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Sole Survivor Of Arizona Crash To Join Grandparents In Japan

Nine-year-old Rinka Hirayama, the lone survivor of a fiery car crash last month on a desert highway near the Grand Canyon in Arizona has returned to Vernon Hills, but only for a few weeks. Once her grandparents settle her parents’ affairs, Rinka is expected to return to her native Japan with them.


Here's one senior citizen who ain't letting his grandkids drag him down... (Credit: MATHILDE DE L'ECOTAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Gemini

It’s not that your grandkids don’t love you, Gemini. It’s that they have no need for you anymore. They’re so preoccupied with the Googles and Faceborgs, they don’t need you to teach them the finer points of making pasta, how to build a wicked-sweet bookshelf, or the best rods to use for fly fishing.


Mark Gonka, a lead keeper for the Chicago Zoological Society offers a heart-shaped ice treat to Tapeko, one of Brookfield Zoo’s bottlenose dolphins, for Valentine’s Day... (Credit: Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society)

Best Places To Entertain Grandparents On A Budget In Chicago

Chicago can be a vibrant city for people of all ages. Make sure to make the most of what Chicago has to offer for the older generation by taking advantage of the many discounts and venues that cater towards seniors.


US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas poses on the podium with her gold medal after winning the artistic gymnastics women's individual all-around final at the 02 North Greenwich Arena in London on August 2, 2012 during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Douglas won ahead of Russia's gymnasts Victoria Komova and Aliya Mustafina. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Grandparents Of Gabby Douglas Beaming In Gary, Ind.

Nadean and Theodore Hawkins say Gabby’s star-making performance is the result of the teen’s hard work and confidence.


Mitchell Rust (Photo Credit: Kendall County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Burglarizing Grandparents’ Home

A man who allegedly broke into his grandparents’ home while they were on vacation, has been charged with burglary.



Grandparents Charged In Death Of 5-Month-Old

The grandparents of an infant boy who died at a northwest suburban hospital last week have been charged with felony child endangerment.