Marathon, Bombings

On a day that’s normally joyous as runners cross the Boston Marathon finish line, BU News Service switched from chronicling triumph to reporting a tragedy.

Fenway Park Flag Roll

Staff and volunteers prepare American flag for unfurling in preparation for Fenway Park’s first game after the marathon bombings.

House Panel Probes Information Sharing In Wake of Boston Bombing

By Edward Donga BU News Service WASHINGTON — In the first congressional hearing focused on the Boston Marathon bombing, members of the House Homeland Security Committee Thursday probed the successes and failures of interagency cooperation immediately following the April 15 attacks. Members of the committee, including Rep. Bill Keating, D-Mass., questioned

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Too Lucky: Narrow Escape at the Finish Line

By Kiva Liu BU New Service When I came to United States from China last September, I learned enough English to survive. I had enough money to pay my tuition and enough determination to work hard, but no expectation to face up to death continuously. The chance for me, an

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Slideshow: Triumph, Tragedy at the Marathon

On April 15, 2013, everything changed. On a day that’s normally joyous as triumphant runners cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon, two blasts took lives, injured many others, and shook the city and the nation. Here’s a look back at the extraordinary events of the week through the

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Reclaiming The Finish Line: Old South Church Open For Worship

IMAGE: Old South Church welcomes worshippers for their first Sunday Service since the marathon bombings. (Photo: Taylor Hartz)

The Great Tower Bell of Old South Church tolled five times on Sunday for each person who died in the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath and the church welcomed parishioners to its Festival Worship Sunday morning for the first time since the attack at the Boston Marathon…

VIDEO: Boylston Reopens

The area around the Boston Marathon finish line is showing signs of life once again, now that Boylston St. finally reopened to the public this morning. BUTV10 reporter Youjia Han reports from the heart of Back Bay.

VIDEO: Moment of Silence in Back Bay

A moment of silence was observed all throughout the city at 2:50pm this past Monday. Here’s a look at the scene in Back Bay, where observers gathered at a makeshift memorial at Boylston and Berkeley Streets.