| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder is wrong to request the death penalty for 20-year-old old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bomber suspect.
The two reasons generally given to justify the death penalty — involvement in terrorism and...
| Feb 8, 2014
The Times' editorial Sunday opposing the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev prompted Robert S. Henry, a retired capital case coordinator with the California attorney general's office, to write a letter defending capital...
| Feb 9, 2014
Re "Death penalty in Boston?," Editorial, Feb. 2
Thank you for your clear rationale declaiming the death penalty even for such a horrid crime as targeting innocent runners and spectators at the Boston Marathon. Vengeance is clearly no good reason for...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in last year's Boston Marathon bombing, saying in court papers that the deadly plot was committed in an "especially heinous, cruel and depraved manner."
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on Nov. 3, a federal judge has ruled, a much earlier date than defense attorneys had requested.
In a status hearing Wednesday, Judge George O’Toole said the date was fair....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Federal prosecutors intend to enter autopsy photos of the three Boston Marathon victims into evidence, but they want bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to see only the pictures that will be used in his trial.
On Monday, prosecutors asked a federal...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The Boston Marathon bombing was named the sports story of the year Friday in a vote conducted by the Associated Press.
Ninety-six ballots were submitted by U.S. editors and news directors. Voters were asked to rank the top 10 sports stories of the year,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:52 AM
WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors announced today they will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in connection with last year’s Boston Marathon bombing, saying in federal court papers that the attack that killed three people and injured...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:18 AM
BOSTON -- Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may now meet with a mental health consultant without an attorney present, a tweak to special administrative measures put in place to ensure that he cannot incite terror from jail.
Tsarnaev has been held...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Three people were found dead after a shooting at a home in west Detroit on Friday morning, just days after a gunman opened fire inside a crowded barbershop, killing three men and injuring six.
Police responded to a 911 call around 1 a.m. Friday in...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:02 AM
A Massachusetts court on Monday issued a default arrest warrant for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev so he can be arraigned on state charges in connection with the killing of an MIT police officer.
Tsarnaev, 20, is in federal custody and...