| Feb 23, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Hundreds of hearty souls waded into icy Deep Creek Lake in Western Maryland on Saturday for the annual Deep Creek Dunk to benefit Special Olympics Maryland.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police had to cut away a thick layer of ice from the lake to make...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Jimmy Fallon didn't get cold feet after Mayor Emanuel challenged him to take the plunge.
Chicago - I'm wearing a suit and tie for the #PolarPlunge. Show solidarity by wearing a necktie. (I'm not telling you what else to wear.) — jimmy fallon (@...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Dr. Robert E. Cooke, a retired Johns Hopkins pediatrician-in-chief who was a founder of the Head Start children's program and a presidential medical adviser, died of heart disease Feb. 2 at his Oak Bluffs home on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. The former...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Designer deals: Repeat Boutique is hosting a warehouse blowout sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 3001 Redhill Ave., Building 1, Suite 104, Costa Mesa. Enjoy major savings on the nonprofit resale boutique's already low prices. Information:...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Swimmy, er, Jimmy Fallon's plunge into the lake is about to break some records.
More than 3,000 people have now signed up for this year's Polar Plunge -- which benefits Special Olympics Chicago -- splashing way past last year's number of 2,300....
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:22 AM
"The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon walked into Lake Michigan Sunday morning in the promised suit and tie, turned toward the beach, then fall back into the water, going completely under.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel ran in, then sort of laid down on...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Jimmy Fallon and Mayor Rahm Emanuel are taking the plunge together--the Polar Plunge.
Fallon, new host of the "The Tonight Show," is in Chicago to dip himself into freezing Lake Michigan along with the mayor.
I'm here Chicago! It is COLD. You are...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Once he heard the bagpipes, "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon thought it was all over.
Fallon detailed his experience at Chicago's Polar Plunge during Monday night's show, a day after he dipped into icy Lake Michigan.
"I'm never doing that again,"...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
After heating things up as a member of the "Hottest Geek Guys of Winter 2014", NFL pro (and former Chicago Bear) Israel Idonije cooled off by taking part in the Chicago Polar Plunge last weekend.
This came on the heels of the announcement that his comic...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Henry "Hank" Rieger, former prexy of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, died of natural causes in Oceanside, Calif., on March 5. He was 95.
In his 40 years with the TV Academy, Rieger served as prexy of the Hollywood chapter of the National...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 7:59 AM
With sunny skies and temperatures expected in the 50s, a scaled-down Polar Bear Plunge was scheduled at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis on Saturday afternoon after the Special Olympics Maryland fundraiser was canceled in January for the first time...