| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:16 PM
HARTFORD - When Emma Duffin showed symptoms of what her parents believed to be strep throat in May, they never expected their daughter would be diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia.
"My initial reaction was just holy crap, we weren't expecting this,"...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Cole Malone beat cancer at 5 years old, then got to be a normal kid for four years.
He finished kindergarten, first, second and third grade. He made friends in his suburban Lake Worth neighborhood, went fishing and started playing sports. And he became...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Rabbi Michael Sommer has delivered a lot of sermons since he was ordained in 2005, but the one on Friday in the Lakeside Congregation building, 1221 Lake Cook Road in Highland Park, to inaugurate Har Shalom, a congregation he has established in the wake...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Ken Zecchini says he can't explain it, but the Greater Hampton Amateur is the only amateur tournament in the area he's won.
The Virginia Beach teacher first won the 54-hole tournament at age 35 in 1995, then at age 43 in 2003, and Sunday he won it again...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:30 AM
BOGOTA - A driving force behind arthouse production in Colombia, Cali-based Contravia Films is teaming with Germany's Bredok Film Production and France's Cine-Sud Promotion to produce "Sal," the next film by William Vega.
Bredok co-produced Nuri Bilge...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Here are five little known things about 2014 Hall of Famers Greg Maddux of the Cubs and Braves and Frank Thomas of the White Sox.
• Began playing Little League baseball in Spain, where he lived (Madrid) from ages 4 to 10 because his father...
| Jul 15, 2014
A 4-foot-tall boy became an 800-foot-tall lizard in a Near Northwest Side production studio Sunday, battling monsters and wreaking havoc on a miniature Chicago.
Five-year-old Maddex, aka "Madzilla," stomped in costume through a meticulously designed set...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:03 AM
A cancer patient who shopped at a Northbrook Trader Joe’s is suing the grocer and one its suppliers, saying it sold him tainted food that was later recalled and caused a bacterial infection.
Vladimir Sokhatskiy alleges in the lawsuit filed...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Nothing tugs at the heart more than a child who's battling a serious illness.
And last weekend, more than 300 people showed where their hearts were when they turned out for a baseball fundraiser to support 9-year-old baseball player Cole Malone who is...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
NASHVILLE, TN -- These reader questions were answered at the American Animal Hospital Association Conference 2014, held here March 20-23. AAHA is the only organization which accredits veterinary practice for excellent standards, with over 50,000 member...