| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Cathleen O'Connell, the PBS documentarian, cut right to the core with her first question about the Leopold and Loeb case from 1924: "Why among all brutal murders was this one called 'crime of the century'?"
O'Connell had a point when you consider 20th...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:14 PM
Nobody can do it like McDonald's can.
But now that the embattled burger chain has gotten our attention, reminding us that it's not just a part of the landscape but a part of our world — a constant, come hell or high water or come hell and high...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:36 PM
McDonald's new commercial showcasing heartfelt messages on outdoor signs quickly led to strong reactions, with some suggesting the restaurant giant did a great job and others saying the commercial shows the Golden Arches trying to profit from tragedies....
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:09 PM
Many of the more than 100 prospective jurors questioned in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have said they can't be impartial because they already believe he's guilty or have a personal connection to the...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:09 PM
The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.
When Tsarnaev's case begins, his lawyers are likely to pin their hopes — and the bombings themselves — on his...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:06 AM
A federal appeals court on Thursday agreed to hold a hearing on a bid by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to move his trial outside Massachusetts.
The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals scheduled the hearing for Feb. 19....
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:21 PM
In a quest to find impartial jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the middle school language arts teacher seemed to fit the bill.
Yes, she had heard a lot about the case. But no, she had not formed an opinion on...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:02 PM
A judge has set a summer trial date in the case of the alleged Grim Sleeper serial killer, charged with murdering 10 women and suspected of killing several others.
Lonnie Franklin Jr. turned briefly to look at the families of his suspected victims...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Many prospective jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have expressed anger over the attack and compassion for the people who were killed and injured in the explosions.
But on Friday, traces of sympathy for Tsarnaev...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 1:10 PM
The federal judge in the Boston Marathon bombing case says he has found 54 of the 70 people needed for a suitable jury pool, and a court official predicted testimony would begin in the “near future."
But defense lawyers for bombing suspect...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 2:43 PM
Winter-weary New England braced Sunday for another round of snow threatening to bear down on the region into the workweek and pile up to 2 feet in some areas.
As light snow fell by the afternoon, drivers were warned to stay off the roads and...