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  • 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,...
  • Death penalty protest marks return of marathon bomber trial

    Death penalty opponents are renewing their calls for mercy as the federal trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev enters the penalty phase. More than a dozen protesters held signs and banners outside the federal courthouse Tuesday,...
  • Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photos of victims, defiant Tsarnaev

    Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photos of victims, defiant Tsarnaev
    First, the jury was shown large, vibrant pictures of the four people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. Then prosecutors pulled out the photo they saved for last: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to the security camera in his jail...
  • Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's race

    Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to enjoy it. The 25-year-old Ethiopian broke the tape again on Boylston Street on Monday as the world's most prestigious marathon tried to return to its...
  • Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin

    Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin
    Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are getting ready to hear evidence on what his punishment should be — life in prison or the death penalty — as survivors and victims' families weigh in with their views. The...
  • Phil Turner: For me, the Boston marathon is more than a race

    Phil Turner: For me, the Boston marathon is more than a race
    The first time I ran the Boston Marathon I wanted to celebrate getting back in shape after an absence from running. Life was stressful and I let myself slip out of shape. I steadily worked my way back and qualified at the Philadelphia Marathon with a 2:...
  • Kouts' Klockow leads local Marathon runners

    Scott Klockow of Kouts was the first Northwest Indiana runner across the finish line at Monday's Boston Marathon. Klockow, 37, finished 2,826th overall in 3 hours and 56 seconds. Other top local runners included Chesterton's Patrick L. Musgrave, who was...
  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, April 21, the 111th day of 2015. There are 254 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 21, 1975, with Communist forces closing in, South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu resigned after nearly ten years in...
  • Bombing trial enters penalty phase amid life or death debate

    The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyers bluntly admitted during opening statements that he participated in the deadly 2013 attack. But the outcome of the...
  • 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...
  • Moment of silence held to mark 2 years since Boston bombings

    Moment of silence held to mark 2 years since Boston bombings
    With a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness, Boston marked the second anniversary of the marathon bombings Wednesday, the emotions clearly still raw from the devastating attack during one of this city's most cherished...