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  • Judge denies Tsarnaev lawyers request for delay in Boston trial

    Judge denies Tsarnaev lawyers request for delay in Boston trial
    A U.S. district judge Wednesday denied a request from lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who had asked that jury selection in his Boston Marathon bombing trial be delayed for a month due to anger and publicity over last week's terrorist attacks in Paris....
  • Judge rejects bid to delay Tsarnaev trial over Paris attacks

    A federal judge has rejected a bid by Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because of the Paris terror attacks. Tsarnaev's lawyers asked for the delay Tuesday, arguing that the...
  • Tsarnaev lawyers: Suspend jury selection over Paris attacks

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Tuesday to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because the recent terrorist attacks in France have again placed the marathon bombings "at the center of a...
  • Red light camera figure wants trial moved to Las Vegas

    Red light camera figure wants trial moved to Las Vegas
    Where can a former Chicago transportation official embroiled in one of the biggest bribery scandals ever to hit City Hall go to get a fair trial? How about Las Vegas? That's where the man at the center of the controversy, John Bills, wants his trial...
  • Friend of Tsarnaev brothers to plead guilty to destroying evidence

    Friend of Tsarnaev brothers to plead guilty to destroying evidence
    A friend of the brothers accused in the Boston Marathon bombing  plans to plead guilty to destroying evidence, federal officials confirmed Monday.  Khairullozhon Matanov's attorneys have joined federal prosecutors in asking U.S. District Court Judge...
  • McDonald's walks fine line with 'signs' commercial

    McDonald's walks fine line with 'signs' commercial
    An ad by McDonald's is testing the fine line companies need to walk when referencing national tragedies. The ad by the world's biggest hamburger chain that aired during the NFL playoffs and Golden Globes on Sunday featured a montage of signs outside...
  • Choosing a biased Boston Marathon jury

    The lengthy jury-selection process in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the accused in the Boston Marathon bombing, isn't like ordinary jury selection: It includes an ideological litmus test. Under federal law, the prosecution can find out if a juror...
  • Murder trial for former Gators star Aaron Hernandez starts Friday

    Murder trial for former Gators star Aaron Hernandez starts Friday
    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez was once one of the New England Patriots' biggest stars. A tight end who caught passes from Tom Brady and helped land his team a spot in the Super Bowl, he had a $40 million contract and fans willing to shell...
  • Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?

    Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?
    Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, get a fair trial in the Hub? It's a profound question, but one that the framers would have found incomprehensible. Far from providing for a change of venue in high-profile cases, they...
  • Jury selection begins in trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

    Jury selection begins in trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect
    A federal judge began the search for a jury in the Boston Marathon bombing case, holding two preliminary sessions with jury candidates Monday and asking defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to stand and present himself to those who may decide whether he lives or...
  • Lawmakers question practice of giving military equipment to police

    Lawmakers question practice of giving military equipment to police
    Responding to public outcry over images of heavily armed police officers in Ferguson, Mo., last month, lawmakers called Tuesday for closer examination of federal programs that distribute military equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies....