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  • 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-...
  • Simsbury Native Helps Research Boston Marathon Book

    Simsbury Native Helps Research Boston Marathon Book
    SIMSBURY — When Delia Brimmer first learned about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, she was in the middle of the ocean. Brimmer, a Simsbury native, was studying abroad as part of a "Semester at Sea" program, and said she was worried for her...
  • Super Bowl champion Patriots draw wild cheers from excited fans at parade in snowy Boston

    Giddy fans of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots chanted "Brady! Brady!" and clambered atop massive snowbanks for better views as players danced and waved their way through Boston in a Wednesday parade celebrating their fourth NFL title. Well-...
  • New England Patriots Super Bowl Parade Draws Wild Cheers From Fans In Boston

    BOSTON — Giddy fans of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots chanted "Brady! Brady!" and clambered atop massive snowbanks for better views as players danced and waved their way through Boston in a Wednesday parade celebrating their fourth NFL...
  • Sideline Chatter: Super Bowl short on tickets and five-star recruits

    With the hoopla over college football's letter-of-intent day looming, consider this: Not one starter in Sunday's Super Bowl was considered a so-called five-star recruit coming out of high school, according to 247Sports. The Seahawks boast four four-...
  • On The Fly: Rizzotti Gets Record 300th Win

    On The Fly: Rizzotti Gets Record 300th Win
    It hasn't been an easy road for Hartford women's basketball and its coach Jen Rizzotti the past few years, what with injuries to key players and missing the postseason for the first time in 10 years last year. But Hartford (11-11) eked out Rizzotti's...
  • Kenyan marathon star Rita Jeptoo receives two-year ban for doping

    Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has been banned for two years after testing positive for the blood booster EPO, Athletics Kenya announced Friday. A Sept. 25 out-of-competition blood test revealed traces of the banned substance. Jeptoo went on to win the...
  • Rita Jeptoo, winner of 3 Boston Marathons and 2 Chicago Marathons, gets 2-year doping ban

    Rita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time Chicago Marathon champion, was handed a two-year doping ban Friday in a case that has cast a shadow over Kenya's famed distance runners. Jeptoo tested positive for the blood-booster EPO...
  • Man who shoveled snow from Boston Marathon finish line identified

    A mystery man who shoveled the Boston Marathon finish line during the blizzard, becoming a symbol of the city’s spirit, was identified Wednesday as a bartender working down the street from the area where two pressure-cooker bombs shattered a...
  • Al Qaida's pattern of attack

    Al Qaida's pattern of attack
    Al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists in Paris. The motive for the attack by the Kouachi brothers was to avenge what the brothers believed to be blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed. Yet the...
  • Course certification gives NN's One City Marathon a boost with 8 weeks to go

    Course certification gives NN's One City Marathon a boost with 8 weeks to go
    NEWPORT NEWS — It’s been seven months since the announcement. And, as of Sunday, it’ll be eight weeks until the inaugural One City Marathon is here. This brings a chuckle to Jason Todd, the president of Flat-Out Events, which is...