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  • Man who shoveled snow from Boston Marathon finish line identified

    A mystery man who shoveled the Boston Marathon finish line during the blizzard, becoming a symbol of the city’s spirit, was identified Wednesday as a bartender working down the street from the area where two pressure-cooker bombs shattered a...
  • Rekha Basu: Anti-death penalty jurors unfairly being left out of Boston bombing case

    A disturbing sort of discrimination has emerged during jury selection in the feds' case against accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Prospective jurors are being questioned by the judge on whether they could support a death...
  • Mr. Tsarnaev, meet Mr. Leopold and Mr. Loeb

    Mr. Tsarnaev, meet Mr. Leopold and Mr. Loeb
    Cathleen O'Connell, the PBS documentarian, cut right to the core with her first question about the Leopold and Loeb case from 1924: "Why among all brutal murders was this one called 'crime of the century'?" O'Connell had a point when you consider 20th...
  • Panic attacks, bad backs: Theater shooting brings out jury excuses, shows hardships of service

    One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he would be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. As thousands of jurors arrive at the...
  • Tsarnaev lawyers defend use of juror quotes in third bid to move trial outside Massachusetts

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Friday they did nothing wrong by including excerpts from juror questionnaires in their third request to move the trial outside Massachusetts. In a court filing Thursday, Tsarnaev's...
  • Simsbury Native Helps Research Boston Marathon Book

    Simsbury Native Helps Research Boston Marathon Book
    SIMSBURY — When Delia Brimmer first learned about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, she was in the middle of the ocean. Brimmer, a Simsbury native, was studying abroad as part of a "Semester at Sea" program, and said she was worried for her...
  • Tsarnaev lawyers ask again to move trial outside Boston

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are making a third push to move his trial outside Massachusetts, citing a large number of prospective jurors who already believe he's guilty and the personal connections many have to the...
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers make 3rd push to move trial outside Massachusetts

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are making a third push to move his trial outside Massachusetts, citing a large number of prospective jurors who already believe he's guilty and the personal connections many have to the...
  • Al Qaida's pattern of attack

    Al Qaida's pattern of attack
    Al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists in Paris. The motive for the attack by the Kouachi brothers was to avenge what the brothers believed to be blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed. Yet the...
  • Boston bombing trial delayed as jury selection bogs down

    Boston bombing trial delayed as jury selection bogs down
    A federal court in Boston announced Thursday that it is no longer “realistic” to begin the marathon bombing trial Monday, an acknowledgment of the difficulty in finding an impartial jury after a week of questioning prospective jurors....
  • No deal to spare defendant's life seems likely as Boston Marathon bombing case moves forward

    The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the attack. With testimony expected to start later this month, the Justice Department has given no...