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Whitey Bulger’s Partner Sings for Jury Whitey Bulger’s Partner Sings for Jury

Whitey Bulger ran from the law for 16 years. Twelve of those years were spent on the FBI’s most wanted list. The only reward bigger than the price on Bulger was for Osama Bin Laden himself. He was featured on …

Boston Bomber Photographer Lashes Out Against Rolling Stone Boston Bomber Photographer Lashes Out Against Rolling Stone
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Like many people, the Boston Police staff photographer who was on the scene for the capture of the alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a bit put off by Rolling Stone’s latest attempt at relevancy. The magazine’s cover story, …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Pleads Not Guilty to Boston Marathon Bombings Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Pleads Not Guilty to Boston Marathon Bombings

Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev this week pleaded not guilty to 30 charges related to the bombings, which killed three people and injured over 150 others back in April of this year. According to a Boston Globe report, Tsarnaev’s …

Brad Stevens Hired As New Celtics Coach Brad Stevens Hired As New Celtics Coach
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The Butler Bulldogs will play their first season in the revamped Big East next season, but they will do so without wonderboy coach Brad Stevens. As reported by ESPN this afternoon, the Boston Celtics have hired Stevens to replace former …

Whitey Bulger Trial Begins, Juror Falls Asleep Whitey Bulger Trial Begins, Juror Falls Asleep
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Whitey Bulger, the infamous Boston gangster whose life has inspired several books and films–including “The Departed”–began his trial today on racketeering and murder charges. The story of how he rose to power over the Winter Hill Gang, allegedly killed 19 …

Drunk Governor: Deval Patrick Got Drunk After Boston Bombings Drunk Governor: Deval Patrick Got Drunk After Boston Bombings
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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick this week admitted to celebrating the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects by getting drunk. According to a Boston Herald report, the governor was speaking to a Cambridge-area marketing company this week when he admitted …

Boston Fire Chief Resigns in Wake of Bombing Boston Fire Chief Resigns in Wake of Bombing

Boston Fire Department Chief Steve Abraira resigned this week. He will be stepping down on June 7, with Chief of Operations John Hasson selected to become acting Chief. Abraira was named chief less than two years ago, in December of …

Rihanna 3 Hours Late For Boston Show Rihanna 3 Hours Late For Boston Show

It seems that Justin Bieber isn’t the only pop star that is having trouble getting to concerts on time. According to a Boston Magazine report, R&B star Rihanna was three hours late taking the stage at her Boston concert Monday …

Kevin Spacey Photobombs Woman in Boston Kevin Spacey Photobombs Woman in Boston

Photobombs are nothing new to the internet, but it’s rare that a celebrity participates in ‘ruining’ a tourist photo. This week, a woman became internet-famous for a short time after a friend of hers posted a picture of her standing …

Boston Bombing Suspects: 3 More Arrested Boston Bombing Suspects: 3 More Arrested

Police have reportedly taken three classmates of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev into custody for questioning, but are stressing that they are not considered to be suspects at this time. Authorities arrested the three students to find out whether bomb-making materials were taken …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Complaint Describes Carjacking Episode Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Complaint Describes Carjacking Episode

As previously reported, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been officially charged with one count of using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction (an improvised explosive device) against persons and property within the United States resulting …

Reddit Apologizes for ‘Dangerous Speculation’ in Wake of Boston Bombings Reddit Apologizes for ‘Dangerous Speculation’ in Wake of Boston Bombings

Reddit’s General Manager Erik Martin has posted a formal and heartfelt apology on behalf of the site and its many users for the part they played in the spreading of false information in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. …

Zooey Deschanel Named As Suspect In Boston Bombing (In Captioning Error) Zooey Deschanel Named As Suspect In Boston Bombing (In Captioning Error)

Actress/musician Zooey Deschanel was named as the 19-year old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing in an erroneous caption on FOX 4 in Dallas. Peter Ogburn noticed this, and tweeted the screencap: Oh come on, Fox twitter.com/peterogburn/st… — Peter Ogburn …

Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Responding To Authorities Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Responding To Authorities

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, has been unable to speak, but has been responding to questioning from authorities, according to reports. Since being apprehended on Friday, Tsarnaev has been too badly injured to speak, after …

Boston Manhunt Shuts Down the City; One Suspect Still at Large Boston Manhunt Shuts Down the City; One Suspect Still at Large
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[UPDATE:] Boston police are now searching for a green ’99 Honda sedan with the license plate 116-GC7 [ORIGINAL:] Authorities in Boston are conducting a door-to-door manhunt for one of the suspects in this week’s Boston Marathon bombings. Boston police have …

Boston Manhunt: Redditor On Scene Offers Details In AMA Boston Manhunt: Redditor On Scene Offers Details In AMA

The Boston manhunt is still going strong after one of the suspects in last week’s marathon bombing was shot and killed last night. The other suspect, who is still at large, is still in the Boston area with police sweeping …

Bomb Suspect Images in the Hands of Police Bomb Suspect Images in the Hands of Police
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Yesterday, confusion hit the media as conflicting reports seemed to indicate that authorities may have arrested a suspect in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings. Those reports were later denied by Boston police, but today it has been confirmed that …

Boston Suspect Id’d? Image of Suspect Could Lead to Arrest Boston Suspect Id’d? Image of Suspect Could Lead to Arrest
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Conflicting reports today are indicating that a suspect may have been arrested in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this week. According to a report from the Boston Globe, a suspect in the attacks has been identified using a …

Patton Oswalt Tweets, Facebooks Thoughts On Boston Marathon Explosions Patton Oswalt Tweets, Facebooks Thoughts On Boston Marathon Explosions
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Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt, a frequent Twitter user on a day-to-day basis, took to the medium following Monday’s tragedy in Boston to offer some brief thoughts, as many other celebrities and ordinary people did. “Look for the helpers. You’ll …

Google Launches Person Finder For Boston Marathon Explosions Google Launches Person Finder For Boston Marathon Explosions

Google has set up a tool to help people find loved ones after the explosions in Boston today. This is part of Google.org’s Person Finder project. The tool can be used both to try and locate a person and to …

Boston Marathon: Explosions Rock the Finish Line; Injuries, Deaths Reported Boston Marathon: Explosions Rock the Finish Line; Injuries, Deaths Reported
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(Image courtesy Dan Lampariello) [UPDATE 5:] It is now being reported that three people, including an 8-year-old boy, have died. Over 150 people were injured in the blasts. [UPDATE 4:] Boston Police have stated that the explosion at the JFK …