A spokesman for the state Office of Health and Human Services confirmed a Boston Herald report Wednesday that 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, his wife and their toddler daughter had received benefits.
If convicted, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty or life in prison.
As we mark the one week anniversary of the deadly bombing of the Boston Marathon, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is speaking out about how our city can learn from what happened up there.
A Boston Transit Police Officer injured in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects remained in critical, but stable, condition Sunday.
Police in Boston responded Saturday to a bomb threat at the South Station transportation center Saturday, the day after the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured.
Following an intense manhunt that caused chaos in Massachusetts and riveted the rest of the nation, law enforcement finally captured the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect on Friday night.
“I say Dzhokhar, if you’re alive, turn yourself in. And ask for forgiveness,” Ruslan Tsarni, the uncle of the bombing suspects, said.
Transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday morning as the manhunt continued for the second suspect in the marathon bombings.
This Sunday is the City Parks Foundation Run for the Parks 4-mile race in Central Park and the bombings at Monday’s Boston Marathon are certainly on the minds of the runners.
Many New Yorkers have been on edge since the bombings and expressed shock and relief after investigators quickly identified and tracked down the suspects.
Authorities in Connecticut said they searched trains in Norwalk and Darien for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects but didn’t find anything.
The families of Patrick and Jessica Downes said Thursday that the generosity from friends and strangers has restored their faith in humanity.
As the investigation into the bombings at the Boston Marathon continues, a contingent of police officers from New York and New Jersey have descended on the city to assist first responders.
Dozens of state and county officials as well as race organizers met for about an hour Wednesday on how to improve safety measures.
Promotional posters for the May 5 event featuring a picture of pyrotechnics above riders are also being removed in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.