Carjacking victim recalls harrowing night

The 26-year-old filled in some of the missing pieces between the death of MIT police officer Sean Collier and the shoot-out with the bombing suspects.

The carjacked Mercedes (right) can be seen in this image of last week’s events in Watertown.

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The carjacked Mercedes (right) can be seen in this image of last week’s events in Watertown.

Antiterror units not notified of 2011 probe

The Boston Regional Intelligence Center and the Commonwealth Fusion Center were never informed that FBI agents had looked at Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s activities.

Friendly fire may have wounded MBTA officer in shoot-out

Authorities are investigating whether the officer was wounded by friendly fire in the shoot-out with the bombing suspects, a State Police spokesman confirmed.

// Bombing victim says amputation was ‘best option’

After doctors had tried for nearly a week to save her foot, injured in the blasts on Marathon Monday, Heather Abbott gave the go-ahead to amputate.

Patrick vows to ensure state followed rules in giving benefits to bombing suspects

Governor Deval Patrick said that officials will release as much information about state benefits collected by the Marathon bombing suspects as allowed by law.

Malden cab driver Jim Duggan.

Cab driver believes he had encounter with bomb suspects

A local taxi driver said he believes he had the Marathon bombing suspects in his cab, and even picked up an unusually heavy backpack.

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Kraft announces $617,000 donation to One Fund Boston

The Kraft family had previously made a commitment to match up to $100,000 in donations for bombing victims.

Jacoby Ellsbury (left) gets a fist-bump from Jonny Gomes after making two putouts in the top of the eighth inning.

Red Sox 7, Astros 2

Red Sox rout Astros in series opener

David Ortiz hit his first home run of the season and drove in two runs. He is 11 of 20 with five RBIs since coming off the disabled list.

Bruins 2, Lightning 0

Bruins inch closer to Northeast Division title

A touch of renewed emotion, coupled with some dazzling Tuukka Rask goaltending, led the Bruins to victory over the Lightning.

Opinion on the bombings


Boston Police Officer Mike Duggan repositioned a barrier as the city conducted a cleanup of Boylston Street on Tuesday.

The new normal?

Recovery from a terrorist attack can be orderly and efficient. Step by step, we are following an emerging pattern.


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ART’s ‘Glass Menagerie’ is Broadway-bound

John Tiffany’s “The Glass Menagerie,” starring Cherry Jones as Amanda Wingfield, is going to Broadway with its original cast.


Guests at the recent Huntington Theatre Company’s spring gala, which included a silent auction.

When tragedy strikes, event planners are faced with a wrenching decision

Across Boston, party planners are wrestling with the question of how to handle their lighthearted and celebratory affairs as memorial services take place.