| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:22 AM
To Megan Ringel, 16, what started off as just a fun night hanging out at a friend's house, ended in her saving a stranger's life and being declared a hero.
The Wauconda resident, a junior at Wauconda High School, was singing and recording songs inside...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Family members and friends of a popular Boonsboro High School athlete are mourning her death after she collapsed at a camp in Mercersburg, Pa., on Monday evening.
Michaela Grove’s mother, Brenda Grove, said she believes her 16-year-old daughter...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:02 PM
John O'Callaghan was known by his friends and community to be a healthy person. His wife, Whitney, said he's never had health complications, doesn't eat red meat and works out consistently. And according to their friend and neighbor, Jim Knapp, O'...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I'm a 26-year-old straight female. I'm writing because I need to ask someone what to think right now. I just fucked a guy while on holiday in Costa Rica. I thought I was sex-positive and adventurous, so why do I feel so ashamed? I'm dating a boy back in...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Health care professionals are encouraged to enroll in CPR classes at Avera St. Luke's. The classes feature the American Heart Association standards and are offered through a combination of online work and a skills demonstration.
The class covers CPR...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Desirae Macias and her sister were seated in the back of a car this week when gunfire erupted from a passing vehicle. The 7-year-old attempted to shield herself from the bullets. But one of them struck her in the back of the head.
Next to her, her 8-...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:32 PM
A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. --- Very short video: How To Test a AA battery, Easiest Way For Any......
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Adam Price was taking out the trash toward the end of his shift on July 4 when an emergency call for help crackled over his radio: A man was believed to be having a heart attack and CPR was needed.
The 24-year-old lakefront supervisor hopped in his park...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Police have arrested a relative in the beating death of a 3-month-old baby, authorities said.
Officers and paramedics were called about 3:41 p.m. on Aug. 22 to a home on the 1100 block of West 88th Street for a call of an unresponsive baby, police said....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:17 PM
A 9-year-old girl drowned while swimming with other children near a boat launch along Fox Lake in northwest suburban Ingleside, authorities said.
The girl, identified by the McHenry County Coroner as Mireya Elizabeth Cardenas of Round Lake, was wading...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Train for Apple Trample 5K
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. —The 34th annual Apple Trample 5K takes place Saturday, Oct. 19.
Race organizers are offering a special training program for all levels and ages of runners/walkers from Monday, Aug. 26, through Monday,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Usher Raymond's ex-wife, Tameka Foster Raymond, is reportedly pursuing custody of her two sons with the performer after a swimming pool accident Monday in Atlanta in which the older of the boys nearly drowned.
Tameka Raymond filed Tuesday for an...