| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Cara G. Becker, a Towson University student and entrepreneur whose spirit of volunteering began in her childhood, died Monday of leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Towson resident was 21.
"In her young life, Cara Becker touched so many people,...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Arthritis made it difficult for Todd Painton to walk as a youth, but he battled through it and was a starter on the Elizabethtown High School basketball team his senior season.
He was the first recruit for East Stroudsburg University head coach Sal...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The visiting locker room at Gillette Stadium following last year's AFC championship game was eerily silent when a sharply attired Chuck Pagano walked briskly toward the door, rolling a suitcase behind him. He stopped only briefly, embracing linebacker...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Twelve-year-old Shahzeb Ahmed arrived at Best Buy in a black stretch limousine.
His top-hat-clad driver rolled out a red carpet to lead him indoors, where Shahzeb was greeted by a personal shopping assistant, employee applause, a welcome sign and...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:43 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts head coach Chuck Pagano can resume coaching whenever he's ready.
On Thursday, Dr. Larry Cripe, told The Associated Press that Pagano had been cleared to return and that it was up to the coach and the Colts to determine...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Jesús García saw no reason to be afraid of death.
"It's not good to fear anything," he once said. "Death is always around, but you've got to laugh at death."
After leaving the hospital that afternoon in early May, he boarded the bus at Vermont and...
| Dec 24, 2012
My tradition for several years now has been to do a Christmas Eve column and remind everybody, while we're in the middle of our holiday celebration, to remember those we've lost in the past year.
And the main point has always been to be thankful for the...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 11:12 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck Pagano was so eager to get back to work Monday, he was the first one to show up at team headquarters.
Long before meeting with his players, the Colts first-year coach drove quietly into the complex, walked into the office...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 1:47 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck Pagano stepped to the podium Monday, hugged his team owner, thanked his family for its support and wiped a tear from his eye.
He might, finally, turn out the lights in his office, too.
Nearly three months to the day...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 12:52 PM
DENVER (AP) — From Peyton Manning overcoming four neck surgeries to Adrian Peterson's rebound from a shredded knee to Chuck Pagano's fight with leukemia, this has been the Year of the Comeback in the NFL.
A season besmirched by tragedies,...
| Dec 26, 2012
At 1 p.m. on Friday, his 7th birthday, Wes Pak completed his seventh cycle of 3F8 monoclonal antibody treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. At 6 p.m. his family greeted him on the tarmac at Rick's Aviation in Newport News,...