Mackenna Steinbrook, student at Unioto, cries after her father, Mack, who was stationed in Afghanistan, surprised the family with an early return during Friday's basketball game at Unioto. "All I asked for Christmas was for my dad back," said Steinbrook. "I even put it on Facebook."
A fan stage dives at the request of Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong during Lollapalooza at Grant Park in Chicago, Ill.
A man pulls his feet up to avoid the water while he rides his bike, Friday, September 30, 2011, on the path between North Ave beach and Oak Street Beach.
Fire fighters begin to extinguish the fire that broke out in a apartment building, October 31, 2012, at 449 Mill Street. The electrical fire destroyed the back side of the two flat, displacing the three families that resided there.
Daughter of Donald Hatfield cries out while being pulled into the family's home after her father was struck and killed by across the street from his home Tuesday on the 14000 block of Highway 772.
Russell Eversole gets pepper sprayed at the Pickaway Ross Technology Center's Annual Basic Chemical Awareness Training. Ed Ryan's Criminal Investigation & Police Science students volunteered to be pepper sprayed and then go through a two station test which ended with them decontaminating. The Basic Chemical Awareness Training, which has been going on for 15 years, consists of classroom lectures about proper use of chemical agents, consequences of improper use and then decontamination. The training gets the students certified to use pepper spray and mace and other chemical agents as well as gets them credits for their classes.
Firefighter, Michael Hawkins, walks away after extinguishing the flames from the cab of a truck that crashed off Highway 35, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 in Chillicothe, OH. The truck was completely destroyed, but the driver escaped alive and was taken to Adena hospital.
Firefighters work on extinguishing a fire from the west side of a complex on Wednesday at Schooley Station Industrial Park. Over seven crews responded to the fire, which took several hours to extinguish.
Gavin Bell, 5, tries to toss a ping pong ball into a small fish bowl at the Fall Festival of Leaves, October 19,2012, in Bainbridge,. The festival has been around for 43 years and currently hosts amusement rides, carnival foods, a pagent, a 5k walk/run and a parade.
A drag queen rides on the Le Passage float down Halsted Ave during the 41st annual Pride Parade, June 27, 2010, in Chicago, Ill.
(left to right) McKenna Newman, Brooklyn Watts, and Abbey Winegardener pose as real life models in the window of "She Said Yes Bridal and Formal Boutique" on Paint Street during the Holiday Open House, Saturday, November 17, 2012, in downtown Chillicothe.
A protester from Occupy Chicago gets arrested in Grant Park, Saturday, October 22, 2011, in Chicago, Ill. The protesters were trying to spend the night in the park, but the laws in Chicago close the parks at 11 P.M. leaving the protesters to be arrested.
Greg, a resident of Friendly Acres Mobile Home Park in Springfield, IN, throws pieces of an old trailer into a fire. "We try to maintain the best we can. We don't want to just leave these old trailers here."
Ex-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich kisses his wife, Patti, as she cries, during his last press conference, before reporting to prison, outside of his Ravenswood manor, Wednesday March 14, 2012, in Chicago, Ill.
The Honorable Kuninori Matsuda, Consul-General of Japan in Detroit, speaks as a guest of honor at a luncheon conducted by the Economic Development Alliance of Southern Ohio, Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at the Chillicothe Country Club.
A woman holds a picture of a family member lost to violence in the city of Chicago during the candlelight vigil portion of "Urban Dolorosa" outside of St. Sabina church, November 1, 2011 in Chicago, Ill. Urban Dolorosa is a multimedia and multidisciplinary effort that pays respects and brings awareness to the over 260 Chicago Public School students that were killed between 2008 and 201l school years.
Naperville Center goalie Mike Pavilga sits inside the net after giving up a goal in the second half during the Naperville Central versus Fremd during the IHSA State Finals in Boys Soccer, Friday, November 4, 2011 at Lincoln Way North High School.
Tennessee's Lady Vols grab a rebound over the DePaul Blue Demons during the second round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Playoffs, March 19, 2012 at the Allstate Arena. Tennessee dominated DePaul with their rebounding performance.
Westfall's Hannah Wallace tries to block a shot during the game against v Cincinnati Archbishop McNicholas during the D2 Semifinals Wednesday at Wilmington High School.
Westfall's Trent Williamson tries to deliver a pass over Milton-Union's defense during the game Friday at Westfall.
DePaul Blue Demons' Brandon Young tries to save a loose ball from going out of bounds during a game against Western Carolina.