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Princesses visit girl battling leukemia

Princesses visit girl battling leukemia

Four-year-old MaKayla Delaosa of Chicago is fighting leukemia and has one wish - to visit with the princesses at Disney World. Thanks to Kate-Lynn Edwards and her Schererville company, the princesses came to MaKayla.

October 23, 2013 5:39 pm
T.F. South golfer Josh Crosby

T.F. South golfer Josh Crosby

Golfer talks about overcoming leukemia.

September 25, 2013 6:00 pm
Zane's crew

Zane's crew

Griffith High School found out Thursday one of their students, junior Zane Fassoth, has been diagnosed with leukemia. In support of Fassoth, members of the student body — all wearing orange — gathered in the gym for a photo for the yearbook taken by senior Stacy Weber.

April 18, 2013 3:52 pm
Sister turns twice to twin for life-saving donation

Sister turns twice to twin for life-saving donation

LAKE STATION | When identical twins Allison Pitman and Amanda Taylor were toddlers, Pitman would help Taylor climb into Pitman's crib so the two could sleep side by side.

March 28, 2013 10:10 pm
Interim coach Bruce Arians has Colts clicking

Interim coach Bruce Arians has Colts clicking

INDIANAPOLIS | Bruce Arians feels like he's living out a fantasy.

December 15, 2012 6:30 pm

Benefit set to help former bar owner

SOUTH HAVEN | Two months after Becky Wilkie closed her business, she and her family were hit with some devastating news.

October 15, 2012 12:00 am
Colts' Arians ready to step in for ill Pagano

Colts' Arians ready to step in for ill Pagano

INDIANAPOLIS | Bruce Arians always wanted to coach his own NFL team.

October 02, 2012 10:00 pm
Making Christopher's dream come true

Making Christopher's dream come true

The Northwest Indiana chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors is paying for Christopher Bartlett, 8, and his family to go to Yellowstone National Park. Christopher contracted leukemia and has been undergoing treatments.

June 21, 2012 4:10 pm
Making Christopher's dream come true

Making Christopher's dream come true

Christopher Bartlett, 8, reads a book about Yellowstone National Park given to him Thursday by the Northwest Indiana chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors at a luncheon in Merrillville. The chapter is paying for Christopher and his family to go to Yellowston…

June 21, 2012 4:10 pm
Hobart 8-year-old gets help with cancer battle from local hair salon

Hobart 8-year-old gets help with cancer battle from local hair salon

Hobart resident Mathew Cherven, 8, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in April. Mathew's cancer is in remission, but he will undergo treatment for at least an additional 2 1/2 years, said his mother, Irene Cherven.

February 20, 2012 4:35 pm
Hobart 8-year-old gets help with cancer battle from local hair salon

Hobart 8-year-old gets help with cancer battle from local hair salon

Mathew Cherven, 8, poses with his father, Scott, mother, Irene, and sister, Hannah, at their home Monday in Hobart.

February 20, 2012 4:35 pm
Hobart 8-year-old gets help with cancer battle from local hair salon

Hobart 8-year-old gets help with cancer battle from local hair salon

Mathew Cherven, 8, works on homework Monday in his bedroom in his Hobart home. Mathew has acute lymphoblastic leukemia and attends school on an irregular basis when he is able.

February 20, 2012 4:35 pm
Hobart 8-year-old gets help with cancer battle from local hair salon

Hobart 8-year-old gets help with cancer battle from local hair salon

Mathew Cherven, 8, of Hobart, looks at his Beads of Courage that are added every time his has a hospital procedure related to his acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Hair Cuttery in Hobart is hosting a "cutathon" March 4 to raise money for Mathew.

February 20, 2012 4:35 pm
Hobart 8-year-old gets help with cancer battle from local hair salon

Hobart 8-year-old gets help with cancer battle from local hair salon

Mathew Cherven, 8, leans against his father, Scott, on Monday at their home in Hobart.

February 20, 2012 4:35 pm

March 4 haircuts are fundraiser to benefit boy with leukemia

HOBART | Hobart Haircuttery, 1617 E. 37th Ave., will hold a "cutathon" fundraiser starting at 6 p.m. on March 4.

February 20, 2012 12:00 am
VIDEO: Students raise money for classmate

VIDEO: Students raise money for classmate

Students at Jones Elementary in Portage helped raise money for a classmate battling leukemia.

January 31, 2012 12:43 pm
L.C.'s Egebrecht combats leukemia to continue swimming

L.C.'s Egebrecht combats leukemia to continue swimming

With trembling hands, a numb mind and sadness in his soul, Ronnye Beamon approached the twisted steel and broken glass. Senior Jonathon Bock sat stunned in his 2005 black Toyota Corolla. Driving home from the Warriors practice and team dinner, a car blew through a stop sign on Columbia Avenu…

January 12, 2012 11:45 pm Photos

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L.C.'s Egebrecht combats leukemia to continue swimming

L.C.'s Egebrecht combats leukemia to continue swimming

Lake Central's Brandon Egebrecht was diagnosed with leukemia in April and survived the life-threatening cancer -- which is, for now, in remission. He's already back in the pool and on his school's swim team.

January 11, 2012 4:40 pm
L.C.'s Egebrecht combats leukemia to continue swimming

L.C.'s Egebrecht combats leukemia to continue swimming

Lake Central's Brandon Egebrecht was diagnosed with leukemia over the summer and went through intense chemotherapy. At one point, several of his organs were shutting down as he was hospitalized.

January 11, 2012 4:40 pm
L.C.'s Egebrecht combats leukemia to continue swimming

L.C.'s Egebrecht combats leukemia to continue swimming

Lake Central's Brandon Egebrecht was diagnosed with leukemia in April and went through intense chemotherapy. At one point, doctors said he may have only a week to live. He's already back in the pool and on his school's swim team.

January 11, 2012 4:40 pm
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