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Chicago Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Self

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.


Authorities released this surveillance image of a man suspected of robbing a Bolingbrook bank Monday. (FBI)

FBI Offers $25,000 Reward To Catch Bank Robber Who Wounded Employee

During the robbery earlier this month, a female bank employee was shot in the arm.


File Photo (Nick Laham/ Getty Images)

Homer Glen Couple Rescues Wounded Eagle

A southwest suburban couple saved a wounded bald eagle from falling prey to coyotes after spotting the bird in their yard on Friday.


A bald eagle perches in a flight facility at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center, following surgery on a broken wing. (Credit: DuPage County Forest Preserve District)

After Recovery, Wounded Bald Eagle Returned To The Wild

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.


Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Department Changes Disability Policy For Military Vets

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.


(Photo credit: Kyla Kirkland)

Suburban Family Worried About Wounded Deer

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 police respond to a shooting that critically injured two people in the 3400 block of West Lake Street early Saturday. Paramedics in a passing ambulance heard the gunfire and called for help. / Image from Network Video Productions, Inc.

Ambulance Drives Into Shootout During Violent Overnight

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.


A member of the USA Warriors practices Friday in Romeoville. (CBS)

Your Chicago: USA Warriors At Soldier Field

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.


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Two Teens Wounded In Separate Shootings

Two teenage boys were wounded in separate shootings Friday evening on the West Side.


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12 Wounded In Weekend Violence

12 people have been wounded in weekend gun violence, including a man who was shot in the back after committing a robbery.


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Police: 3 Dead, At Least 4 Wounded In Friday Night Shootings

Three people–including a teenager–were dead and at least four other people were wounded in separate shootings Friday evening.


This Basic Life Support ambulance caused delays in the treatment of a stabbing victim, sources say. (CBS)

2 Investigators: ‘Basic’ Ambulance Delays Treatment For Wounded Man

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.


Chicago Police Officer Del Pearson, who was shot and wounded while chasing a suspect on March 19, 2012, will be the official starter for the Police Memorial Foundation's annual 5K walk and run. (Credit: CBS)

Wounded Cop Pearson To Be Official Starter For Police Memorial Run

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.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

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4 Teens Wounded In South Side Shooting

Four teenagers were shot as they sat on a porch in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood Monday afternoon.


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Boy, 13, Wounded In Drive-By Shooting

A 13-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting as he stood in front of his South Side home Monday afternoon.


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Wounded Marine Gratified By Bin Laden’s Death

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.

WBBM Newsradio–05/06/2011

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Wounded Marine Hopes To Return To Antioch Soon

A wounded U.S. Marine hopes to come home to Antioch next month, one year after losing both arms and legs in Afghanistan.

WBBM Newsradio–04/12/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn To Visit Wounded Veterans In Germany

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is headed to an overseas military base in Germany to visit wounded service members.