The victim was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound in the leg.
A young man with hopes of getting a license to legally explode fireworks may have blown his chance this week.
The left-hander (3-4, with a 5.70 ERA) says he has a grade-1 tear of his subscapularis, but won’t need surgery. There is no timetable for his return.
Police in Woodstock say a drug deal gone bad led to life-threatening injuries for the dealer.
Blackhawks forward Ben Smith will miss the rest of the season after suffering a hernia and a cartilage tear in his hip.
Derrick Rose, hobbled by a nagging toe injury, will not play today against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Three people — including a baby — were rescued from a basement fire in a northwest suburban Des Plaines townhouse Friday evening.
Fans are reacting to the news of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler’s broken thumb, which could leave him out for the rest of the season.
Chicago free safety Major Wright has been shaken up after a hard head-on collision with tight end Jimmy Graham in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Saints.
Chicago rookie tackle Gabe Carimi has hurt his right leg in the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints.
A pizza delivery driver suffered minor injuries at the hands of robbers overnight in the West Rogers Park neighborhood.
A woman was hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a piece of aluminum at State and Randolph streets.
Major League Baseball has a problem. Let’s call it the “Some-Star” Game. On Sunday, MLB announced that 16 All-Stars won’t be playing in Tuesday’s game, including 13 of the 68 originally chosen.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is training for a triathlon by running and cycling up to 25 miles on weekends — in addition to his one-mile-a-day swimming regimen.
Carlos Zambrano left Thursday’s game in the second inning with lower back soreness.
After his second stint on the disabled list this season, Jake Peavy came back with a solid performance against the Cubs and earned a win. But a solid performance is hardly what the White Sox and their fans expected when they traded for the former Cy Young winner.
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed right-hander Roy Oswalt on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury.
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will be out for 4-6 weeks with a fractured left forearm.
There doesn’t seem to be many positive things coming from the current NFL work stoppage that has now gone into its fourth month. But for some players rehabbing injuries, the lack of practices means there isn’t a reason to rush back.
After admittedly making “the wrong read” on a Carlos Pena double on Monday night, Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney suffered a knee injury while sliding into third.