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.
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.
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.
A Quincy taxi driver was charged Friday with obstructing the Boston Marathon bombings investigation.
Elizabeth Norden sat in anger as she watched the coverage and listened carefully to charges against Khairullozhon Matanov.
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.
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.
Crowds flocked to the Boston Marathon finish line Sunday but on Monday the area will essentially be locked down with heightened security in place.
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.
The Boston University summit focused on lessons learned from last year’s bombings at the Boston Marathon.