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  • Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photos of victims, defiant Tsarnaev

    Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photos of victims, defiant Tsarnaev
    First, the jury was shown large, vibrant pictures of the four people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. Then prosecutors pulled out the photo they saved for last: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to the security camera in his jail...
  • Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's race

    Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to enjoy it. The 25-year-old Ethiopian broke the tape again on Boylston Street on Monday as the world's most prestigious marathon tried to return to its...
  • Amby Burfoot Recalls A Much Different Boston Marathon

    Amby Burfoot Recalls A Much Different Boston Marathon
    Fifty years ago on a Monday in mid-April, Wesleyan freshman Amby Burfoot decided to leave school for a day and skip track practice without telling his coach or anybody where he was going. It was April 19, 1965. The Beatles had released "Ticket to Ride"...
  • Phil Turner: For me, the Boston marathon is more than a race

    Phil Turner: For me, the Boston marathon is more than a race
    The first time I ran the Boston Marathon I wanted to celebrate getting back in shape after an absence from running. Life was stressful and I let myself slip out of shape. I steadily worked my way back and qualified at the Philadelphia Marathon with a 2:...
  • Kouts' Klockow leads local Marathon runners

    Scott Klockow of Kouts was the first Northwest Indiana runner across the finish line at Monday's Boston Marathon. Klockow, 37, finished 2,826th overall in 3 hours and 56 seconds. Other top local runners included Chesterton's Patrick L. Musgrave, who was...
  • UConn Grad Student Among Boston Marathoners From State

    BOSTON — Two hours after Joe Darda finished his third straight Boston Marathon, he was back on the road, headed to his home in Willimantic. Any type of celebration was going to have to wait. Darda, a graduate student at UConn, had another...
  • On The Fly: A Salty Philly Welcome For Tebow

    On The Fly: A Salty Philly Welcome For Tebow
    How does a city welcome a new quarterback to town? By honoring him with a pretzel, of course. Tim Tebow officially signed with the Eagles Monday, as Chip Kelly decided he needed a backup quarterback who, you know, doesn't throw a football very well. The...
  • The Latest: Wheelchair champ gives wreath to Richards family

    9:00 p.m. Tatyana McFadden has given the gold laurel wreath she won for her third straight women's wheelchair victory at the Boston Marathon to the family of the 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 finish line bombing. McFadden wore a singlet in memory of...
  • Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin

    Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin
    Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are getting ready to hear evidence on what his punishment should be — life in prison or the death penalty — as survivors and victims' families weigh in with their views. The...
  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, April 21, the 111th day of 2015. There are 254 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 21, 1975, with Communist forces closing in, South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu resigned after nearly ten years in...
  • Bombing trial enters penalty phase amid life or death debate

    The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyers bluntly admitted during opening statements that he participated in the deadly 2013 attack. But the outcome of the...