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Ed Davis

Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis joined police chiefs and other gun safety activists at a State House rally. (Photo by Ben Parker)

Rally Calls For Giving Police Chiefs Discretion On IDs To Buy Rifles, Shotguns

Police chiefs and gun safety activists are urging Massachusetts legislators to give chiefs discretion over issuing firearms identification cards needed to buy rifles or shotguns.

07/22/2014

Azamat Tazhayakov (WBZ-TV graphic)

No Verdict After 2nd Day Of Deliberations In Trial Of Accused Boston Marathon Bomber’s Friend

A federal jury has started its second day of deliberations in the trial of a man accused of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

07/17/2014

Azamat Tazhayakov (WBZ-TV graphic)

Case Against Accused Marathon Bomber’s Friend Heads To Jury

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a naive college kid who was prosecuted because he was a “friend of the bomber,” a defense lawyer said Wednesday, while prosecutors told a jury the man was an active participant in a plan to protect Tsarnaev by removing altered fireworks and other items from his dorm room.

07/16/2014

Khairullozhon Matanov. (Facebook photo)

Quincy Man Charged With Obstructing Boston Marathon Bombings Investigation

A Quincy taxi driver was charged Friday with obstructing the Boston Marathon bombings investigation.

05/30/2014

Police outside Khairullozhon Matanov's apartment building Friday. (WBZ-TV)

Families React To Obstruction Arrest In Marathon Bombing Investigation

Elizabeth Norden sat in anger as she watched the coverage and listened carefully to charges against Khairullozhon Matanov.

05/30/2014

Police outside Khairullozhon Matanov's apartment building Friday. (WBZ-TV)

Davis: Arrest ‘Most Significant Development’ Since April 2013

Law enforcement experts are calling the arrest of a Quincy man accused of obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings the most significant development since the arrest of Dzhokar Tsarnaev.

05/30/2014

Joseph Curtatone (WBZ-TV)

Somerville To Limit Detention Of Immigrants

Somerville’s mayor says he will sign an executive order that bars city police from detaining people simply because they are suspected of living in the U.S. illegally.

05/21/2014

Boston police were keeping careful watch Sunday in the area of the Boston Marathon finish line. (WBZ-TV)

Tight Security In Place On Eve Of First Boston Marathon Since Bombings

Crowds flocked to the Boston Marathon finish line Sunday but on Monday the area will essentially be locked down with heightened security in place.

04/20/2014

Ed Davis, Watertown Police Chief Ed Deveau and Watertown Police Sgt. Jeff Pugliese. (WBZ-TV)

Davis, Watertown Chief, Officer Testify At Boston Marathon Bombings Hearing

Just days before the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, several people involved in the investigation that followed testified at a hearing on Capitol Hill.

04/09/2014

Former Mayor Thomas Menino speaks at a BU summit on the marathon bombings. (WBZ-TV)

BU Summit Examines Lessons Of Marathon Bombings

The Boston University summit focused on lessons learned from last year’s bombings at the Boston Marathon.

03/24/2014

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