For one Idaho father, being an organ transplant match meant being able to save his young daughter's life.
At age 100, self-taught pianist Rosalind Gardner is still entertaining all those who stop to listen.
Cohutta, Ga., native Mallary Hope wrote the song chosen as NBC's Olympics theme for the 2014 Winter Games.
There's another local bobsledder who was poised to make the Olympics as well ... until a major injury derailed her chances.
For Army Capt. Robert Abrams, after a year of dedication to country, he can now give way to devotion to family.
This year about 80 polar bears made the New Year's day plunge into Lake Lanier.
2013 was filled with memorable stories. Here's a look at the top 13 most viewed stories on 11Alive.com this year.
A 10-year-old boy bounced back from a stroke to become a rock climber, thanks to a program called Catalyst Sports.
Saydee Najarro has never liked sitting on the sidelines. That attitude ultimately drew to her to what is now her favorite sport: softball.
For 75 years, metro Atlantans have come to the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University for the prevention and treatment of cancer.
All over metro Atlanta kids woke up Christmas morning, their faces beaming to see the presents under the tree. But Dylan Rosier found his Christmas present outside, scattered all across the lawn and he wouldn't have it any other way.
The voices of the Atlanta Homeward Men's Choir isn't what inspires audiences. It's the journey they took to get to the stage. Each of the seven men are currently homeless.
He's officially a Covington Police officer. This weekend, he'll lead the Christmas parade. But, Morgan Steward has bigger dreams. He's been memorizing the Miranda warning, desperately wants to write a ticket, and has a speech to deliver.
At Atlanta's airport, even those who have had a tough year find comfort and strength in the simple gifts of reunion and gratitude.
Students at Lakeside High School decided to make homecoming special for the most memorable kid in their class.
No minds were changed as the NFL and its chief critic of the Washington pro football club's team name met for about an hour Wednesday afternoon.
The haunted house, designed for visually impaired children, let them experience, with delight, the gift of fright.
The "Phenomenal Falcons" are wrapping up their first season with crowds cheering for them.
Tripp Halstead had another surgery Tuesday, almost a year after getting injured from a falling tree limb.
Several years ago a non-profit called Honor Flight began a program that offered free trips for World War II veterans to visit their memorial at the nation's capital.
There is an artist in Atlanta who will not say his name and rarely shows his face. He shows pride for his city in a quiet way. Quiet ... as a cat.
Atlantan and scuba diver Brian Tovin found a college ring on the bottom of a South Carolina river. He was determined to find the owner, and he did. Just in time.
Mathew Majka was the first room the new non-profit Sunshine on a Ranney Day dared to tackle last July. He is also now the first recipient to die of their illness.
Columbus recently played host to an international tournament in which every player was deeply visually impaired, if not blind.
Hollywood paid a visit to Tripp Halstead, as Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore took time out of a movie shoot to visit with Tripp.
On a sunny Saturday in July, Rachel Wolf was preparing for the day she always dreamed of, complete with wedding gown, makeup, and guests.
No matter how evolved we'd like to believe we are, we have preconceived ideas of one another. Take for instance, Travis Pratt, a 32 year old man from Tifton, Georgia.
Our local friend Norman the Scooter Dog has done it - he broke the world record.
She is one of the most famous names in U.S. track and field. Now Lolo Jones will be going on a date with a Georgia State college student ... who asked her out on Twitter.