| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:08 PM
A 58-year-old Elmhurst man has been charged with felony disorderly conduct after he allegedly posted comments on a local news website indicating he would blow up Elmhurst's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Glenn Schumacher, of the 500 block of S....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:20 AM
On April 15, 2013, four south suburban runners, friends and training partners, started running toward Boylston Street, the finish line of the Boston Marathon. They stopped just half a mile short of their goal, after two bombings near the finish line...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Sarah Buerger was only a half-mile from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon when everyone stopped.
She was carrying a phone and after a few minutes of confusion she started getting a stream of texts asking if she was OK. She soon heard rumors of...
| Apr 15, 2014
It is a weekend for working around the house. My fiancee, Erin, and I have the baby's room to paint and some IKEA furniture to assemble. I roll out of bed early — 10:30 — and get into my wheelchair. Erin is already making coffee in the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:04 PM
North Dakota’s law banning abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, striking down what critics had called the nation’s most extreme limit on the procedure.
The law, which was approved last...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:56 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — One of the lingering mysteries of the Boston Marathon bombing involves the grisly triple slaying that preceded it.
On the night of Sept. 11, 2011, three men had their throats slashed in the quiet suburb of Waltham, Mass. One victim...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:07 AM
BOSTON -- Despite the presence of an FBI agent in the room, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev made a “statement to his detriment” while his sister was visiting him in prison, federal prosecutors say.
Prosecutors revealed the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The Murders Before the Marathon (Boston Magazine) will today give you a head's up on tomorrow's big controversy: The questionable activities of police and the FBI related to a 2011 triple murder possibly commited by the now-deceased Boston Marathon...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:58 AM
HAMPTON — Lessons from disasters such as Hurricane Sandy and the Boston Marathon bombing were shared with local emergency management officials this week to promote better ways to respond to incidents of crisis.
About 400 local emergency...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The world on Thursday celebrated the United Nations-sponsoredInternational Day of Happiness by dancing to the ubiquitous, infectiously upbeat tune, "Happy," by Pharrell Williams, who is the face of the second annual celebration established by the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Courtney Cash, the great-niece of celebrated entertainer Johnny Cash, was stabbed to death and stuffed into a chest in her home in rural Tennessee, officials said.
Wayne Masciarella, 27, of Cape May, N.J., was charged with first-degree murder in the...