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Sean Collier

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  • Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang

    When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire. He critically wounded one officer and, despite being shot himself, kept...
  • MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized

    MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized
    In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the...
  • Boston Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring

    Heather Abbott was at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, when two bombs went off. One of her feet was severely injured in the blast and was eventually amputated. Nearly a year later, the 39-year-old human resources specialist from...
  • A solemn moment of silence, bells toll 1 year after Boston bombings

    BOSTON -- At 2:49 p.m. exactly Tuesday, Boston observed a moment of silence to commemorate the minute the first bomb exploded a year ago at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A solemn bell tolled in drizzling rain, a choir sang the national anthem...
  • Boston marks marathon bombing anniversary with silence and praise

    BOSTON — They came out in the gusting wind and the spitting rain to pay tribute on silent streets — to friends, to family and to people they didn't even know. A year after two bombs killed three people and injured more than 260 others on the...
  • An emotional Boston Marathon ends with an American victory

    BOSTON — The cheers were louder, the runners more determined, the tears of joy and relief at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday more heartfelt than ever. And yes, the security was tighter. But on a brilliant spring day, the city brought to...
  • November trial set for Boston bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    The trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on Nov. 3, a federal judge has ruled, a much earlier date than defense attorneys had requested. In a status hearing Wednesday, Judge George O’Toole said the date was fair....
  • 33 cops killed by gunfire in 2013, the lowest number since 1887

    In 2013, some of the year's biggest headlines involved cop killers. There was MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who authorities said was shot and killed by the Tsarnaev brothers after the Boston Marathon bombings in April. There was Christopher Dorner'...
  • Boston bombing suspect to face state charges in killing of MIT officer

    A Massachusetts court on Monday issued a default arrest warrant for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev so he can be arraigned on state charges in connection with the killing of an MIT police officer. Tsarnaev, 20, is in federal custody and...
  • Joe Biden: Pain, loss and the art of authenticity

    Onto the Scranton, Pa., stage the vice president came on Friday, in vintage form. He pumped his fist. He pointed at friends arrayed there, in his hometown. He bellowed a favorite insult:  “Malarkey!” He smiled the broad Irish smile, undimmed....
  • 2 friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber charged with obstruction

    Two friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of bombing the finish line area of the Boston Marathon, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of hindering the investigation into the attack. Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, both...