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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

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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Bradley Jay: ‘Is Life Imprisonment A Harsher Punishment Than Execution?’

Click play to watch the Jay Talking video and see who believes that life in prison is worse than execution and why.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/13/2014

Manager John Farrell #53 of the Boston Red Sox (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Questioning John Farrell’s Managerial Decisions

Gresh & Zo highlight John Farrell’s managerial moves in the ALDS Game 3 loss to Tampa Bay. Do you agree with having Quintin Berry pinch run for David Ortiz?

98.5 The Sports Hub–10/08/2013

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Should Death Penalty States Scrap The Famous “Last Meal?”

Is the last meal for those about to be executed a wasteful gesture or a humane custom?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/25/2011

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Autobiography Of An Execution, David Dow 1/8/11 97/2

Revisiting one of W@R’s most stark and fascinating interviews, we talk with David Dow author of Autobiography of an Execution, a behind the scenes look at the last minute chaos that often accompanies an execution.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/08/2011

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David Dow: Autobiography Of An Execution – July 10, 2010 #71/2

In one of W@R’s most stark and fascinating interviews, we talk with David Dow author of Autobiography of an Execution, a behind the scenes look at the last minute chaos that often accompanies an execution.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/10/2010