| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Capital punishment is in the news.
Federal prosecutors have announced that they will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the young perpetrators of last April's Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured more than 260....
| Feb 9, 2014
Minutes after a jury acquitted the so-called NATO 3 of terrorism-related charges Friday, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez stepped to the microphones and said she would handle the prosecution the same way again tomorrow if it meant keeping the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I'm normally opposed to the death penalty because of the corruption and incompetence of the legal system, but in a case such as this, where the evidence is overwhelming, I'll be in favor of this sentence.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:18 PM
HARTFORD — A former East Windsor priest who alerted authorities to a teen's collection of firearms and explosives was indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday for allegedly helping the teen to acquire them, according to the U.S. Attorney's...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:12 PM
NEW YORK -- Envelopes containing a white powder were sent Friday to several hotels near Sunday’s Super Bowl in New Jersey and to the office of former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, but appear not be dangerous and at least one turned out to contain...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The top public health official in Charleston, W. Va., has added to widespread criticism of the decision to declare drinking water safe despite a critical lack of scientific data about the coal-washing chemical that spilled into the Elk River on Jan. 9....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Is Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. a coward because he decided to seek the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
That’s the charge leveled by Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen. Noting that Holder is personally...
| Feb 2, 2014
It was a horrendous attack. Two bombs left in backpacks near the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon exploded on April 15, killing three people and injuring an astounding 264 others — many of whom, including children, lost limbs and suffered...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in last year's Boston Marathon bombing, saying in court papers that the deadly plot was committed in an "especially heinous, cruel and depraved manner."
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Harper College will begin offering an eight-week online course Jan. 27 that will result in a Comfort Dog handling certificate.
Comfort Dogs are sent to the scene of natural disasters or incidents such as the Boston Marathon bombings as well as nursing...
| Jan 14, 2014
Boston bombings: An article in the Jan. 12 Section A about families forever altered by the Boston Marathon bombings said brothers Paul and J.P. Norden each lost a portion of their left legs. It was their right legs that were affected.
Library hours: A...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Wearing a black duster and a black cowboy hat, Phil Steel walked to the front of the meeting room armed with a Nerf gun and a smile.
The U.S. Army veteran was there to pitch his big idea: an ordinance that would legalize and regulate drone hunting...