The McCormick Place convention center complex. (Credit: CBS)

Judge Approves $15.2 Million For Worker Whose Foot Was Crushed At McCormick Trade Show

A military veteran will receive $15.2 million in damages for injuries suffered when his foot was crushed by a forklift at a 2012 event at McCormick Place.

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Glass fell from a high-rise near the Magnificent Mile Thursday. (CBS)

High-Rise Glass Falls, Hits Man On Head

The man was expected to be okay, but the incident caused concern in the Streeterville neighborhood.


Patient receives shot of flu vaccine (AP File Photo)

Shot In The Arm Can Lead To Shoulder Injury

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports on a mistake that’s becoming more common when patients are given shots.


Chip Green (CBS)

Blackhawks Fan Suffers Brain Damage After Being Hit By Puck: Suit

Chip Green suffered a severe head injury when he was struck by a puck during a playoff game. He wants the NHL to make safety changes, CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


A worker was injured after falling from a water tank that was being dismantled Monday. (CBS)

Worker Injured After Falling From Water Tank In Humboldt Park

The worker, believed to be about 20, and another man were taking apart an old rooftop water tank about 4 p.m. on a building near Grand and Sacramento, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said.


(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Coach Hit By Shot Put, Seriously Injured

An assistant track coach from Marmion Academy is beginning his recovery after being struck Friday by a shot put during warm-ups at an IHSA sectional meet in Elgin.


A downtown Evanston fire destroyed three businesses. (CBS)

Downtown Fire Destroys Evanston Businesses, Injures Firefighter

One Evanston firefighter suffered an ankle injury while battling the blaze, and was taken to Evanston Hospital.


Clay Matthews #52 of the Green Bay Packers rushes against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on November 24, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Vikings and the Packers tied 26-26 after overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers LB Clay Matthews Out For Bears Game

Packers linebacker Clay Matthews will miss Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears for the NFC North title after aggravating a right thumb injury.


Parked cars in the Little Village neighborhood. (CBS)

Some Motorists To Pay More For Car Insurance Under New Law

For one Chicago man, the change is a little late, after he was injured while riding his bike.


Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls guards Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers as Andrew Bynum #21 of the Cavaliers watches from the side on November 11, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rose Departs Bulls’ Victory Over Cavs With Apparent Injury

“It’s just a minor sprain,” Rose said. “Nothing bad.” Rose will be re-evaluated on Tuesday, and he said he thought he would be able to play Friday night at Toronto.


Joakim Noah.  (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bulls Hold Back Injured Noah For A Week

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah will be held out of all basketball-related activities for about a week in hopes that the rest will clear up his lingering groin strain.


A CTA train. (CBS)

Man Critically Injured After Falling Onto Blue Line Tracks

he man fell onto the tracks about 4:30 p.m. at the Logan Square Blue Line station in the 2600 block of North Milwaukee.


Henry Melton. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Melton Carted Off With Knee Injury

The Bears announced Melton suffered a knee injury and would not return to the game.


Injured police officer Densey Cole II talks with CBS 2 about his recovery. (CBS)

Gravely Injured Cop Makes Progress In Recovery

Densey Cole II was injured in a shocking accident four years ago — and left a quadriplegic. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


Nayembi the gorilla debuted this week at Lincoln Park Zoo, following an injury earlier this year. (Lincoln Park Zoo)

Baby Gorilla, Now Healed, Meets Her Adoring Public

In February, Nayembi suffered a facial injury. Lincolns Park Zoo temporarily cared for the gorilla.


A baby gorilla and its mother have been reunited at Lincoln Park Zoo. (Lincoln Park Zoo)

Injured Baby Gorilla Reunited With Her Mother At Lincoln Park Zoo

A baby western lowland gorilla, injured earlier this year at Lincoln Park Zoo, has been reunited with her mother and other troop members after months of around-the-clock care.


Jake Peavy throws a pitch during first inning of a game against the Washington Nationals. (Credit: Patrick McDermott, Getty)

Jake Peavy To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Fractured Rib

White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy will miss 4-6 weeks after an MRI has revealed a fractured rib in his left side.



Peavy Leaves Game Early With Injury

Jake Peavy left his start against the Seattle Mariners in the third inning with an apparent injury. Peavy gave up 7 hits and 6 earned runs in just 2.1 innings.


(Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Has Partial Tear In Shoulder

Anthony first hurt his left shoulder on April 14 against the Pacers. Now it seems he played the entire playoff run — 12 games — with a partially torn labrum.


Derrick Rose sits on the bench as the Bulls take on the Nets. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Rose Says He Is Unaware Of Criticism

Derrick Rose says that he is unaware of criticism of his decision to continue to sit on the sidelines, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune.