The defense team representing Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins their final push to avoid the death penalty.
Saying that there is “no evening the scales” on what was done, lawyers for the Marathon bomber are now trying to keep their client alive.
Judge George O’Toole Jr. told the jury he expects the penalty phase to last about four weeks.
Boston’s Muslim community has been once again thrust into the spotlight as the death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev nears its conclusion…
Thursday was the final day of testimony for prosecution witnesses in the penalty phase of the trial for the Boston Marathon bomber.
The prosecution rested its case Thursday after playing a video showing the mother of Martin Richard crouched over him as he lay dying.
The impact of the marathon bombing was brought home to jurors as the loved ones of two killed in the attack described their profound loss.
Prosecutors play previously unseen, graphic home video showing immediate aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing.
Bombing victims testified in court again Tuesday on the first day of the second phase in the trial of the Boston Marathon bomber.
The process of deciding whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives or dies will begin Tuesday with the start of the second phase in his trial.
Far from scaring them away, the tragic events of two years ago have made many runners more determined to complete the Boston Marathon.