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  • Factors that Boston Marathon jury must weigh in sentencing

    To decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's punishment for the Boston Marathon bombing, the jury must weigh aggravating factors that prosecutors say support their call for the death penalty against mitigating factors that Tsarnaev's lawyers say support their argument...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev jury begins deliberating sentence

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev jury begins deliberating sentence
    The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial completed its first day of deliberations Wednesday afternoon, seeking to find what the judge described as the “proper punishment” for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, after hearing prosecutors demand a death...
  • Boston Marathon bombing jury deliberations done for the day

    Boston Marathon bombing jury deliberations done for the day
    Prosecutors and defense attorneys on Wednesday made their final appeals to the jury that will decide the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jurors began deliberating whether the Boston Marathon bomber should get life in prison or the death penalty. "The...
  • Attorneys in Boston Marathon trial argue over nun's testimony

    Attorneys in Boston Marathon trial argue over nun's testimony
    The penalty phase in the Boston Marathon bombing trial hit a roadblock Thursday when the two sides could not agree on whether a famed Catholic nun and anti-death penalty advocate should be allowed to testify about what Dzhokhar Tsarnaev would experience...
  • On The Fly: Chilly, Rainy Marathon Day Expected

    On The Fly: Chilly, Rainy Marathon Day Expected
    It is Boston Marathon Day, the 119th rendition of the nation's foremost road race. We don't have to say much about what this all means now. So if you are among the nearly 500 state residents running, prepare for a slightly chilly day with a chance for...
  • Boston Marathon facts

    Boston Marathon facts
    What: Boston Marathon When: 8:30 a.m. Monday Course: Starts on Main Street in Hopkinton, Mass., and ends near John Hancock Tower in Copley Square in Boston. TV: Universal Sports Network (Ch. 205 on Bright House Networks) Expected field: 30,000...
  • Tale of Verve a Preakness possibility

    Tale of Verve a Preakness possibility
    Trainer Dallas Stewart and owner Charles Fipke's decision on Tale of Verve's status for the 140th Preakness next Saturday at Pimlico Race Course likely will rest on their analysis of last Saturday's Kentucky Derby. "I talked with the owner last night,"...
  • Via officials: Dad behind viral Boston marathon letter accused of cheating in Lehigh Valley qualifier

    Via officials: Dad behind viral Boston marathon letter accused of cheating in Lehigh Valley qualifier
    The organizers of the Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon have asked the governing agency for U.S. track and field sports for help as they investigate cheating allegations against a Montgomery County man who ran in the 2014 race and later became the...
  • What's next in the trial of the Boston Marathon bomber

    The trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is winding down after months of testimony about the deadly 2013 attack. Jurors have seen gruesome autopsy photos of the three people killed in the bombings and heard tearful stories from survivors....
  • Nun of 'Dead Man Walking' fame may testify for Boston bomber

    As lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev make their final push to persuade a jury to spare Tsarnaev's life, they may call to the stand a Roman Catholic nun and death penalty opponent made famous in the 1995 movie "Dead Man Walking."...
  • Woman paralyzed after childbirth awarded $35.4M in lawsuit

    Officials say a Massachusetts woman who became paralyzed following childbirth has been awarded $35.4 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1In4DL7 ) that Andrea Larkin sought treatment for dizziness from Dedham...