Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to a Boston Marathon victory on Monday, the first American woman to win the race since 1985. The two-time Olympian and 2011 Boston runner-up pulled away at the end of Heartbreak Hill to finish in 2 hours, 39 minutes, 54 […]

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally sentenced to death next month after at least 20 victims describe the impact the terror attack had on their lives. Judge George O’Toole Jr. said during a status conference in federal court Tuesday that Tsarnaev’s formal sentencing hearing will be held in June. He […]

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three (including an 8-year-old boy) and injured over 250 people.…

Uzo Aduba has yet to hear the starting gun for the Boston Marathon, but she’s ahead of the game in her fundraising for the race!…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There’s nothing crazy about Uzo Aduba‘s latest endeavor. The actress who plays Crazy Eyes on “Orange is the New Black” is preparing to run the Boston Marathon to raise money for cancer research. The April 20 race will be Aduba’s second marathon. Her first, also to support cancer research, was in […]

Uzo Aduba is getting ready to push herself for a great cause this year when she runs the Boston Marathon! Competing in the world-famous road…

BOSTON (AP) — A woman who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing described feeling as if she were in a horror movie: wounded people all around her, including someone covered with soot, dazed and “walking around like a zombie.” At the federal death penalty trial of bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Thursday, Roseann Sdoia […]

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombing suspects used “relatively sophisticated” bombs with fuses made from Christmas lights and remote-control detonators made from model car parts, federal prosecutors said Wednesday in a court filing arguing statements one of them made to FBI agents after being captured shouldn’t be thrown out. The filing argued against a […]

CNN reports: The first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 crossed the finish line Monday, triumphant in a storied race that has become a national symbol of resiliency and determination. Race officials said Meb Keflezighi, 38, won the men’s division, with an official time of 2:08:37, according to the Boston Marathon’s Facebook […]

BOSTON (AP) — In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston. Families celebrated Easter, diners enjoyed the spring weather at sidewalk cafes, and runners — easily identified by their trim builds and colorful jackets — picked up last-minute supplies for what will be the second-largest field in the history of the […]

BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack. “This day will always be hard, but this place will always […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will attend a memorial service next week in Boston marking the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. Biden and his wife, Jill, plan to attend the Tuesday ceremony. The vice president’s office says they’ll pay tribute to victims of the bombing, as well as the survivors and first […]