| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancé Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway.
| Jul 14, 2014
Dr. Sanford R. Blum started the Blum Animal Hospital in 1951 in Lakeview and in the decades that followed made it one of the premier pet care facilities in the Chicago area.
"He always told me, 'Every time you go into the exam room, put yourself in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Katie Couric is a married woman once again! She and fiance John Molner tied the knot Saturday in New York.
The wedding was as low-key as the TV journalist had promised, People reported, with only about 50 guests on hand to witness the union, which...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Bobby Womack, the multitalented singer-songwriter-guitarist who left an indelible mark on R&B and soul in the 1960s and '70s but battled drug addiction in his later years, died Friday at 70, his record label XL Recordings confirmed. He had been...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:55 PM
Soul singer and songwriter Bobby Womack has died, his publicist said on Friday. He was 70.
The cause of his death was not yet known, according to his publicist, Sonya Kolowrat at XL Recordings.
The streetwise vocalist inducted into the Rock and Roll...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his role as the ex-con deliveryman Anthony Bouvier in the hit 1980s sitcom “Designing Women,” died Saturday at his home in Altadena, Calif. He was 67.
The cause of his death was colorectal cancer, said...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Paul Apted, a sound editor and son of director Michael Apted, died Friday of colon cancer in Los Angeles. He was 47.
Paul Apted was a native of Manchester, England. His recent credits include "The Fault in Our Stars," "A Good Day to Die Hard," "The...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
The next generation is taking over at the Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase.
Tournament director Glen Klein, lead sponsor Tony Stellar and staff stalwarts such as Bob Wootsick and John Hrebik, all have their children...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read about a new screening test for colon cancer that uses a stool sample to detect cancer. How soon will this be available to the public? Is the test reliable enough to replace a colonoscopy?
ANSWER: The new test you heard...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Several times a year, Lurie Children’s Hospital sends a family dealing with a child’s cancer diagnosis to a Wisconsin camp where they can spend the weekend reading, cooking, hiking nature trails and otherwise unwinding from lives normally...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Ellen Noble frequents the Mekhong Thai restaurant in Kennebunkport, Maine for two reasons.
First, the 18 year old loves the food. Second, she runs into former President George H. W. Bush.
"You never know whom you might see," she said.