Tag Archives: Boston

THE 102 HOUR POLICE MANHUNT

April 28 2013 – For five indelible days, the unthinkable became routine in Boston. And no one felt that more than the police and agents mounting the largest manhunt in regional history and parsing its most complex crime scene. It … Continue reading

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GANGSTER HAD A SNOOZE AFTER MURDERING WOMAN, COURT TOLD – Thursday July 25 2013

– James “Whitey” Bulger, the Boston mobster, strangled his accomplice’s stepdaughter before going upstairs for his customary post-murder nap, a court has been told. Several members of the jury looked shaken as Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi, who is serving life … Continue reading

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NOT GUILTY BOMB PLEA – Friday July 12 2013

– Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first public court appearance yesterday, pleading not guilty to murder charges over the Boston Marathon bombing. His left arm in a cast, his jaw apparently bruised and his eye swollen, he flashed a wry smile … Continue reading

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ACCUSED PAIR SUE POST OVER BOSTON ‘BAG MEN’ COVER – Saturday June 8 2013

– The ‘New York Post’ has been sued by a high school student and a 24-year-old man who claims a front-page photograph of them at the Boston Marathon finish line before it was bombed falsely implied they were suspects. The … Continue reading

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QUERY OVER BOSTON MARATHON FBI SHOOTING – Saturday June 1 2013

– A man killed by FBI agents while being questioned over the Boston Marathon bombings had knocked an agent to the ground with a table and ran at him with a metal pole before being shot, according to a senior … Continue reading

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FBI AGENT KILLS BOSTON BOMBER’S MATE – Friday May 24 2013

– A friend of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev reportedly implicated himself and Tsarnaev in a 2011 triple murder just before he was killed by an FBI agent yesterday. Authorities were pressuring Chechen immigrant Ibragim Todashev, 27, to make a … Continue reading

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TELL-ALL NOTE – Saturday May 18 2013

– Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev left a note scrawled inside the hull of the boat where he was captured, claiming he and his older brother set off bombs at the Boston Marathon as retribution for US attacks on Muslims … Continue reading

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BOSTON WARNED – Saturday May 11 2013

– Five days before two bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon, police were warned extremists might use “small-scale bombings” to attack spectators and runners. The Boston Regional Intelligence Centre’s report also identified the race finish line as an … Continue reading

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GRAVE FIGHT – Friday May 10 2013

– The dispute over where to bury suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has escalated as a police chief urged someone to step forward with a cemetery plot, saying: “We are not barbarians. We bury the dead.” The plea from … Continue reading

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BOSTON BOMBING PLANNED ON FOURTH OF JULY: FBI – Saturday May 4 2013

– The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings told FBI interrogators he and his brother had considered suicide attacks and striking on the Fourth of July as they plotted their deadly assault. But the suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, told … Continue reading

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