| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Reigning women's open champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya and reigning women's wheelchair champion Tatyana McFadden of Champaign are to defend their titles in the Oct. 12 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials will announce Wednesday.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Those eyes! Those cheekbones! Those full lips, looking so sad!
Sorry, ladies, but Jeremy Meeks is not available. Not just because he’s married but because he’s locked up in jail facing felony weapons charges, and that means he may be heading...
| 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....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:41 PM
The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attacks on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has revived an old (and tedious) debate: Are figures such as Abu Khatallah “unlawful enemy combatants” or criminals?
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The lawyer for a man charged with obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing denied on Monday that his client removed a laptop and backpack containing fireworks from the bombing suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly attack....
| 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 9, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Blake Broadhurst used to run around and play in his Orwigsburg community just like any other 13-year-old. But he suddenly found out he was not like other 13-year-olds.
"I was playing football and tackled someone and my nose started bleeding," he...
| 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
| 7:09 PM
Roger Robinson raced cross country for 30 years at the elite masters levels as few others have, garnering masters world championships in both cross country and road races, as well as setting masters records in marathon races in Boston, New York and...
| 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...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Three friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be tried separately, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday, while rejecting a defense bid to move the proceedings out of Massachusetts.
U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock in Boston...