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Tsarnaev’s Lawyers Seek Delay In Trial

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev are asking to delay his trial until at least September 2015.

In a court filing Friday, the attorneys said his Nov. 3 trial date would give them about half the preparation time federal courts have allowed other defendants facing a death sentence over the past decade

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Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Tsarnaev’s College Friend Pleads Guilty

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.

Twenty-year-old Dias Kadyrbayev is accused of removing a backpack containing emptied-out fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room after realizing he was suspected of carrying out the 2013 attack with his brother, Tamerlan

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Tazhayakov Found Guilty Of Obstruction Of Justice

A man charged with hindering the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings is being found guilty of obstruction of justice.

Azamat Tazhayakov covered up for bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by removing a laptop and backpack containing empty fireworks casings from a dorm room at UMass Dartmouth in the days following the April, 2013 attacks

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Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Marathon Bombs Made From Christmas Lights and Toy Car Parts

Prosecutors say the accused Boston Marathon bombers used Christmas lights, toy car parts and powder from firecrackers to make the deadly explosive devices that ripped through crowds of spectators last year

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Elsa / Getty Images

Dick Hoyt Says Goodbye To Boston Marathon

This year's Boston Marathon is the final farewell for two of the most recognizable faces in the race _ father and son team Dick and Rick Hoyt.

Rick has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, and dad Dick has pushed his son across the finish line 30 times before

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Jared Wickerham / Getty Images

Red Sox To Honor Marathon Bombing Victims And First Responders

The Red Sox will hold a special ceremony Sunday night to observe the anniversary of the Boston Marathon tragedy. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. Eastern before Boston's 7:05 game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park

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Jim Phillips - TSM

UMass-Dartmouth Hosts Vigil On Tuesday

A vigil on the UMass-Dartmouth campus on Tuesday, the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings.....

UMass Dartmouth spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News, members of the UMass Dartmouth community will gather on campus at 2:30pm, and a moment of silence will be held at 2:49, the exact time of the first explosion last year in Boston

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Suzanne Kreiter/ Boston Globe/Getty Images

Boston Globe Wins Pulitzer Prize

The Boston Globe has won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing.

The announcement of the award came as the city prepares for the anniversary of the bombing

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Tsarnaev’s Attorney’s Say Restrictions On Client “Overly Harsh”

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking a judge to lift restrictions placed on him in prison, arguing that they are overly harsh and have left him nearly totally isolated

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Photo - UMass Dartmouth

Marathon Victims And First Responders Remembered With Peace Tree

 

That's 2013 UMass Law School graduate Dan Keith talking about the student effort to plant a "peace tree" near the university's outdoor track.  The tree serves as a memorial for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, and honors the first responders. 

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