| 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...
| 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...
| May 29, 2013
In 2004, with President George W. Bush dead set against stem cell research, California just went ahead and did it. Voters made stem cell research a state constitutional right, and endorsed $3 billion in bond sales for 10 years to cement the deal. CIRM,...
| 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...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| 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/...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
It's a sunny morning in Westminster, and the pulleys are squeaking, the weights clinking as a half-dozen members of a small gym give the equipment a workout.
Bouncy music comes though a stereo's speakers. A trainer encourages a client on a treadmill....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:20 PM
By the time people come to see Lisa Walker, they're usually desperate.
These injured athletes, dancers, musicians or office workers are trying to fix what's broken. Some are looking for a way around the limitations caused by a stroke, Parkinson's...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Growing up with a severely disabled brother, Abby Brown felt less like a sister than like a "third parent." Nigel, two years her junior, was born with a rare disease called linear sebaceous nevus syndrome that left him non-verbal and needing assistance to...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:44 PM
Kelsey Liu said she didn't realize that she and Erik Cerros were about to be surprised on Feb. 26.
They were among 12 seniors vying for two $10,000 scholarships issued by the Toshiba Classic. Liu of University High said she was told that she would...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:16 PM
In the seven years since a motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the neck down, Ben Trockman has stopped paying attention to stares from strangers, or at least he's stopped being bothered by them.
"I tell people they're staring because of how...