| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:27 PM
In hockey the term "policing the game" usually refers to an enforcer who protects a younger or smaller teammate, but it takes on a whole new meaning during the Orland Park and Oak Lawn charity hockey game.
Police and fire departments in the two...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:05 AM
A five-kilometer walk and run event organized by the Special Olympics of Maryland will close one of two northbound bores of the Fort McHenry Tunnel over the weekend, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
The righthand bore, Bore 4, will be...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Two former Penn State football players have developed a plaque commemorating Joe Paterno's final words to the team and are selling it as part of a charitable enterprise. Image from paternoplaques.com Andrew Pitz and Evan Lewis, both of whom went......
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Jack in the Park an Oct. 5 event in Winter Park's Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center is a culinary event that benefits Special Olympics Florida athletes. The evening mixes food from 17 Central Florida restaurants with libations, music, raffles, auctions and...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals.
At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The 94-year-old owner shook hands from his wheelchair in the winner's circle at Laurel Park, pleased with his horse's performance. Arnold "Arnie" Heft had just watched Eighttofasttocatch win the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic.
"Racing has been...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:43 AM
St. Cloud Capt. Boyd Graham, a military veteran and longtime law-enforcement officer, lost his battle against liver cancer Friday morning.
Graham, 47, was diagnosed with Stage 4 liver cancer in March and retired August 7 because of his illness....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Kansas State's Collin Klein was awarded for one of the greatest seasons in Wildcat history Thursday as the record-setting quarterback was named the Big 12 Athlete of the Year Thursday, the conference office has announced.
Klein ended his career as the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:21 PM
GOSHEN – It's mid July, and in our area, that means one thing – the Elkhart County 4-H Fair!
WSBT stopped at the fairgrounds on Monday, and we weren't the only ones.
Thousands flocked to Goshen for the fair events, and it was a special day...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:53 AM
For a developmentally disabled man of 55, Bobby Stout lived the good life.
He had two jobs: one cleaning and another washing dishes at a neighborhood tavern. He played in Special Olympics in three sports year-round. He lived independently in an...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:19 PM
It had been just two hours since Damond Williams Sr. heard from his 16-year-old daughter, and he knew something was wrong. The girl was a homebody, a standout student. She was rarely out after dark.
Diamond Williams' family launched a search of their...