Prize Winning Writer/Actor Sam Shepard Dead at 73Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author, has died.
Man Who Inspired Ice Bucket Challenge Is Back In HospitalThe Man Who Inspired The Ice Bucket Challenge Is Back In The Hospital.
Mansfield High School Raising Money For ALS PatientTonight, you can help a North Texas school raise money for a special family. Mansfield High School has been raising money all week for ALS sufferer Michael Romero -- the father of one of the students.
NCAA Honoring Man Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeThe NCAA is honoring the former Boston College baseball captain who inspired the ice bucket challenge that raised millions of dollars for Lou Gehrig's disease research.
Kevin Turner, Lead NFL Concussion Suit Plaintiff, Had CTE Before DeathResearchers say they have found a traumatic brain disease in former Eagles and Patriots fullback Kevin Turner, who was the lead plaintiff in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL.
Technology Gives Unique Voices To Those Who Can't SpeakSpeech synthesis technology has been around for decades, but as devices shrink in size, efforts to customize them are expanding.
Texas ALS Patient Wants 'Ice Bucket' $ To Go To ResearchMarcie Gibson is completely paralyzed by ALS and lies in her wheelchair, with a specialized computer in front of her. She wants the ALS Association to spend the more than $100 million recently raised solely on research.
ALS Patient From North Texas Takes Ice Bucket ChallengeYou've probably seen the videos of athletes, movie stars, and just plain folk dumping buckets of ice cold water over their heads. Perhaps the most memorable is of a Rockwall native, who has been an ALS patient for 12 years.
Judge Again Rejects Deal In NFL Concussion Cases A federal judge in Philadelphia has again declined to approve deals for some of the retired players suing the NFL over concussions.
Lawyers Detail $765M Plan For NFL ConcussionsUnder the formula, men under 45 would get the most money because of their lifetime needs. The money decreases with age and the severity of the cognitive problem.
Former Players Have Mixed Emotions On NFL Concussion SettlementSome former players and others think the league is getting off cheap in its tentative settlement with victims of concussion-related brain injuries.
North Texas Firefighter Loses Battle With Lou Gehrig's DiseaseA little more than two years after a freak accident led to the discovery and diagnosis of Lou Gehrig's disease, a North Texas firefighter and paramedic has died. On January 16, 2013, Mansfield first responder Jarrod Brodnax lost his battle with ALS.