Death sentence in Boston bomb case

BOSTON - A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother. Tsarnaev...

Boston in festive mood for marathon two years after bombings

BOSTON (AP) - The weather was cold and damp but the atmosphere festive at Monday's running of the Boston Marathon, two years after pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line and shattered one of sports' most cherished events.All...

Church bells, kind acts mark 2 years since fatal Boston Marathon Bombing

BOSTON - With a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness, Boston marked the second anniversary of the marathon bombings Wednesday, the emotions clearly still raw from the devastating attack during one of this city's most cherished events.

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Marathon

...Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013.He didn't have much...afterthought.Desisa earned his second Boston Marathon title Monday, finishing in 2...celebration that a champion of the Boston Marathon should have," Fleming said...

Boston Marathon security to follow last year's plan

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Enhanced security measures will remain in place for next Monday's Boston Marathon, the second since the deadly 2013 bombing at the finish line of the iconic race, authorities said."This plan will look very...

New Brave Jonny Gomes hears cheers from old fans

...played when the city went through the trauma of the Boston Marathon bombing.Gomes and then-Red Sox catcher Jarrod...players who placed the World Series trophy at the Boston Marathon finish line, close to where two bombs exploded that...

What the death penalty is for

...as some capital punishment opponents claim, why do the overwhelming majority of convicted murderers ? including Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ? make every effort to stay alive?The 21-year-old Russian immigrant who tried to...

Boston bomber guilty on all counts

BOSTON - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a federal jury that now must decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed. Tsarnaev...

Ballparks beef up security with the addition of metal detectors

...Bank Park ran a successful metal detector pilot program through an outfield gate last season.In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, baseball beefed security that was never much more than window dressing at most stadiums. Fans are not...

Boston Marathon opens new 'front door' on Boylston Street

...bomb exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon, race organizers are building...pick up a pair of shoes or a Boston Marathon jacket, they can do that, too...history, the tradition of the Boston Marathon, and then get out and do something...