Boston Marathon Bombings

Poem: Shelter In Place

April 19, 2014
A woman looks out a window at her home as police start to search an apartment building while looking for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013. (Charles Krupa/AP)

A few days after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured, poet Wendy Drexler walked the Watertown streets to look for the house with the boat where he’d been hiding. SHELTER IN PLACE And the city was a dark harbor, hardened and congealed, the streets furrowed with chase, with grief, and turns — hairpin, wrong — and dead […]

Slain MIT Cop Collier Recalled As A ‘Hero’

April 18, 2014
Flowers lay at a memorial stone after a one-year remembrance ceremony for Massachusetts Institute of Technology Officer Sean Collier on campus in Cambridge Friday. (Elise Amendola/AP)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Sean Collier, the MIT police officer allegedly killed by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, was remembered Friday — a year after his death.

Reporter’s Notebook: Reflecting On Dramatic Manhunt, Shootout In Watertown

April 18, 2014

Three days after the Boston Marathon bombings, the release of the suspects’ images triggered a series of events the ended in the death of one suspect and the capture of another on the streets of Watertown.

BU Marathon Team Carries On The ‘Light’ Lu Lingzi Left Behind

April 17, 2014
BU's Lu Lingzi Boston Marathon team. From left to right: Andrew Duffy, Dan Mercurio, Ryan Shea, Baiyun Yao, Yujue Wang, Jennifer Carter-Battaglino, Shuheng Lin. (Lynn Jolicoeur/WBUR)

BOSTON — From 200 applications, Boston University chose seven to run in honor of Lu Lingzi, a graduate student from China who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings. Lu loved Boston so much, her parents buried her here, far from their home in China.

When Your Work Suddenly Comes Home

April 17, 2014
Terrorism authority Jim Walsh on what it’s like when your professional expertise infiltrates your personal space. In this Friday, April 19, 2013 Massachusetts State Police photo, law enforcement officials converge on a covered boat where Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is hiding moments before his capture in Watertown, Mass. (Sean Murphy/AP)

Terrorism authority Jim Walsh on what it’s like when your professional expertise infiltrates your personal space.

Furry, 4-Legged Therapist Helps Marathon Bombing Victims Through Hard Year

April 16, 2014
Jessica with rescue.

BOSTON — Meet Rescue. He’s a specially trained assistance dog that’s helping Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes, newlyweds who each lost a left leg in the marathon bombing, rebuild their lives.

Defense Says Bombing Suspect’s Family Key To Case

April 16, 2014

BOSTON — Federal prosecutors have told a judge they have no evidence that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev knew about his brother’s alleged role in a triple slaying in Waltham two years before the bombings.

On Marathon Anniversary, Power Of Community Celebrated

April 16, 2014
Tribute at the Hynes Convention Center. (The Tribute Committee)

BOSTON — So many lives broke apart that day. But so many lives have also been put back together.

Marathon Suspect Seeks Dismissal Of Some Charges

April 16, 2014

BOSTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to a 30-count federal indictment. Tsarnaev’s lawyers say many of the charges are redundant and could sway jurors.

Caring For The Survivors, Caring For Ourselves

April 16, 2014
Beth Lown: The anniversary of the Marathon has re-triggered feelings some caregivers and first responders thought they had worked through. In this photo,  those who cared for bombing victims open up at a group session held at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in July 2013. (Jacob Eidsmoe/Courtesy)

The anniversary of the Marathon has re-triggered feelings some caregivers and first responders thought they had worked through months ago.

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