Boston Marathon Bombings
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he committed the crime.
In an effort to reach those listeners who need their news “on-demand,” WBZ debuts a weekly Podcast of the highlights of the ground breaking trial happening in the John Joseph Moakley Federal Courthouse in South Boston.
10 women and eight men will decide Tsarnaev’s fate.
The panel consists of eight men and 10 women. Opening statements in the case are scheduled for Wednesday.
Tsarnaev reportedly wrote a goodbye note on the boat’s panels.
Todashev was killed at his Orlando, Florida, apartment about a month after the marathon bombings.
They say blacks, people under 30 and Boston residents were underrepresented in the group of potential jurors questioned by the judge.
Forum Bar & Restaurant, which was heavily damaged during the Boston Marathon bombings, is closing on March 1 due to increasing rent costs.
A judge has rejected a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to bar demonstrations near courthouse entrances.
Jury selection is expected to be completed this week. Openings statements are expected next week.