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  • Tale of Verve a Preakness possibility

    Tale of Verve a Preakness possibility
    Trainer Dallas Stewart and owner Charles Fipke's decision on Tale of Verve's status for the 140th Preakness next Saturday at Pimlico Race Course likely will rest on their analysis of last Saturday's Kentucky Derby. "I talked with the owner last night,"...
  • Via officials: Dad behind viral Boston marathon letter accused of cheating in Lehigh Valley qualifier

    Via officials: Dad behind viral Boston marathon letter accused of cheating in Lehigh Valley qualifier
    The organizers of the Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon have asked the governing agency for U.S. track and field sports for help as they investigate cheating allegations against a Montgomery County man who ran in the 2014 race and later became the...
  • What's next in the trial of the Boston Marathon bomber

    The trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is winding down after months of testimony about the deadly 2013 attack. Jurors have seen gruesome autopsy photos of the three people killed in the bombings and heard tearful stories from survivors....
  • Nun of 'Dead Man Walking' fame may testify for Boston bomber

    As lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev make their final push to persuade a jury to spare Tsarnaev's life, they may call to the stand a Roman Catholic nun and death penalty opponent made famous in the 1995 movie "Dead Man Walking."...
  • Woman paralyzed after childbirth awarded $35.4M in lawsuit

    Officials say a Massachusetts woman who became paralyzed following childbirth has been awarded $35.4 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1In4DL7 ) that Andrea Larkin sought treatment for dizziness from Dedham...
  • 2 women charged in NYC bomb plotting case plead not guilty

    Two women arrested last month for plotting to build a homemade bomb and wage jihad in New York City pleaded not guilty Thursday during a brief court appearance in a Brooklyn federal courthouse. Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, both wore...
  • Latest on Boston trial: Jury in bombing case sent home early

    2:05 p.m. The jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been sent home early after prosecutors and defense attorneys met privately with the judge. The judge told jurors early Thursday afternoon that he...
  • Nerves, Obstacles, Mountain Can't Halt His Proposal

    The closer Jonathan Williams drove to Mount Mitchell in North Carolina, the more obstacles were thrown in his path. Within a few miles of the mountain, his girlfriend had an asthma attack, and he was pulled over for speeding and issued a ticket. As he...
  • Ex-in-law testifies from Kazakhstan in Boston Marathon trial

    A former brother-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Wednesday from Kazakhstan about the role of a conservative Muslim convert who steered Tsarnaev's older brother toward a stricter version of Islam. Elmirza Khozhugov, the former...
  • Latest on Boston trial: Prison consultant describes Supermax

    5:40 p.m. A retired federal prison warden and prison consultant has described communication restrictions that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) would likely live under in a Supermax prison. Mark Bezy testified...
  • Recent examples of arrests in 'homegrown terrorism' cases

    This week's attempted attack on a cartoon contest in Garland, Texas, raised concerns about the threat of terrorist activity by individuals in the U.S. inspired by the propaganda of the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations. Some other...