according to a statement from Elgin police.
Tripping Seniors On Purpose To Stop Future FallsResearchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke. The experiment is among techniques being studied to prevent falls, the leading cause of injury in older adults.
10 Embarrassing MLB Player InjuriesThroughout the course of the 162 game baseball season, players will often miss a couple of games, land on the DL or simply just be given a day off due to a variety of reasons.
Baffoe: Vince Young As Packers No. 2 More Important Than It Might SeemThe NFL’s cruel version of the law of averages is more likely than ever to find its way to Aaron Rodgers, particularly with some serious offensive line questions.
5 Wounded In South Shore ShootingParamedics responded at 5:55 p.m. to East 75th Street and South Exchange Avenue and took five people to area hospitals.
8 Wounded In Gang Shooting In South ShoreThe search is on for two suspects who shot and wounded eight people in a drive-by shooting in the South Shore neighborhood.
Elgin Woman: Gate-Crashing Teens 'Bent Me In Half' At LollapaloozaAn Elgin couple is claiming they suffered injuries at this past weekend's Lollapalooza festival.
2 Trampoline Centers Sued Over Accidents, InjuriesTwo families are suing separate trampoline centers in the suburbs over injuries to their children.
2 Children Hurt When Top Of Melrose Park Building CollapsesThe commercial building’s parapet wall collapsed at about 4 p.m., sending bricks and an awning crashing to the ground at 136 and 138 Broadway.