| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Doug McConnell of Barrington made a big splash when it came to honoring his father’s memory. The 53-year-old said he swam the English Channel, raising …...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Mariano Rivera, the New York Yankees legendary reliever, recorded his 602nd career save Monday afternoon against the Minnesota Twins to set baseball’s new career record. But let's not get carried away with the comparisons to some of baseball's all-...
| Jul 21, 2010
New York, NY--July 21, 2010 New Yorkers may love or hate the New York Yankees, but one thing they can all agree on is that George Steinbrenner built the team into a world champion dynasty. WPIX and THIS TV will honor "The Boss" of baseball, the late...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 2:28 PM
Listening to silence and hearing a powerful message. Your voice doesn't have to work to get your point across. Just watch closely.
Without saying a word Anne Marie Schlekeway makes people stand up. Clap.
Although she can't talk, she has others talking....
| Aug 18, 2010
Repeated concussions may contribute to the development of symptoms that mimic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, a controversial group of researchers is suggesting in a provocative new study.
The cause of most cases of ALS—a...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:31 PM
It's hard to believe, but the fresh-faced kid who burst into the Orioles lineup in 1982, caught the final out of the World Series in 1983 and broke Lou Gehrig's supposedly unbreakable consecutive games record in 1995 has reached the half-century mark. Cal...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 5:39 PM
It began with a case of what is known as "drop foot." In early 2009, La Cañada Flintridge resident Bonnie Hine found herself unable to flex her toes, and then her ankle, in the routine motions used during walking.
Her balance suffered, and she found...
| Sep 29, 2010
A brief needle-in-the-back test could someday tell you, if you were inclined to know, whether you're likely to suffer from neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, and how bad the condition will be in your case.
Researchers are using...
| Oct 3, 2010
| 8:51 PM
ALS is a killer disease with no known cure. That's something folks in Grand Rapids are hoping to change.
Hundreds turned out for the 23rd annual Walk to Defeat ALS. Few people truly understand the illness, which is more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:05 PM
A man with Lou Gehrig’s Disease who had money for his wheelchair ramp stolen in June, has now died.
Leo Smith lived in a trailer home park in Tracy with his new wife Angela. Leo was a car salesman and former cook who was active until just a few...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Researchers at Northwestern University say they have discovered a common cause behind the mysterious and deadly affliction of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, that could open the door to an effective treatment.