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Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Thursday, April 30. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense rests in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial, closing statements, verdict to come

Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case Monday on the eighth day of defense testimony in […]

by · May 12, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Thursday, April 30. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense explores environment, privileges Tsarnaev faces in prison

Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev explored the environment the defendant would face serving time at the United […]

by · May 8, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Thursday, April 30. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense continues with character witnesses, family life in Tsarnaev trial

On the sixth day of testimony in the penalty phase of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, […]

by and · May 7, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announces Imagine Boston 2030, the first citywide plan in 50 years, to the Innovative Design Alternatives Summit in Faneuil Hall on Wednesday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Urban planning initiative Imagine Boston 2030 announced at symposium

In an effort to revitalize city planning, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced an urban planning initiative […]

by · May 7, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Thursday, April 30. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/DFP FILE PHOTO

Defense explores Tsarnaev family problems, Dzhokhar’s character

Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev focused Tuesday on his character and the dysfunctional nature of the Tsarnaev family […]

by and · May 6, 2015 · 2 comments · City, News
City Councilor Josh Zakim speaks to Rickie Golden, 31, of Cambridge at the campaign kickoff event hosted at The Mission Bar and Grill Tuesday night. PHOTO BY FELICIA GANS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Josh Zakim launches campaign for reelection to City Council

Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim has had plans to run for reelection for awhile, but that […]

by · May 6, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Thursday, April 30. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense calls family, friends as character witnesses in Tsarnaev trial

Family and friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Monday on the fourth day of defense testimony in […]

by and · May 5, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch during the penalty stage of the trial at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Monday. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Tsarnaev, looking forward: what to expect in the coming weeks

As the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has entered the penalty phase, its focus has shifted from […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker speaks at a press conference on April 13. Baker, Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced an executive order Monday to re-launch the Governor’s Council to address sexual assault and domestic violence. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Council on sexual assault, domestic violence restored

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, working alongside Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Former friends and teachers of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Wednesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO FROM JUSTICE.GOV

Defense continues to call character witnesses

Dzhokar Tsarnaev’s defense attorneys continued their focus on the defendant’s deceased brother, Tamerlan, at the John […]

by and · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News