Northwestern Grad Continues Mission To Raise $1 Million For Lurie Children's Hospital With Mt. Everest ClimbA Northwestern graduate set to start climbing Mount Everest next month stopped by Lurie Children's hospital to talk with some of the kids he's dedicating his climb to.
Brain Tumor Survivor Embraces Chicago's Deep Freeze To Help Train For Mount EverestThe weather on Mount Everest has been similar to Chicago during our record cold snap. That inspired one man’s trip to Oak Street Beach, as he prepares to climb the world’s highest summit.
Sherpas Set New Records For Scaling Mount EverestA pair of sherpas set new records today for most climbs of the world's tallest mountain.
Separated In Nepal, Tinley Park Brother And Sister Reunite After Deadly QuakeRob Besecker and Chris Griffin were in Nepal together on a mountain trek, until altitude sickness forced their separation. Then, the earthquake hit. They shared their stories of survival with CBS 2's Dana Kozlov.
Chicago Woman Eager For Son To Return From Mt. Everest Climb Chicago woman whose son survived the earthquake and avalanche in Nepal, says she can't wait for him to come home, but, WBBM's Regine Schlesinger reports it looks as though that could take some time.
Doctor Who Trained In Chicago Among Nepal Earthquake VictimsA doctor and former Malcolm X College student was among a group of climbers killed on Mt. Everest when a massive earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche on Saturday.
Chicago Area Nepalis Set Up Fund To Help Quake Victims In HomelandLeaders of Chicago's Nepalese community are mobilizing to send help back to their homeland, after more than 3,500 people died in a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
Gay Chicago Man To Scale Mt. Everest For Same-Sex MarriageA gay Chicagoan plans to take his fight to legalize same-sex marriage to new heights.