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Saturday, March 24, 2018

A Market In Boston For Every Taste And Price Point

It’s hard to pack an organic egg in your suitcase. Still, tourists can find souvenirs galore at Boston’s newest tourist attraction, the Boston Public Market. You may even find lunch.

September 19, 2015

Vandalism: Confederate Flag Placed On Black Civil War Troop Memorial In Boston

It may be considered an act of vandalism to take down the Confederate flag in South Carolina — but it is actually a special act of vandalism to raise that flag up on a particular memorial in Boston, Massachusetts.

June 29, 2015

Boston Bomber Speaks Out For First Time: ‘I Am Sorry For The Lives I Have Taken’

“I am sorry for the lives I have taken, for the suffering I caused.”

June 24, 2015

Anti-Islam Activist Pamela Geller Was Possible Beheading Target, Official Says

Controversial anti-Islam activist Pamela Geller was mentioned as a possible target for beheading by a man who was shot and killed by a counterterrorism task force this week

June 4, 2015

Boston Man Under Terrorism Surveillance Was Not Shot In Back, Community Leaders Say

Boston religious and community leaders said Wednesday that video shows a local man was not shot in the back during a confrontation with terrorism task force members who had been watching him and wanted to question him.

June 3, 2015

The Sound And The Fury Of Deflategate

Once somebody like Tom Brady has been targeted for something like “Deflategate,” it’s almost impossible for them to get even-handed treatment in the media.

May 20, 2015

Death Penalty For Tsarnaev Hurts Boston

The death penalty for Tsarnaev sentence has eroded a sense of unity — and it goes against national trends

May 19, 2015

Boston Marathon Bomber Is Sentenced To Death

The jury reached their unanimous decision Thursday afternoon.

May 15, 2015

Defense Begins Last Chance To Save Life Of Boston Marathon Bomber Tsarnaev

Hoping to save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty, lawyers for the convicted Boston Marathon bomber aggressively portrayed his older brother, Tamerlan, as the brains and muscle behind the 2013 terrorist attack.

April 28, 2015

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Lawyers Try To Explain His Crude Gesture

Defense attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday tried to downplay prosecution claims that their client had shown anger and defiance at the U.S. when he raised his middle finger at a surveillance camera, and said he may instead have been upset or depressed over a conflict with a guard.

April 23, 2015
Top News, National News, Dzohkar Tsarnaev, Boston, Marathon Bombing, Trial, Dealth Penalty

Boston Bomber Back In Court, Prosecution Demands Death

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will return to court for the start of his sentencing trial Tuesday when prosecutors will demand that the American jury condemn the 21-year-old to death.

April 21, 2015

Parents Of Child Killed In Boston Bombings Ask To Drop Death Sentence

The parents of an eight-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon attacks have asked prosecutors to take the death penalty off the table for convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. They said instead they want to see him sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole.

April 17, 2015

Late Night Roundup: War vs. Peace On Capitol Hill

Negotiating a peace deal is a tough job with Congress — making war is easy.

April 15, 2015

30 For 30: Boston Jury Finds Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty Of All Charges

The jury that had deliberated for around 11 hours in the Boston bombings trial reached a verdict Wednesday.

April 8, 2015
Top News, National News, Dzohkar Tsarnaev, Boston, Marathon Bombing, Trial, Dealth Penalty

Jury Quits For The Day With No Verdict In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

The jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial convene to decide whether to sentence Dzhokar Tasnaev to death.

April 8, 2015
Top News, National News, Dzohkar Tsarnaev, Boston, Marathon Bombing, Trial, Dealth Penalty

Prosecution Says Boston Bomber Is As Guilty As His Dead Brother

The federal jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is set to begin deliberations after prosecutors and defense lawyers on Monday offered rival narratives over who was to blame for the April 2013 terrorist bombings.

April 7, 2015
Top News, National News, Dzohkar Tsarnaev, Boston, Marathon Bombing, Trial, Dealth Penalty

Closing Statements Set In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

How will the jurors rule on the 30-count indictment against Dzokhar Tsarnaev for his accused role in the Boston Marathon bombing after hearing the closing arguments today?

April 6, 2015

Boston Marathon Defense Expected To Call Just Three Witnesses

Defense lawyers in the Boston Marathon bombing trial are expected to close their case Tuesday with just one more witness and send Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s fate to the jury.

March 31, 2015

Boston Marathon Bombing Jury Hears Details Of Boy’s Death

Before resting the government’s case, a somber assistant federal prosecutor methodically told, clinically and legally, the heartbreaking story of a little boy’s death.

March 31, 2015

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘Long Mile Home’

The Tsarnaev trial is the latest chapter in a story that begins with ‘Long Mile Home.’

March 15, 2015
A running shoe and US flag is pictured at a memorial on the Boston Marathon route on April 18, 2013

Boston Bombing Trial Set To Open

Jury selection is about to begin in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

January 5, 2015

Dzhohkar Tsarnaev Appears In Court; No Outward Signs Of Plea Deal

Find out what the Boston bombing suspect did in court on Thursday.

December 18, 2014

Weekend Getaways From Cities Around the United States

Great ideas for weekend trip destinations from cities around the country.

October 6, 2014

Prosecutors Reject Venue Change For Boston Bombing Trial

Boston (AFP) — Prosecutors pushed back against a request by accused Boston Marathon bomber Djokhar Tsarnaev to change the venue of his trial, rejecting his attorneys’ assertions that he cannot get a fair trial here. In a 25-page court filing, prosecutors late Monday dismissed a defense petition seeking to relocate the trial from Boston to […]

August 26, 2014

Philadelphia Inquirer Owner Lewis Katz Is One Of Seven Killed In Private Jet Crash

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times BEDFORD, Mass. — Media owner Lewis Katz and six othe people died when a private jet veered into a marshy area and burst into flames during takeoff, investigators said Sunday as they began investigating the crash. The pilot had reported no trouble, but the plane apparently never […]

June 2, 2014