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  • 2 friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber charged with obstruction

    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...
  • Joe Biden: Pain, loss and the art of authenticity

    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....
  • Sports No Salvation For Alleged Bomber

    Sports No Salvation For Alleged Bomber
    After a marathon that danced with joy and ended in horror, surely we see what sports can mean to a city. By now, after pregame tributes marked by an anthem singer's fist pumps and the most appropriate f-bomb in New England history, yes, we see how...
  • Campus police deserve respect

    Campus police deserve respect
    Our nation has laid to rest another hero. Officer Sean Collier, police officer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was tragically killed in the events that led to the capture of the Boston Marathon bombers ("Slain MIT police officer remembered,"...
  • Transit cop shot in Boston bombing chase recovering, cracking jokes

    Transit cop shot in Boston bombing chase recovering, cracking jokes
    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...
  • NRA draws wrong conclusions from Boston

    NRA draws wrong conclusions from Boston
    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....
  • Boston bombing suspect to face state charges in killing of MIT officer

    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...
  • Officer who released 'real' Boston bombing suspect photos has hearing

    Officer who released 'real' Boston bombing suspect photos has hearing
    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....
  • Officer who leaked Boston bombing suspect photos now on limited duty

    Officer who leaked Boston bombing suspect photos now on limited duty
    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...
  • 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 Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring

    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...