Martin Richard

(Steve Burton/WBZ-TV)

‘Rudy’ Star Sean Astin: Running First Boston Marathon Is ‘Deeply Personal’

This is “Rudy” star Sean Astin’s 10th time running a marathon, but the 26.2 miles to Boston will mean something extra special to him.

12 hours ago

Jane Richard with her father Bill, mother Denise and brothers Henry (middle) and Martin (right). (Photo courtesy: Richard Family Blog)

Could The Richard Family’s Death Sentence Views Save Tsarnaev’s Life?

History shows Bill and Denise Richard’s fears about the process dragging on are legitimate.

04/17/2015

Jane Richard with her father Bill, mother Denise and brothers Henry (middle) and Martin (right). (Photo courtesy: Richard Family Blog)

Richard Family Writes Passionate Plea Opposing Death Penalty For Tsarnaev

In a Boston Globe opinion piece, Bill and Denise Richard said the lengthy process of putting Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death would be too difficult for their family as they grieve the death of their son Martin.

04/17/2015

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Survivors, Officials React To Richard Family’s Death Penalty Stance

Boston Marathon bombing survivors, city and state officials responded after Martin Richard’s parents published an opinion piece saying they do not support the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

04/17/2015

Hundreds run 5k for Martin Richard in Boston (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Run For Peace In Memory Of Martin Richard

Several hundred runners ran a 5K in memory of Martin Richard.

04/15/2015

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh takes part in a moment of silence on the two-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. (WBZ-TV)

Moment Of Silence Marks 2nd Anniversary Of Boston Marathon Bombings

A moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness will mark the second anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings Wednesday.

04/15/2015

(Left to right) Martin Richard, 8; Krystle Campbell, 29; Lingzu Lu, 23; MIT Police officer Sean Collier, 26.

Honoring The Legacies Of The Marathon Bombing Victims

The families of the Boston Marathon bombing victims are honoring their memories by helping others.

04/08/2015

An artist's rendering of the Tsarnaev jury in federal court. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

First Day Of Deliberations Ends Without Verdict In Marathon Bombing Trial

Jurors completed a full day of deliberations on Tuesday, announcing to the judge at the end of the day that they have two questions.

04/07/2015

Race for Peace 5K honored 8-year-old Martin Richard. (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Honor Martin Richard With Race For Peace

Hundreds of people participated in a special run Sunday in honor of 8-year-old Martin Richard, who died in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013.

03/22/2015

Actor Sean Astin. (Image Credit: Facebook)

‘Rudy’ Star Sean Astin Running Boston Marathon In Honor Of Martin Richard

Actor Sean Astin is running this year’s Boston Marathon with Team MR8 to benefit the Martin Richard Charitable Foundation.

03/20/2015

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