| Jan 5, 2015
His accusers brandish a confession scribbled inside a boat during an intensive manhunt and a video they say shows him placing a backpack with a bomb a few feet from a little boy who died when it exploded seconds later.
His defenders bank on the story...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:54 AM
The circling helicopters haven’t found him. Neither have the tactical squads in the armored vehicles that have been rumbling up and down the rural mountain roads of eastern Pennsylvania.
Fourteen days into the search for Eric Frein, hundreds of...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The sister of the men suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings was arrested in New York on Wednesday on suspicion of threatening to bomb her boyfriend's ex, a police spokesman said.
Ailina Tsarnaeva, 24, sister of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:45 AM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:10 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:52 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:52 AM
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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:11 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:14 AM
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....
| May 12, 2014
| 10:03 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Most Americans understand that in a hostile world, governments need to engage in some snooping to monitor and thwart our enemies. We know they need to crack codes and keep secrets. In exchange for handing the government that extraordinary power, we expect...