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YMCA staffer plans to go the distance to educate youth

YMCA staffer plans to go the distance to educate youth

Sue McLaughlin’s passion for education has led to a fulfilling career as Family and Youth Program coordinator at Duneland Family YMCA, 215 Roosevelt St., Chesterton.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am

Man with muscular dystrophy finishes Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO | A Venezuelan man with muscular dystrophy was the last runner to cross the finish line of the Chicago Marathon — nearly 17 hours after he started the race.

October 14, 2013 5:30 pm
Mosop looking for another win at Chicago Marathon

Mosop looking for another win at Chicago Marathon

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.

October 12, 2013 5:00 pm
Highland woman, another Boston Marathon victim vow to run, dance again

Highland woman, another Boston Marathon victim vow to run, dance again

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.

April 25, 2013 6:15 pm Related

As Boston buries its dead, more evidence gathered

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.

April 23, 2013 4:39 pm Related
Bombing suspect charged, could face death penalty

Bombing suspect charged, could face death penalty

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.

April 22, 2013 4:22 pm

Five days of fear: What happened in Boston

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.

April 21, 2013 12:15 pm

Interrogators wait to query wounded bomb suspect

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.

April 21, 2013 11:00 am Related

Final shootout, then Boston bombing suspect caught

WATERTOWN, Mass. | For just a few minutes, it seemed as if the dragnet that had shut down a metropolitan area of millions while legions of police went house to house looking for the suspected Boston Marathon bomber had failed.

April 20, 2013 9:31 am Related
PAUL NEWBERRY: Time for sports to help us heal again

PAUL NEWBERRY: Time for sports to help us heal again

In so many ways, sports can bring out the worst in us.

April 19, 2013 6:00 pm
Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

INDIANAPOLIS | Officials said Tuesday that police and other security workers at upcoming events like the Indianapolis 500 may have a heightened state of awareness following the explosions at the Boston Marathon, but odds are spectators won't notice any difference.

April 16, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

Public Safety Director Troy Riggs talks about security for the upcoming Mini Marathon and Indianapolis 500. The Mini Marathon is the nation’s largest half-marathon, with 35,000 participants, and is run on May 4 this year.

April 16, 2013 4:11 pm

Good weather after 2012 heat at Boston Marathon

BOSTON | The heat was unprecedented and so was the offer: Any of the 27,000 runners in last year's Boston Marathon could skip the race and automatically qualify for the 2013 edition instead.

April 14, 2013 4:11 pm
NYC Marathon planning moves forward after Sandy

NYC Marathon planning moves forward after Sandy

NEW YORK | Five days before New York hosts its namesake marathon, its public transportation is shut down, its airports closed, its streets flooded and power out in many neighborhoods.

October 30, 2012 5:23 pm
Vinatieri kicking at Super Bowl, across the street

Vinatieri kicking at Super Bowl, across the street

INDIANAPOLIS | Adam Vinatieri lined up a Super Bowl kick and let it fly, straight through the yellow uprights. Several dozen fans surrounding the netted area applauded and cheered.

February 01, 2012 6:30 pm

Mosop, Shobukhova win Chicago Marathon titles

CHICAGO | Kenya's Moses Mosop set a course record in winning the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and Russia's Liliya Shobukhova claimed the women's title to become the race's first three-peat champion.

October 09, 2011 10:30 am
Tillman's memory sparks action, not words

Tillman's memory sparks action, not words

TEMPE, Ariz. | The south steps of Arizona State's football stadium became a shrine in the days after Pat Tillman's death, covered in flags and flowers, signs and mementos.

September 03, 2011 4:00 pm Photos

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Wanjiru, Shobukhova win Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO | Sammy Wanjiru of Kenya and Liliya Shobukhova of Russia repeated as Chicago Marathon champions on a warm Sunday morning.

October 10, 2010 10:16 am
Ind. man to run half marathon for cancer patients

Ind. man to run half marathon for cancer patients

KOKOMO (AP) — Three years ago, Eric Metz was unable to walk up a flight of stairs without assistance. Today he is in training to run a half-marathon in November to raise funds to benefit patients at Riley Children's Hospital.

August 22, 2010 3:00 am
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