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U.S. Attorney Calls Tsarnaev Verdict “Just And Fair”
The U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts says the jury has spoken and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev "will pay with his life" for carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing.
Carmen Ortiz called the verdict reached Friday, "fair and just." She noted that it came after weeks of grueling…
Tsarnaev Sentence: Death Penalty
A Boston jury has sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  to the death penalty for his crimes.
In a federal courtroom today, the judge read through the various factors weighed by the jury to reach their decision.
They found that he lacked remorse and played a major role to plan and ca…
Penalty Phase Of Tsarnaev Trial Begins Tuesday
The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyer admitted he participated in the deadly 2013 attack.
But the outcome of the second phase of the trial is more difficult to predict...
Dramatic Testimony On Day One Of Tsarnaev Trial
A woman who lost her left leg after the first bomb went off at the 2013 Boston Marathon says she believed that was going to be the day she died.
Rebekah Gregory testified that she went to the marathon with her 5-year-old son, her boyfriend and his family to see his mother run...
Jury Selection Continues In Tsarnaev Trial
A judge has excused 124 potential jurors in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
They were excused Monday from a group of about 400 who were the first of 1,350 people who last week filled out 28-page questionnaires to weed out people with obvious confl…
FBI Director James Comey Visits Boston
FBI Director James Comey says he believes authorities are well prepared to provide security for the terrorism trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect .
During a visit to the Boston FBI office Tuesday, Comey said the U.S. has had trials for accused terror suspects in New York, Chicago and Northern Vi…
Jury Selection Begins In Bulger Trial
Jury selection has begun in the trial of reputed gangster James ``Whitey'' Bulger.
 
    The 83-year-old Bulger is charged in a broad racketeering indictment with a long list of crimes, including participating in 19 murders. He ...