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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
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Government To Pay Legal Bills For Tsarnaev’s Friend

A federal judge has ruled the government will begin paying for the legal defense of a 20-year-old man accused of lying for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev .
 
    Robel Phillipos of Cambridge has pleaded not guilty

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Trial Date Set for Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

A judge has set a November trial date for Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Judge George O'Toole Jr. said in U.S. District Court Wednesday that he has set the trial for Nov. 3, 2014.

Earlier this week, Tsarnaev's lawyers had filed a report requesting that the trial start no earlier than September 2015

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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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Getty Images - Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General
Getty Images - Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General

Feds To Seek Death Penalty For Marathon Bombing Suspect

Federal prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for the accused Boston Marathon bomber.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is accused, along with his brother, of setting off bombs that killed three people and injured hundreds more last April

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Getty Images - Gov. Deval Patrick

Patrick Outlines Priorities For Final Year In Office

Deval Patrick looked back at his legacy and ahead to his last year in office as he delivered his final State of the State address.
 
    Patrick pledged to continue to make government more effective, calling for an overhaul of Massachusetts' unemployment insurance system and vowing to pass legislation making it easier to register to vote

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Boston Marathon bombing victim, Jeff Bauman (left) and Carlos Arredondo (right)
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Boston Bombing Victims Guests at Obama Speech

Two Boston Marathon bombing victims will attend President Obama's State of the Union address tonight.

Jeff Bauman and Carolos Arrendondo have been invited by First Lady Michelle Obama.

Bauman lost both legs in the attack and Arrendondo made a tourniquet and wheeled the man to safety

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FBI Photo

Feds Ease Visitor Limitations For Bombing Suspect

 

Federal prosecutors have eased limitations on visits to Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by his defense team. 

In court documents filed Tuesday, prosecutors said the restrictions have been modified to allow several people to disseminate Tsarnaev's communications to third parties for the purpose of preparing his defense. Tho

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FBI Photo

Attorney Seek Better Treatment For Accused Bomber Tsarnaev

 A court hearing tomorrow will weigh whether Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is being treated properly behind bars. 

The 20-year-old suspected terrorist remains jailed, accused of taking part in detonating a pair of homemade bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon back in April

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Time’s Up For Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Defense

A federal judge has rejected a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to order prosecutors to give the defense more time to prepare arguments against the death penalty

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Coakley Seeks Info On Marathon Donations

Attorney General Martha Coakley says she wants to make sure donations raised after the Boston Marathon bombing are being spent appropriately.
 
    Coakley said Thursday that her office is distributing surveys to charities and fundraisers that collected money after the attack

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