Best-selling author, Emmy-nominated investigative reporter, and award-winning columnist.
A veteran crime journalist, she is the best-selling author of five true crime titles: A Professor’s Rage, A Date With Death, Heartless — The True Story of Neil Entwistle and the Brutal Murder of His Wife and Baby, When Evil Rules, and A Mob Story.
"There is a sacredness in tears....They are the messengers of overwhelming grief... and of unspeakable love."
That unspeakable love was epitomized in our city this week by the firefighters from around the world who came to honor the ultimate sacrifice made by Lt. Ed Walsh and FF Mike Kennedy. There is no city like Boston in the world, and the men of Ladder 15/Engine 33 truly epitomized the phrase Boston Strong as they said goodbye to their brothers this week.
One veteran Boston firefighter said the blaze that claimed the lives of two brave men was the worst he’d seen in 30 years. But will investigators bring charges?
The run came in at 2:43 p.m. on March 26, just as a dark cloud of smoke began to rise over the Back Bay. It was a nasty day—16 degrees and with gusts whipping off the Charles River at up to 50 miles per hour. A fire had started on Beacon Street near Exeter and now the wind was pushing the smoke across the neighborhood, darkening the area. Read more
U.S. counter-terrorism officials are attempting to track down a female friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber after she traveled to Chechnya last year and is believed to have since posted "alarming" jihadi imagery online, officials told ABC News. read more
What was the FBI's relationship to Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? Why did the accused Marathon Bombers go to Watertown, and who are the terrorists who have been caught there before? Why did the Tsarnaev brothers allegedly execute MIT Police Officer Sean Collier?
Those answers and more on the Boston Marathon bombings page.
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