| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:58 AM
A friend of Ibragim Todashev, the Chechen man shot dead in Orlando in May while under FBI questioning about the Boston Marathon bombing, remained jailed Saturday in Central Florida.
Ashurmamad Miraliev, 20, was arrested Wednesday in Orange County on...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:09 AM
A 22-year-old woman who dressed as a Boston Marathon bombing victim for Halloween has been flooded with threats of rape and murder after she posted a photo of the costume on social media, Buzzfeed reports.
Alicia Ann Lynch, of Michigan, posted a photo...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:53 AM
A Virginia mother has told several media outlets that there was nothing wrong with her decision to dress her 7-year-old son as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween since it's a tradition in her family.
This is just another story in a long line of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
One of the strangest scenes to come out of the Boston Marathon bombings is the discomfiting image of an angry Zubeidat Tsarnaev defending her two sons, the dead and the living.
As a parent, I can understand the strong and conflicting emotions one would...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Amid the bedlam, terror and despair, we must focus on this. We must never forget this: Goodness still abounds. Courage is plentiful. People can be, and often are, heroes.
As the surreal video of the Boston Marathon bombing looped over and over on TV, I,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that Sunday’s Chicago Marathon will remain an enjoyable event for runners and spectators despite beefed up security in response to the Boston Marathon bombing.
Emanuel today pointed to the success of other large lakefront...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The government shutdown won't shut down the New York City Marathon, but it could shift things around a little.
Race organizers are working on a plan to move the event's staging area, currently set for Fort Wadsworth, a federally operated facility on...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
One moment sums up the festivities in Boston on Saturday: Amid screams and cheering crowds dressed in red, the Red Sox's Jonny Gomes carefully placed the gilded World Series Trophy on the finish line of the Boston Marathon, and draped over it a "Boston...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:27 AM
It might be premature to compare the “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago PD” franchise with the long-running “Law & Order” franchise, but the similarities are there. Both NBC franchises were created by legendary producer Dick...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Evanston runner John Schroeder had just finished the Boston Marathon when he heard what sounded like pieces of construction equipment falling off a building. Yet he didn't believe it when someone said the race course had been bombed.
Who, he thought,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:27 PM
James Taylor tried something new before Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night: a sort of mash-up of the real national anthem and the unofficial one, "America the Beautiful." Alas, not on purpose, it appears.
The folk-pop icon took to the mike...