Boston Marathon bombing

By - 4/15/14 - 8:12 am
Tags at the Boston Public Library

The BPL's main library in Copley Square currently has an exhibit (in the old, McKim wing) of memorials left by runners and visitors after the Marathon last year. At the end of your walk are several budding trees - and blank tags on which you can write a new message.

At the Old North Church in the North End, you'll find another collection of tags... Read more

By - 4/15/14 - 7:41 am

The Globe assembled dozens of people who had something to do with the Marathon for a large photo.

By - 4/13/14 - 9:28 am

The Globe's David Abel interviews the Richard family on their day before 2:50 p.m. last April 15 - and their lives since:

Abel says:

The hardest story I've ever written, especially as a new dad and someone on the finish line that day.

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By - 4/12/14 - 9:03 am
At the Boston Marathon finish line

Tyler was among the thousands who headed to Boylston Street this morning for a Sports Illustrated cover to mark the anniversary of the Marathon bombings.

Dear World has some powerful photos and video of survivors of the bombings posing on the finish line.

By - 4/11/14 - 8:36 am

Inside Medford reports on the plans for Medford Square. One of the victims, Krystle Campbell, was from Medford.

By - 4/11/14 - 8:24 am

Dorchester residents will gather on Tuesday at 7 p.m. to remember those lost in the Marathon violence.

By - 4/6/14 - 11:10 am

Molly Galler reports on the opening of the Bled for Boston exhibit of photos of people who got Boston-specific tattoos after the Marathon bombings.

One of the last shots I saw on the first floor was of two women who had been inside the Forum restaurant during the bombings. They had written, "This special place, this state of grace." Chills.

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By - 3/31/14 - 5:28 pm

A Saudi citizen currently living in Revere is suing conservative radio host Glenn Beck, alleging Beck kept identifying him as the financial backer of the Marathon bombings long after federal officials decided he had nothing to do with them - except to be injured when the bombs went off.

In a libel lawsuit filed last week in US District Court in Boston, Abdulrahman Alharbi says... Read more

By - 3/21/14 - 4:39 pm
Jane Richard

The Richard family of Dorchester has posted an update, including word on Jane:

Last week she received a “Cheetah” running leg, designed for athletics and everyday use. This was a gift to her from an organization called Wiggle Your Toes; whose mission is to support those suffering from limb loss, in collaboration with Jane's team at United Prosthetics, who donated their time and labor

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By - 3/18/14 - 10:37 am
Wanted for Central Square robbery

Cambridge Police report they are looking for help in finding a man who held up the Central Square 7-Eleven on April 18, 2013, shortly before MIT police officer Sean Collier was shot to death.

In the initial confusion following Collier's death and the car chase that ended in a shootout in Watertown, police at first thought the bearded man who held up the... Read more

By - 3/11/14 - 7:42 am

Also, no baby strollers along the route. Bring stuff in clear plastic bags.

Meanwhile, some Watertown residents want better answers on the search for the Tsarnaevs after last year's bombings.

By - 1/30/14 - 5:11 pm

Federal prosecutors today filed a "notice of intent" that they will seek the death penalty for the still living Tsarnaev brother if he is found guilty of murdering three people and injuring more than 200 others at the Marathon finish line last April - and then murdering an MIT police officer in his escape attempt.

The United States will seek the sentence of death for

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By - 1/29/14 - 11:42 pm

Reporters Dave Wedge and Casey Sherman accompany Marathon-bombing survivors on a trip down the Rhone River in France:

The hours pass. The back of Michelle’s left leg is sore. She massages her scar gently, but it doesn’t take away the pain. At around 3 a.m. she stands, using her good leg for support, and makes her way over to Jeff, who’s now spinning in

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By - 1/13/14 - 8:07 am
Boston Strong motorcycle

Stevil photographed some of the bikes at the Northeast Motorcycle Expo at the World Trade Center over the weekend.

Copyright Stevil. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/26/13 - 4:01 pm
Martin Richard memorial

Arturo Gossage reports a couple of impromptu Marathon memorials were put up at the finish line yesterday, including one for Martin Richard.

Copyright Arturo Gossage. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/24/13 - 10:23 am

Branden Mattier, a South End man arrested in July on charges he tried to defraud the fund set up for Marathon bombing victims, is suing State Police and FedEx for delivering what he says was a bogus check from the fund.

In his suit, filed yesterday in US District Court, Mattier alleges he deserves to be paid several hundred thousand dollars in damages by... Read more

By - 11/30/13 - 9:57 pm
Shelter in plates

Artists Mike Mandel and Chantal Zakari, who say they were forced indoors by the hunt for the missing Tsarnaev brother, have come up with a series of Shelter in Plates to commemorate the hunt and lock down:

Confronted with military troops searching our homes and surroundings, for sixteen hours families were ordered inside, police stationed at corners and half-way points on every street. No cars

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By - 11/11/13 - 8:48 am

The Daily Free Press reports on the final planting of memorial bulbs in Kenmore Square on Saturday.

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