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Stephen Silva (Transit PD photo)

Man Linked To Gun In MIT Officer’s Death Said ‘Bomber’ Was Best Friend

A man linked to a gun used to kill a university police officer days after the Boston Marathon bombings told police he smoked marijuana every day because, in his words, “my best friend was the bomber,” according to court documents.

07/23/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston federal court. (Sketch from Christine Cornell)

Prosecutors Oppose Moving Marathon Bombing Trial

Federal prosecutors are opposing a defense request to move the November trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Washington, D.C.

07/01/2014

Bolton 5k Rally

Family Wounded In Marathon Bombing Gives Back To Hometown

It started as a way to help a family devastated by the Boston Marathon bombings, but this year that same family is playing a major role in the Bolton 5K Rally as a way to give back and say thank you.

06/11/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston federal court. (Sketch from Christine Cornell)

Marathon Bombing Suspect To Ask For Trial Move

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say they plan to ask a judge to move his trial outside Boston.

06/11/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston federal court. (Sketch from Christine Cornell)

Defense: Tsarnaev Hospital Interviews Should Be Thrown Out

Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev want the death penalty removed as an option and want statements made after his arrest to be suppressed.

05/07/2014

Kevin Edson (WBZ-TV)

Man Charged In Boston Marathon Finish Line Bomb Scare Competent To Stand Trial

A man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a rice cooker in a backpack on the anniversary of the 2013 bombings has been found competent to stand trial.

05/07/2014

Jeffrey and Jessie Russell with the umbrella that he used to help her finish the Boston Marathon. (WBZ-TV)

Big Brother’s Umbrella Assist Outshined Sun For Marathon Runner With Lupus

Jeffrey Russell ran the last 12 miles of the Boston Marathon holding an umbrella over his sister Jessie so she wouldn’t have to quit.

04/27/2014

Four Boston Marathon runners wearing same bib number.

BAA Promises Investigation Into Fake Bibs Used During Boston Marathon

The Boston Athletic Association is promising to investigate cases of fake bibs used during the Boston Marathon.

04/26/2014

Meb Keflezighi (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Soundbytes Of The Week: 4/25

Top audio clips from each week, as selected by WBZ News Editor Dave Mager.

04/25/2014

Boston Children's Hospital (WBZ-TV)

Hackers Target Boston Children’s Hospital

Hackers are targeting the website of Boston Children’s Hospital and it’s causing big problems.

04/25/2014

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