Teen Andrew Podczerwinski was hit by a tree during a storm last summer and he’s now paralyzed from the waist down.
Sports physician Jeff Mjaanes of Rush University Medical Center, who watched Sunday’s game and saw the leg-break occur, agrees there is reason to be optimistic.
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, who just returned from an injury this week, has been removed after the first period against St. Louis.
Lincoln Park zoo has a dedicated hospital where the gorilla baby is being cared for.
Onstage in the Civic Opera House, a 24-year-old performer was critically burned, says the fire department.
The 24-year-old man jumped from the second level of Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg outside of a J.C. Penney store.
A certain kind of pop-up hamper, framed with springy wire, can be hazardous to children, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
The negligence lawsuit was settled for $600,000, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
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.