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Sean Collier

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  • MIT dedicates memorial to officer killed by marathon bombers

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has dedicated a permanent memorial in honor of campus police Officer Sean Collier, who was slain by the Boston Marathon bombers. Police Chief John DiFava said the memorial dedicated Wednesday is "overwhelming."...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers try to explain his crude gesture

    Defense attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday tried to downplay prosecution claims that their client had shown anger and defiance at the U.S. when he raised his middle finger at a surveillance camera, and said he...
  • Desisa To Keep This Medal; Meb Just Wants A Hand To Hold

    Desisa To Keep This Medal; Meb Just Wants A Hand To Hold
    BOSTON — He returned his winner's medal last time. Two months after the Tsarnaev brothers decided hate was the answer, Lelisa Desisa decided hate was no answer at all. So there stood the lithe Ethiopian in late June 2013, in Boston Common for a 10-...
  • Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

    The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the case. Bill and Denise Richard, whose 8-year-old son, Martin, was one of three...
  • Parents of youngest Boston Marathon bombing victim want death penalty off table

    Parents of youngest Boston Marathon bombing victim want death penalty off table
    The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the case. Bill and Denise Richard, whose 8-year-old son, Martin, was one of...
  • Tsarnaev guilty on all charges in Boston Marathon bombing

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a jury that will now decide whether the 21-year-old should be executed or shown mercy for what his lawyer says was a crime masterminded by his big brother. The...
  • Key moments in death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber

    Here's a look at some of the most compelling moments in the government's case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, convicted Wednesday of all 30 federal counts against him: ___ OPENING STATEMENTS Tsarnaev's lawyer, Judy Clarke, startled...
  • Reaction to conviction of Tsarnaev in marathon bombings

    Reaction to the conviction of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured more than 260 others: ___ "Today's verdict will never replace the lives that were lost and so dramatically changed, but it is a...
  • Timeline of events in 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who defenders say was influenced by his older brother, Tamerlan. ___...
  • Boston Marathon bombing police response criticized in government report

    Boston Marathon bombing police response criticized in government report
    Some police officers involved in tracking down the Boston Marathon bombers days after the attacks showed a lack of "weapons discipline" during a firefight with the brothers and in the eventual capture of one of them, resulting in dangerous crossfire,...
  • Defense rests in first phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Defense rests in first phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial
    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack. The...