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No to Bringing Back the Death Penalty in MA [Video]
Fresh off the recent senseless murder of a Massachusetts Police officer, Governor Charlie Baker believes it's time to debate and possibly re-institute the death penalty in the Commonwealth. The death penalty applies only to cop killers. The state's highest court outlawed capital punis…
Tsarnaev Seeks New Trial
Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev is asking for a new trial.
Tsarnaev's lawyers filed an appeal on Monday, saying he didn't get a fair trial because of the trial's publicity.
Among the points his legal team argues is that the jurors were using social media during the tri…
Bombing Victims Speak Out After Tsarnaev Verdict
A Boston jury says Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should die for his crimes. The jury in his trial made their decision after weighing the facts of the case. They had deliberated for 15 hours. Tsarnaev's official sentencing will happen later...
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…
Jury Deliberating Tsarnaev’s Fate
The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial is done for the day after deliberating for about 50 minutes.  The jury got the case Wednesday afternoon after final instructions from a federal judge.
The panel weighing the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev must decide whether to sentence him to death or li…
Second Phase Of Tsarnaev Trial To Begin April 21st
The jury that found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of the Boston Marathon bombing will begin the penalty phase of the trial on April 21st.
A federal judge set the date today, noting that Tsarnaev's defense team had asked for additional time to resolve "logistical issues" with potenti…
Mass. AG Says Tsarnaev Should Spend Rest Of His Life In Jail
Associated Press) - Attorney General Maura Healey says Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves to spend the rest of his life in jail.
Jurors in the federal trial began deliberating Tuesday. Both prosecutors and defense attorneys said Tsarnaev must be held accountable for participating in th…
Bishops Say Tsarnaev Should Not Receive Death Penalty
(Associated Press) - Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley and fellow Massachusetts Roman Catholic bishops say it would be against the church's teaching to apply the death penalty to Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev .
The statement Monday said Tsarnaev, ``will never again have the ability t…

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