| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:56 AM
William J. Bratton, former Los Angeles Police Department chief and former police commissioner of New York and Boston, has joined NBC News as an analyst specializing in police counterterrorism efforts, domestic intelligence gathering and criminal justice....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:20 PM
WASHINGTON -- A federal grand jury in Boston on Thursday indicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, charging that he and his brother were inspired by Al Qaeda terrorism propaganda and believed the blasts that killed three and injured about...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:41 PM
It was a mystery that ended in sadness: A body found in the Providence River earlier this week has been identified as missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi, Rhode Island officials announced Thursday.
The discovery of Tripathi's body closed a...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:44 PM
A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings described on Friday how he locked eyes with one of the bombing suspects minutes before the twin explosions took place near the finish line.
“I was with my girlfriend’s roommates and...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 1:26 PM
BOSTON — The parents of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Saturday they have no immediate plans to travel to the U.S., in part because of the mother’s fears she is also under suspicion.
“They are now thinking...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:39 PM
WASHINGTON -- The FBI has found female DNA on at least one of the two homemade bombs detonated during the Boston Marathon on April 15, according to a law enforcement official.
The presence of genetic material does not necessarily mean a woman helped...
| May 30, 2013
| 11:41 AM
MOSCOW -- The father of a man who was shot to death by the FBI while being questioned about his ties to a suspect in the the Boston Marathon bombings said Thursday that photographs of his son's bullet wounds suggest that he was "executed" by the FBI.
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Monday, April 15, the day of the Boston Marathon bombings and the federal income tax filing deadline, was the saddest day online in five years. At least that’s what the makers of the "hedonometer" computer program suggest.
Scientists at the...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Ibragim Todashev was being interrogated in his Orlando, Fla., home by the FBI and Massachusetts police when he was killed early in the morning of May 22. Now his family and friends want an independent investigation of how Todashev, an acquaintance of the...
| Apr 24, 2013
A terrorist attack is like a national Rorschach test. Everybody sees in it what they want — usually something that proves a point they've been making all along.
Even before the Tsarnaev brothers were identified as the perpetrators of the Boston...
| Apr 18, 2013
As social media sites have pelted out news of the Boston bombing, playing fast and loose with the numbers of the dead and injured and amplifying hearsay into a cacophony of confusion, one tweet seemed to say it all: "Dear Journalism: Get yourself together...