Korey O'Brien

Boston Marathon Finish Line Bomb Hoax

By Stephanie De La Cruz
Two loud booms were heard Tuesday night near the Boston Marathon finish line on the one-year anniversary of the famous road race bombing.

More Marathon Safety Plans Announced

By Dustin Wlodkowski
The safety preparations for this year’s Boston Marathon are now public. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and other city leaders outlined the plans this afternoon at City Hall.

Investigators Discover Cause of Beacon Street Fire

By Korey O’Brien
Investigators announced this morning that the fire at 298 Beacon Street in Boston that killed two firefighters last week was caused by welders working at the back of the building.

Fallen Firefighter Michael Kennedy Laid to Rest

By Brittany Gervais
Fallen Boston firefighter Michael Kennedy was honored by his family, friends, and companions Thursday morning during a funeral service in West Roxbury. Kennedy was one of the two fallen heroes who died battling a 9-alarm fire in the city’s Back Bay area last week.

Mayor Walsh Opts Out of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

By Korey O’Brien
Mayor Marty Walsh wished the entire city of Boston a Happy St. Patrick’s Day, but not from the annual parade route. Walsh opted not to take part in the parade after talks between the mayor and parade organizers on allowing an LGBTQ friendly organization to march died.

Rand Paul Wins Again in CPAC Straw

By Lesley Rozycki
Tea Party darling, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, won the CPAC-Washington Times Straw Poll for the second consecutive year. Paul, who earned 31 percent of the vote, spoke to a packed room at the conference on Friday.