| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:29 AM
He may not have composed more than 1,100 musical works, nor has he fathered 20 children. Otherwise, Richard Webster has much in common with Johann Sebastian Bach.
Like the German Baroque master, Webster is an active church musician, choral conductor,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:50 PM
By the time Graham Peck was halfway up Heartbreak Hill during the Boston Marathon, he knew he'd be all right.
The Fells Point resident had gone into Marathon Monday with a goal of finishing the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours and 28 minutes. Peck, running his...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:06 AM
And so it ends, this extraordinary and exasperating, revelatory and redundant, infuriating and ultimately tragic eight-part series "Chicagoland."
For the last two months, CNN has given us our town in mostly unscripted, sometimes contrived and...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:53 AM
BOSTON -- The fire that killed two firefighters as it burned through a brownstone in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood was caused by welders working at the back of a neighboring building, the Boston Fire Department said Friday.
Welders were working...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Eric Dietrich has finished the Boston Marathon and rowed the Charles River.
But the Echo Park resident's favorite event is the popular CicLAvia festival. He's never missed one, pumping his wheelchair with arms through each route.
On Sunday, Dietrich...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 11:26 PM
Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Condolences to the family of Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed late Saturday night when he was hit by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart's car on a dirt track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York. In a gruesome scene captured on a fan's video, Stewart...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:10 PM
As part of its commitment to supporting the development of young female leaders who serve their communities, The Ethel Walker School hosted the Grab the Torch Summer Institute from July 19-26. Eighteen girls ages 14 to 18, including three Walker's...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:58 AM
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...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:14 PM
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....