| 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...
| Jan 23, 2013
Baruch and Joyce Schur were out of options. They couldn't find anywhere for their physically and intellectually disabled 26-year-old son to live, at least nowhere that met their criteria or didn't have a yearslong waiting list.
The 55-year-old couple...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Horses and country music aren’t an unusual pairing. Their immediate association with American western folklore has tied them both together so tightly that most people can’t fathom the amount of country songs about horses. But the two were seen...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 5:06 PM
North Star Region 430 AYSO is once again preparing for sign-ups in January. As the organization sends out pamphlets and hangs up flyers announcing the dates, VIP — or Very Important Player — coach Christy Reed is going to extra lengths to...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 1:47 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck Pagano stepped to the podium Monday, hugged his team owner, thanked his family for its support and wiped a tear from his eye.
He might, finally, turn out the lights in his office, too.
Nearly three months to the day...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Caroline Kendall Kortner led a brief and often hellish life.
Born in 1970, Kendall, as she was called, lived out her childhood in the Cos Cob neighborhood of Greenwich. When she was eight, a neighborhood boy began sexually molesting her. Soon after, she...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Bonnie Lee worked for 12 years as a health technician for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California, started her own Web services company, and raised two kids as a single mother in Ontario.
Then Bonnie, 51, moved back East to rural Pennsylvania and...
| 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...
| 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...