| Jun 24, 2015
| 11:00 AM
If you happened to pass longtime Burbank resident John Fleckenstein on the street, it’s unlikely he’d rate a second glance. A veteran cinematographer, Fleckenstein also ineradicably altered American culture through his alliances with two of...
| Jun 23, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Eight days ago, police in Springfield, Missouri, put out an urgent call to the community: a mother and her wheelchair-bound teenage daughter were missing, and officials needed the public's help in locating them.
"We want to find these women safe and...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 2:28 PM
You wouldn't think two coaches with ties to four area cross-country and track teams would have much trouble filling out a relay team.
But Joseph Lerner and Dmitri Dimizas have their eyes on a world record in an unusually daunting event — the 100...
| Jun 14, 2015
| 3:08 PM
It started on a lazy summer afternoon in 1995, when a couple of teenagers were looking for something to do and unwittingly created a basketball tradition that would unite a Northwest Baltimore neighborhood and turn into something much, much bigger than...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 6:47 PM
Four-year-old Londyn Porter loved Dora the Explorer and pancakes. She was always happy, always smiling, friends and family said.
"She was just so loving," her aunt, Brittnee Porter shared with about 50 people who gathered at the Monitor-Merrimac...
| May 21, 2015
The trailer for “Batkid Begins” is out, offering a first look at the emotional documentary about a young leukemia survivor […]...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 6:15 AM
The almost never-ending blood tests, the continual rotation of intravenous bags, the antiseptic hospital smell all seemed familiar.
Rhea Roller Watson remembers the hours spent in the oncology ward at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 6:20 PM
When the nurses at Christiana Hospital heard the screaming coming from Room B30, they rushed in, again and again.
Across Billy Phillips' hospital bed late Monday night at the Newark, Del., facility, they saw the glow of a television. The Maryland...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 11:51 AM
New mothers can significantly reduce their babies’ risk of developing childhood leukemia by breast-feeding them, according to a new study.
Children and teens who were breast-fed for more than six months were 19% less likely to be diagnosed with...
| May 30, 2015
| 6:36 PM
Lauren Logue, a 13-year-old who was diagnosed with leukemia about a year ago, peered out the window with calm fascination, watching as the blimp she was seated in began to lift from the ground.
As the helium-filled airship drifted further from the...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 7:51 AM
The move to make cancer treatments gentler for children has paid a double dividend: More kids are surviving than ever before, and without the long-term complications that doomed many of their peers a generation ago, new research shows.