| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
DEAR READERS: I'm writing this week's column in a drug-induced coma. Well, not quite a coma, but close. I was fighting a cold for two weeks, and the cold won: It morphed into an insanely painful sinus infection — you know it's bad when your doctor...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:25 PM
We are learning more about a well-known BMX star from South Bend seriously injured in a practice crash.
Brett Banasiewicz's mother confirmed Friday morning he is still in a medically-induced coma with bleeding on his brain.
She posted this to her...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Time seemed to stand still for Lisa Banasiewicz Thursday afternoon. She was in South Bend, hundreds of miles from Virginia Beach ... where her 17-year-old son Brett suffered an accident during practice. He was wearing a helmet when it happened.
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:50 AM
London -- A British bomb disposal unit investigated suspicious items found at the home of a couple who were killed in an apparent execution-style shooting in France last week, police said Monday.
Police threw up a cordon around the home of Saad and Ikbal...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:33 AM
A 23-year-old South Bend woman who has been kept in a medically-induced coma since a crash in Berrien County earlier this month has died.
The two-vehicle crash happened in Bertrand Township just after midnight on Sunday, June 3. Danny Engdahl, 57, of...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 10:30 PM
Doctors planned to keep an 11-year-old boy is in a medically-induced coma after a sport-utility vehicle hit him on Interstate 57 in the Far South Side's Washington Heights neighborhood, according to authorities and a relative.The northbound Honda Pilot...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:08 PM
A line of spray paint on Oakridge Boulevard shows where a fun afternoon went horribly wrong. 12-year-old Elisha Kahlich was riding his bike with friends, when a car hit him.
"The way his mother describes it, he was trying to put his brakes on and...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Venezuelans are hungry.
Food shortages in this oil-rich state are reaching record levels, and many consumers now have to lurk around behind grocery stores, hoping the merchant will open the back door and sell them corn flour, sugar, cooking oil,...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:41 PM
Gallagher recovering from heart attack: Comedian Gallagher was expected to be out of a medically induced coma by Saturday, according to his promotional manager, who said all signs were good....
| Apr 15, 2011
| 7:40 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (KTLA) -- Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum donated $25,000 Thursday to the fund for the Giants' fan that was brutally beaten at the Dodgers' home opener in Los Angeles.
The reward for the suspects who attacked Stow now stands at $175,000, after...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Freeskiing star Sarah Burke, who was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon during a halfpipe crash in Park City, Utah, remains in a medically induced coma at University Hospital in Salt Lake City, Pete Thomas of petethomasoutdoors.com reports. "Sarah...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A $10,000 reward has been issued for information leading to the arrest of those who severely beat a Giants fan at the end of the Dodgers home opener Thursday. The reward was offered by Supervisor Mike Antonvich and comes as......