| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:52 PM
His step-mom says it was ‘just a touchdown’ for Jacob Brock, but added that what happened to her son is much bigger for his family. The 13-year-old special needs Warsaw student ran a touchdown at a middle school football game Tuesday night and...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:24 PM
This weekend's Blackhawks Convention has been sold out for a while, so a hearty congratulations if you snagged passes with your 17 open browser windows. The area around the Hilton Chicago will be surrounded in red and black, and I guarantee you'll find...
| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Neither tearfully sentimental nor coldly scientific, "Life Feels Good," Maciej Pieprzyca's film about a man with cerebral palsy struggling to communicate to those around him that he is an intelligent, sentient human being, instead proves oddly...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 3:33 PM
A Chicago man held an elevator door shut as his friend robbed a man with cerebral palsy in a wheelchair at Chicago Union Station last week, officials said.
Demetrius Thomas, 48, of the 1400 block of South Canal Street, held the elevator door as...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:22 PM
I've often thought that it's a shame every school in the Lehigh Valley, or even District 11, didn't have a Jim Lindenmoyer to care about them the way Jim cared about Northampton. Lindenmoyer, who died earlier this week at the age of 65, served as the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Because I am the mom of a bright, beautiful daughter who lives stylishly with severe cerebral palsy, I watched the screener for HBO's new documentary Miss You Can Do It at home, just in case of emotional overload. And, as I expected it would, the film ...
| Aug 4, 2013
For most people, attending a relative's wedding is a happy occasion. But for one Highland Park couple, seeing their son socialize and dance qualified as a once-in-a-lifetime thrill.
"Ethan was just so appropriate ... so engaged in life," said Rebecca...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
A Wethersfield man suffering from cerebral palsy entrusted his affairs to a probate court-appointed lawyer, whose job as "conservator" was to protect his interests and assets. But those assets dwindled by tens of thousands of dollars amid improprieties by...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:55 AM
In Nina Nissly's world, the worst thing possible is to be cooped up inside.
Her world is full of endless possibilities, not impossibilities.
Born in Skupina, Russia with cerebral palsy, Nissly was adopted before the age of two and brought to her...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:46 AM
TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — A 52-year-old man with cerebral palsy is traveling by motorized wheelchair to Washington, D.C., from Michigan as part of an effort to push for legalization of marijuana.
The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/...