Hilary Sargent

Politics & Government
11:26 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Web Of Yawns: Themes From The Boston Mayoral Election

Education? The economy? Taxes? Meh. Here's a look back at the real themes that caught our interest in the John Connolly vs. Marty Walsh mayoral showdown. 

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Local News
11:09 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Watertown Manhunt For Tsarnaevs Offers Lessons For Law Enforcement

In this April 19, 2013 Massachusetts State Police photo, federal, state and local law enforcement officials discuss their strategy during the search for 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at at mobile command center set up near the area where they believed he was hiding in Watertown. Tsarnaev was captured later that night in Waterown.
Credit (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy)

This is the fourth of four stories in an ongoing series.

Minutes after news went out that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been flushed out of the boat where he was hiding, Watertown exhaled.

“Go Watertown!” crowds shouted.

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Local News
12:22 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

How Did Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Elude Police For So Long In Watertown?

A scene from the Watertown manhunt.
Credit James Edwards/WGBH

As part of an ongoing series, WGBH News explores the unanswered questions that surround the massive manhunt in Watertown, Mass. on Friday, April 18 and the ultimate capture of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. This is the third story of the four part series.

How did Dzhokhar Tsarnaev elude police during the Boston Marathon bombing manhunt in Watertown in April?

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LOCAL NEWS
3:31 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Allston Gym Owner Talks About Former Regulars: Tsarnaevs, Todashev

Wai Kru gym owner John Allan (right) talks about former regulars at the Allston gym: Tamerlan Tsarnaev (top left), Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (middle left), and Ibragim Todashev (bottom left).
Credit Allan: Howard Powell/WGBH News; mugshots: AP photos

Both Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Ibragim Todashev were regulars at Wai Kru, a martial arts gym in Boston's Allston neighborhood. It was this gym where the Tsarnaev brothers were seen just three days before the Boston Marathon bombing. They arrived with a third, as-yet unidentified individual, seen in the photo at right.

Gym owner John Allan told Greater Boston's Emily Rooney what happened when the brothers showed up at the gym three days before the bombing, and how he came to hear that Tamerlan Tsarnaev might have murdered his own best friend.

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LOCAL NEWS
11:09 am
Wed October 16, 2013

'Self-Deployment' May Have Caused Confusion During Boston Marathon Bombing Manhunt

The scene in Watertown the night of the manhunt.
Credit Courtesy Andrew Kitzenberg

As part of an ongoing series, WGBH News explores the unanswered questions that surround the massive manhunt in Watertown, Mass. on Friday, April 18 and the ultimate capture of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. This is the second story of a four part series.

At 10:31 p.m. on April 18, MIT Police Officer Sean Collier was fighting for his life after being shot multiple times while sitting in his cruiser. Fellow officers rushed to his side trying to stem the bleeding.

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Local News
11:54 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Lingering Questions Surround Circumstances Of Watertown Shootout

Kitzenberg says the Tsarnaev brothers took cover behind the stolen Mercedes SUV and fired at police officers.
Courtesy Andrew Kitzenberg

When explosions rocked the Boston Marathon finish line six months ago today, it was hard to imagine the world would ever be the same. Since then, WGBH News has been taking a closer look at the events of that memorable and deadly Friday in Cambridge and Watertown. This is the first of four stories in an ongoing series.

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