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Track Club Members Prepare to Run Boston Marathon

Several members of the Greater New Bedford Track Club plan to run this year's Boston Marathon. Member Theresa Fernette had crossed the finish line last year before the first of two bombs exploded on Bolyston Street and tells WBSM News that at first people didn't realize what was happening

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Spencer Platt / Getty Images
Spencer Platt / Getty Images

Harvard Releases Report On Marathon Bombing

A new report on the emergency response to the Boston Marathon bombings was largely positive but criticized law enforcement for the chaotic gunfight in which one suspect was killed and a police officer seriously injured, saying it lacked coordination

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UNKNOWN - APRIL 19: In this image released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on April 19, 2013, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is seen. The twin bombings at the 116-year-old Boston race resulted in the deaths of three people with more than 170 others injured. (Photo provided by FBI via Getty Images)
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Tsarnaev’s Attorney’s Want Some Charges Dismissed

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing on a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) to dismiss some of the charges he faces.
 
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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
U.S. Federal Court In Boston / Boston Globe / Getty Images

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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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev getty images

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
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
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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