Tierney Darden and her family were standing outside O’Hare on Aug. 2 when a storm swept in, and they tried to take cover from the hail and high winds by ducking under a massive pedestrian shelter. The shelter, with rusted brackets and bolts missing, blew over, and crashed on top of the 24-year-old dancer.
The structures were missing what could be critical hardware to help secure these massive shelters. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
Tre Winfrey, 25, was the innocent victim of a drive-by shooting in 2007, and was left paralyzed.
Roosevelt Anderson is walking again three years after a motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the chest down.
Cedryk Davis, 23, was charged with two counts each of attempted murder and aggravated battery. Police said he pulled the trigger in the Jan. 30 attack that left 38-year-old Shawn Harrington paralyzed.
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.