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  • Boston Marathon trial retraces the footsteps of bomber brothers

    Using surveillance videos and photos, prosecutors in the Boston Marathon trial played an FBI montage Monday that traced the footsteps of the Tsarnaev brothers moving through cheering crowds, then detonating two pressure-cooker bombs in one of the worst...
  • FBI agent: Tsarnaev's computer contained extremist materials

    FBI agent: Tsarnaev's computer contained extremist materials
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had a variety of extremist materials on his computer, including an issue of the al-Qaida magazine Inspire with an article entitled "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom," an FBI agent testified Thursday....
  • Friend says he gave Boston Marathon bomber a handgun

    Friend says he gave Boston Marathon bomber a handgun
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev borrowed a gun two months before the 2013 attack and "kept coming up with excuses" for not returning it, a close friend testified Tuesday. Prosecutors have identified the Ruger handgun as the gun used by Tsarnaev...
  • Police describe Boston bombing suspects' violent escape attempt

    Police describe Boston bombing suspects' violent escape attempt
    Three police officers on Monday described an onslaught of gunfire and bombs thrown during a violent confrontation with the Boston Marathon bombers days after the deadly attack and one suspect's furious escape in a stolen car that ended with him dragging...
  • Avon Business Hosts Fundraiser For Cancer Research

    Avon Business Hosts Fundraiser For Cancer Research
    AVON — An event to raise money for cancer research and treatment will be on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Work In Progress, an exercise gym that recently opened in town The fundraiser is being held by Tracy Saperstein of Simsbury and she will be...
  • Carjacking victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers

    Carjacking victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers
    A carjacking victim on Thursday described his harrowing ride at gunpoint with the Boston Marathon bombers three days after the attack and the moment he made the terrifying decision to bolt from the car. Dun Meng, a Chinese national who moved to the U.S....
  • Jury in Boston bombing trial sees photos of writing in boat

    Jury in Boston bombing trial sees photos of writing in boat
    Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Tuesday saw photographs of a blood-stained, hand-scrawled note speckled with bullet holes inside the boat he was captured in days after the deadly 2013 attack. Prosecutors consider the...
  • Kenyan marathon star Rita Jeptoo receives two-year ban for doping

    Kenyan marathon star Rita Jeptoo receives two-year ban for doping
    Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has been banned for two years after testing positive for the blood booster EPO, Athletics Kenya announced Friday. A Sept. 25 out-of-competition blood test revealed traces of the banned substance. Jeptoo went on to win the...
  • Countdown to Naperville marathon begins with Feb. 28 registration

    Countdown to Naperville marathon begins with Feb. 28 registration
    The calendar says the final weeks of winter are still a month away, which makes the idea of running a marathon some pretty impressive forward thinking. But organizers of the 2015 Naperville race, recently renamed the "Heathy Driven Naperville Marathon"...
  • Nancy Krupienski: Nurse, mom and volunteer

    Nancy Krupienski: Nurse, mom and volunteer
    Nancy Krupienski is a night shift nurse at Vernon Manor, who has previously worked as a visiting nurse, an OB-GYN nurse at Manchester Memorial Hospital and a medical-surgical nurse at Rockville General Hospital. While some question why she picked the...
  • America's future

    Public schools sure are a lot better now that we have Common Core! I'm glad our next generation is de-emphasizing mundane topics like math, science, reading, and writing to focus on the truly important topics, like oppression by race. Now they teach...