Boston Marathon

cheating

To Catch A Marathon Cheat

For serious runners, race day is sacred. That's why some go to great lengths to catch cheaters.
Aaron Gordon
1.25.17
running

When Bobbi Gibb Crashed the Boston Marathon and Blazed a Trail For Women

Roberta "Bobbi" Gibb had to sneak onto the Boston Marathon course in 1966, becoming the first woman to run the historic race. "But how can we prove that we can do something if we are not allowed to do it?" she says today.
Monica Prelle
4.15.16
News

Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Was Just Sentenced To Death

An appeal is likely, but the defense's argument that the 21-year-old was influenced by his older brother and expressed remorse for the 2013 attack did not sway the 12-member jury.
Allie Conti
5.15.15
News

A Jury Is Now Deciding Whether the Boston Bomber Should be Put to Death

Over the course of several days, 12 jurors will fill out a 24-page questionnaire that helps them determine whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives or dies.
Allie Conti
5.13.15
News

The Boston Bomber Might Have Cried in Court on Monday

Reporters don't seem to be sure whether or not the convicted 21-year-old shed a single tear, but his life could depend on it.
Allie Conti
5.5.15
Photo

Revisiting the Sites of the Boston Marathon Bombing

After photographing this year's Boston Marathon, photographer Irina Rozkovsky was inspired to photograph the sites of the bombing two years ago, and the courthouse where Dzhokar Tsarnaev's trial is ongoing.
Irina Rozovsky
4.26.15
News

Why Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Should Not Get the Death Penalty

A jury will have to decide whether the Boston Bomber deserves to die—but if they do, they'll be serving vengeance, not justice.
E.J. Graff
4.21.15
Sports

Consider the Lobster Roll: Straining for Meaning at Fenway Park and the Boston Marathon

What Fenway Park's infamous $29 lobster roll taught me about the commoditization of tragedy.
Luke O'Neil
4.20.15
News

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Was Officially Found Guilty of the Boston Marathon Bombing

A guilty verdict was always expected, but now jurors will have to decide whether the 21-year-old should be executed.
Allie Conti
4.8.15
News

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Defense Rested After Calling Just Four Witnesses in Six Hours

After closing arguments begin next week, we'll move on to the sentencing phase, and the Boston Marathon bombing trial's key moment.
Allie Conti
3.31.15
Vice Blog

Is It Fucked Up That the Guy Who Wrote 'Robocop' Is Making a Movie About the Boston Bombing?

Can Hollywood cash in on national tragedies without making it more painful for victims?
Allie Conti
3.25.15
News

The Tsarnaev Trial Is Blowing up Boston All Over Again

Everyone knows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was one of the brothers behind the horrific Boston Marathon bombing, so why do we need to revisit the brutal facts of this case again?
E.J. Graff
3.19.15
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