| 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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:07 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:26 PM
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....
| May 1, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Richard “Dic” Donohue Jr. came to the edge of death after a bullet to his right thigh severed his femoral vein and artery.
The 33-year-old Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officer from Woburn, Mass., lost his entire blood supply...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:49 AM
In the days and weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings, the National Rifle Association has repeatedly stated that many Bostonians who did not possess guns probably wished that they had them in their homes during the tense "shelter in place" manhunt....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:02 AM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:13 AM
A Massachusetts State Police sergeant faces a discipline hearing Tuesday morning because he released photographs of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to protest a Rolling Stone magazine cover that many thought glorified the defendant....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The Massachusetts police photographer who never sought permission before releasing images of the arrest of the man accused of being the Boston Marathon bomber has been placed on restricted duty with pay pending further investigation of his case, his...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:58 PM
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'...
| 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...