Police Lights Police Car

Boys, 12 And 15, Injured In West Englewood Shooting

About 9:40 p.m., the boys were walking in the 6700 block of South Winchester when they heard gunfire and felt pain, police said.


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Opinion: Chicago’s Abandoning Poor Kids To Preventable Health Risks

Want to know the breadth of inequality in Chicago? Just take a look at the childhood injury risks across the city’s different neighborhoods.


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Craziest Athlete Injuries

Who knew cupcakes, DVDs, and Game Boys were so dangerous?


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Woman, Three Children Hurt By Illegal Fireworks In Elgin

The 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 Falls

Researchers 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.


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10 Embarrassing MLB Player Injuries

Throughout 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.


Vince Young runs against the Seahawks. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Vince Young As Packers No. 2 More Important Than It Might Seem

The 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.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2013

Five people were shot in the South Shore neighborhood Monday night. (CBS)

5 Wounded In South Shore Shooting

Paramedics responded at 5:55 p.m. to East 75th Street and South Exchange Avenue and took five people to area hospitals.


Essex Avenue Shooting

8 Wounded In Gang Shooting In South Shore

The search is on for two suspects who shot and wounded eight people in a drive-by shooting in the South Shore neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

The attendees at Lollapalooza tore things up over the weekend -- literally. (CBS)

Elgin Woman: Gate-Crashing Teens ‘Bent Me In Half’ At Lollapalooza

An Elgin couple is claiming they suffered injuries at this past weekend’s Lollapalooza festival.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

Kids jump on a trampoline (Credit: CBS)

2 Trampoline Centers Sued Over Accidents, Injuries

Two families are suing separate trampoline centers in the suburbs over injuries to their children.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

A section of bricks 3 feet high and 50 feet wide fell from the top of a wall at a building in Melrose Park on July 5, 2012, injuring two pedestrians who were on the sidewalk. (Credit: CBS)

2 Children Hurt When Top Of Melrose Park Building Collapses

The 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.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Squad Car Crash

2 Police Officers Hurt In Wreck On South Halsted

Two Chicago Police officers were injured in a wreck Wednesday night on the edge of the Pilsen neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Health practitioners like chiropractor's and physiotherapists have noted that Hong Kong's yoga craze has brought a steady stream of business from injured enthusiasts. AFP PHOTO/ED JONES (Photo credit should read ED Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Debate Over Yoga Injuries Is Anything But Relaxing

A recent article in the New York Times and a newly released book, “The Science of Yoga,” have sparked intense debate about the dangers of yoga and have shaken the normally Zen yoga community to its core.


Derrick Rose and Luol Deng

Johnson: Injuries No Problems For Bulls Thus Far

In a shortened NBA season, injuries are bound to happen.

670 The Score–01/24/2012

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Prosecutors: Women Trying To Collect Weren’t Really At Indiana State Fair

Two women have been charged with trying to collect money from funds intended for the victims of the stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair this past summer.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

1 Hospitalized In Crash On Kennedy

One person was hospitalized early Tuesday after a crash on the Kennedy Expressway.


Twenty-six people were injured Friday afternoon when a CTA bus struck a pole at Cottage Grove and 95th Street. (CBS)

Several Injured When CTA Bus Hits Pole

Twenty-six people were injured Friday afternoon when a CTA bus struck a pole on the South Side.


Eight people were injured Saturday when a car hit a Chili's restaurant at 1750 W. 119th ST. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Police Dept.)

Woman Charged After Crashing Car Into S. Side Restaurant

A Riverdale woman has been charged after she allegedly plowed a car into a Chili’s restaurant, which burst into flames injuring her and seven patrons inside the Far South Side eatery late Saturday.


Boat Accident

8 People Recovering After Boat Crash In Lake Michigan

Eight people are recovering, after their boat hit a break wall in Lake Michigan, offshore from the old U.S. Steel plant grounds.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011