Death Penalty

Gary Lee Sampson

Jurors In Gary Sampson Death Penalty Case May Be Asked About Tsarnaev Verdict

Jurors considered for the death sentencing re-trial of convicted serial killer Gary Lee Sampson maybe asked about their thoughts on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

07/31/2015

Gary Lee Sampson

Judge Denies Bid To Move Massachusetts Carjack Killing Trial

A judge has rejected a request by convicted killer Gary Lee Sampson to move his federal death penalty trial out of Boston.

06/17/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in federal court, May 15, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

NightSide – James Fox Discusses The Death Penalty

BOSTON (CBS) – On June 24, convicted Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be officially sentenced to death. Elsewhere, Nebraska legislators voted yesterday to override the governor’s veto, becoming the 19th state in the country […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/01/2015

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh at a playground dedication on May 16. (WBZ-TV)

Walsh: Tsarnaev Will Take ‘Coward’s Way Out’ With Death Penalty Appeals

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he expects Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to appeal his death penalty sentence, delaying the process.

05/16/2015

Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev on Boylston Street during the 2013 Boston Marathon.  (Photo courtesy: Bob Leonard)

Boston Marathon Bomber Could Be First Terrorist Executed In US Since 9/11

The death sentence jurors imposed on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sets the stage for what could be the nation’s first execution of a terrorist in the post-9/11 era, though the case is likely to go through years of appeals.

05/16/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in federal court, May 15, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced To Death For Marathon Bombings

Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reached a verdict Friday afternoon.

05/15/2015

Ed Davis (WBZ-TV)

Ed Davis: Death Penalty Verdict A ‘Just Ending’ For Tsarnaev

Few people were as close to the Boston Marathon bombings as WBZ Security Analyst Ed Davis, the city’s former police commissioner.

05/15/2015

Federal prison in Terre Haute (WBZ-TV)

What’s Next For Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

The Federal Bureau of Prisons will decide where Tsarnaev goes next.

05/15/2015

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Officials Hope Tsarnaev Death Penalty Verdict Brings Closure

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and MIT Police Chief John DiFava reacted to the decision to execute Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

05/15/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in court on May 14, 2015 (Sketch credit Jane Rosenberg)

Jury In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Asks Complicated Questions

About two hours into their day Thursday, they asked a complicated question about the legal concepts of “aiding and abetting” and “conspiracy.”

05/14/2015

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