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Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Study: Minority Kids Hit Hardest By Illinois Law

An Illinois law that requires juveniles accused of the most serious crimes to be charged as adults may be discriminatory, prevents judges from exercising their judgment and makes it more likely that those who are convicted will commit violent crimes in the future, according to a study due out Tuesday.

04/22/2014

Quarterback Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears is injured on a play against the Washington Redskins in the second quarter at FedExField on October 20, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Doctor: Groin Injuries Like Cutler’s Take Long Time To Heal

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was slammed to the ground in Sunday’s game, injuring his groin. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks to a doctor about his prognosis.

10/21/2013

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.

09/20/2013

U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk (right) and Dick Durbin speak to students at a charter school at Naval Station Great Lakes on May 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Kirk Says Progress Continues As He Discusses Stroke Rehab With Students

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk made a symbolic return to his former Congressional District on the North Shore on Friday, four months after returning to work in Congress.

CBS 2–05/03/2013

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk discusses his recovery from a stroke, a day before he returns to work at the U.S. Capitol. Kirk suffered the stroke on Jan. 23, 2012, and underwent extensive rehabilitation before his scheduled return to the Senate on Jan. 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Senator Kirk: ‘Stroke Was A Gift From God’

A day before he returns to Congress, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said the stroke he suffered last January “was a gift from God,” because of the people he’s met during his rehabilitation, and “the inner faith that I developed.”

CBS 2–01/02/2013

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Sen. Mark Kirk To Return To Capitol Hill A Year After Stroke

Nearly a year after a stroke left him barely able to move the left side of his body, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is expected to climb the 45 steps to the Senate’s front door this week — a walk that’s significant not just for Illinois’ junior senator, but also for medical researchers and hundreds of thousands of stroke patients.

12/31/2012

This is the first photo of Sen. Mark Kirk since he suffered a stroke in January. (Credit: Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago)

Senator Kirk Releases New Video About Rehab From Stroke

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s office has released a new video showing parts of his continuing recovery from a major stroke in January.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, left, meets with U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert this week. (courtesy: U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's Office)

Sen. Kirk Releases Latest Photo During Stroke Recovery

The freshman senator, who had a stroke in January, says he’s walking a lot and even climbing stairs.

07/27/2012

Mayor Emanuel At 'L' Stop

Emanuel Defends Plan To Close Dan Ryan Red Line For 5 Months

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel is defending the Chicago Transit Authority’s plans to shut down the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line for several months next year while the ‘L’ is rehabilitated. As […]

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Surgeons Reattach Part Of Sen. Kirk’s Skull

Doctors on Tuesday reattached a portion of Sen. Mark Kirk’s skull, which had been removed to help relieve pressure on his brain after he suffered a stroke.

02/07/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk Upgraded To Good Condition

More than two weeks after suffering a stroke and undergoing brain surgery, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) has been upgraded to good condition and doctors said he will soon begin rehabilitation.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Kirk ‘Doing Better Than Expected’ After Stroke

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s neurosurgeon said Tuesday that Kirk is doing better than expected after his weekend stroke.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012