The unidentified officer was conducting an investigation in the 5700 block of South Peoria around 6:30 p.m. Friday when he accidentally discharged his weapon. He was struck in leg, police said.
During the robbery earlier this month, a female bank employee was shot in the arm.
A southwest suburban couple saved a wounded bald eagle from falling prey to coyotes after spotting the bird in their yard on Friday.
After two months of treatment and recovery for a broken wing from an apparent gunshot wound, it took a bit of coaxing, but a 5-year-old bald eagle was able to return to the wild Friday morning.
Department spokesman Adam Collins said the policy for those officers wounded or injured while on active duty military assignments will be the same as those wounded or injured in the line of duty.
Kyla Kirkland said the deer has a bleeding gash in her leg. She’s not sure how the animal was wounded, but thinks maybe she tried to jump a gate.
Chicago Fire Department paramedics had to call for help early Saturday found themselves in the middle of a West Side shootout that left two people critically injured.
There is a team of hockey players who know all about battles and wars, and these days they’re playing the game they love to raise awareness of other American heroes like them. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
Two teenage boys were wounded in separate shootings Friday evening on the West Side.
12 people have been wounded in weekend gun violence, including a man who was shot in the back after committing a robbery.
Three people–including a teenager–were dead and at least four other people were wounded in separate shootings Friday evening.
Ambulance 85 from Chinatown was sent and started the victim on a journey spanning two different hospitals, which greatly delayed medical care. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
He nearly died after being shot in the line of duty. On Thursday, Chicago Police Officer Del Pearson thanked the officers who saved his life and revealed he’ll be the official starter for the Police Memorial Foundation’s annual “Run to Remember” 5K this weekend.
Four teenagers were shot as they sat on a porch in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood Monday afternoon.
A 13-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting as he stood in front of his South Side home Monday afternoon.
A Marine from Antioch who lost his arms and legs to a bomb in Afghanistan, says the killing of Osama bin Laden makes his sacrifice more meaningful.
A wounded U.S. Marine hopes to come home to Antioch next month, one year after losing both arms and legs in Afghanistan.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is headed to an overseas military base in Germany to visit wounded service members.