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  • Prosecutors: Man charged with slitting landlord's throat over unpaid rent

    Prosecutors: Man charged with slitting landlord's throat over unpaid rent
    A Pilsen man with no apparent criminal record allegedly slit his landlord’s throat Friday in what prosecutors described as a dispute about unpaid rent. Oscar Hernandez, 22, of the 1800 block of South Allport Street, appeared in Cook County Bond...
  • Chill, people. Time for a fall refresher

    Chill, people. Time for a fall refresher
    In with the cold, out with the dew. Commuters are used to the October swap of flip-flops for tall boots and light cardigans for puffy coats, but this year's annual switch comes with a twist. On the rail side, the controversial rail cars with the aisle...
  • Commentary: I plan to run the L.A. Marathon at 70

    The morning after the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon, I picked up The Times and turned to the race results. Scanning the age-group finishers, I formed a secret plan. Being a marathon runner assigns me to the category of "weird," but even more peculiar is...
  • Chicagoans vie to be Peta's Sexy Vegan Next Door

    Chicagoans vie to be Peta's Sexy Vegan Next Door
    Chicago's a city not exactly known for its healthy eating habits, something Edgewater resident Annie Fosnacht is hoping to change. "You don't ever come across a vegan that goes ‘oh dude, this sucks,' " the 35-year-old said. "We want to share...
  • Marathon lottery: 36,000 entries for 15,000 places

    Marathon lottery: 36,000 entries for 15,000 places
    There were 36,000 entries for the remaining 15,000 spots when the lottery entry period for the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon closed Thursday night. All who entered will be notified of their status Tuesday by 2 p.m. CST. Those selected will...
  • Chicago Marathon to reopen registration March 5

    Chicago Marathon to reopen registration March 5
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will reopen its registration March 5 as a lottery to fill the last 15,000 spots, marathon officials announced Thursday. Runners can enter the lottery at chicagomarathon.com starting at 12:01 a.m., March 5, until 9 p....
  • Lottery to complete Chicago Marathon registration

    Lottery to complete Chicago Marathon registration
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has decided to use an online lottery to complete a registration process suspended Feb. 19 because of technical problems. The lottery entry period for the 15,000 remaining places will begin next Tuesday at 12:01 A.M....
  • Chicago Marathon lottery opened at midnight

    Chicago Marathon lottery opened at midnight
    Runners started entering a lottery to register for the Chicago Marathon at 12:01 a.m., Tuesday. Marathon registration was briefly open for a few hours last month until Web problems forced officials to shut the process down. Thirty thousand runners...
  • Runners have trouble registering for marathon

    Runners have trouble registering for marathon
    A Chicago Marathon official said Tuesday that registration for the October event will not reopen until at least Thursday after website woes caused registration to be temporarily suspended. Fifteen thousand entries to the Oct. 13 race remain. The...
  • Your Fitness Story; Preparing for Mt. Everest

    Your Fitness Story; Preparing for Mt. Everest
    My name is William Bishop. I will be running the Bass Pro Marathon this weekend. It will be my second time to run in the Bass Pro Marathon, and my fourth marathon. I ran The Chicago Marathon in 2006, and then alternated Bass Pro and Chicago in 2010, 2011...
  • First Paralympic gold for Illini's McFadden

    First Paralympic gold for Illini's McFadden
    Tatyana McFadden, a junior at the University of Illinois and two-time Chicago Marathon wheelchair winner, has added a first Paralympic gold medal to an already impressive career resume. McFadden romped to victory in the 400 meters Monday at London’...