Paralyzed man walks after nose cells placed in spine
A man paralyzed from the chest down in a knife attack is walking again after undergoing surgery using cells responsible for the sense of smell, marking an advance in the search for treatments for spinal injuries.
4 Chicago hospitals will handle Ebola; nurses call for hazmat protection
Four Chicago hospitals will treat potential Ebola patients, and federal officials announced more strict guidelines for handling those cases, even as a nurses union continued to push Tuesday for additional measures.
Charges: Jail guard smuggled pot in sub sandwiches
Bursting with corned beef and gyros meat and slathered with tzatziki sauce and mayo, the Jim Shoe's girth is apparently ideal for smuggling small plastic baggies filled with marijuana into Cook County Jail, where the pot can then fetch up to five times its street value.
Antti Raanta made 32 saves to earn a shutout in his first start of the season, and Patrick Kane scored two power-play goals to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the Philadelphia Flyers 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Companies Employing ?White Hat? Hackers To Prevent Data Thefts
It seems like every month we hear about a huge data breach, our credit card numbers and other important information in the hands of crooks. Now more companies are hiring hackers to help them protect their customers.
2 from Liberia screened for Ebola after falling ill on flights to Chicago
Two people who arrived at O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday from Liberia were under observation at Chicago hospitals as part of the city's infectious disease protocols after they experienced nausea and other illnesses during their flights, city officials said.
Inquiry broadens into suspect in Indiana serial killings
Widening the search for victims of a suspected serial killer, police in Indiana on Tuesday used a cadaver-sniffing dog to hunt for bodies in Gary's blighted neighborhoods, while Cook County and federal authorities looked into the possibility that he killed in Illinois or other states, law...