| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:52 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:57 PM
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...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:07 AM
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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:27 AM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Feb 8, 2014
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...
| Feb 9, 2014
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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:14 AM
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....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:41 AM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:31 AM
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,...