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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 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
Law firm Richardson & Cumbo, LLC, filed a class action against the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Keolis Commuter Services, LLC, on behalf of monthly commuter rail pass holders for substandard service this winter. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA, Keolis sued for subpar service

Richardson & Cumbo, a civil litigation law firm, filed a class action Wednesday against the Massachusetts […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
Marshall Cooper Jr., of Dorchester (right), holds Diva William’s hand near Boston Police Headquarters in Roxbury.

Hundreds rally peacefully against police brutality

Hundreds gathered at the intersection of Ruggles Street and Tremont Street Wednesday to support the protests […]

by and · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Richard Davey, chief executive of Boston 2024, speaks at an Olympic Community Meeting Tuesday at Roxbury Community College. PHOTO BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Fourth Olympic community meeting filled with demands for transparency, cooperation with community

The organizing group for the 2024 Summer Olympic host bid, Boston 2024, held its fourth community […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Witnesses for the defense team of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified about his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev Tuesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO FROM DAVISCOUNTYUTAH.GOV

Testimony in Tsarnaev trial focuses on brother of defendant

On Tuesday, the second day of defense testimony in the penalty phase of the trial of […]

by and · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
(From left) Devon McCullough, 60, of Arlington, Amy Hendrickson, 71, of Brookline, Joe Kebartas, 66, of South Boston and Carolyn Whiting, 65, of Reading, protest the death penalty Monday in front of the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO BY FELICIA GANS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense shifts focus to Tamerlan in opening statements

Since March 5, the focus of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been — unsurprisingly so […]

by , and · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker filed legislation Friday to institute statewide regulations for transportation network companies such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Regulation of companies like Uber, Lyft proposed statewide

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker filed legislation to institute statewide regulation for transportation network companies (TNC) such […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News