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  • Countdown to Naperville marathon begins with Feb. 28 registration

    Countdown to Naperville marathon begins with Feb. 28 registration
    The calendar says the final weeks of winter are still a month away, which makes the idea of running a marathon some pretty impressive forward thinking. But organizers of the 2015 Naperville race, recently renamed the "Heathy Driven Naperville Marathon"...
  • Tsarnaev's lawyer has saved notorious clients from death

    With her arm around the young man's back, she gives him a gentle pat and leans in to whisper something to him. Judy Clarke could be his mother, with this simple, comforting gesture, but she is not. She is a defense lawyer and he is accused of bombing the...
  • Trial venue change, as sought in Boston Marathon case, is rare

    Trial venue change, as sought in Boston Marathon case, is rare
    Defendants in high-profile criminal cases often look to move their trials to another county or state as a way of improving the odds of finding jurors who are not already inclined to believing they are guilty. The most recent case in point: Dzhokhar...
  • Tokyo Marathon ups security after Islamic State killings

    Organizers of this Sunday's Tokyo Marathon have promised increased security following the slaying of two Japanese hostages by the Islamic State group. "We have held anti-terrorism drills and have worked closely with the police agency so we are...
  • Ex-BLM Nevada official trains in Carson for Boston Marathon

    What do they know about hills in Boston? There are four of them near the end of the course of the Boston Marathon. They come late in the race when runners are beginning to feel the fatigue. Mark Struble is training to run that race as a member of the...
  • Stand-up Maz Jobrani on the culture of comedy

    Stand-up Maz Jobrani on the culture of comedy
    When you grow up as Maz Jobrani did, as one of the few Iranian American kids in the rich Bay Area town of Tiburon, a kid embarrassed when his dad drove him to school in a Rolls-Royce instead of a Volvo like the other parents — comedy might come...
  • Laura Lokitis Says Coaching Boys Hoop Team Is No Big Deal

    Laura Lokitis Says Coaching Boys Hoop Team Is No Big Deal
    HARTFORD — The Achievement First boys basketball coach is like most coaches of high school sports: "My job is to be the most competitive, supportive and dedicated coach I can be. My goal is to become the best coach and role model for my players."...
  • Appeals court to consider request to move Boston bombing trial

    A federal appeals court will hear legal arguments next week over whether accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can get a fair trial in downtown Boston. Tsarnaev's lawyers in the death penalty case say that many potential jurors have already...
  • After snow days, jury selection resumes in Boston Marathon trial with more questioning

    More prospective jurors were questioned Wednesday in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after a two-day delay because of a snowstorm. Tsarnaev is charged in the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260....
  • Slain Chicago officer awarded Medal of Valor

    The mother and fiancee of Chicago police Officer Clifton Lewis, killed at an Austin convenience store in late 2011, accepted the Law Enforcement Medal of Valor on his behalf in a White House ceremony Wednesday. Vice President Joe Biden draped the purple-...
  • AP PHOTOS: Running police keep the peace at Tokyo Marathon

    The running police made sure the Tokyo Marathon went off without a hitch. Over 60 of the officers were deployed in Sunday's race in response to concerns over threats of terrorism. They wore white vests bearing the word "POLICE." Each member ran about 10...