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  • 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....
  • Ballroom dancer describes losing leg in marathon bombing

    After the first bomb went off down the street at the Boston Marathon, Adrianne Haslet-Davis somehow knew there was another one coming. "I wrapped my arms around my husband and said, 'The next one's gonna hit, the next one's gonna hit,'" she recalled...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers try to explain his crude gesture

    Defense attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday tried to downplay prosecution claims that their client had shown anger and defiance at the U.S. when he raised his middle finger at a surveillance camera, and said he...
  • Around the Park: Severna Park senior runs the Boston Marathon

    Around the Park: Severna Park senior runs the Boston Marathon
    Adrenaline ran high at the start line Monday as Collin Altomari waited with teammates under overcast skies to realize his long-held dream of running in the Boston Marathon. As a member of Team MR8 2015, the Severna Park High School senior also raised...
  • 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...
  • Photo, video of Tsarnaev making obscene gesture released

    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev peered into the security camera in the corner of his jail cell, fussed with his hair while looking in the reflective glass, flashed a two-digit salute like a teenager taking a selfie and then defiantly put up his...
  • Last racer finishes Boston Marathon _ in 20 grueling hours

    A Venezuelan man with muscular dystrophy was honored at City Hall on Tuesday after enduring about 20 hours of sometimes drenching rain, wind and cold to complete the Boston Marathon in the early morning hours. Maickel Melamed finished at about 5 a.m.,...
  • Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photo of 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...
  • Latest on Boston bombing trial: Jurors cry as dad testifies

    3:55 p.m. Several jurors have wiped away tears as the father of marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell described at trial how he called her "princess." William Campbell Jr. testified Tuesday in the penalty phase of the trial of bomber Dzhokhar...
  • 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,...