| Apr 15, 2015
| 11:50 AM
BOSTON — The second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings brought together survivors and rescuers Wednesday as the city prepared to mark the day with a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness.
With the plaintive...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:30 PM
The conviction of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quietly sealed a chapter in this, the opening stages of what may become our long battle against terrorism on U.S. soil.
Tsarnaev heard his guilty verdicts -- all 30 of them -- including one for...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 8:24 PM
For a city still traumatized by the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil since Sept. 11, 2001, the 30 guilty verdicts announced Wednesday against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev offered a moment of closure and unity.
The next phase of the trial,...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:55 PM
"How could they do this?"
When a bomb goes off, killing three and wounding 264, that's the question we all ask. It's a question we ask over and over, whenever shocking acts of violence are committed; we rarely get answers — and when we do, they...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 10:52 PM
Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are set to resume deliberations for a second day in the first phase of his federal death penalty trial.
The jury of seven women and five men began deliberations Tuesday on 30 federal...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 6:47 PM
Minutes after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured hiding in a boat in Watertown, Mass., two Boston police bomb technicians climbed into the craft searching for explosive devices. Instead they stumbled upon writings he had scribbled on the left side of the...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:21 PM
The mother and fiancee of Chicago police Officer Clifton Lewis, killed at an Austin convenience store in late 2011, accepted the Law Enforcement Medal of Valor on his behalf in a White House ceremony Wednesday.
Vice President Joe Biden draped the purple-...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 4:10 PM
Some police officers involved in tracking down the Boston Marathon bombers days after the attacks showed a lack of "weapons discipline" during a firefight with the brothers and in the eventual capture of one of them, resulting in dangerous crossfire,...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:50 PM
Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case Tuesday after calling just four witnesses, setting the stage for a possible verdict as early as next week.
The short defense case focused on persuading jurors that Tsarnaev’s late older brother,...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 2:26 PM
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack.
| Mar 30, 2015
| 10:57 PM
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzkhokar Tsarnaev started their case by trying to show that his older brother was the driving force behind the 2013 terror attack.
The defense called one of its first witnesses on Monday. A cell site analyst...