| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:18 AM
FBI agents have a reputation as hard-boiled, tough-as-nails crime fighters. But employees in the agency's Chicago office recently stepped out of character to give a seriously ill 6-year-old boy a day to remember.
It all started when Special Agent...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:36 AM
When Ethan Zohn became one of the earliest and most popular players ever to win CBS' "Survivor" in 2001, he couldn't have had any idea just how appropriate the title would be for him. But eight years later he was diagnosed with a rare form of Hodgkin...
| May 14, 2014
Geneva baseball coach Matt Hahn won't care about the score of the May 19 game at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark.
That's partially because Geneva won't be playing, but also because the two teams on the diamond will be raising money for Hahn's son and two...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Houston Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry has been diagnosed with lymphoma and was placed Tuesday on the non-football injury list.
The team said Quessenberry experienced “fatigue and a persistent cough” during a June 3 practice and...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Houston Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry will be placed on the NFL’s non-football illness list while he undergoes treatment for lymphoma, the team announced Tuesday.
The second-year player out of San Jose State had been experiencing the...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors.
As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Dozens of friends, classmates and neighbors braved bitter temperatures and falling snow to participate in a recent blood drive to help a Maine South High School student replenish a blood bank's supply.
Dubbed "Jimmy's Blood Drive," the effort to boost...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:38 PM
David Mutnick said when he crossed the finish line at a marathon last month, he ran into his father's arms and both men cried.
"I just said, 'This is for you, Dad,'" said Mutnick, 37, of Deerfield.
Never a long-distance runner, Mutnick laced up his...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Music and charity often go hand-in-hand.
When the suburban band Not for Profit formed in 2007, it carved out a niche playing for charitable causes.
Seven years later, the band has reached $1 million in raised funds -- not too shabby for a group of...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Chorale master Paul Salamunovich once said that the greatest moment of his life was a 1988 concert at the Vatican for Pope John Paul II with the group he had led continuously since 1949, the St. Charles Borromeo Church Choir of North Hollywood.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:05 AM
As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Noelle Ito, a Flintridge Prep alum, class of ’98, is a Bark for Life Altadena team captain.
The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society and is part of their successful Relay for Life events, which have spread to more than 20 countries...