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Ortiz on Sentence
Ortiz on Sentence
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 and heart wrenching testimony during the long trial...
Death Sentence For Tsarnaev
Death Sentence For Tsarnaev
A Boston jury has sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  to the death penalty for his crimes. In a federal courtroom today, the judge read through the various factors weighed by the jury to reach their decision. They found that he lacked remorse and played a major role to plan and carry out the deadly attacks...
Penalty Phase Begins
Penalty Phase Begins
The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyer admitted he participated in the deadly 2013 attack. But the outcome of the second phase of the trial is more difficult to predict...
Bombing Trial Update
Bombing Trial Update
A judge has excused 124 potential jurors in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. They were excused Monday from a group of about 400 who were the first of 1,350 people who last week filled out 28-page questionnaires to weed out people with obvious conflicts...
FBI Director Talks Security
FBI Director Talks Security
FBI Director James Comey says he believes authorities are well prepared to provide security for the terrorism trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect . During a visit to the Boston FBI office Tuesday, Comey said the U.S. has had trials for accused terror suspects in New York, Chicago and Northern Virginia, and has ``a pretty good handle'' on providing security...

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