| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Are you looking for a new way to exercise or get fit while enjoying the outdoors? Check out dragon boating, one of the fastest-growing water sports in the Central Florida area. Dragon boating is a team water sport where 20 paddlers, a drummer and a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Jaimie Alexander plays a fearless warrior in Thor: The Dark World and in reality, the ravishing actress is just as bold. “It’s been an amazing journey. Returning to the set for this film was like a family reunion,” Alexander said of...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:29 AM
A giant, floating taste of Italy has made a home in Miami aboard the MSC Divina, which began year-round cruising of the Caribbean in November.
The arrival of Divina marks the first time MSC Cruises has based a ship in the United States for the entire...
| Sep 4, 2013
Every season offers reasons to get outdoors, and late summer is no exception.
A farewell to summer, a scouting expedition for fall, a season-changing cleansing breath, a declaration of intent to stay active as the weather turns cooler — there...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A trainer who sexually abused a teenage athlete was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison, according to DuPage County prosecutors.
Judge Blanche Hill Fawell sentenced Robert Theodore, 61, who had entered a guilty plea in December to a count of...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:40 AM
DuPage County health officials say they have linked two cases of Legionnaires' disease to a hot tub at an LA Fitness club in Naperville.
The men came down with the respiratory disease toward the end of October, according to Jason Gerwig, a spokesman...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:32 PM
The girls gymnastics season kicks off this week at Naperville high schools with some new faces in the coaching ranks — and many familiar names expected at the top of the standings.
On Monday night, Neuqua Valley started the season under first-year...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:03 PM
More than a million people visited the Chicago Botanic Garden this year, setting a record at the 41-year-old sprawling garden in Glencoe.
Attendance at one of the Chicago area's leading tourist attactions has steadily increased in recent years.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Pentagon plans to launch a pair of helium-filled blimps over Aberdeen Proving Ground capable of detecting, tracking and targeting cruise missiles, rockets and aircraft 340 miles away.
Military officials offered details of the Joint Land Attack...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:00 PM
As children return to school this fall, parents likewise return to worrying about ailments, both physical and emotional, that might befall their children on their way to —and in — the classroom. Whether it's bullying or head lice, thinking...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Roger Wittenberns, founder of the Lady Fitness of America health club chain, has sold his Fort Lauderdale mansion for $6.5 million.
The four-story home at 10 Harborage Isle Drive has seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, an eight-car garage (with lifts)...