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Sister Helen Prejean with Tim Robbins, director of 'Dead Man Walking.' (Photo credit  EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Attorneys Want ‘Dead Man Walking’ Nun To Testify

The attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev want Sister Helen Prejean, the nun and anti-death penalty advocate made famous in the movie “Dead Man Walking,” to testify.

05/07/2015

Elmirza Khozhugov testifies in court  (Sketch credit Jane Rosenberg)

Former Tsarnaev Brother-In-Law Testifies From Kazakhstan

Elmirza Khozhugov, the former husband of Tsarnaev’s sister Ailina Tsarnaeva, testified on live video for the defense from the U.S. Embassy in Almaty.

05/06/2015

Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Lawyer Points To Family Dysfunction

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s father was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, a psychiatrist testified Tuesday.

05/05/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with his attorneys in court, May 4, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Boston Marathon Bomber Appears To Cry In Court

For the first time, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and appeared to cry as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday.

05/04/2015

Marty Meehan. (WBZ-TV File Image)

Former Congressman Marty Meehan Named UMass President

Marty Meehan was appointed as UMass president-elect on Friday by a unanimous vote from the board of trustees.

05/01/2015

Sgt. Henry Staines (Image from YouTube video)

Bystander Films Boston Police Officer Holding Toy Gun To Camera

The officer was caught on camera appearing to wave a gun in a bystander’s face.

04/30/2015

Sketch Credit: Jane Rosenberg

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Attorney: ‘There Is No Evening The Scales’

A lawyer for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury to spare his client’s life, saying there is no punishment that he can get that would be equal to the suffering of the victims.

04/27/2015

The renovated Japanese garden at the Museum of Fine Arts reopened on Friday. (Photo by Carl Stevens/WBZ News Radio 1030)

Renovated Japanese Garden Reopens At MFA

One way to tell that spring has finally arrived is with the much-anticipated reopening of the Japanese garden at the Museum of Fine Arts.

04/24/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev confers with his defense attorneys. (Sketch Credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Prosecution Rests In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense team will make its case for life in prison starting on Monday.

04/23/2015

Jane Richard with her father Bill, mother Denise and brothers Henry (middle) and Martin (right). (Photo courtesy: Richard Family Blog)

Richard Family Writes Passionate Plea Opposing Death Penalty For Tsarnaev

In a Boston Globe opinion piece, Bill and Denise Richard said the lengthy process of putting Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death would be too difficult for their family as they grieve the death of their son Martin.

04/17/2015

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