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Boston Marathon Bombing Hoax: Artist To Blame?

Boston Marathon Bombing Hoax: Artist To Blame?

By Toni Matthews-El April 16, 2014

Tragic events should inspire people to show empathy for the affected victims with words of support and acts of kindness. Unfortunately, some would prefer to use these horrible incidents to draw all the wrong kinds of attention to themselves. Case …

Stuns in Chanel gown and Tiffany jewels Stuns in Chanel gown and Tiffany jewels

Jessica Biel showed up on the Oscars 2014 red carpet without husband Justin Timberlake. The actress told Ryan Seacrest that Timberlake was “out on tour, busy working,” referring to her husband’s 20/20 Experience tour. Timberlake performed in Boston last Thursday …

4th place finish in short program earns team bronze 4th place finish in short program earns team bronze

No one could blame American figure skater Ashley Wagner for wanting to prove her detractors wrong in Sochi. And Wagner is holding her own at the Winter Olympics. She finished sixth in the women’s short program on Wednesday. And she …

Boston Bombing Suspect Could Face Death Penalty Boston Bombing Suspect Could Face Death Penalty
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¬†U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Thursday that the government will seek the death penalty in the case of the United States vs. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The 20-year-old¬†Tsarnaev is a suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that killed 3 …

Feds Want Death Penalty for Boston Marathon Bomber Feds Want Death Penalty for Boston Marathon Bomber
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The Justice Department announced today that they plan to seek the death penalty if a jury finds Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of the Boston Marathon bombing. The Boston Marathon bombing occurred last April and took the lives of three people and …

Sam Berns: Inspirational Teen Battling Progeria Dies Sam Berns: Inspirational Teen Battling Progeria Dies
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The Progeria Research Program tells us that Sam Berns, the well-loved boy who helped the world become more aware of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome, has died this Friday at the age of 17. Sam Berns became an inspiration for many due …

Record Low Temps Expected From Hercules Record Low Temps Expected From Hercules

With winter upon us, it is inevitable that the season will bring storms, ice, snow, and all-around chaos at some point during its allotted months. And 2013 is no exception. Mother Nature has mixed up a large helping of significant …

Callahan Tunnel Project Closes Tunnel For 3 Months Callahan Tunnel Project Closes Tunnel For 3 Months

The Callahan Tunnel Rehabilitation Project is underway starting December 27th, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (Mass Dot). The 52-year-old Callahan Tunnel, which takes you out of Downtown Boston to Logan Airport and sees over 30,000 cars per day, …

Red Sox Beards: David Ortiz Will Shave Beard Red Sox Beards: David Ortiz Will Shave Beard

“Fear the beard” worked, and now some of the World Series winning Red Sox players are ready to go back to clean-shaven faces. World Series MVP David Ortiz and outfielder Shane Victorino plan to shave their beards in a promotional …

Danvers Homicide: Teacher, 24, Killed By Student, 14 Danvers Homicide: Teacher, 24, Killed By Student, 14
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CNN reports tragedy out of Boston today, where a Danvers High School mathematics teacher was brutally murdered by a 14-year-old student and dumped in the woods behind the school. According to the Essex County District Attorney’s office, 24-year-old Colleen Ritzer …

Aaron Hernandez, Former Patriots Tight End Stands On Trial For First Degree Murder Aaron Hernandez, Former Patriots Tight End Stands On Trial For First Degree Murder
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Aaron Hernandez was arrested in June on a count of first degree murder. He finally took the stand for the crime on Wednesday, October 9th, and was questioned about a possible conflict of interest between lawyers on the case. Hernandez …

Boston Marathon Bomber Wants Restrictions Lifted Boston Marathon Bomber Wants Restrictions Lifted
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According to the lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, his special status in prison is making it too hard for them to defend him. They have asked a judge to lift some of the restrictions placed on the bomber, …

Homeless Man Returns $42,000 Found in Backpack Homeless Man Returns $42,000 Found in Backpack
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In a day where stories on the tragic Navy Yard shooting in Washington, D.C. has been the bulk of the headlines, the story of one man who returned a large sum of money should make your day a little brighter. …

Drug ‘Molly’ Causing Arrests and Death Drug ‘Molly’ Causing Arrests and Death

Two people were pulled over on Saturday night a little after 7:00 in Brookline, MA. They were on the intersection of Commonwealth Ave and Pleasant Street. Police officers smelled burned marijuana coming from the car and saw what looked like …

Netflix Now Putting Out Regional ISP Speed Index Netflix Now Putting Out Regional ISP Speed Index

Over the weekend, Netflix put out its first Regional ISP Speed Index Snapshot looking at the greater Boston area. We’ll be seeing more of these regional reports to come. The most significant finding from this particular index is that no …

Whitey Bulger Found Guilty, “Pleased” With Outcome Whitey Bulger Found Guilty, “Pleased” With Outcome

James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious Boston mobster accused of killing nearly 20 people, has been found guilty of 32 charges that include murder, racketeering, and money laundering. The 83-year old, who inspired a character in the popular Scorsese film “The …

Boston Cop With Bomber Photos Stripped of Badge, Gun Boston Cop With Bomber Photos Stripped of Badge, Gun

David Powell reported here last week on the scandal involving pictures of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev run by Rolling Stone magazine, including a cover photo. One Massachusetts state trooper, Sergeant Sean Murphy, tactical photographer on site for the apprehension …