: Great Falls


Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 11/05/2013

Great Falls’ Evvie Heilbrunn climbs Himalayas for nine days, can’t quite reach Mount Everest

The Great Falls woman, climbing with Parkinson’s, is forced to turn back by brain swelling.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:01 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evvie Heilbrunn, Great Falls, Mount Everest, Parkinson's disease, Summit 4 Stem Cell

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 10/02/2013

Shannon Christy, kayaker killed at Great Falls, spoke to 60 Minutes Sports two days earlier

The Class V rapids trapped her during a practice run on the Potomac River.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:01 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  60 Minutes Sports, extreme kayaking, Great Falls, Potomac River, Shannon Christy

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Update: Great Falls’s Evvie Heilbrunn finishes training, about to take on Mount Everest

The two-time breast cancer survivor, now battling Parkinson’s disease, is making the climb to raise money for a Parkinson’s cure.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:01 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evvie Heilbrunn, Great Falls, Mount Everest, Parkinson's disease, Summit 4 Stem Cell

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Evvie Heilbrunn of Great Falls battles her newest obstacle: Mount Everest

Climbing the mountain with other Parkinson's patients to raise money for innovative, non-embryonic stem cell research.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:51 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Evvie Heilbrunn, Great Falls, induced pluripotent stem cells, Mount Everest, Parkinson's disease, Scripps Research Institute, Sherrie Gould, stem cell research, wellness

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Kristin Gardner Kelly gets 5 years for embezzling $90K from star DJ Sharam Tayebi

After stealing $237,000 from a Springfield company, the Fairfax woman admitted stealing another $90,000 from the world famous DJ while he dealt with a sick child.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, DJ Sharam, Fairfax County, Great Falls, Judge Bruce White, Kristin Gardner Kelly, Mark Oberndorf