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Boston Marathon Victims

Brothers Face Sentencing Over Boston Marathon Scam

AP | PHILIP MARCELO | Posted 06.23.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Two brothers convicted of filing a false $2 million claim to the Boston Marathon victims' compensation fund using the name of a long-d...

A Boston Marathon Bombing TV Series Is In The Works

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.01.2014 | TV

Fox is taking on the story of the Boston Marathon bombings. The network announced plans to launch an event series based on the best-selling book "Long...

20 Powerful Photos Commemorate 1-Year Anniversary Of Boston Marathon Bombing

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact

Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 260 others. Members of the city and state p...

Steven Tyler And Joe Perry Honor Boston Marathon With Updated Aerosmith Classic

AP | Posted 04.11.2014 | Entertainment

BOSTON (AP) — Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry have recorded a new arrangement of "Dream On" to honor victims of the Boston Marathon bombings....

Charity Runners Begin Signing Up For 2014 Boston Marathon To Honor Bombing Victims

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Impact

BOSTON (AP) — Charity teams are forming to run the 2014 Boston Marathon in honor of victims of the deadly bombings at last year's race. The charita...

Family Of Boy Killed In Boston Bombings Recruiting Charity Runners For Marathon

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

BOSTON (AP) — The family of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing has created a charitable foundation in his memory and is recruit...

For Some Boston Victims, The Checks Don't Bring Much Relief | Posted 09.16.2013 | Impact

BOSTON — When a close friend spent his money from the charity for Boston Marathon bombing survivors on a new house, J.P. Norden rejoiced along with ...

Boston Marathon Victim Ready To Take Huge (And Very Pretty) Step Forward

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.12.2013 | Impact

After making the agonizing decision to have her left foot amputated, a spirited Boston Marathon bombing victim is ready to take a beautiful step forwa...

3,300-Mile Charity Race Raises Funds For Boston Victims

AP | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact

BOSTON -- Runners in the coast-to-coast One Run for Boston relay race have reached their finish line in Copley Square, 24 days after they started. Th...

'Life Goes On' For Boston Marathon Victim Mery Daniel

Boston Herald | Christine McConville | Posted 08.31.2013 | Black Voices

Studying, recovering, but mostly just enjoying life: that's how a very grateful Boston Marathon survivor Mery Daniel plans to spend her summer. Yeste...

April 15, 2013 and Beyond

David Willey | Posted 08.18.2013 | Media
David Willey

Boston is an intensely personal story for us, too. There were more than a dozen Runner's World and Running Times staffers and freelancers near the finish line when the bombs went off. Four editors were running the race.

Boston Bombing Victims' Charity Hits $51 Million, 247 Claims

AP | Posted 06.18.2013 | Impact

BOSTON -- The deputy administrator of the main compensation fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims says it has received 247 claims so far. The One ...

Boston Marathon Victim Throws Out First Pitch For White Sox

AP | Posted 06.09.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- A victim of the Boston Marathon bombings has thrown out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game, thanks to an assist from the Oval Offi...

Victim In Famous Boston Bombing Photo Speaks Out

Posted 05.30.2013 | Crime

The first time the world saw Nicole Brannock Gross, she was dazed and knocked to the blood-covered ground, moments after the first bomb exploded at th...

Boston Marathon Winner Honors Bombing Victims

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 05.26.2013 | Black Voices

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- The winner of the men's race at the Boston Marathon says he is returning his winner's medal to honor the city and those kille...

Boston Fund Director Worries Donations Won't Be Enough

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact

Double amputees and families of victims killed during the Boston Marathon attacks will get the most money from the One Fund Boston. Kenneth Feinber...

Boston Victims' Families Could Get More Than $1 Million

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact

BOSTON — The administrator of a fund created to help people injured in the Boston Marathon bombings and the families of those who died in the at...

Kenny Chesney Starts Fund To Help Boston Victims

AP | Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country star Kenny Chesney is starting a fund to help those who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombing. A Tuesday news re...

5 Childhood Buddies Injured In Marathon Help One Another Recover

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact

UPDATE: April 30, 2013, 4 p.m. A group of five devoted friends, who consider themselves “family,” were severely injured at the Boston Marathon...

Boston Fund Raises More Than $20 MIllion, But Is It Enough?

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact

Cost of amputating a leg? At least $20,000. Cost of an artificial leg? More than $50,000 for the most high-tech models. Cost of an amputee's rehab? Of...

Heroic Owner Of Watertown Boat Recounts Discovering Tsarnaev's Body

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.25.2013 | Impact

He rebuffed the term “hero” in his first post-manhunt interview, but David Henneberry’s quick thinking warrants the accolade. Henneberry told...

Donors Help Man Whose Boat Was Site Of Boston Firefight

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.24.2013 | Impact

The man who spotted the surviving suspect behind the Boston Marathon attacks is being hailed a hero, but supporters want to do even more to honor his ...

Woman Rescued By NFL Player During Marathon Recalls Details Of Rescue

AP | ALLEN G. BREED | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact

BOSTON -- As this shocked city observed a moment of silence, Heather Abbott was following through on a difficult decision – allowing doctors to ...

Through Tragedy and Terror, Written Words Touch a Million Lives

Suzanne Perryman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Parents
Suzanne Perryman

News reports may frighten us, and it may be the images that first capture our interest, evoke our emotions and make it impossible for us to look away, but it is the personal stories that stay with us, change us for the better and eventually help us heal.

Boston Doctor Ran Marathon With Broken Foot, Then Helped Save Victims

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact

After running the Boston Marathon on a broken foot, Dr. Natalie Stavas raced to save as many lives as possible. As Stavas and her radiologist dad,...