Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began deliberations Tuesday.
Abbott is also scheduled to receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters during the May 17 ceremony.
In closing arguments, prosecutors said Dzhokhar Tsarnaev targeted Patriot’s Day, 2013 because he wanted the world to watch him call his fellow holy warriors to battle.
Closing arguments in the first phase of the trial were made Monday.
The American Red Cross is marking the second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings by conducting three commemorative blood drives.
A ceremony is being held at the University of Massachusetts-Boston to announce the first two recipients of a scholarship named for one of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Though a MEMA report on the response to the Boston Marathon bombings said it was an overall success, it also determined that too many officers responded in Watertown and officers did not show discipline with their weapons.
A Boston woman filming a documentary about Carlos Arredondo is trying to raise $30,000 for the project.
Davis was the Boston police commissioner during the marathon bombings.
Now that the prosecution and defense have rested in the first phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial, there are a few steps left before jurors begin deliberating.
Photos, video and other evidence has been presented to the jury in the capital murder trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The trial for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is set to begin January 2015, where he may face the death penalty.
The lineup of performances at the Boston Strong Concert on Thursday, May 30, 2013
Woman creates Msg4Boston Facebook page to bring hope to city after attack.
Thousands of MIT students, faculty and staff as well as law enforcement officials from across the nation are expected to attend a memorial service for fallen campus police officer Sean Collier.
Boston’s sports teams honored the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Massachusetts State Police have released aerial photos of Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hiding in a boat in Watertown before he was captured.