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Biden Calls Marathon Bombers ‘Twisted Perverted Cowardly Knockoff Jihadis’

Biden Calls Marathon Bombers ‘Twisted Perverted Cowardly Knockoff Jihadis’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Vice President Biden spoke at Wednesday’s memorial service for Sean Collier, the MIT police officer who was allegedly killed by the Boston Marathon bombers.
Biden told the crowd that terrorism was doomed to fail,…

Runners Around the World Show Solidarity with Boston

Runners Around the World Show Solidarity with Boston

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Runners around the globe this weekend showed their solidarity with the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.At the London Marathon, the first major race since Boston, runners wore black ribbons and observed a moment of …

Boston Author Dennis Lehane Praises Response to Marathon Bombings

Boston Author Dennis Lehane Praises Response to Marathon Bombings

ABC(NEW YORK) — Speaking Sunday morning on This Week, author and Boston native Dennis Lehane praised the response to the Boston Marathon bombings, calling it as one of the greatest “acts of heroism” he has ever seen.“I’ve be…

‘Cowards’ Billboard Lights Up Boston Skyline in Wake of Blasts

‘Cowards’ Billboard Lights Up Boston Skyline in Wake of Blasts

Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(BOSTON) — Less than 10 miles from the finish line of the Boston Marathon, where three people were killed and more than 170 injured in dual blasts on Monday, lies a billboard with a one-word message: &ldquo…

Obama to Visit Boston Thursday, Speak at Service for Bombing Victims

Obama to Visit Boston Thursday, Speak at Service for Bombing Victims

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(BOSTON) — President Obama is scheduled to travel to Boston on Thursday, three days after the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon.As the city grapples with this tragedy, the president plans to speak at an int…

Teen London Marathoner Starts Boston Twitter Campaign

Teen London Marathoner Starts Boston Twitter Campaign

Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)(LONDON) — Despite the bombing at Monday’s running of the Boston Marathon, leaving three dead and more than 170 injured, the London Marathon will proceed as scheduled Sunday.Londoner Amelie Hunton, 18, will be parti…

Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley: ‘No Ambitions’ to be Pope

Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley: ‘No Ambitions’ to be Pope

Darren McCollester/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’ Malley had a message for supporters who are excited to see his name mentioned as a possible candidate for the papacy.Writing in his personal blog, O’Malley says:&ldq…

City Under Flu Crisis: 48 Hours in Boston’s Massive Flu Outbreak

City Under Flu Crisis: 48 Hours in Boston’s Massive Flu Outbreak

Jeffrey Hamilton/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Little Cassie Colice fought off another coughing fit as she sat in the emergency room at Boston Children’s Hospital with her mother. Despite getting a flu shot this season, doctors believed the toddler was sufferi…

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Catches Fire After Landing in Boston

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Catches Fire After Landing in Boston

ABC News(BOSTON) — A fire broke out on an empty Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet in Boston’s Logan Airport after a non-stop flight from Tokyo, prompting more safety concerns about the new plane since its 2011 release.The incident occurred Monday morning when…

New Hampshire Airport Offers Holiday Travelers $12 Flights to Boston, NYC

New Hampshire Airport Offers Holiday Travelers $12 Flights to Boston, NYC

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LEBANON, N.H.) — Just in time for the end of the busy holiday season, Cape Air and a regional airport in New Hampshire are promoting flights to Boston and New York for $12.In attempt to qualify for federal grant money by flying …

WATCH: Boston Cop Rescues Drowning Woman

WATCH: Boston Cop Rescues Drowning Woman

ABC News(BOSTON) — A Boston police officer is being hailed a hero after he jumped into the frigid cold water to rescue a drowning woman.Cellphone video showed police officer Edward Norton plunging into Fort Point channel Friday afternoon during a torr…

Missing Student’s Body Found in Boston River

Missing Student’s Body Found in Boston River

WCVB/ABC News(BOSTON) — The body of Boston Architectural College graduate student Jonathan Dailey was found in Boston’s Charles River Tuesday morning, reportedly bound with chains and weighted with a cinder block.The body, the second found in the rive…

Boston Woman Carrying Young Son Tumbles Onto Subway Tracks

Boston Woman Carrying Young Son Tumbles Onto Subway Tracks

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A Boston mother holding her 4-year-old son in her arms walked right off a subway platform during rush hour and fell face-first onto the tracks.Two Good Samaritans quickly jumped to the tracks to save her and her son be…

Boston Mayor Recovering from Droopy Eyelid Surgery

Boston Mayor Recovering from Droopy Eyelid Surgery

Paul Marotta/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is recovering from surgery to lift his droopy eyelids, his office said.Menino, 69, was diagnosed with dehiscence ptosis, a condition caused by the slow stretching of tiny tendons that hold…

Mayor Bloomberg: Chick-fil-A Ban Is ‘Inappropriate’

Mayor Bloomberg: Chick-fil-A Ban Is ‘Inappropriate’

Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may have a bone to pick with jumbo-sized sodas, but he has no qualms with Chick-fil-A.While his fellow mayors in San Francisco, Chicago and Boston have shunned the chicken s…

George W. Bush Drops by Romney Campaign Headquarters

George W. Bush Drops by Romney Campaign Headquarters

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(BOSTON) — Mitt Romney’s campaign staff in Boston got an unexpected pep talk Tuesday morning when former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura stopped by.In Boston visiting a charter school, the Bushes were introduced by…

Two Americans Kidnapped in Egypt

Two Americans Kidnapped in Egypt

ABC News (NEW YORK) — A Bedouin tribesman says he kidnapped two Americans tourists from Boston on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula in an attempt to get his uncle freed from prison, and says he will kidnap more people if his demand is not met.The two Amer…

Obama’s Checklist of Choices for Voters

Obama’s Checklist of Choices for Voters

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(BOSTON) — At his 99th fundraiser of the year, on the home turf of rival Mitt Romney’s re-election campaign, President Obama Monday night presented a vigorous case for a second term, framing the November vote as a seri…

Police Release New Photos from Apartment of Boston Mob King ‘Whitey’ Bulger

Police Release New Photos from Apartment of Boston Mob King ‘Whitey’ Bulger

ABC News(BOSTON) — Police have released hundreds of photos from the apartment of accused Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger, depicting dozens of weapons, wads of cash and other remnants of his crime-filled past. Bulger, the alleged head of Boston’s…

Axelrod Nearly Drowned Out by Romney Protesters in Boston

Axelrod Nearly Drowned Out by Romney Protesters in Boston

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(BOSTON) — When senior Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod held a press conference on Mitt Romney’s home turf of Boston Thursday morning, the anti-Obama reception was so loud and rowdy that his message was nearly…

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