But Matt O'Malley (West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain) is throwing his weight behind Chase Busch, the Democratic candidate in House District 20 in west central Arkansas. And part of the reason is the guy Busch is running against, incumbent Republican Nate Bell - the bozo who wondered after the Marathon bombings if Bostonians were cowering behind their doors, wishing they had an assault rifle.... Read more
Boston Marathon bombing
The Patriot Ledger reports.
Mass Live reports a Quincy man who allegedly ate dinner with the Tsarnaev brothers the night of the bombing is now under arrest.
Vanyaland investigates what happened to the $15,000 or so raised in a hardcore concert in Quincy last year that never made it to the One Fund. Well, half of it never made it. The owner of the South Shore Music Hall canceled his never-cashed check for his proceeds to the concert organizer, then wrote a new check directly to the One Fund.... Read more
Seems somebody removed the Martin Richard memorial banner from the bridge to Savin Hill over the Expressway. Its creators are wondering why - and where it is.
Amy B. photographed the line to get into Marathon Sports - scene of one of the two explosions last year - the day before the 2014 Marathon.
UPDATE: Kayvon Edson faces a variety of charges in Boston Municipal Court following his arrest at the finish line.
Boylston Street was shut at the Marathon finish line tonight after police found two unattended backpacks - not long after a barefoot man dressed like a Southern belle in mourning danced his way up the street with a backpack on, yelling "Boston Strong."
People in... Read more
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
The Globe assembled dozens of people who had something to do with the Marathon for a large photo.
Inside Medford reports on the plans for Medford Square. One of the victims, Krystle Campbell, was from Medford.
Dorchester residents will gather on Tuesday at 7 p.m. to remember those lost in the Marathon violence.
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.... Read more
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
The Richard family of Dorchester has posted an update, including word on Jane:
Last week she received a â€śCheetahâ€ť 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... Read more
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