Boston Marathon

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Bomber Apologizes For First Time, Then Formally Sentenced To Death

“I am sorry for the lives that I’ve taken, for the suffering that I’ve caused you,” Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2015

Boston Marathon runners. (Getty Images)

Woman Seeking Man She Kissed At Boston Marathon Hears From His Wife

It’s one of the many reasons the Boston Marathon is so special.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2015

Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

2015 Boston Travel Guide

A guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Boston


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Getty Images)

Judge: Jurors In Tsarnaev Trial Can’t Attend Boston Marathon

The second anniversary of the bombings is Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Getty Images)

Defense Admits Tsarnaev Carried Out Boston Marathon Bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he committed the crime. But she argued that he had fallen under the influence of his older brother.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2015

Police and medical personnel move a wounded Canadian soldier into an ambulance after a shooting at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada. (Michel Comte/AFP/Getty Images)

Leafs-Senators Game Postponed After Shootings In Ottawa

A gunman entered parliament in Ottawa on Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2014

Meb Keflezighi wins the 2014 Boston Marathon. (Getty Images)

Meb Keflezighi Becomes First American Male To Win Boston Marathon Since ’83

Keflezighi held off Kenyan Wilson Chebet by 11 seconds for the victory.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2014

Wellesley College students and alums cheer for Boston Marathon runners and offer them kisses at the "Scream Tunnel" at the halfway point of the race. (Credit: Facebook)

Highland Park Woman To Join Scream Tunnel At Boston Marathon

For 21-year old Elizabeth Kapnick, attending Wellesley College is a family tradition. Participating in the famous “Scream Tunnel” at the Boston Marathon is too.


Boston Marathon finish line. (Getty Images)

View: Sports Illustrated Cover Features Several Thousand Proud Bostonians

The cover commemorates the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Several people were injured in a pair of explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

One Year Later, Chicago Area Runners Remember Boston Bombings

One year ago, Mark Busiak was in Boston and on Tuesday, he stood outside Old St. Pat’s where bells marked the anniversary of the Boston tragedy.


Peter Gammons.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Peter Gammons Outrage Is A Joke

I sit back on my swivel chair watching little vultures trying to do the actual kill rather than merely pick apart the carcass and I think to myself, “What is this? What are we doing here?”

670 The Score–11/22/2013

Bostonian Laura Wellington is here to run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. (CBS)

Runner Who Couldn’t Complete Boston Marathon Will Finish The Job In Chicago

Laura Wellington was just shy of the finish line in April when the bombs went off in Boston. She’s in Chicago this weekend to complete a marathon, CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.


The 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Law Enforcement Boosts Safety Measures For Marathon

Bomb-sniffing dogs, patrolling officers and random bag checks will be at the surface of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon next weekend, but the covert security measures that play out beneath the waterline are equally important, law enforcement officials said.


Beth Roche of Highland, Ind. participated in the Chicago Marathon last year. (Facebook)

Highland, Ind. Woman Recovering After Boston Marathon: ‘You Have To Go Forward’

Beth Roche had just cheered from the sidelines April 15 as her daughter, Rebecca, crossed the finish line when the first of the two bombs went off. The mother’s left leg suffered extensive damage.


(credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Ready For Emotional Return Home

The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.


Chicago runners gather to commemorate the Boston Marathon Monday, a week after the bombings. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Chicago Runners Gather To Honor Boston Marathon

A week after the Boston bombings, Chicago’s running community gathered to run and remember.


(Credit: Thinkstock)

Chicago May Update Emergency Plans In Wake Of Boston Terror Attack

Mayor Emanuel says Chicago may revise its emergency medical plans in light of Boston’s response to the Boston Marathon bombings a week ago, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore .


Surveillance image of the two suspects in the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon. (Credit: FBI)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Officially Charged

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been formally charged in the Boston Marathon bombings, according to CBS News.


Surveillance image of the two suspects in the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon. (Credit: FBI)

Chicago Police To Send Six Officers To Boston

Chicago Police are sending six officers to Boston to help with the marathon bombing investigation.


Sadie, a dachshund, visits with Bernadette Slesinski-Evans, a cancer patient at Rush University Medical Center. (Credit: Rush University Medical Center)

Chicago Area Therapy Dogs Arrive In Boston

Five friendly retrievers are now in Boston trying to help ease the pain inflicted by the Marathon Bombing.