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  • UConn Grad Student Among Boston Marathoners From State

    BOSTON — Two hours after Joe Darda finished his third straight Boston Marathon, he was back on the road, headed to his home in Willimantic. Any type of celebration was going to have to wait. Darda, a graduate student at UConn, had another...
  • On The Fly: A Salty Philly Welcome For Tebow

    On The Fly: A Salty Philly Welcome For Tebow
    How does a city welcome a new quarterback to town? By honoring him with a pretzel, of course. Tim Tebow officially signed with the Eagles Monday, as Chip Kelly decided he needed a backup quarterback who, you know, doesn't throw a football very well. The...
  • The Latest: Wheelchair champ gives wreath to Richards family

    9:00 p.m. Tatyana McFadden has given the gold laurel wreath she won for her third straight women's wheelchair victory at the Boston Marathon to the family of the 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 finish line bombing. McFadden wore a singlet in memory of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Orioles lose to Red Sox, 7-1, in rain-shortened series finale

    Orioles lose to Red Sox, 7-1, in rain-shortened series finale
    The Orioles wrapped up their four-game series at Fenway Park with an 11:05 a.m. start on Patriots' Day, an official holiday here in Massachusetts. On the third Monday of every April, the Boston Marathon race course winds just beyond Fenway Park's...
  • Local Roundup for Monday, April 20

    Mark Bowman of Huntley was the top runner from the Courier-News and Beacon-News areas in Monday's Boston Marathon, finishing 629th overall. Bowman, 28, finished in 2 hours, 46 minutes, 50 seconds. Other top area finishers included Aurora's Rob...
  • Fort Meade: Double amputee -- 'Be thankful for the trials'

    Faith. Family. Focus. Those are the hallmarks of resiliency, according to Master Sgt. Cedric King, and the key ingredients that enabled him to overcome overwhelming odds. "The adversity is what I needed to be a better me," King, a combat veteran of...
  • Desisa To Keep This Medal; Meb Just Wants A Hand To Hold

    Desisa To Keep This Medal; Meb Just Wants A Hand To Hold
    BOSTON — He returned his winner's medal last time. Two months after the Tsarnaev brothers decided hate was the answer, Lelisa Desisa decided hate was no answer at all. So there stood the lithe Ethiopian in late June 2013, in Boston Common for a 10-...
  • Marathon Notebook: Nemec Struggles To Finish 12th

    BOSTON – Lisa (Stublic) Nemec looked at her watch in the first mile of the Boston Marathon Monday and was surprised at how slow the elite women's field was going. So the former Crosby-Waterbury runner started running the pace she wanted to —...