| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Everyone knows the loudest mouth on the Knights' defense belongs to UCF senior middle linebacker Terrance Plummer.
He's the one yelling and pushing so hard on the football field that he's ended practice doubled over a trash can to vomit on more than a...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:16 PM
On Sunday, 18-year-old Mustapha Khawaja will leave his La Crescenta home in a limousine headed for the airport and, ultimately, Brazil and the World Cup games. Once there, he will watch two soccer matches and sight see with his family.
His one-week, all...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The Arnold Palmer Medical Center has been around long enough that children who were patients there decades ago are now as old as the nurses who cared for them at the time.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Arnold Palmer has treated more...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A former Laguna Beach Unified School District employee, described by friends as the heart and soul of a tightly knit community, died Tuesday following a hard-fought battle with leukemia, his husband said Wednesday.
Darrin Reed, who served as executive...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The diagnosis came in August 1988, when Matt Bessette was four months shy of his fourth birthday.
Doctors at the UConn Medical Center told Matt's parents that their son had leukemia and the prognosis was not good. Matt endured a year of treatment...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The...
| 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,"...