| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Heather Abbott was at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, when two bombs went off. One of her feet was severely injured in the blast and was eventually amputated.
Nearly a year later, the 39-year-old human resources specialist from...
| Apr 14, 2014
Volker Fischer, of Highland Park, had just crossed the finish line when the first bomb exploded behind him, sending dark smoke into the air on that fateful day in downtown Boston.
Skokie resident Luni Tiongson was about two blocks beyond the finish...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
BOSTON — On an April morning a year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon finish line, there's little sign that destruction once visited Boylston Street.
Bleary-eyed students and hard-hatted construction workers wait at...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Federal prosecutors intend to enter autopsy photos of the three Boston Marathon victims into evidence, but they want bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to see only the pictures that will be used in his trial.
On Monday, prosecutors asked a federal...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:03 AM
As he sat in a tattoo artist's chair a few days after the Boston Marathon bombing having a line-drawing of the city's skyline inked onto his arm, Christopher Padgett looked at the people around him and got an idea.
The crowd at Good Mojo Tattoo in the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on Nov. 3, a federal judge has ruled, a much earlier date than defense attorneys had requested.
In a status hearing Wednesday, Judge George O’Toole said the date was fair....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in last year's Boston Marathon bombing, saying in court papers that the deadly plot was committed in an "especially heinous, cruel and depraved manner."
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:52 AM
WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors announced today they will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in connection with last year’s Boston Marathon bombing, saying in federal court papers that the attack that killed three people and injured...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Tens of thousands of people donated money to the One Fund, the charity created by officials after the Boston Marathon bombings. Victims received get-well cards from around the country, as well as flowers and notes of encouragement from total strangers....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Amid the bedlam, terror and despair, we must focus on this. We must never forget this: Goodness still abounds. Courage is plentiful. People can be, and often are, heroes.
As the surreal video of the Boston Marathon bombing looped over and over on TV, I,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It's been an eventful few weeks in Boston.
The Boston Marathon, typically a celebratory event, was met with terror and tragedy. Just days later, people in the city and surrounding municipalities were voluntarily "sheltering in place" as law enforcement...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:49 AM
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was formally charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of property resulting in death at a bedside hearing on Monday in his hospital room, where he was recovering from gunshot wounds suffered in...