| Dec 15, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Kids waved and toddlers covered their ears as Santa rolled up in a red convertible escorted by about 20 Harleys.
They pulled into the parking lot of Pretend City Children's Museum in Irvine as the final stop on their annual toy drive.
They had just...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:08 AM
Many kids will find a shiny new bike under their Christmas tree next week. But some parents can't get their kids a bike, because often children with disabilities either can't ride a bike or they need a special one that's very expensive. A new organization...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 6:05 AM
BOYNE FALLS -- Challenge Mountain is calling anyone interested in volunteering to rally together at 9 a.m. Dec. 8, for volunteer registration, training and lunch at the organization's lodge near Boyne Falls.
"Time is the most valuable thing a person has,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:41 PM
When Steve and Valerie Riemersma of Allegan, Mich., went in for a routine 22 week ultrasound for their seventh child 2 ˝ years ago, doctors noticed something was not right. A technician discovered that their unborn child had Spina Bifida.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Somerset County Shriners want people to know that they are not a cult.
Yes, they may wear red hats that look like upside down flower pots (fezzes) and drive little cars in parades, but they have a mission: to provide pediatric health care for children...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Over the past year, I've heard from folks from all different political backgrounds — Republicans, Democrats and independents — who are shocked and angry about political efforts to interfere with women's health. This new brand of Republicans...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Dathan Ritzenhein refused to get carried away.
Nine miles into Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Ritzenhein found himself running faster than he planned and only some 10 seconds behind the lead pack, much closer than he expected at that point....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:49 PM
The late Maggie Daley transformed this city into a garden. And now a place of healing and new life for sick children and their families. Lurie Children's Hospital is set to open in June. Today we got to open our eyes to Kevin's garden -- a space dedicated...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:55 AM
May 10: The CT Capitals Tournament at Manchester CC. Registration 11 a.m.; shotgun scramble start 12:30 p.m. Entry fee is $115 and includes greens fee, cart, dinner, beverages, raffles, prizes and silent auction. Proceeds benefit...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:07 PM
On April 25, a media day was held with representatives from Ronald McDonald Charities visiting KXO and Univision Channel 7 in El Centro.
George Gale of KXO interviewed Chuck Day, CEO of Ronald McDonald Charities; Chuck expressed his appreciation to all...
| Oct 28, 2012
Waiting for things to happen was never Mary Ann Moran's style. She first laid eyes on Jack Hession in 1956 — nearly a year after they both graduated from high school — and she did her best to get his attention.
"I was with a group of...