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  • Local runners plan return to Boston Marathon after bombings

    Local runners plan return to Boston Marathon after bombings
    The Boston Marathon finish line has eluded JoAnn Cassell twice. But not this time, she says. She plans to kiss the ground this year when her shoes finally meet the pavement at the end of the race. And then, she'll put a flower down at the spot where a...
  • Judge rules North Dakota's ban on abortions after 6 weeks unconstitutional

    North Dakota’s law banning abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, striking down what critics had called the nation’s most extreme limit on the procedure. The law, which was approved last...
  • Northbrook, Glenview runners returning to Boston Marathon

    Northbrook, Glenview runners returning to Boston Marathon
    Several Chicago-area runners plan to head back to the Boston Marathon this year to participate in the event – a choice they say they made both to support the city and to remember those who were affected by the bombings at the sporting event on April...
  • La Grange woman returning to Boston marathon with 'complete faith'

    La Grange woman returning to Boston  marathon with 'complete faith'
    Maria Schreiber decided to run in the 2014 Boston Marathon just a few hours after hearing the explosions near the finish line of last year's race and watching gray smoke fill the streets. After calling her husband and texting her father — "bomb...
  • Vernon Hills trustee remembers running in last year's Boston Marathon

    Vernon Hills trustee remembers running in last year's Boston Marathon
    Michael Marquardt said while last year's Boston Marathon was neither his first race nor his last, it likely will go down as the most memorable. Marquardt, a Vernon Hills trustee, had just made it back to hotel after finishing his fourth 26.2-mile trip...
  • Naperville runners returning to Boston Marathon

     Naperville runners returning to Boston Marathon
    Whether seeking closure or out of defiance or gratitude, Naperville runners have personal reasons for returning to the Boston Marathon on Monday after being stopped short of the finish line by last year's bombing. Four recently spoke about security and...
  • Highland Park runners returning to Boston Marathon

    Highland Park runners returning to Boston Marathon
    News footage of the fateful day shows Volker Fischer coasting into the finish of the 2013 Boston Marathon, wearing black shirt and shorts, tall black socks and black sunglasses, bib number 19793. As the 61-year-old Highland Park resident crosses the...
  • Suburban runners returning to Boston Marathon

    Suburban runners returning to Boston Marathon
    They weren't supposed to go to Boston this year. Ron and Luni Tiongson already had completed that city's grueling, 26.2-mile marathon in each of the last two years. "Three years in a row -- we wanted to give ourselves a break," said Luni Tiongson, 40....
  • South suburban runners ready for return to Boston

    South suburban runners ready for return to Boston
    On April 15, 2013, four south suburban runners, friends and training partners, started running toward Boylston Street, the finish line of the Boston Marathon. They stopped just half a mile short of their goal, after two bombings near the finish line...
  • Texas doctors say hospital revoked their privileges over abortions

    Two Texas doctors who had been performing abortions for more than three decades lost their legal ability to do so at the end of March when their new hospital revoked their privileges. This week, a judge temporarily reinstated their positions. But the...
  • MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized

    MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized
    In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the...