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  • Nerves, Obstacles, Mountain Can't Halt His Proposal

    The closer Jonathan Williams drove to Mount Mitchell in North Carolina, the more obstacles were thrown in his path. Within a few miles of the mountain, his girlfriend had an asthma attack, and he was pulled over for speeding and issued a ticket. As he...
  • Jurors to begin deliberating charges against marathon bomber

    Jurors to begin deliberating charges against marathon bomber
    Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are set to begin deliberations after prosecutors and his lawyers told them Tsarnaev must be held accountable for participating in the 2013 attack. Deliberations are expected to begin...
  • Comedian Sarah Colonna talks about Las Vegas and playing blackjack

    Comedian Sarah Colonna talks about Las Vegas and playing blackjack
    Comedians Sarah Colonna and Iliza Shlesinger will take the stage in “Lipshtick — The Perfect Shade of Standup” on Saturday, May 2, at the Venetian. The standup stars share the stage at the Sands Showroom for one night only. New York...
  • Judge adjourns Boston bomber trial until Monday after juror gets ill

    Judge adjourns Boston bomber trial until Monday after juror gets ill
    The penalty phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was adjourned until Monday after one of the jurors came down with what the judge called a temporary illness. U.S. District Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. did not...
  • Germany foils suspected Boston-style attack, officials say

    German authorities foiled what they believe may have been an imminent Boston Marathon-style attack on a professional cycling race planned for Friday, seizing a cache of weapons, including a pipe bomb, and chemicals that can be used to make explosives in a...
  • Bomber's teacher: He 'always wanted to do the right thing'

    Bomber's teacher: He 'always wanted to do the right thing'
    As a child, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was quiet, hardworking and "always wanted to do the right thing," his third-grade teacher testified Wednesday to jurors who will decide whether he spends the rest of his life in prison or is sentenced...
  • Happy memories from the Boston Marathon [Letter]

    Editor: In the wake of all of the publicity about the Boston Marathon, I would like to post a happy memory. At half-way, a deafening gauntlet at Wellesley College, tough Newton hills, Boston College, UOB, Boylston, Brookline, Boston Marathon runners...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's defense lawyers say older brother controlled him

    Boston Marathon bomber's defense lawyers say older brother controlled him
    Defense lawyers in the Boston Marathon bombing trial used flickering scenes from a surveillance video Tuesday to help capture the troubled relationship between Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his older brother, Tamerlan. Filmed three days before the brothers'...
  • In defense of Boston Marathon bomber, lawyers make case against older brother

    In defense of Boston Marathon bomber, lawyers make case against older brother
    Hoping to save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty, lawyers for the convicted Boston Marathon bomber aggressively portrayed his older brother, Tamerlan, as the brains and muscle behind the 2013 terrorist attack, revealing for the first time that...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life

    Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother. David Bruck delivered the defense's...
  • Paul Bancroft: Emergency Management Coordinator, CERT leader

    Paul Bancroft has been a firefighter/EMT for 30 years, in both paid and volunteer services. "I also spent some time working with a highway safety patrol," said Bancroft, who is currently the Emergency Management Coordinator and CERT (Community Emergency...