| Sep 24, 2013
The Corner Bakery Cafe at 14650 S. LaGrange Road in Orland Park will close for good at the end of business Sunday night.
Employees at the fast-casual restaurant say they were told the lease was up and the decision was made to close the store....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:07 AM
4 Rivers Smokehouse chef-owner John Rivers will be offering samples of chicken and waffles a signature menu item from his new concept The COOP Oct. 5 at Jack in the Park, a benefit the Special Olympics of Florida. This will be the first public sampling...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Park Ridge officials said fears about liability from injuries to police officers who participate in a charity "plane pull" are unfounded.
The idea that 20 members of the Park Ridge Police Department planned to help in a Sept. 21 "plane pull" at O'Hare...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Jack in the Park an Oct. 5 event in Winter Park's Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center is a culinary event that benefits Special Olympics Florida athletes. The evening mixes food from 17 Central Florida restaurants with libations, music, raffles, auctions and...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed the national head of the Special Olympics as chairman of a new committee that will determine how well law enforcement officers are trained to handle encounters with people with disabilities.
Timothy Shriver, CEO and...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:28 PM
— To illustrate a different way of thinking for Western Michigan football, P.J. Fleck walked across hot coals in a YouTube video.
To build tighter bonds at a program he envisions becoming the Boise State of the Midwest, Fleck and his assistants...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:27 PM
In hockey the term "policing the game" usually refers to an enforcer who protects a younger or smaller teammate, but it takes on a whole new meaning during the Orland Park and Oak Lawn charity hockey game.
Police and fire departments in the two...
| Aug 1, 2013
Fiona is her favorite.
"It's because she's beautiful," 12-year-old Rhiannon Huffman explains as she gently strokes the 14-year-old quarter horse with the tightly braided mane.
The seventh-grader from Antioch feels most content in the barn, in the ring...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It was a sad yet rocking occasion, as The Difference played its final two shows at the Musikfest Café in Bethlehem’s ArtsQuest Center on Sunday....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals.
At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:53 AM
More than 400 athletes will compete in the Kansas Special Olympics State Competition in Wichita this weekend.
A golf tournament starts at 5:30 Friday night at the Sierra Hills Golf Club.
A softball tournament will be Saturday and Sunday at Two...