March 27, 2015
A Boston woman has been indicted on charges of fraudulently receiving tens of thousands of dollars in benefits by claiming she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.
March 23, 2015
As the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev moves ahead, a new WBUR poll finds most Boston residents believe the admitted bomber should receive life in prison instead of the death penalty.
March 12, 2015
If any case called out for full community access to the judicial process, it was this one.
March 11, 2015
If Dzohkhar Tsarnaev admits that he did it, to what end are we revisiting the gruesome details of April 2013?
March 06, 2015
Author Erin Dionne writes about the process of being summoned, the months-long interruption to her life and what it was like to be in the presence of the admitted Boston Marathon bomber.
March 03, 2015
After more than seven weeks, a jury has been selected in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Here are profiles of the 12 jurors and six alternates who will ultimately decide his fate.
March 02, 2015
The Council of American-Islamic Relations Florida on Monday filed a notice of claim stating its intention to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation over the death of Ibragim Todashev.
January 14, 2015
Examining the parallels between the alleged perpetrators of attacks in Boston and Paris.
January 05, 2015
Serious concerns about due process will keep this death penalty case alive on appeal and in the public eye for years and years to come.
December 23, 2014
Reporter David Abel had set out to make his first documentary, about one woman’s quest to be the first dwarf to finish the Boston Marathon. The 2013 bombing changed that. In 2014 she returned to the race, and he’s out with a new film.
December 19, 2014
Stephen Silva who is accused of giving the Boston Marathon bombing suspects the gun used to kill an MIT police officer has pleaded guilty to gun possession and drug charges.
December 19, 2014
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was in court for the brief hearing Thursday — his first public appearance in more than a year. Also in attendance were about a dozen bombing survivors and a handful of Tsarnaev supporters.
December 15, 2014
A man charged with possessing the gun authorities believe the Boston Marathon bombing suspects used to kill an MIT police officer is expected to change his plea in court later this week.
December 10, 2014
The charity gave out nearly $80 million to the families of those killed and the injured survivors. It will not accept donations after Dec. 15.
December 01, 2014
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers are arguing that “emotionally charged” media coverage and the widespread impact of the attacks have made it impossible for him to get a fair trial in the state.
November 19, 2014
The new FBI director is close to meeting his goal of visiting all field offices in his first year in office. Director James Comey made visit number 53 on Tuesday.
November 13, 2014
A judge has ordered lawyers on both sides in the case against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to turn over a list of all potential witnesses by the end of the year.
November 12, 2014
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a judge to order federal prosecutors to turn over any information they have about his brother’s participation in a 2011 triple killing or to consider postponing Tsarnaev’s trial.
November 11, 2014
Rebekah DiMartino, 27, who was injured in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing, has had surgery to remove part of her left leg below the knee.
November 07, 2014
A federal judge has delayed the sentencing of two friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev because their cases could be affected by a legal question pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
October 30, 2014
In a time of toxic cynicism about politics and government, his example helps restore faith in both.
October 29, 2014
After six days of deliberations, a federal jury has found Robel Phillipos, a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, did indeed lie to agents investigating the bombings.
October 28, 2014
Robel Phillipos, 21, of Cambridge, was convicted of lying during the investigation into the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
October 27, 2014
Jurors in the federal trial of Robel Phillipos, a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, wrapped up Monday without a verdict. It’s the jury’s fifth day of weighing allegations he lied to the FBI during the bombing investigation.
October 21, 2014
A federal jury has begun deliberating in the trial of Robel Phillipos, the 21-year-old friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who’s accused of lying to federal agents investigating the bombing.
October 21, 2014
Prosecutors allege the friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a string of lies to investigators in the days after the bombing.
October 20, 2014
A federal judge says at least 1,000 people will be summoned to pick a jury for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
June 02, 2014
A new study finds Boston children who attended the 2013 marathon experienced post-traumatic stress at levels similar to New York City children after 9/11 — about 11 percent have “likely PTSD.”
May 09, 2014
Sentencing a terrorist to death plays right into his hands and only serves to encourage those who would follow in his lethal footsteps.
April 22, 2014
Social critic Wendy Kaminer says, for better or worse, it’s no longer an athletic event — it’s an icon.