Kevin Higdon set a Boston Marathon world record with his father and nearly made the U.S. Olympic team. The near lifelong Michigan City resident also set Big Ten cross country records at Indiana University.
As is customary, the Boston Marathon kicked off the annual running season Monday. The events of the last week show that Boston Strong truly means something.
Eighteen years ago, Kevin Kearney sat on the edge of a roof five stories up watching the finish of the Boston Marathon with his mom as his dad, Steve, made his way to the line.
NEW YORK | The glitch-plagued rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was the top news story of 2013, followed by the Boston Marathon bombing and the dramatic papal changeover at the Vatican, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.
VALPARAISO | Two weeks ago, Chesterton junior Mitch Wilborn suffered a devastating blow after running at the New Prairie Semistate for the Trojans' cross country team.
CHICAGO| There were more police officers and certainly more fences, but plenty more runners were there as well.
CHICAGO | Moses Mosop not only hopes to be the fastest man in today's Chicago Marathon he wants to complete a comeback 26.2-mile run in record time.
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BOSTON | A man in a blue uniform got on the ground next to Beth Roche, shielding the Boston Marathon bombing victim after the first blast left bones poking out of her left leg.
The modern Boston Massacre is still in the news every day.
Enough mistakes and maybe we’ll learn: When in doubt, leave it out.
BOSTON | Highland resident Beth Roche wakes up knowing she can't feel sorry for herself, that she has to focus on rehabbing her ravaged left leg.
BOSTON | The Boston area held funerals for two more of its dead Tuesday — including an 8-year-old boy — as more details emerged from U.S. officials and family members about how the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects may have been swayed by a radical, anti-American strain of Islam.
A moment of silence in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing is observed on Boylston Street near the race finish line, exactly one week after the tragedy, Monday.
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BOSTON | In the tight rows of chairs stretched across the Commonwealth Ballroom, the nervousness — already dialed high by two bombs, three deaths and more than 72 hours without answers — ratcheted even higher.
BOSTON | As the lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing lay hospitalized under heavy guard, the American Civil Liberties Union and a federal public defender raised concerns about investigators' plan to question 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev without reading him his Miranda rights.
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“Brian, we’re going to get hit again. It’s going to happen. I just hope when it happens, I’m not in Washington.”
Valparaiso resident Crystal Siewin, who crossed the finish line of last week's Boston Marathon less than a half-hour before the deadly bombings, was pleased Saturday with how quickly authorities hunted down the two brothers believed responsible for the attack.
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