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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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Fall River Man Pleads Guilty In “Black Money” Scheme

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to defrauding another man out of $100,000 in a so-called ``black money'' scheme.

Saah Johnson, of Fall River, entered his plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Providence

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Rhode Island Man Charged With Sex Trafficking

A Pawtucket man is facing charges accusing him of sex trafficking a 17-year-old Massachusetts girl.

Federal prosecutors say 33-year-old Kemont Bowie and two others forced the girl into prostitution after she left a treatment center

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Dzhokar Tsarnaev / FBI Photo
Dzhokar Tsarnaev / FBI Photo

Tsarnaev’s Friend Expected To Plead Guilty

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.

Dias Kadyrbayev is charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy for allegedly removing a backpack containing fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room at UMass Dartmouth after realizing he was suspected of carrying out the deadly 2013 attack

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Sears Manager Pleads Guilty To Fraud

The former operator of a Sears Outlet Store in Middletown, Rhode Island has pleaded guilty in U.S. Federal Court to defrauding the company of more than $150,000.  Fifty-three year old Joseph Kilty of Wakefield, Rhode Island entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Providence

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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
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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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A-Rod Suspended For 162 Games

An arbitrator is reducing the 211-game drug suspension for New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez to 162 games. 

The ruling today means Rodriguez will miss the 2014 season under the suspension handed down by Major League Baseball in connection with performance-enhancing drugs

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Tribal Chairperson Cheryl Andrews-Maltais
Tribal Chairperson Cheryl Andrews-Maltais

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe Wants Suit Heard In Federal Court

 

The Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe wants a dispute over its gambling rights settled in the federal courts. 

The Martha's Vineyard-based tribe announced plans last month to open a small casino on the island. But

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Harvard Student Charged In Bomb Hoax Released On Bond

 

A Harvard student charged in connection with a bomb threat hoax has been released to the custody of his sister on 100-thousand-dollars bond.

A Federal judge also ordered 20-year-old Eldo Kim to stay away from the university, establish a permanent residence, and surrender his passport.

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