| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Two friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of bombing the finish line area of the Boston Marathon, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of hindering the investigation into the attack.
Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, both...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Ibragim Todashev was being interrogated in his Orlando, Fla., home by the FBI and Massachusetts police when he was killed early in the morning of May 22. Now his family and friends want an independent investigation of how Todashev, an acquaintance of the...
| Jun 20, 2013
For me, following someone on social media is a lot like dating. I like to learn a little about them first before going all the way.
Following. Following is all the way. Sorry if you were expecting something else, but this isn't that kind of column. When...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Wine-industry professional Kristin Loehning is using her connections to help sister Jacqui Webb, who suffered shrapnel damage to her legs in the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings, raise money to cover surgery costs.
Loehning secured wine as donations...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The rebel commander's severely wounded chest is sewn back together with dental floss. All who see it marvel at the medical miracle.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Outdoor concerts, movies in the park and a festival for everything from ribs to blues to craft beer. Summer in Chicago is so action-packed, it's easy to forget that the season is also about slowing down and enjoying some R&R. Our thinking: Why face the...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 5:33 PM
As one might expect -- nay, hope -- the expletive deleteds were flying fast and furious at the Los Angeles Festival of Books' Saturday afternoon panel discussion "Humor: Vastly Inappropriate," which consisted of authors Heather McDonald, Ophira...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Russian intelligence officials believe Tamerlan Tsarnaev may have met with militants while living in a Russian province in 2012, a U.S. counter-terrorism official told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday.
Tsarnaev, 26, one of the two brothers accused of...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:23 PM
How to ignite a firestorm online and across social media: Put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the August cover of Rolling Stone Magazine.
The hashtag #BoycottRollingStone has been trending on Twitter.
@BostonBachelor wrote: Hey...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:29 PM
After the first blast, nobody needed to tell Jarrod Clowery to run.
Clowery, 35, had been watching the Boston Marathon with friends when he saw the smoke and the running crowd. He climbed on a fence and then paused to call out to a friend's girlfriend....
| May 1, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Even before authorities released photos of the suspected Boston Marathon bombers, friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev noticed something unusual two days after the bombing, when Tsarnaev showed up with his unruly hair cut short.
On Thursday, April 18, when...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:39 PM
WASHINGTON -- The FBI has found female DNA on at least one of the two homemade bombs detonated during the Boston Marathon on April 15, according to a law enforcement official.
The presence of genetic material does not necessarily mean a woman helped...