| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Former Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Fuzzy Thurston, a member of Vince Lombardi's great football teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 80.
Thurston died Sunday after several years of health issues, the team said.
A pulling left guard, Thurston...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans has given a short update on her husband, Joe Clark.
Via Facebook, she wrote Sunday night: "Pray for peace and comfort as we move Joe to a hospice house tonight. Loving someone sometimes means letting go."
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:31 PM
New diagnoses of colorectal cancers, which have been on the decline for years among those over 50, are increasing "exponentially" among those between the ages of 20 and 49, new research has found.
By the year 2030, the rate of new diagnoses among the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Frederick Niemi grew up in Berwyn, but he was deeply attached to his family's ancestral homeland of Finland, involving himself in a number of Finnish-American organizations and serving as Finland's honorary consul in Chicago for more than 30 years....
| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:35 AM
Joe Clark of Orlando demonstrated how social media can be marshaled against illness. His battle against cancer inspired the #JoeStrong movement and the blog "Cocktails and Chemo."
He started the blog with his wife, former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans,...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 7:14 AM
An Orlando celebration of the life of #JoeStrong founder Joe Clark will be presented after the holidays, the family has announced.
Clark, the husband of former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans, died Sunday after a long battle against colon cancer. He was...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:34 PM
After his mother died of colon cancer in 2009, South Florida's race car driver Ryan Hunter-Reay dreamed of helping to find a cure and one day dedicating a cancer facility in his mother's honor.
On Friday, the Indianapolis 500 champion announced a $2.5...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:59 PM
To call Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott a "longtime volunteer" would be an understatement.
Six decades ago, the longtime River Forest resident began volunteering at Misericordia, a nonprofit Chicago agency that provides housing and support services to people...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
There is a simple solution to the debate that has grown out of Sunday's experimentation with a 44-minute preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics.
On one side, there are the traditionalists who contend that anything shorter than 48...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
When Jane Caliendo was diagnosed with colon cancer in January, the Sandburg High School girls swimming and water polo coach vowed to battle it.
The Sandburg community rallied around her and, galvanized by her fighting spirit, called her “Warrior...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Colorectcal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both the United States and Canada. So say the American Cancer Society and the Canadian Cancer Society, who project nearly 60,000 Americans and Canadians will lose their lives to...