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Boston Manhunt

Ron Paul Slams Police Response To Boston Bombings

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) said Monday that the response of law enforcement officials to the Boston Marathon bombings should frighten Americans mo...

Boston Manhunt Challenges Constitutional Principles

Renee Parsons | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics
Renee Parsons

Did law enforcement believe that a wounded 19-year-old was sufficiently dangerous and that a reasonable threat existed to demand entry in what can only be considered a gross violation of the Fourth Amendment?

Twitter as the New News

Ali Donzanti | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Ali Donzanti

Is Twitter more of a disadvantage than a useful media tool?

In Boston's Wake, Do Our Security Agencies Need Reform? Only Time, and Thorough Inquiry, Will Tell

Alan Rozenshtein | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Alan Rozenshtein

What America deserves is a thorough, retrospective analysis of intelligence and counterterrorism efforts at all levels -- local, state, and federal. Congress was once a plausible institution for this kind of investigation, but these days the American public can be forgiven for lacking faith in Capitol Hill.

Final Act Of Boston Manhunt Drew Millions

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 42 million people watched the last hour of Friday's manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect on television. ...

The Similarities Between Dorner, Boston Manhunts

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | Ryan Carter and Joe Nelson | Posted 06.22.2013 | Los Angeles

A massive manhunt; a shootout; a crackdown on media reporting tactical positions; armies of police going door-to-door for suspect checks; a carjacking...

Michael McLaughlin

Watertown: 24 Hours In The Absurd Media Cocoon | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.20.2013 | Media

BOSTON -- The series of shootings, explosions, and ensuing security clampdown and eventual street parties here will always be talked about by those wh...

Republicans Urge Obama To Label Boston Suspect 'Enemy Combatant'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

Republican lawmakers issued a statement Saturday urging President Barack Obama to treat Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings...

Red Sox, Bruins Resume Action After Manhunt

AP | Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- The Red Sox and Bruins were ready to return to action after a daylong, successful manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings brou...

'They Finally Caught The Jerk'

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY and KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 06.20.2013 | Crime

By BRIDGET MURPHY and KATIE ZEZIMA, The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lay hospitalized in serio...


AP | JAY LINDSAY and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime

WATERTOWN, Mass. — Lifting days of anxiety for a city and a nation on edge, police captured the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, found...

Fear Shuts Down Boston

David Ropeik | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics
David Ropeik

Our responses may not make intellectual sense tomorrow, or whenever this calms down (hopefully with no or minimal additional violence), when we can look back at things in the cool calm of rational hindsight, but they make emotional sense now. Because we are afraid.

10 Things The Suspects' Family & Friends Say About Them

Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

As the search continued Friday for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the at-large suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, the two suspects' family and friends offere...

Why Would A Kid Do This?

Erica Zidel | Posted 06.19.2013 | Parents
Erica Zidel

"Mommy," he said, "I accidentally turned on the news. I saw the guy." He paused for a minute before continuing. "Mommy, he looked like he was a teenager. That's a kid, isn't it? Why would a kid do this?"

Boston Lockdown: Still Stunned From Monday

Susan Naimark | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Susan Naimark

Here in my Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, all is quiet today. Way too quiet. I can count on my fingers how many cars have driven down my normally busy street all day.

Friday April 19, 2013

Tony Woodcock | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Tony Woodcock

This terrible week will stay in our memories. It is with us now. Unresolved. A scream like the mighty dissonance of that Mahlerian scream in his 10th Symphony. But we will conquer its summit and plumb its depths.

PHOTO: Obama Looks For Answers In The Situation Room

Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama was briefed on the latest developments on the situation in Boston on Friday, amid a massive manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the ...

CPD Sending 6 Officers To Aid Boston Investigation

Posted 04.19.2013 | Chicago

The Chicago Police Department is sending a team of five detectives and one sergeant to join in the Boston bombing investigation. Chicago Police Sup...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Doctor Describes Trying To Revive Boston Bombing Suspect | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- Dr. David Schoenfeld was among a crowd of 2,000 people who attended an interfaith service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross Thursday in...

LOOK: Boston's Streets Are Empty

Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

Boston and surrounding areas are on lockdown Friday as police continue to hunt for Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing...

Production Halted On Star-Studded Film Due To Manhunt

Posted 04.19.2013 | Entertainment

Production on the David O. Russell drama "American Hustle" has been stopped for the time being, this according to The film -- which is b...

To Boston: Our Hope for You, Courage

Frances Hesselbein | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Frances Hesselbein

We pray for the law enforcement and police officers leading the way to resolve the conflict at hand. To the men and women living and working in Boston, who are now on lockdown, our hope for you -- courage.

Kerry: 'We Are Part Of The Way There' Delivering Justice For Boston

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry says "we are part of the way there" in finding those responsible for the Boston bombing and bringing them ...

What It Was Like To Wake Up In Cambridge Today

Lindsey Mead | Posted 06.19.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

I sat with them and helped make a Pottermore account, feeling my phone buzzing in the pocket of my jeans as I did so. The temptation to check it was overwhelming. No. Set them up at Hogwarts. This is the perfect place to spend today.

Tagg Romney: 'Don't Understand Why These Monsters Have Done This'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

Tagg Romney, the oldest son of 2012 presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R), tweeted from lockdown Friday morning as poli...