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LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS Films says Mark Wahlberg is set to produce “Patriots’ Day,” a feature film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing based on Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’ firsthand account. The studio announced Tuesday that Matt Charman (“Bridge of Spies”) is writing the screenplay, which will span the five-day investigation and hunt […]

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BOSTON (AP) — His accusers brandish a confession scribbled inside a boat during an intensive manhunt and a video they say shows him placing a backpack with a bomb a few feet from a little boy who died when it exploded seconds later. His defenders bank on the story of a difficult childhood in a […]

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BOSTON (AP) — The announcement by federal prosecutors that they will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the Boston Marathon bombing came as no surprise to people who lost limbs or suffered other injuries in last year’s attack. But the victims and their families expressed a range of emotions about the decision […]

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BOSTON (AP) — Slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was named as a participant in an earlier triple homicide by a man who was subsequently shot to death while being questioned by authorities, according to a filing made by federal prosecutors in the case against his brother, surviving bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. According to […]

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WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts court issued an arrest warrant Monday for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as prosecutors sought to preserve their right to try him on state charges in the killing of a police officer for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Tsarnaev, 20, remains in custody after pleading not guilty to […]

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The Boston Metro is reporting that Beyonce Knowles invited three survivors from the Boston Marathon Bombing to meet her backstage at her concert in Boston at the TD Garden. Mery Daniel, 31, Adrianne Haslet, 32, and Heather Abbott, 38, were located near the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon when two explosives went off […]

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BOSTON (AP) — A Rolling Stone cover story on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev isn’t on the stands yet but it’s already generating controversy, with at least two New England-based retailers announcing Wednesday that they will not carry the issue. The cover of the magazine’s Aug. 1 edition is a photo in which Tsarnaev […]

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DETROIT (AP) — A Saudi man was arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents said he lied about why he was traveling with a pressure cooker, but his nephew said Monday that it was all a misunderstanding about a device he simply wanted for cooking. Two pressure cookers were used in last month’s Boston […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Boston’s police commissioner told lawmakers conducting the first congressional hearing on the Marathon bombings that government should tighten security around celebratory public events and consider using more undercover officers, special police units and technology, including surveillance cameras — but only in ways that don’t run afoul of civil liberties. “I do not […]