| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:59 PM
South Florida nonprofit JAFCO is building a $12 million center in Sunrise to start offering services for children with autism and other developmental disabilities.
The center is slated to open in October and serve more than 500 families annually....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Caroline Kendall Kortner led a brief and often hellish life.
Born in 1970, Kendall, as she was called, lived out her childhood in the Cos Cob neighborhood of Greenwich. When she was eight, a neighborhood boy began sexually molesting her. Soon after, she...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
It's a sunny morning in Westminster, and the pulleys are squeaking, the weights clinking as a half-dozen members of a small gym give the equipment a workout.
Bouncy music comes though a stereo's speakers. A trainer encourages a client on a treadmill....
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Bonnie Lee worked for 12 years as a health technician for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California, started her own Web services company, and raised two kids as a single mother in Ontario.
Then Bonnie, 51, moved back East to rural Pennsylvania and...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Growing up with a severely disabled brother, Abby Brown felt less like a sister than like a "third parent." Nigel, two years her junior, was born with a rare disease called linear sebaceous nevus syndrome that left him non-verbal and needing assistance to...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:20 PM
By the time people come to see Lisa Walker, they're usually desperate.
These injured athletes, dancers, musicians or office workers are trying to fix what's broken. Some are looking for a way around the limitations caused by a stroke, Parkinson's...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:44 PM
Kelsey Liu said she didn't realize that she and Erik Cerros were about to be surprised on Feb. 26.
They were among 12 seniors vying for two $10,000 scholarships issued by the Toshiba Classic. Liu of University High said she was told that she would...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Two charter schools that are part of the UCP franchise in Orange County are expected to be renewed by the district school board Tuesday night — a move that sets the stage for 15-year contracts with both locations. UCP is considered one of the...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Plano police have issued a missing person report for a man with cerebral palsy who was last seen Friday evening.
Corey M. Cann, 21, was last seen at his home on the 500 block of Hale Street in Plano at 7 p.m. Friday and has not be heard from since,...
| Feb 10, 2013
Chicago's largest donor to local charities also is helping some go out of business.
During the past five years, the Chicago Community Trust has assisted more than 100 nonprofit organizations with costs associated with a closing, merger or...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Thank you, President Pro Tem Dempsey, Speaker Jones, judges of the Missouri Supreme Court, Lieutenant Governor Kinder, state officials, members of the legislature, members of my cabinet, and my fellow Missourians.
This evening it is my pleasure to be...