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  • Oak Park woman determined to finish marathon this time

    Oak Park woman determined to finish marathon this time
    Sarah Buerger was only a half-mile from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon when everyone stopped. She was carrying a phone and after a few minutes of confusion she started getting a stream of texts asking if she was OK. She soon heard rumors of...
  • Boston Bound: Chicago couple determined to run and remember

    Boston Bound: Chicago couple determined to run and remember
    Jessica and Tim Murphy didn’t hear the two powerful explosions that shook the area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring dozens others, after they finished running last year. But as they stood together in...
  • Man arrested after backpacks left near site of Boston Marathon finish line

    Man arrested after backpacks left near site of Boston Marathon finish line
    Not a perfect finish for the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. On Tuesday evening, Boston police evacuated Boylston Street near the marathon's usual finish line and took an unidentified man into custody after two suspicious backpacks were...
  • Local runners to return to finish Boston Marathon

    Local runners to return to finish Boston Marathon
    Jeanne Dolan had four blocks to go before reaching the finish line at her first Boston Marathon last year. Next week, the 57-year old Chicagoan will return to Boston with a family mantra in mind. It is a message her father scrawled on a poster during...
  • Boston remembers, one year later: 'We are one community'

    Boston remembers, one year later: 'We are one community'
    BOSTON--It seems, at times, that nearly everyone in Boston knew someone who ran in last year's Boston Marathon, who watched it, or who responded to the bombs that went off at the finish line on Boylston Street. Many of those Bostonians returned to the...
  • The boundaries of Boston Strong

    The 118th Boston Marathon, next week, will actually be the first of its kind — the first running of the iconic American foot race after two bombers killed three people, injured 263 (many horribly) and shook the nation a year ago Tuesday. A race...
  • Memories of last year's Boston marathon fresh in minds of local runners

    Memories of last year's Boston marathon fresh in minds of local runners
    St. Charles resident Eugene "JJ" Schmidt remembers how quickly the mood shifted at the Boston Marathon last year when two bombs exploded near the finish line on Boylston Street. The atmosphere at the race village that morning was unlike any other,...
  • Continued strict prison conditions urged for Boston bombing suspect

    Continued strict prison conditions urged for Boston bombing suspect
    BOSTON -- Despite the presence of an FBI agent in the room, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev made a “statement to his detriment” while his sister was visiting him in prison, federal prosecutors say. Prosecutors revealed the...
  • Dancer injured in Boston Marathon bombing takes to the floor again

    The world on Thursday celebrated the United Nations-sponsoredInternational Day of Happiness by dancing to the ubiquitous, infectiously upbeat tune, "Happy," by Pharrell Williams, who is the face of the second annual celebration established by the...
  • FBI agent cleared in death of Boston bombing suspect's friend

    FBI agent cleared in death of Boston bombing suspect's friend
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The FBI special agent who shot and killed a friend of one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers was cleared Tuesday of any criminal wrongdoing after he told investigators he feared for his life when Ibragim Todashev hit him in the head...
  • On The Fly: Gomes Buys Teammates Patriotic Blazers

    Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes bought his teammates some patriotic wear — red, white and blue flag-inspired blazers — and he got one for President Barack Obama, too. The world champions will visit the White House Tuesday. The jackets were made...