Alderman hospitalized after fall

March 23, 2009 3:29:30 PM PDT
Chicago Alderman Brian Doherty was hospitalized on Monday after hitting his head in a fall. It happened at his home Sunday night.

Doherty is the alderman of the 41st ward.

A spokesperson says he fell down a flight steps and hit the back of his head. He is stable condition at Resurrection Hospital and doctors say they are confident he will make a full recovery.