mikemoranDHG: Richy Werenski with the nice roll for the 2 & 1 win on the Big Break.
BOSTON (AP) - Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are getting ready to hear evidence on what his punishment should be - life in prison or the death penalty - as survivors and victims' families weigh in with their views.
mikemoranDHG: I enjoy skimming the marathon results for "blasts from the past". Check out ARHS grad Ray Dannenhauer (193, 2:37:24) cracking the top 200
MoomawDHG: Brad Mish, Hopkins Academy grad and BAA Team runner, finishes in 2:32:36, overall the 110th finisher. Ayr was 37th overall.
MIAMI (AP) - A gold bar stolen in a $5 million armored truck robbery in North Carolina has been recovered by the FBI in South Florida, and authorities suspect a strong Miami-area connection.
MoomawDHG: Women WMDP update: 3 are thru the half - Sabadosa in 1:35:25, Rusiecki (S. Deerfield) in 1:42:45, George (Florence) in 1:42:48.
MoomawDHG: With the Elites finished, local runners to come across the finish +/- 15 mins . WMDP's Ayr on pace for a 2:24:24, Brad Mish in 2:32:49.
MoomawDHG: Desisa is the Men's Open Boston Marathon winner.
MoomawDHG: Caroline Rotich sprints to the Women's Open title of the Boston Marathon.
BOSTON (AP) - Senate President Stan Rosenberg says Massachusetts should use its purchasing muscle to help ensure that a key drug used to reverse heroin overdoses remains affordable as the state attempts to curb a spike in drug-related deaths.
MoomawDHG: Brad Mish, Hopkins Academy grad, went through the Boston Marathon half in 1:15:46.
The 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, and the judges' comments:
MoomawDHG: Ivan Cordero of Northampton and WMDP isn't too far behind Ayr - through the 20k in 1:24:53.
MoomawDHG: The Western Mass Distance Project only has two men running today (not enough for a team). Jason Ayr went through the half in 1:11:09.
BOSTON (AP) - The way Justin Masterson was pitching, he didn't need much help. The Orioles gave it to him, anyway.