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  • Local runners to return to finish Boston Marathon

    Local runners to return to finish Boston Marathon
    Jeanne Dolan had four blocks to go before reaching the finish line at her first Boston Marathon last year. Next week, the 57-year old Chicagoan will return to Boston with a family mantra in mind. It is a message her father scrawled on a poster during...
  • Condemned Oklahoma inmates sue: What's in the drug that will kill us?

    Condemned Oklahoma inmates filed a lawsuit this week seeking details about the drugs that will be used to execute them amid a growing national debate about how to deal with the shortage of lethal injection drugs. Oklahoma, Ohio, Missouri and other death...
  • Continued strict prison conditions urged for Boston bombing suspect

    Continued strict prison conditions urged for Boston bombing suspect
    BOSTON -- Despite the presence of an FBI agent in the room, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev made a “statement to his detriment” while his sister was visiting him in prison, federal prosecutors say. Prosecutors revealed the...
  • Can Chicago's finest become TV's next 'Law & Order'-type powerhouse?

    Can Chicago's finest become TV's next 'Law & Order'-type powerhouse?
    It might be premature to compare the “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago PD” franchise with the long-running “Law & Order” franchise, but the similarities are there. Both NBC franchises were created by legendary producer Dick...
  • In the Tsarnaev case, a bum rap against Holder on the death penalty

    Is Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. a coward because he decided to seek the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? That’s the charge leveled by Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen. Noting that Holder is personally...
  • Does the death penalty deter would-be killers?

    The Times' editorial Sunday opposing the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev prompted Robert S. Henry, a retired capital case coordinator with the California attorney general's office, to write a letter defending capital...
  • Letters: Debating the death penalty

    Re "Death penalty in Boston?," Editorial, Feb. 2 Thank you for your clear rationale declaiming the death penalty even for such a horrid crime as targeting innocent runners and spectators at the Boston Marathon. Vengeance is clearly no good reason for...
  • Sophisticated but low-tech power grid attack baffles authorities

    WASHINGTON — They came after midnight, two or more armed individuals so deft that they cut telecommunication cables in an underground vault and outsmarted security cameras and motion sensors at the power substation in a remote corner of Santa...
  • November trial set for Boston bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    The trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on Nov. 3, a federal judge has ruled, a much earlier date than defense attorneys had requested. In a status hearing Wednesday, Judge George O’Toole said the date was fair....
  • Boston Marathon duo Carlos and Jeff to attend State of Union

    Boston Marathon duo Carlos and Jeff to attend State of Union
    A bond that began in the bloody carnage of the Boston Marathon bombings last April will take former South Florida resident Carlos Arredondo and double amputee Jeff Bauman to first lady Michelle Obama's VIP box at President Barack Obama's annual State of...
  • Memories of last year's Boston marathon fresh in minds of local runners

    Memories of last year's Boston marathon fresh in minds of local runners
    St. Charles resident Eugene "JJ" Schmidt remembers how quickly the mood shifted at the Boston Marathon last year when two bombs exploded near the finish line on Boylston Street. The atmosphere at the race village that morning was unlike any other,...