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  • CicLAvia draws thousands down six-mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard

    CicLAvia draws thousands down six-mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard
    Eric Dietrich has finished the Boston Marathon and rowed the Charles River. But the Echo Park resident's favorite event is the popular CicLAvia festival. He's never missed one, pumping his wheelchair with arms through each route. On Sunday, Dietrich...
  • On Running: It's how you live your life that counts

    Qualifying for the Boston Marathon isn't easy to do, which is one of the things that makes it a celebrated race. And yet, by almost every measure other than the athletic accomplishment, the runners of the Boston Marathon lead ordinary lives. For each...
  • Running: B&A Trail races weather storm

    After teasing those entered in this year's B&A Trail marathon and half marathon with forecasts of 60 degrees and sunny skies, the reality was drizzle, rain, and more rain along with temperatures in the low to mid 40s for the March 30 event. After what...
  • Commentary: The most admirable athlete you've never heard of

    Dick Hoyt may be the most admirable athlete you've never heard of. Today, he'll run his 32nd and final Boston Marathon. Hoyt is 73 years old. Hoyt began running in 1977. The 2009 Boston Marathon marked his 1000th race. In 1992, Hoyt completed a 3,...
  • Judge: Three friends of Boston bombing suspect to be tried separately

    Three friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be tried separately, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday, while rejecting a defense bid to move the proceedings out of Massachusetts. U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock in Boston...
  • Friend of Tsarnaev brothers charged with obstructing bombing inquiry

    An immigrant cabdriver from Kyrgyzstan who was friends with the Tsarnaev brothers has been indicted in connection with destroying evidence from his computer and lying to the FBI about his relationship with the suspected Boston Marathon bombers, federal...
  • On Running: We all share in the triumph in Boston

    Meb Keflezighi didn't win the 2014 Boston Marathon for himself. He didn't do it because he had anything to prove either. In 2004, he won a silver medal in the Olympic Marathon, and an American-owned Olympic Marathon medal is a rare possession. In 2009,...
  • One arrest after scare near Boston Marathon finish line

    One arrest after scare near Boston Marathon finish line
    Not a perfect finish for the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. On Tuesday evening, Boston police evacuated Boylston Street near the marathon's usual finish line and took an unidentified man into custody after two suspicious backpacks were...
  • Texas doctors say hospital revoked their privileges over abortions

    Texas doctors say hospital revoked their privileges over abortions
    Two Texas doctors who had been performing abortions for more than three decades lost their legal ability to do so at the end of March when their new hospital revoked their privileges. This week, a judge temporarily reinstated their positions. But the...
  • MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized

    MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized
    In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the...
  • Boston Bound: Chicago couple determined to run and remember

    Boston Bound: Chicago couple determined to run and remember
    Jessica and Tim Murphy didn’t hear the two powerful explosions that shook the area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring dozens others, after they finished running last year. But as they stood together in...
  • Boston remembers, one year later: 'We are one community'

    Boston remembers, one year later: 'We are one community'
    BOSTON--It seems, at times, that nearly everyone in Boston knew someone who ran in last year's Boston Marathon, who watched it, or who responded to the bombs that went off at the finish line on Boylston Street. Many of those Bostonians returned to the...