| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:55 AM
ANNECY, France(AP) — French authorities struggled Thursday to explain why no one found a 4-year-old child for eight hours at a blood-strewn crime scene as she huddled in a car under the skirt of a corpse — apparently her dead mother or...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Greta Neimanas was bummed about coming home from the Paralympics that ended Sunday in London without a medal.
It was even more disappointing for the road and track cyclist from Chicago that she came so close – fourth in the road time trial, fifth...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:52 PM
University of Illinois freshman Ray Martin, who won four gold medals in wheelchair track at the London Paralympics, was named Monday as Paralympic SportsMan of the Year by the U.S. Olympic Committee .
Martin, 18, of Jersey City, N.J., won all four...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:44 PM
After having to make the choice to amputate her leg more than a year ago, Alyssia Crook is back in school for the first time. She's now a proud freshman at Allendale High School.
Alyssia Crook Faced an uphill battle getting back to school because of...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Bellflower for “FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS IN THE MORNING #3: ST. JOHN BOSCO H.S. VS. SANTA FE H.S.”, a preview of tonight’s game between the St. John Bosco High School Braves and the Santa Fe High School Chiefs at 7:...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Burbank to continue our series of reports, SALUTE TO LOCAL OLYMPIANS. Today's spotlight features Paralympic Track and Field athlete, Katy Sullivan. Born without either of her lower legs, Ms. Sullivan has been competing...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:23 PM
LONDON -- The Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympics may not be until Friday, but for some athletes, the Games begin Wednesday.
British women take to the soccer field against New Zealand in Cardiff, Wales, the first of six women's soccer games around...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:17 PM
LONDON - The exterior of Westminster Abbey is imposing and grandiose.
Our plan was simple: Pay the admission, stick our heads inside to see what it looked like, and then quickly duck out and move on to a museum.
The museum never happened.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles to continue our series of reports, SALUTING OUR LOCAL OLYMPIANS AND PARALYMPIANS. Today's spotlight features Paralympic Fencer, Gerard Moreno. Mr. Moreno will travel to London to take part in his fourth Paralympic...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Editor’s Note: With four interns this summer, the American News asked its young journalists to talk to area high school and college athletes to give their perspectives on their sports featured in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
When asked if she plans to...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:53 AM
With every stroke, every breath and every turn, 2011 Concord High School grad and University of Indianapolis sophomore Dalton Herendeen is that much closer to living his dream.
“You almost can’t put into words the things I’ve sacrificed...
| Aug 11, 2012
The Paralympic Games don't get as much attention as the Olympics, but the stories are often more inspiring — among them, people who experience severe physical trauma and come out stronger on the other side. That's what happened with Casey Tibbs....