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  • Marathon bomber's friend fights officer's family testimony

    Lawyers for a college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are trying to prevent the family of a slain Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer from testifying at his sentencing.
  • Dick Meyer: Conservative Nebraska bans the death penalty � a sign of the times?

    WASHINGTON "We'll be praying that the Legislature overturns the veto, and we hope that others will do the same," the Bishop of Lincoln, Neb., said Wednesday morning. His prayers were answered by dinnertime. Nebraska's unicameral Legislature busted...

    Death benefits approved for family of Boston officer

    The State Retirement Board in Massachusetts has awarded a line-of-duty death benefit to the family of a police officer who was wounded in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombers and died a year later. The family of Boston Officer Dennis Simmonds will...

    Officers in Freddie Gray case file for change of venue

    Officers in Freddie Gray case file for change of venue
    Defense attorneys for six police officers facing criminal charges in the Freddie Gray case are seeking to have the case tried elsewhere in Maryland, saying their clients can't get a "fair and impartial trial" in Baltimore. In an 85-page document filed...

    Boston Marathon bomber to be formally sentenced to death June 24

    Boston Marathon bomber to be formally sentenced to death June 24
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally sentenced to death on June 24. U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. set the date on Thursday. A jury determined earlier this month that Tsarnaev should get the death penalty in the 2013...