You can now read 10 articles each month for free on

The Boston Globe


Malden cabdriver may have transported bombing suspects

MALDEN — Small talk is part of Jim Duggan’s job as a taxi driver and he considers himself a natural at it, so after several minutes of silence while he drove two backpack-toting young men from the MBTA station here to Cambridge on the morning of April 14, he decided to engage them in light conversation.

They told him they were from Chechnya.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than $1 a week