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  • Testimony in marathon bomber's trial turns to sister-in-law

    Testimony in marathon bomber's trial turns to sister-in-law
    Testimony in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev zeroed in Tuesday on his late brother's wife, revealing searches done on her computer on the rewards of dying as a martyr's spouse and raising questions about what she knew before the 2013...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Baltimore riots raise questions about police response; National Guard troops called in National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a...
  • In defense of Boston Marathon bomber, lawyers make case against older brother

    In defense of Boston Marathon bomber, lawyers make case against older brother
    Hoping to save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty, lawyers for the convicted Boston Marathon bomber aggressively portrayed his older brother, Tamerlan, as the brains and muscle behind the 2013 terrorist attack, revealing for the first time that...
  • 'Good kid': Lawyer pleads for Boston Marathon bomber's life

    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother. David Bruck delivered the defense's...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The latest on Baltimore police-custody death: Massive fire at building under construction 9:30 p.m. A massive fire has broken out in a building that was under construction and the Baltimore mayor's spokesman says it's related to the riots. Spokesman...
  • Latest on Boston trial: Wife says Tamerlan home for bombings

    3:55 p.m. A woman has testified that Tamerlan Tsarnaev's (TAM'-ehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) wife texted her the day of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings to say as far as she knew, her husband was at home at the time of the attacks. Gina Crawford is the...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life

    Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother. David Bruck delivered the defense's...
  • Japan's prime minister focuses on economy and women's issues

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday his administration is trying to improve the status of women in his country as it also seeks to protect women's rights on the international stage. Speaking during a brief appearance at Harvard University on...
  • Paul Bancroft: Emergency Management Coordinator, CERT leader

    Paul Bancroft has been a firefighter/EMT for 30 years, in both paid and volunteer services. "I also spent some time working with a highway safety patrol," said Bancroft, who is currently the Emergency Management Coordinator and CERT (Community Emergency...
  • Jon Krell, 23, Wins Ion Bank Cheshire Half-Marathon

    CHESHIRE — Jon Krell didn't run a half-marathon until after he graduated from Central Connecticut. But with all the mileage he did with Central's cross country and track coach Eric Blake, he always felt like he could have. "We did a lot of...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers prepare case for life

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin presenting witnesses this week in the penalty phase of his trial as they try to make their case that he should be sentenced to life in prison — not death — for his role in the...