Latest Boston Marathon bombing News

Memorial to victims of Boston Marathon bombing completed

Aug. 19, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Three stone pillars were placed Monday near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, marking the final step in a $2 million effort to memorialize the bombing that killed three people. The understated monument of granite and bronze, which took four years to plan and develop, was supposed to be...

With every new tragedy, another 'strong' campaign

Aug. 8, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In Ohio, a heart-shaped mural with the phrase "Dayton Strong" hangs in front of the bar where a gunman killed nine people. In Texas, "El Paso Strong," written in red, white and blue, adorns homemade banners after a shooter killed 22 at a Walmart. In California, where a gunman killed three...

Court to hear Boston Marathon bomber's death penalty appeal

Jul. 31, 2019 12:58 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A federal court will hear arguments in the Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence appeal. A federal judge said Tuesday that oral arguments will take place Dec. 12. Each side will be given an hour to make its case. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (juh-HAHR' sar-NY'-ev) was convicted and sentenced to death...