Enhanced Security Makes for Big Changes at Boston Marathon This Year

Enhanced Security Makes for Big Changes at Boston Marathon This Year

The Boston Marathon has been run annually since 1897, but after bombings at the finish line last year, there will be enhanced security changes this year. The race is run on Patriot’s day, which this year is April 21. 36,000 runners are expected, 9,000 more than last year, and more than 1 million spectators. 3,500 […]

Boston Marathon to Enforce New Security Measures

Boston Marathon to Enforce New Security Measures

Faced with enormous security challenges after last year’s Boston Marathon, the Boston Athletic Association and Boston Police announced plans on Wednesday to enforce new security measures. Police expect a record number of spectators to line the route to watch the Marathon, one year after the deadly bombings near the finish line killed three people and […]

Boston Marathon: Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty

Boston Marathon:  Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty

Prosecutors in the case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will seek the death penalty, according to the Boston Globe.  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his older brother Tamerlan, who was killed in the manhunt that followed the devastating Boston Marathon bombings April 15, 2013, were found to be the only parties responsible for the terrorist […]

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