Boston

At Emotional Meeting In Roxbury, Officer-Involved Shooting Discussed

March 31, 2015

The family of Angelo West, the man shot dead by Boston police Friday after police say he shot a cop, heard for the first time what a video showing the shooting contains.

Celtics Top Hornets 116-104

March 31, 2015

Avery Bradley led the Celts with 30 points and eight rebounds as they chase the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Democrats, Republicans Attend Opening Of Institute Honoring Sen. Kennedy

March 30, 2015

Politicians, friends and former colleagues celebrated the man known as the “Lion of the Senate” Monday, as the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate formally opened its doors on Colombia Point in Dorchester.

Boston Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Marathon Bombing Injury Fraud

March 30, 2015

Authorities say Joanna Leigh was at the April 2013 marathon, but wasn’t hurt.

Key Moments From Day 15: Tsarnaev Defense Begins Presenting Its Case

March 30, 2015

Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors heard grisly testimony about the injuries sustained by the victims killed in the bombing. Attention now turns to the defense.

MBTA Getting Advice From ‘Peer’ Cities

March 30, 2015

The MBTA’s interim GM told a legislative hearing Monday that the T received a number of helpful suggestions that could be used during extreme weather events in the future.

AAA: Massachusetts Gas Prices Remain Steady

March 30, 2015

The survey released Monday found self-serve, regular selling for an average of $2.32 per gallon, the same as last week.

Sen. Warren ‘Really Concerned About’ Olympics Bid

March 30, 2015
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren at WBUR Monday (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren told WBUR on Monday she’s “really concerned about” Boston’s 2024 Summer Olympics bid

Fiancee Testifies She Discarded Box At Aaron Hernandez’s Request

March 30, 2015
Shayanna Jenkins, the fiancee of former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, cried as she testified in court during his murder trial Monday. (Ted Fitzgerald/Boston Herald/Pool)

Shayanna Jenkins also said for the first time that the box smelled skunky and she thought it contained marijuana, undercutting prosecutors’ attempts to suggest the box contained crucial evidence.

NYC Mayor Taps Former Boston Administrator As Chief Of Staff

March 30, 2015

Thomas Snyder, who previously served in Boston’s government, has been appointed chief of staff for Mayor Bill de Blasio.

As Senate Institute Opens, Kennedy’s Ability To Find ‘Common Ground’ Recalled

March 30, 2015
Surrounded by Kennedys and other politicians, like Sen. Elizabeth Warren, President Obama speaks at the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston on Monday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

At the formal dedication for the institute that bears his name, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the late “Liberal Lion” of the U.S. Senate, was remembered Monday for his devotion to causes he cared for and his ability to find common ground with Republicans.

Prosecution Rests Its Case Against Boston Marathon Bomber

March 30, 2015

Jurors Monday saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack.

Paul Kirk Discusses Ted Kennedy’s Legacy, New Institute

March 30, 2015

Paul Kirk, who was appointed to the U.S. Senate when Ted Kennedy died in 2009, says in today’s era of extreme partisanship and brinkmanship, the rising generation should look toward Ted Kennedy’s legacy of working across the aisle.

MBTA Commuter Rail Gets Back To Full Service

March 30, 2015

Keolis Commuter Services says every line is expected to be running at full service for the Monday morning commute.

Forecast: After Cold Start, Mild Weather Toward End Of Week

March 30, 2015

Colder-than-average temperatures will continue much of the next seven days.

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