| Jan 30, 2011
Sitting upon an inflatable plastic pillow on her chair, 76-year-old Lyn Joyce picked up a 4-pound medicine ball and lifted it across her body as if she were swinging a golf club.
"You really have to fight for your balance," the La Crescenta resident...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 6:37 AM
The second of two people charged in connection with a March 2010 purse-snatching incident that left the victim with a broken hip has pleaded guilty to unarmed robbery.
Ashley Chere Wise, 23, of Charlevoix pleaded guilty to the charge on Jan. 21. The...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 3:20 PM
At Wichita Presbyterian Manor, it's a snow day, although not for the people who work here.
"The roads are still not clear, and it is still really cold," said Amy Watson, Senior Living Counselor.
The day off is for the people who live here.
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:23 PM
About 20,000 homes and businesses served by Commonwealth Edison Co. were without power this afternoon in the wake of severe thunderstorms that pelted the Chicago area with golf ball-size hailstones, disrupted Metra service for hours in the far northern...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:18 PM
A badly injured rottweiler puppy gets a second chance at life thanks to members of a Blacksburg gym and the dog's new family.
Macy Mae was hit by a car last week.
She has multiple hip fractures and might not be alive if it wern't for Andy and...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 12:37 PM
While the name John Gilbert Collison Sr. has been largely forgotten today, his invention of the artificial steel hip ball more than 60 years ago has given him orthopedic immortality.
His invention, manufactured in Baltimore in his Falls Road facility,...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 10:51 AM
Charlevoix Middle School principal Travis Garrett and social studies teacher Bryan Hawkins are on a mission to make Bridge Street safer for students to cross as they walk to and from school.
At the Charlevoix Public Schools Board of Education's regular...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:06 AM
What started out as an response to a medical emergency soon unraveled into a full blown animal rescue after authorities uncovered over 50 cats in a Long Island home.
According to officials, police were called to a home on Gerard Road in Yaphank Tuesday...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 6:47 AM
Angel Heart Home Care recently opened in its new location across from Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey.
Owners and Harbor Springs residents, Margie and Dennis Kelly, transitioned from careers in real estate and the automotive industry,...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Can you wobble your way to buns of steel?
The popularity of "toning" shoes, whose unstable soles require you to work muscles harder to stay balanced, suggests consumers are banking on it.
Sales of toning shoes, which cost from $70 to upwards of $200 and...