Local

Trooper in Trouble for Leaked Tsarnaev Photos

Photo: WHMP

Trooper in Trouble for Leaked Tsarnaev Photos

The state trooper who released behind-the-scenes photos of the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in trouble with his superiors.  The U.S. Attorney’s office says releasing the pictures was completely unacceptable, causing the State Police to suspend him for one day.  Officials say he’s also the subject of an internal police investigation.  The photos show the suspect covered in blood with a sniper’s laser bead on his forehead.  Sergeant Sean Murphy says he released the photos to Boston Magazine, because they depict “the real Boston bomber.  Not someone fluffed and buffed for the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.”

Recent Headlines

in National

Making headlines this week

surf

A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

in Local

Northampton BID Trial Coming to a Close

gavel

Closing arguments are expected today in a civil trial regarding the Northampton Business Improvement District.

in Local

Holyoke to release records

alex morse alt

The Secretary of the Commonwealth has ordered the city of Holyoke to release public records to "MassLive and the Springfield Republican."

in Local

Dog Bites Kids At Amherst School

dog tag

A rocky start in Amherst for the first day of school.

in Local

Man Busted For Lewd UMass Incidents

handcuffs

A Montague man has been charged in relation to a series of lewd incidents at UMass Amherst.