boston marathon bombing

Bombings, Shutdowns And A New Pope: Top News Stories Of 2013

From the rise of a rock-star pope, to the unfathomable bombing that rocked a marathon, we lived and breathed events that would forever alter the course of history. Here at CBS Local, here’s a list […]


Sean Penn: Tea Party, Ted Cruz Should Be Committed ‘By Executive Order’

Actor and “Ambassador-at-large for Haiti” Sean Penn said that “there’s a mental health problem in Congress,” and stated that Tea Party issues could be resolved by “committing them by executive order.”


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Marine Corps Marathon Ramps Up Security in Wake of Boston Bombings

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, organizers of this weekend’s Marine Corps Marathon are sparing no expense to make the race a safe one.


Dzhokar Tsarnaev is accused of planting bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. (credit: FBI via Getty Images)

Boston Bomber as Rock Star? Rolling Stone Cover Sparks Outrage

A Rolling Stone cover story on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev isn’t on the stands yet but it’s already generating controversy.


Rudolph Giuliani attend the 8th annual Opera News Awards at The Plaza Hotel on April 21, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Giuliani: ‘We Have By No Means Conquered Well-Organized Islamic Terrorist Groups’

The chief of the Boston Police Department says the Justice Department’s terrorism task force needs to more quickly share threat information with local law enforcement officials.


Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: FBI)

Boston Suspect’s Defense Team Gets Major Boost

The defense team representing the Boston Marathon bombing suspect got a major boost Monday with the addition of Judy Clarke, a San Diego lawyer who has won life sentences instead of the death penalty for several high-profile clients, including the Unabomber and the gunman in the rampage that injured former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (left) and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspects in  the Boston Marathon bombings. (Photo credit:

U.S. Officials: Russia Caught Bomb Suspect on Wiretap

U.S. officials say Russian authorities secretly recorded a conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (left) and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspects in  the Boston Marathon bombings. (Photo credit:

Police: Boston Bombing Suspects Planned to Attack New York

he Boston Marathon bombers were headed for New York to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square before they were intercepted by police in a blazing gunbattle, officials said Thursday.


Spain's Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz is seen during a meeting in Rabat with Morrocan, French and Portuguese interior ministers to discuss regional security on Jan. 25, 2013. (credit: FADEL SENNA/AFP/Getty Images)

Spanish Police Arrest 2 Suspected Members Of Al-Qaeda After Praising Boston Marathon Bombers

Police have arrested two suspected members of al-Qaeda’s North African branch in Spain, one of whom Spanish authorities alleged praised the Boston Marathon bombings, but neither of whom was known to possess any explosives or be planning any attack.


Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: FBI)

White House: Tsarnaev To Be Tried in Federal Court

The White House says the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will not be tried as an enemy combatant in a military tribunal.





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