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  • North Shore runners returning to Boston Marathon

    North Shore runners returning to Boston Marathon
    In the wake of the bombings at last year's Boston Marathon, Julie Pfeffer of Highland Park remained determined to return in 2014 to show her support for those who were hurt or killed in the attack. But when her niece, Lexie Kamerman, 27, was killed in a...
  • Vernon Hills trustee remembers running in last year's Boston Marathon

    Vernon Hills trustee remembers running in last year's Boston Marathon
    Michael Marquardt said while last year's Boston Marathon was neither his first race nor his last, it likely will go down as the most memorable. Marquardt, a Vernon Hills trustee, had just made it back to hotel after finishing his fourth 26.2-mile trip...
  • Oak Park woman determined to finish marathon this time

    Oak Park woman determined to finish marathon this time
    Sarah Buerger was only a half-mile from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon when everyone stopped. She was carrying a phone and after a few minutes of confusion she started getting a stream of texts asking if she was OK. She soon heard rumors of...
  • Highland Park runners returning to Boston Marathon

    Highland Park runners returning to Boston Marathon
    News footage of the fateful day shows Volker Fischer coasting into the finish of the 2013 Boston Marathon, wearing black shirt and shorts, tall black socks and black sunglasses, bib number 19793. As the 61-year-old Highland Park resident crosses the...
  • La Grange woman returning to Boston marathon with 'complete faith'

    La Grange woman returning to Boston  marathon with 'complete faith'
    Maria Schreiber decided to run in the 2014 Boston Marathon just a few hours after hearing the explosions near the finish line of last year's race and watching gray smoke fill the streets. After calling her husband and texting her father — "bomb...
  • Astronaut's epic selfie and the best and worst selfies of the Internet

    Astronaut's epic selfie and the best and worst selfies of the Internet
    Love them or hate them, it seems that selfies aren't going anywhere.  Taking out your phone to take a picture of yourself during a life milestone (if you count standing half naked in front of your bathroom mirror a life milestone) has become second...
  • Suspect in planting of hoax bomb at Boston Marathon route due in court

    A 25-year-old man who describes himself as a performance artist will be arraigned Wednesday on charges in connection with a hoax bomb placed at the site where two bombs exploded last year at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and...
  • Field of competitors for California Chrome in 139th Preakness starting to emerge

    Field of competitors for California Chrome in 139th Preakness starting to emerge
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Art Sherman reached the barn at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day after the Kentucky Derby, he found his star pupil still slumbering. “I didn’t want to wake him up,” he said of California Chrome, the newly garlanded...
  • Lionsgate Takes on Tale of Boston Marathon Survivor Jeff Bauman (EXCLUSIVE)

    Lionsgate has launched development of "Stronger," the story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs in the attack. The project has been set up with Mandeville Films principals Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman along with Scott...
  • Closing arguments set in trial of accused Boston bomber's friend

    Closing arguments set in trial of accused Boston bomber's friend
    The trial of the first of three friends of the accused Boston Marathon bomber who prosecutors say removed items from the suspect's dorm room as police were conducting a manhunt is set to wrap up with closing arguments on Wednesday. U.S. prosecutors...
  • At 100,000 and counting, Volusia runner puts 'miles' in milestone | Video

    At 100,000 and counting, Volusia runner puts 'miles' in milestone | Video
    After 40 years, the words still sting — and motivate. "I was told I never would have the leg speed to run on the collegiate level, to run in marathons and to be successful," Sue O'Malley's high-school track coach in Stroudsburg, Pa., told her....