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AP/Jane Flavell Collins

Defense: Friend Didn’t Intend To Help Tsarnaev

A lawyer for a man accused of obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings said his client isn't a terrorist and never intended to help bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Azamat Tazhayakov is charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy for allegedly removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room several days after the deadly bombings

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Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Rep. Keating’s Intelligence Amendment Clears U.S. House

U.S. Rep. William Keating says the House has approved a measure to encourage stronger intelligence sharing between federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

The Massachusetts democrat says the amendment was added on Friday to an Intelligence Authorization bill

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

UMD Remembers Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Students, faculty members and administrators gathered at UMass Dartmouth on Wednesday to honor those killed and survivors at last year's Boston Marathon.

During a vigil which included music and prayers, Chancellor Divina Grossman urged the gathering make a strong committment to make the world a better place

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Suzanne Kreiter/ Boston Globe/Getty Images

Peace Garden Being Developed for Boston Marathon Victims

Associated Press - The Massachusetts city of Medford is set to become the site of a $1 million peace garden honoring Boston Marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell and others killed and wounded when two explosions went off near the finish line

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Feds: Limit Bombing Suspect’s View Of Gory Victim Photos

AP - Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to limit Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's access to gruesome autopsy photos of the three people killed in the attack.

In court documents filed Monday, prosecutors say Tsarnaev should not be allowed to see autopsy photos that will not be used at his trial

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Pressure Cooker Causes Scare in Boston

AP - A pressure cooker left outside a home in East Boston caused a brief scare, but police quickly determined it did not contain explosives.

Boston police spokesman Sgt. Michael McCarthy said police believe the pressure cooker had been discarded

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Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Keating Wants Congressional Hearing in Boston

A Massachusetts congressman says the House Homeland Security Committee plans to hold a hearing in Boston this spring with victims of and first responders to the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Wants 2015 Trial

Prosecutors say the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzkokhar Tsarnaev is expected to last three months, plus another six weeks if he is convicted and a jury then has to decide whether he should get the death penalty

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Decision in Tsarnaev Death Penalty Imminent

As attorney general, Eric Holder has approved pursuing the death penalty in at least 34 criminal cases, upholding a long-ago pledge to Congress that he would vigorously enforce federal law even though he's not a proponent of capital punishment

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One Fund

Man Accused of “One Fund” Fraud Files Suit

A man charged with trying to bilk the Boston Marathon bombing victims' fund out of more than $2 million has filed a federal lawsuit claiming state police violated his constitutional rights when they arrested him

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