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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • As trial's penalty phase begins, Boston Marathon bomber remains a mystery

    As trial's penalty phase begins, Boston Marathon bomber remains a mystery
    Each morning around 9 a.m., a courtroom door would swing open and a young man in a sport coat was escorted by beefy U.S. marshals to the defense table. For a few moments, the 21-year-old defendant appeared animated, smiling a bit with lawyers, fussing...