getty images: The Ice Bucket Challenge of two summers ago did more than deliver a chilly thrill to millions of people. The money it raised has led to an important breakthrough in ALS research. Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have discovered a new gene that’s responsible for the disease. Genetic testing in over […]


After the success of the Ice Bucket Challenge, a swarm of new internet challenges emerged such as the #EBTongueTwister (raising awareness for the Sohana Research…

Charges have now been filed against five teenagers accused of an ice bucket challenge prank. Three have been asked to turn themselves into the police station. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty announced Tuesday afternoon that three teens are charged with two counts delinquency, assault and disorderly conduct. The other two teens face charges of […]

  Bay Village Police have identified five male suspects ages 14-17 believed to be responsible for dumping a bucket of urine and spit on a teen with special needs after tricking him into a fake ice bucket challenge. Over the weekend, comedian Drew Carey and other celebrities offered to donate $10,000 to help police find […]

Roland Martin and this week’s “Wildin’ Out Wednesday” comedians panel joke about Gabrielle Union’s ALS ice bucket challenge video on “NewsOne Now.” The panel also…

  While millions have jumped on board in support of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, some complain that it is a waste of water and that “more important things” need our attention. But Grammy-nominated solo recording artist Erica Campbell, 42, recently accepted the icy dare and defended her choice to do so. “I wanted you […]

 These days, everybody seems to be dousing themselves with buckets of ice water to raise money for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. But if you, like Grammy® winner Mandisa Hundley, are a bit too chicken to join in the icy fun and want to help (while staying warm and dry), […]

  The ice bucket stops with Obama. Instead of pouring cold water over his head, President Barack Obama has poured it on the idea of becoming the highest-profile participant of the ice bucket challenge, a dare sweeping the nation that has raised nearly $42 million to support research into Lou Gehrig’s disease. The disease, also […]

  I’ve been a baritone most of my life but today I hit a very HIGH NOTE!!! This was NOT a good idea!! But it is a great cause!! #alsicebucketchallenge @edeweysmith@sherylunderwood @joelosteen You have been challenged!!!!   Pastor E Dewey Smith: @bishopjakes I ACCEPT YOUR CHALLENGE!!!!!! #icebucketchallenge source:      

  Cedar Point employees accepted the #IceBucketChallenge Wednesday in true amusement park style. The park was challenged by their sister park in Cincinnati, Kings Island. Watch the video to see how they took the challenge to the next level and to find out who they challenged. source:

  The Ice Bucket Challenge, raising money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or “Lou Gehrig’s disease,” has become a social media sensation. Donations to the ALS Association are literally pouring in and reached an all-time high of $13.3 million dollars as of Sunday, thanks in large part to celebrities like […]