Man Who Left Bag At Marathon Finish Line: "It's Symbolism"

Kevin Edson, the 25-year-old man who was arrested by Boston police after placing a backpack at the finish line of the upcoming Boston Marathon, was arraigned in court today. Based on the Boston Globe's report on the arraignment, it looks like Edson is a mentally ill man who thought his odd display was some kind of… » 4/16/14 1:46pm Wednesday 1:46pm

Three More Arrested In Connection With Boston Marathon Bombings

Federal authorities have reportedly arrested three college students in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings. A source told the Globe that the three new suspects "helped" Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the attack, and NBC's Pete Williams is reporting that they were his roommates at UMass Dartmouth. [Boston.com] » 5/01/13 11:50am 5/01/13 11:50am

The "Coexist" Sticker On Boston Bomber-Carjacked Car Is A Stupid Hoax

If you've visited a right-leaning blog or received email from your conservative uncle recently, chances are good you've seen a photograph of a car with a "Coexist" bumper sticker that's alleged to be the car carjacked by one of the Boston Marathon bombers. It's not. And, even if it was, getting some kind of creepy glee » 4/24/13 1:41pm 4/24/13 1:41pm

Report: Boston Bombing Suspect Was A 9/11 Truther

The AP just published a story that sheds some light on how the elder Boston Marathon bombing suspect, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, reportedly came to adopt a very radical worldview in the years leading up to he and his brother Dzhokahr's attack on the Boston Marathon. » 4/23/13 5:27pm 4/23/13 5:27pm

The First Photos Of The Boston Bombing Suspects' Shootout With Police

Andrew Kitzenberg lives on Laurel Street, in Watertown, Mass. On Friday morning, just before 1 a.m., he heard a series of pops from outside his window. The Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Tamarlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, were engaging in a wild shootout with police. Kitzenberg's Twitter account was essential reading… » 4/23/13 9:31am 4/23/13 9:31am

Bombing Suspects' Father Speaks, Claims His Sons Are Innocent

BBC News caught up with Anzor Tsanarev, father of marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and conducted a brief interview with him. Speaking through an interpreter, Anzor vehemently defended his sons, expressing confidence in their innocence. "I have 100 percent, million percent confidence in them," he … » 4/19/13 3:43pm 4/19/13 3:43pm

Everything We Know About Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, The Still-At-Large Suspect

Police are still looking for 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing suspect who remains at large after his older brother and alleged accomplice Tamerlan was killed in a shootout last night. This is everything we know so far about Dzhokhar. » 4/19/13 10:46am 4/19/13 10:46am

The Third Victim Of The Boston Blasts Was A BU Grad Student

Boston University confirmed this afternoon that the third victim of the Marathon bombings was a graduate student at the school. The victim's name has not yet been released, as BU officials are still speaking with the family. » 4/16/13 6:30pm 4/16/13 6:30pm

Sean Hannity Set A Boston Marathon Disaster Montage To Dr. Who Music

We thought it was bad enough when Sean Hannity led off his Fox News program tonight with a montage of Boston Marathon devastation that looked and sounded like the trailer for a Bay/Bruckheimer collaboration. Then we learned where the music came from. » 4/15/13 10:30pm 4/15/13 10:30pm

Former Patriots Guard Joe Andruzzi Helped Rescue Blast Victims


We feared the worst when legendary NFL good-guy Joe Andruzzi wasn't heard from in the hours after explosions rocked the Boston Marathon. We knew Andruzzi's cancer foundation was a big supporter of marathon runners, and his Twitter suggested he was watching the race from a location very close to where the first blast… » 4/15/13 9:06pm 4/15/13 9:06pm

A Nice Thing Patton Oswalt Wrote After The Boston Marathon Bombing

In the wake of events like today's, there's always an outpouring of "thoughts and prayers" and other sorts of well-intentioned signs of support from people all over social media that you almost get numb to it, if you're not already numb from the event itself. » 4/15/13 9:00pm 4/15/13 9:00pm