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.
By Patricia Wen , Globe Staff
Stephen Silva pleaded guilty to possessing a gun similar to the one used by the bombing suspects to kill an MIT police officer.
By Milton J. Valencia and Patricia Wen , Globe Staff
Alleged Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was seen in public for the first time in more than a year and a half.
By Peter Schworm and Patricia Wen , Globe Staff
“They deliberately sold a product that was tainted,” said a family member of a victim who died.
By Patricia Wen and John R. Ellement , Globe Staff
The Cambridge man is accused of possessing the gun that the Tsarnaevs allegedly used to kill MIT police officer Sean Collier.