Boston Marathon bombings

A makeshift memorial along the Boston Marathon course (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Local Runners Look To Settle Unfinished Business at Boston Marathon

The first Boston Marathon since the bombings will be run Monday. Thirty-six thousand runners are set to compete — 9,000 more than last year.

04/20/2014

Kevin Edson in Boston Municipal Court on April 16, 2014. (credit: WBZ-TV/CBSBoston.com)

Kevin Edson, Man Charged In Boston Marathon Suspicious Backpack Hoax, Sent For Psychiatric Evaluation

Kevin “Kayvon” Edson had a court appearance Wednesday on charges of threatening battery, possession of a hoax explosive device, threats to commit a crime and other charges.

04/16/2014

Boston Backpack

Suspicious Bags Found At Boston Marathon Finish Line After Solemn Tributes

Police in Boston detonated two unattended backpacks at the marathon finish line and arrested a man Tuesday night, on the one-year anniversary of the bombings that left three people dead and 260 injured during the marathon.

04/15/2014

The numerals "14" that will complete the 2014 display on Times Square on New Year's Eve, is unveiled in New York, Dec. 17, 2013. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Americans Hopeful For A Better Year In 2014

The poll looked at the public’s expectations for the new year and asked their opinions about the most important news stories and pop culture moments of 2013.

12/26/2013

An injured man is helped by first responders immediately after the Boston Marathon bombings. (credit: CBS 2)

Chilling Audio From Immediate Aftermath Of Boston Bombings Released

The transmissions are another view of how well all of Boston’s various emergency services agencies responded to the April attack.

08/30/2013

Woman carries clear plastic bag into MetLife Stadium as part of new NFL bag policy, August 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Football Fans Get First Taste Of New Clear Bag Policy

In May, the league and all NFL teams agreed on a policy that would restrict the types of bags that fans would be allowed to carry into stadiums.

08/18/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Credit:  Handout)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Friends Indicted

Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, both 19, face charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice.

CBS New York–08/08/2013

Racing at Belmont Park. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Officials Announce Heightened Security Measures For Belmont Stakes

Backpacks, coolers, luggage and large bags are banned from going beyond the parking lot of the race track.

06/06/2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: Handout)

CBS News: Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Left Note In Boat

New evidence has emerged in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation that could become the centerpiece in the case against the surviving suspect in the attack.

05/16/2013

Runners react near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Runners Who Had To Stop Have Chance To Come Back, Run Again Next Year

Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again next year, race organizers said on Thursday.

05/16/2013

Police stand guard in Times Square (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Boston Police Headed To NYC To Learn About Security In Times Square

Just over two weeks since the Boston Marathon bombings, Boston police are studying ways to improve security for upcoming events.

05/03/2013

Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: CBS 2/Handout)

CBS News: Attack At Boston Marathon Was Supposed To Happen On July 4

The official also said that Tsarnaev revealed that the bombs were constructed at his older brother Tamerlan’s residence and that Tamerlan had brought Dzhokhar into the plot a couple of months before.

05/02/2013

Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev and Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnayev. Tazhayakov and Kadyrbayev were arrested May 1 and face obstruction of justice charges. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

FBI: 3 Men Removed Backpack From Boston Bombing Suspect’s Room

Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev are charged with conspiring to obstruct justice, according to court documents. A third man, Robel Phillipos, is charged with making false statements to federal investigators.

05/01/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama: ‘FBI Performed Its Duties’ In Early Probe Of Boston Bombing Suspect

President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the FBI’s handling of a Russian intelligence tip about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the deceased suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/30/2013

Tamerlan Tsarnaev (Photo: Entertainment Tonight)

Trainer: Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s Boxing Career Derailed By Rules, Pending Charge

As federal investigators search for a possible motive, a clearer picture has emerged about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older brother in the alleged plot that stunned the the world.

04/29/2013

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