Patricia Wen

Wen writes mostly about social service, family and health issues. She has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, once for feature writing and also as part of a team for national reporting. A Harvard graduate, Wen has also twice won the Casey Medal for coverage of children and family issues.

Latest stories

Tsarnaev friend pleads guilty to heroin, gun charges

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Stephen Silva pleaded guilty to possessing a gun similar to the one used by the bombing suspects to kill an MIT police officer.

Brief Tsarnaev hearing attracts supporters, bomb victims

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Alleged Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was seen in public for the first time in more than a year and a half.

Victims of meningitis outbreak welcome criminal charges

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“They deliberately sold a product that was tainted,” said a family member of a victim who died.

Tsarnaev friend linked to gun tied to Collier murder to change plea

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The Cambridge man is accused of possessing the gun that the Tsarnaevs allegedly used to kill MIT police officer Sean Collier.