| Mar 14, 2015
| 11:30 AM
Two-year-old Christian Gaél Sebek loves his family and cars. They were devastated when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in January. Unfortunately, his journey with cancer is just beginning.
But Christian's 8-year-old brother, Aidan,...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 4:59 PM
HARTFORD — While strips of duct tape were readied, Principal Leonard Epps stood in the cafeteria Friday and asked his high school students for their attention.
Lunch was underway at the Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School, a staffer from...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:44 AM
“Markus and Tyler, did you both take your shoes off?” presses the twins’ mother, Brenda Frese. “And did you find all the balls downstairs?” comes the follow-up inquiry.
“Mom!” cries Markus, struggling mightily...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:33 AM
When it comes to giving back to the community, the youth of Deerfield and Highland Park can respond like no other towns in Illinois.
Three area students, two from Deerfield and one from Highland Park, were among the 10 honored in the state for their...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 7:39 PM
Officials of the Leukemia Research Foundation have announced they will move their headquarters to Northfield later this month.
Currently based in Wilmette, the LRF will take occupancy at 191 Waukegan Road on March 30.
"We've always had our main office...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 4:35 PM
Sabrina Chahir was waiting to meet the man who helped send her cancer into remission.
The 8-year-old from Mount Prospect, who likes art and takes piano lessons, knew he had flown across an ocean to see her, nearly four years after he donated his stem...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 2:44 PM
AbbVie will spend about $21 billion to buy fellow drugmaker Pharmacyclics and add another major revenue producer to a portfolio that already includes the world's top-selling drug.
The deal will give the North Chicago, Ill., drugmaker Imbruvica, a blood...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Craig Sager, the man with sport coats in every color with the possible exception of conventional black and navy, had a choice in mind for his return to an NBA sideline.
After an 11-month battle with leukemia, he planned on an orange selection for TNT&...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 11:16 AM
What started out as a simple Facebook request for photos of dogs for a 16-year-old cancer patient has since turned the pet-loving boy into an Internet celebrity.
Anthony Lyons' love for the therapy dogs that greet him during his treatments for...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:40 PM
Three-year-old Ramona Bond's new room is a fancy fortress of unexplored goodies. A jeweled chandelier glimmers from the ceiling; and a crisp big-girl bunk bed ladder is there for her to climb in six seconds flat.
Ramona, who was diagnosed with acute...
| Feb 14, 2015
Loretta McC. Barrett, a retired Realtor whose career spanned 50 years, died of leukemia Tuesday at her Parkville home. She was 90.
The daughter of Henry Lightner McCulloh, a stonemason, and Loretta Greene McCulloh, a homemaker, Loretta Catherine McCulloh...