Posting public information isn't a crime, nor is taking a photograph of a public official conducting business on a public street. Nevertheless, Taylor Hardy, a journalism student, must appear in court Thursday in Boston to explain why he recorded a Boston police sergeant reacting violently to his filming of cops apparently engaged in the people's business on a public street.
Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis told Congress on Thursday that federal intelligence agencies didn't tell him before last month's Boston Marathon bombings of warnings received from Russian officials about suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev's possible radical ties.
As Republicans continue to raise questions regarding the Obama administration's handling of intelligence leading up to the Boston bombings, the House this week will hold the first of what is expected to be many congressional hearings on the issue.
The Boston Police Department wants to deploy drones during next year's running of the city's marathon to have "eyes in the sky." But what about journalists using drones? I will admit I am skeptical about reporters using a drone — technically known as an unmanned aerial vehicle.
Memo to President Obama, Congress, the Department of Justice, the FBI, Boston Police Department and any others looking into the horrific bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line: Don't bother. America did it.
Boston's top cop wants drones hovering over next year's marathon, but getting his hands on one may be easier said than done.
Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis called the cooperation and coordination between his department, state police and the FBI in pursuing the Boston bombing suspects "flawless."
Moore's Law states that computer processors double in complexity and speed every two years. A similar law applies to news: Call it the Law of More.
Federal, state and local law enforcement authorities continued their search Sunday for a motive in the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured more than 180, many of them gravely, trying to determine whether the two brothers suspected in the carnage had ties to Muslim jihad groups.
One of them is dead and the other is lying in a hospital bed, but authorities say the brothers responsible for the deadly Boston Marathon bombing had more attacks planned had they not been stopped, the city's top police officer said Sunday.
Police in the Boston suburb of Watertown are combing the streets in an intense manhunt for Suspect No. 2 who wore a white hat in the marathon bombings, warning residents early Friday morning not to open their doors.
Police on Friday night captured a 19-year-old college student sought in the Boston Marathon bombings, bringing a dramatic end to a weeklong terrorist spree that killed three spectators, wounded more than 180 civilians and left one police officer and the suspect's elder brother and accomplice dead.
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left one of them dead and his brother on the loose, authorities said Friday as thousands of officers swarmed the streets in a manhunt that all but paralyzed the Boston area.
For this summer's Democratic National Convention, Charlotte will add thousands of police from outside departments and spend millions on training, equipment and temporary barriers. But their biggest aid in crowd control will be one they didn't have to purchase, build or teach: The layout of the city itself.