Bail has been denied to two Southwest Side men who are charged in connection with a drive-by shooting Tuesday that left a man paralyzed.
After a more than 13-year struggle with the complications of paralysis suffered during a high school football practice, a young man from the northwest suburbs has died.
It happened in the Australian wilderness. A young police officer was bitten by a mosquito and became immobilized, a quadriplegic who also cannot speak. Now he has traveled from down under to Chicago. Here, police officer Ryan Marron hopes he can regain what was lost.
An 8-year-old boy paralyzed from the waist down in gang crossfire says he wants to see an end to the violence, but he’s not letting his injury slow him down — on the basketball court or off.
Clark was paralyzed when he was tackled during a football game in 2000 while playing for Blue Island’s Eisenhower High School. But mourners at his funeral said Clark went on to become an inspiration.
Clark passed away shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday following complications from abdominal surgery, his family announced.
Police continue to look this morning for a stolen minivan equipped with a wheelchair for a paralyzed Chicago teenager.
The specially equipped van that Ondelee Perteet depends upon to get to physical therapy was stolen earlier this week.