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  • Local runners plan return to Boston Marathon after bombings

    Local runners plan return to Boston Marathon after bombings
    The Boston Marathon finish line has eluded JoAnn Cassell twice. But not this time, she says. She plans to kiss the ground this year when her shoes finally meet the pavement at the end of the race. And then, she'll put a flower down at the spot where a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]

    A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]
    In a 12-second period one year ago today, two homemade explosive devices tore holes in what had been a perfect spring day in Boston. Thousands had lined up along Boylston Street for the 117th Boston Marathon. Nearly 27,000 runners ages 18 to over 80,...
  • The boundaries of Boston Strong

    The 118th Boston Marathon, next week, will actually be the first of its kind — the first running of the iconic American foot race after two bombers killed three people, injured 263 (many horribly) and shook the nation a year ago Tuesday. A race...
  • Few details released in fatal FBI shooting in Owings Mills

    Few details released in fatal FBI shooting in Owings Mills
    The FBI said Saturday three of its special agents were working with other law enforcement on a drug investigation when agents fatally shot a man Friday in Owings Mills, but declined to release key details about the circumstances of the incident. In a...
  • At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality

    At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality
    BOSTON — On an April morning a year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon finish line, there's little sign that destruction once visited Boylston Street. Bleary-eyed students and hard-hatted construction workers wait at...
  • Naperville runners returning to Boston Marathon

     Naperville runners returning to Boston Marathon
    Whether seeking closure or out of defiance or gratitude, Naperville runners have personal reasons for returning to the Boston Marathon on Monday after being stopped short of the finish line by last year's bombing. Four recently spoke about security and...
  • FBI agent cleared in death of Boston bombing suspect's friend

    FBI agent cleared in death of Boston bombing suspect's friend
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The FBI special agent who shot and killed a friend of one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers was cleared Tuesday of any criminal wrongdoing after he told investigators he feared for his life when Ibragim Todashev hit him in the head...
  • On The Fly: Gomes Buys Teammates Patriotic Blazers

    Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes bought his teammates some patriotic wear — red, white and blue flag-inspired blazers — and he got one for President Barack Obama, too. The world champions will visit the White House Tuesday. The jackets were made...
  • Richard P. Healy, environmental engineer

    Richard P. Healy, environmental engineer
    Richard P. Healy, an environmental engineer whose career with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spanned more than three decades, died Saturday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The longtime Hamilton...