| Jun 18, 2015
| 9:34 AM
Judy Blume, the beloved best-selling author, will appear Friday, June 26, at 7 p.m. with Carole Baron to discuss Blume's new adult novel, "In The Unlikely Event" (Knopf, $27.95) at First Congregational Church, 26 Meeting House Lane, Madison.
Blume has a...
| Jun 23, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will get a chance to break his long silence when a judge formally imposes the death sentence recommended by a jury.
Tsarnaev's sentencing hearing is scheduled for Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Boston....
| Jun 22, 2015
| 3:51 PM
Running is an important part of life for Vince Santucci.
The Chicagoan has participated in 42 marathons and more than 100 5Ks and half marathons. He also coaches cross-country at his daughter's school.
So for him, participating in the River Grove...
| Jun 20, 2015
| 4:28 PM
NEW YORK — When David Vogel first came to watch the Yankees play, he was nearly 500 feet from home plate. It was from out in the distant bleachers in the original Yankee Stadium that Vogel saw Joe DiMaggio play as a rookie in 1936 and listened as...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 5:32 AM
A Boston woman charged with scamming the charity set up for survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and fraudulently receiving benefits from other organizations will likely face trial in February.
WFXT-TV (http://bit.ly/1Ch2bjK ) reports that...
| Jun 19, 2015
A man who had dinner with the Boston Marathon bombers hours after the 2013 attack was sentenced Thursday to 2½ years in prison for misleading investigators by failing to disclose his contact with the brothers in the days after the bombings and deleting...
| Jun 17, 2015
| 4:10 PM
A 21-year-old man attacked an FBI agent with a kitchen knife while he was being arrested for his alleged role in a plot to detonate a bomb in New York City on behalf of Islamic State, according to court filings made public Wednesday.
| Jun 17, 2015
| 4:00 AM
By now, you know the Orioles hit a modern-franchise-record eight homers Tuesday night in a 19-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. They had hit seven on three previous occasions. The last team to hit eight bombs in one game was the Boston Red Sox...
| Jun 14, 2015
| 11:30 AM
A friend who had dinner with the Boston Marathon bombers hours after the attack is to be sentenced this week for misleading investigators.
Khairullozhon Matanov (hy-ROO'-luh-zhahn MAH'-tuh-nahf) was a friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev and an acquaintance of...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 1:59 PM
The hill on Gallows Lane that starts after the 6-mile mark of Sunday's Litchfield Hills 7-mile Road Race may not be the longest in a Connecticut road race (the hardest part of the hill is about 3/10ths of a mile). It may not even be the steepest, although...
| May 27, 2015
| 7:40 PM
Defense attorneys for six police officers facing criminal charges in the Freddie Gray case are seeking to have the case tried elsewhere in Maryland, saying their clients can't get a "fair and impartial trial" in Baltimore.
In an 85-page document filed...