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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • Harford police on alert, advise vigilance after Boston bombings

    Harford police on alert, advise vigilance after Boston bombings
    Harford County Executive David Craig says the Harford County's Department of Emergency Services, the Harford County Sheriff's Office and municipal, state and federal law enforcement partners are working cooperatively to ensure public safety following...
  • Bits & Pieces: Boston Marathon tragedy hits running community hard

    Monday was Patriots' Day in Massachusetts, but the celebration became a tragedy when two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Three people were killed and more than 100 injured, some critically.  The iconic race, which annually...
  • Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston

    Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston
    Just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, people were lined up Saturday, awaiting the arrival of a quartet of unusual healers. The foursome is part of a corps with an amazing ability to calm and comfort people deeply shaken by violence...
  • Perfect day to celebrate America's spirit

     Perfect day to celebrate America's spirit
    Today, finally, comes the time to celebrate. In particular, we'll celebrate the American spirit. Over the past week, there have been countless tributes to those who died or were injured in the tragic Boston Marathon bombing of a year ago. There have...
  • Boston Marathon: Pedicab drivers gave emergency rides in 2013

    Boston Marathon: Pedicab drivers gave emergency rides  in 2013
    BOSTON -- Shouts of "Want a ride?" and "Grown-up tricycle rides here" echo around this city as Pedicab drivers peddle their bike-meets-taxi transport. That was true around Copley Square after last year’s devastating Boston Marathon bombings, which...
  • For 6 L.A. runners, memory of Boston Marathon bombing is all too fresh

    For 6 L.A. runners, memory of Boston Marathon bombing is all too fresh
    As the first bomb erupted on the sidewalk along Boylston Street at 2:49 p.m. last April, the concussion rippled through Phil Kent's chemotherapy-weakened body. Jennifer Hartman and Renee Opell dug their fingernails into his arms as they froze a half-...
  • Security lessons from Boston, one year later

    WASHINGTON Dr. Alexander Garza, associate dean at St. Louis University's College of Public Health and Social Justice, will be watching news from the Boston Marathon on Monday a little differently than most Missourians. Last year, on the day that two...
  • La Grange woman returning to Boston marathon with 'complete faith'

    La Grange woman returning to Boston  marathon with 'complete faith'
    Maria Schreiber decided to run in the 2014 Boston Marathon just a few hours after hearing the explosions near the finish line of last year's race and watching gray smoke fill the streets. After calling her husband and texting her father — "bomb...
  • Oak Park woman determined to finish marathon this time

    Oak Park woman determined to finish marathon this time
    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...
  • Sox's Garcia faces 6 months of rehab after surgery

    Sox's Garcia faces 6 months of rehab after surgery
    White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Avisail Garcia has “a long road ahead” after the right fielder underwent successful surgery Tuesday at Rush Oak Park Hospital to repair a torn labrum and an avulsion fracture in his left shoulder. The 22-...
  • At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality

    At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality
    BOSTON — On an April morning a year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon finish line, there's little sign that destruction once visited Boylston Street. Bleary-eyed students and hard-hatted construction workers wait at...
  • Memorial held for policeman slain after Boston Marathon bombing

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) - More than 1,600 people gathered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday for a memorial service for a popular campus police officer shot to death a year ago in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon...