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  • Death penalty offers revenge, not redemption: My Word

    Death penalty offers revenge, not redemption: My Word
    The jury will soon go into deliberation on the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bomber. We know from studies that the death penalty is not a deterrent, particularly in regard to Middle Eastern-related terrorists whose...
  • Peck again Maryland's fastest at Boston Marathon

    Peck again Maryland's fastest at Boston Marathon
    Graham Peck might be forming a habit. The 25-year-old Canton resident ran the Boston Marathon for the second time this past Monday and, just like the first time last year, was the fastest Maryland man to finish the 26.2-mile race from Hopkinton to...
  • State official foresees marathon passing through Rosedale

    The town of Rosedale has seen a vision of a future "Covered Bridge Marathon" for serious runners who someday might pass through the small community. Of course, the new Covered Bridge Gateway Trail in Rosedale will have to be extended by about 26 miles,...
  • Execute Tsarnaev? Whatever. But kill the death penalty

    Execute Tsarnaev? Whatever. But kill the death penalty
    I'm OK with most executions. It's the death penalty I can't stand. Champions of capital punishment seem to think they have a trump card in Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose active participation in the 2013 terrorist attack is undisputed....
  • Boston Marathon winner Rotich to get Santa Fe parade

    The city of Santa Fe is holding a parade for a Santa Fe resident who won the Boston Marathon. Officials announced this week the city and other groups will sponsor a parade on Monday in honor of Caroline Rotich. Rotich, who has lived and trained in Santa...
  • Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber's trial

    A video played Thursday at the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed a mother crouched over her 8-year-old son as he lay dying on the sidewalk, a scene prosecutors hoped would linger in jurors' minds while they determine whether...
  • Amputees testify as prosecution ends in Boston Marathon case penalty phase

    Amputees testify as prosecution ends in Boston Marathon case penalty phase
    Federal prosecutors in the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev completed the penalty phase of their case Thursday by highlighting the stories of 17 amputees in urging the jury to sentence the 21-year-old Russian immigrant to death....
  • Latest on Boston bombing trial: Episcopal heads oppose death

    2:35 p.m. Massachusetts' Episcopal Church bishops, like their Roman Catholic counterparts, say they're opposed to the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz.) The bishops issued a statement Thursday saying...
  • Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber's trial

    Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber's trial
    A video played Thursday at the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed a mother crouched over her 8-year-old son as he lay dying on the sidewalk, a scene prosecutors hoped would linger in jurors' minds while they determine whether...
  • Ballroom dancer describes losing leg in marathon bombing

    After the first bomb went off down the street at the Boston Marathon, Adrianne Haslet-Davis somehow knew there was another one coming. "I wrapped my arms around my husband and said, 'The next one's gonna hit, the next one's gonna hit,'" she recalled...
  • 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...