| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:34 PM
A Portland, Maine, woman was arrested Wednesday for filing false claims with a charity that helps victims of the Boston Marathon bombings pay for injuries sustained in the 2013 terror attacks, prosecutors said.
Amey Molloy, 49, was not injured in in the...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:40 PM
The Boston Olympics? There may be mixed feelings in Boston about The Hub as the Olympic host in 2024, but from Connecticut the prospect looks absolutely delightful.
It's hard to get to places like Sochi, Beijing or Rio de Janeiro. Boston, right up the...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:32 PM
A friend of the brothers accused in the Boston Marathon bombing plans to plead guilty to destroying evidence, federal officials confirmed Monday.
Khairullozhon Matanov's attorneys have joined federal prosecutors in asking U.S. District Court Judge...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:00 PM
The lengthy jury-selection process in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the accused in the Boston Marathon bombing, isn't like ordinary jury selection: It includes an ideological litmus test.
Under federal law, the prosecution can find out if a juror...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:41 AM
This past week, lawyers for the defense and the prosecution in the trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev started whittling a jury pool of 1,300 down to 18 men and women: 12 jurors and six alternates. Given the amount of visual evidence...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:45 PM
The remote Persian Gulf nation of Yemen has been frequently mentioned this week after the attack on a magazine office in Paris, especially after a spokesman for Al Qaeda's affiliate there appeared Friday to claim responsibility for the attack as...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The New York grand jury that decided not to charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man heard testimony from 50 witnesses and considered 60 exhibits including four videos, a state judge said on Thursday.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:15 PM
At the peak of December’s annual pilgrimage to Beaverbrook, 500 vehicles an hour slowly snake along the Columbia neighborhood’s streets and spill out onto Clarksville Pike en route to one brightly lit house.
Holiday lighting fans from across...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Corrosion, degradation and decay destroy a lot of history, but Massachusetts officials can thank the elements for helping uncover the past.
In a damp ceremony of discovery Thursday, snow-flecked excavators in Boston retrieved a time capsule whose...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The story featured a sympathetic protagonist, some powerful accused villains and allegations of the most unspeakable kind.
In September 2011, Rolling Stone magazine recounted the alleged sexual abuse of Billy, a young man who said that as a 10-year-...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect, in his first court appearance in more than a year, told a judge on Thursday that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21,...