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Boston Bombing

Ex-College Athlete And Marathon Bombing Survivor Returns To Court, Reminds Us To Never Quit

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.09.2014 | Good News

This strong-willed tennis player was severely injured in the Boston Marathon bombings. More than a year after the attacks, she's back to show the worl...

Lawyers For Marathon Bombing Suspect Ask To Delay Trial

AP | Posted 08.30.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked Friday to delay his trial until at least September 2015. "We reco...

Arrest Linked To Gun Used After Boston Marathon Bombings

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — Details emerged Wednesday on another friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who may have been linked to events su...

Tsarnaev Seemed Normal After Bombings: Ex-roommate

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 09.07.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev did not seem nervous or agitated in the days after the deadly attack, his former coll...

Prosecutors: Put Him On Trial In Boston

AP | Posted 08.31.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are opposing a defense request to move the November trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to ...

Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Refused A Plea Deal

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.23.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- A lawyer for a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect says he rejected a plea deal offered to his client. Azamat Tazhayakov (AZ...

Boston Bombers' Friend Sent Money To 6 Countries: FBI

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.04.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — A recently indicted friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of destroying evidence and ...

Here's What The Boston Bombing Suspect's Note Said, According To Court Docs

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 05.22.2014 | Crime

After Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found bloodied and hiding in a boat in the yard of a house in Watertown, Massachusetts, last year, ...

Boston Marathon Bombs Were Made With Christmas Lights, Model Car Parts

AP | Posted 05.21.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects used "relatively sophisticated" bombs with fuses made from Christmas ligh...

Marathon Bomber's Friend Will Testify To Aid His Own Case

AP | PAIGE SUTHERLAND | Posted 07.14.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- A college friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect could testify in court in an effort to suppress evidence for his own upcoming t...

Discussing Marathon Bombing Suspect's Foreign Origins Is Unfair: Defense

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 07.01.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say federal prosecutors shouldn't be allowed to use his status as a new ...

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...

Boston Kind: Stories Of Compassion

Rabbi Or Rose | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Or Rose

We need stories like these--particularly in times of pain and anguish--to remind us of our capacity for goodness. While life is marred by acts of human cruelty and violence, there are also countless people engaged daily in deeds of kindness.

Gov Recounts 'Tough' Decision To Close Boston During Hunt For Bomber

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him t...

Marathon Monday: Tragedy and T-Shirts One Year Later

Katherine Warren | Posted 06.18.2014 | Media
Katherine Warren

The Boston Marathon bombings were earth-shattering to many because the unspeakable happened to people and in places where the unspeakable does not happen. It happened to people about whom the media regularly speaks at all.

An American Hero

Monica Nordhaus | Posted 06.17.2014 | Impact
Monica Nordhaus

It was a perfect Patriot's Day in Boston, warm and sunny. The Red Sox had just won; jubilant fans poured out of Fenway and packed us in like sardines. And then there was a boom.

Boston Students Reflect One Year After Marathon Bombings

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.18.2014 | College

In a metro area home to more than 60 college campuses, the Boston Marathon bombings was a moment thousands of students in the area will never forget. ...

Little Government Response To Boston Bombing One Year Later

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes i...

The Marathon Bombings, One Year Later: Lessons Learned

KnowMore TV | Posted 06.16.2014 | Impact
KnowMore TV

Sometimes in life we, as a community of basically good-natured and hopeful individuals, are thrown a very dangerous and tragic curve ball. Sadly, this curve ball affects the tapestry of so many lives

'Black Hole Of Information' Hangs Over Bombing Investigation

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 04.15.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — It was a shocking slaying in a Boston suburb that sometimes goes years without one homicide, let alone three at once. The victims' thr...

LOOK: Boston Marks One-Year Marathon Bombing Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.15.2014 | Religion

It has been one year since two bombs went off near the Boston Marathon finish line, killing three and injuring more than 260. A police officer also lo...

Biden Praises Courage Of Boston Bombing Survivors

AP | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

BY DENISE LAVOIE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the courage shown by Boston Marathon survivors and those who l...

Marathon Bombing Anniversary Demands Interfaith Response

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf | Posted 06.15.2014 | Religion
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Any violence that is committed in the name of religion comes from extremists. These people masque their political or power agendas in false religious doctrine. We must make that distinction - between religion and extremists -- and combat the extremists.

Obama Honoring Boston Bombing Victims With Moment Of Silence

AP | Posted 06.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on its first anniversary with a moment of s...

One Year On: Reflections on a Tragedy

Roberta Gately | Posted 06.13.2014 | Impact
Roberta Gately

As the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing approaches, the echoes of that day still swirl in this city and in our own memories. We are a community forever bound, not by the scope of the tragedy, but by the eloquent and seamless scope of our response.