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  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life

    Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother. David Bruck delivered the defense's...
  • Paul Bancroft: Emergency Management Coordinator, CERT leader

    Paul Bancroft has been a firefighter/EMT for 30 years, in both paid and volunteer services. "I also spent some time working with a highway safety patrol," said Bancroft, who is currently the Emergency Management Coordinator and CERT (Community Emergency...
  • Peck again Maryland's fastest at Boston Marathon

    Peck again Maryland's fastest at Boston Marathon
    Graham Peck might be forming a habit. The 25-year-old Canton resident ran the Boston Marathon for the second time this past Monday and, just like the first time last year, was the fastest Maryland man to finish the 26.2-mile race from Hopkinton to...
  • Jon Krell, 23, Wins Ion Bank Cheshire Half-Marathon

    CHESHIRE — Jon Krell didn't run a half-marathon until after he graduated from Central Connecticut. But with all the mileage he did with Central's cross country and track coach Eric Blake, he always felt like he could have. "We did a lot of...
  • Death penalty offers revenge, not redemption: My Word

    Death penalty offers revenge, not redemption: My Word
    The jury will soon go into deliberation on the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bomber. We know from studies that the death penalty is not a deterrent, particularly in regard to Middle Eastern-related terrorists whose...
  • Execute Tsarnaev? Whatever. But kill the death penalty

    Execute Tsarnaev? Whatever. But kill the death penalty
    I'm OK with most executions. It's the death penalty I can't stand. Champions of capital punishment seem to think they have a trump card in Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose active participation in the 2013 terrorist attack is undisputed....
  • Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber's trial

    Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber's trial
    A video played Thursday at the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed a mother crouched over her 8-year-old son as he lay dying on the sidewalk, a scene prosecutors hoped would linger in jurors' minds while they determine whether...
  • As trial's penalty phase begins, Boston Marathon bomber remains a mystery

    As trial's penalty phase begins, Boston Marathon bomber remains a mystery
    Each morning around 9 a.m., a courtroom door would swing open and a young man in a sport coat was escorted by beefy U.S. marshals to the defense table. For a few moments, the 21-year-old defendant appeared animated, smiling a bit with lawyers, fussing...
  • LeBron Scores 30, Cavaliers Hold Off Celtics 99-91 In Game 2

    LeBron Scores 30, Cavaliers Hold Off Celtics 99-91 In Game 2
    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 30 points, Kyrie Irving added 26 and the Cleveland Cavaliers finally shook off Boston in the fourth quarter, beating the Celtics 99-91 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their opening-round series. James...
  • Local Roundup for Tuesday, April 21

    Matthew S. Lindgren was the first Naperville runner across the finish line at Monday's Boston Marathon, placing 707th. Lindgren, 26, was clocked in 2 hours, 47 minutes, 48 seconds. Other top finishers from Naperville were Sean P. Kennedy, who was 1,...
  • On The Fly: Connecticut Man To Judge Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout

    On The Fly: Connecticut Man To Judge Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout
    The much-anticipated bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao May 2 in Las Vegas got a state connection Tuesday when it was announced that Glenn Feldman of Avon will be one of the judges. Feldman, who has been a judge for more than 25 years,...