April 03, 2015
The report also said there was a lack of coordination and management of hundreds of police officers who converged on a staging area at a shopping mall in Watertown during the day, many of whom “self-deployed.”
March 30, 2015
Authorities say Joanna Leigh was at the April 2013 marathon, but wasn’t hurt.
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 03, 2015
A month after the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began, a jury has found him guilty of all 30 charges. Here are profiles of the 12 jurors who decided 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 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.
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.
April 21, 2014
The four-time Boston marathoner and host of NPR’s “Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me” talks selfless running, coping with tragedy through humor and much more.
April 21, 2014
Contrary to the divine wisdom of Dr. Phil, a detailed analysis suggests life is neither marathon nor sprint.
April 19, 2014
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.
April 17, 2014
Terrorism authority Jim Walsh on what it’s like when your professional expertise infiltrates your personal space.
April 16, 2014
The anniversary of the Marathon has re-triggered feelings some caregivers and first responders thought they had worked through months ago.
April 16, 2014
What the Marathon attacks taught me about the relationship between modern technology and being human.
April 15, 2014
The first anniversary of the marathon attack has Anita Diamant thinking about the families of those who lost their lives.
April 15, 2014
Lessons from the 2013 Boston Marathon medical response.
April 14, 2014
A year has passed since the bombing at the Boston Marathon, but what exactly does that mean?
April 13, 2014
The best way to honor last year’s finish line is to cross this year’s.
April 12, 2014
Let’s use the Marathon anniversary to reflect on lessons learned.
April 11, 2014
Worrying is folly. It represents a flailing effort to gain, or to pretend to gain, some power over the unpredictable comings and goings of life.
April 10, 2014
Everyone has his or her own response to horror, disaster and tragedy. This is Lynda Morgenroth’s personal post-Marathon bombing pledge.
April 09, 2014
I’m sure the city will craft a carefully considered, permanent tribute somewhere, but I’d like to sing a note of praise for the spontaneous, temporary shrine that appeared near the marathon finish line last year.
April 08, 2014
The anniversary of the Marathon may make people feel as if it’s time for closure, but the truth is each person recovers from loss at a different pace.
April 22, 2013
WBUR’s Here & Now today featured host Robin Young’s interview with Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a 32-year-old competitive dancer who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings. Check out the show’s full post on the interview here, and here’s a taste: “I remember everything. I remember every detail. I remember the first bomb going off and screaming and […]
April 20, 2013
From Marathon bombing to city-wide lockdown, it’s been a stressful week. What do we say to kids now, and what are the trouble signs to watch for? Advice from a child psychiatrist.
April 19, 2013
We’re trapped at home while a massive police manhunt goes on outside in our neighborhoods. Stressful? Umm, a bit. Strategies to help adults cope.
April 18, 2013
One news outlet estimates that the cost of medical treatment for victims of the Marathon bombing could reach into the millions.
April 17, 2013
Today’s Marathon medical roundup: Widespread praise for medical staffs, patient counts dwindle.
April 17, 2013
An expert on prosthetic limbs suggests that the technology is so advanced that, under the right conditions, victims of the Marathon bombings undergoing leg amputation might even be able to run next year’s Marathon.
April 16, 2013
More than 180 victims are being treated at area hospitals. An update of the injured.