| May 1, 2013
| 3:48 PM
After more than a year of suffering from Stage 5 kidney failure, Eddie Beatrice decided to look online for a kidney donor.
"It was Jan. 1  and I said, 'Today is the day I'm going to take back control of my life,' " said Beatrice, 51, of North...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:07 PM
We are learning more about what caused an explosion at an Amherst County shopping center.
Investigators believe a vehicle hit a propane tank behind the AmbriarShoppingCenter.
That created a leak in the tank and started a fire. The fire then caused...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:28 AM
PETOSKEY — It's a hard subject for Tina Stead to talk about -- how her family's life changed in what seemed like an instant.
Tina, 32, and her husband Mike, 31, have been together for 12 years. The Boyne City couple has three children -- sons,...
| Apr 20, 2013
Each year thousands of people are added to the waiting list for a kidney transplant.
Living donors can help to reduce their wait, and on April 9, Sentara Norfolk General honored more than 300 living kidney donors from the last 10 years.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At the end of life, black kidney disease patients are more likely than white patients to continue intensive dialysis instead of choosing hospice care, according to a new study.
Researchers also found that racial differences in...
| Apr 26, 2013
The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis?
There was just one potential obstacle: Brown was 74, an age once unthinkable for a kidney donor.
For this retired psychologist...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Bail was denied today for a 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his grandfather as the older man left his home for an early-morning dialysis appointment earlier this month.
William D. Strickland, of the 400 block of East 95th Street, shot his...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Running a word-count program on the transcript of last night's GOP presidential primary debate I get: Mitt Romney -- 4,649 (34%) Newt Gingrich -- 4,118 (30%) Rick Santorum --2,898 ( 21%) Ron Paul -- 2,095 (15%) This does not include......
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Admired as a tireless worker by his colleagues, Will County Board member Frank Stewart died last week in his Joliet home. Stewart, 66, was a diabetic …...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:37 PM
This recap of HBO's "Luck" sees Walter Smith (Nick Nolte) entering his young prospect, Gettn'up Morning, in a 3-year-old maiden special weight race -- a race for horses who have never won, but who have enough potential to be protected from a claim. As...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A disgraced former police chief of South Africa and Interpol boss serving a 15-year prison sentence for corruption was released Friday on medical parole, with officials insisting he didn’t get preferential treatment. Correctional Services Minister...