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David King, an acute care surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, testified Thursday in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev walked through the door of Courtroom 9 in the John Joseph Moakley United […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Family members of Lu Lingzi, who died in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, spoke Wednesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in the sentencing phase of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. PHOTO COURTESY OF MENGHAN HU

Testimony turns to Collier, Lingzi

The prosecution continued to call witnesses Wednesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in […]

by and · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Bay State Repeal announced Friday that it filed the first ballot initiative to allow the lawful sale, possession and use of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts. PHOTO BY PRENSA/FLICKR

Advocacy group submits draft petition legalizing marijuana sales

Bay State Repeal, a local advocacy group working for the repeal of cannabis prohibition in Massachusetts, […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Tuesday that unemployment rates were down in all labor market areas for March. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Seasonal unemployment rates down in Boston, report says

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Tuesday that seasonally adjusted unemployment rates […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The sentencing phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began Tuesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

New testimony, photos revealed in sentencing phase of Tsarnaev trial

The penalty phase of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the admitted Boston Marathon bomber who, along […]

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Massachusetts was ranked the fifth most eco-friendly state in a report released by WalletHub Monday. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts ranked fifth most eco-friendly state

Personal finance website WalletHub released a report Monday detailing the most and least eco-friendly states, with […]

by · April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
One Boston Day commemorates strength, encourages kindness

One Boston Day commemorates strength, encourages kindness

On the two-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, the City of Boston held the first-ever […]

by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Marathon generates sense of community, pride

Marathon generates sense of community, pride

Hundreds of thousands came out in support of the runners of the 119th Boston Marathon on […]

by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s Office of Diversity released Tuesday the City of Boston 2015 Workforce Report, which found lags in diversity in city police and fire departments. INTERACTIVE BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Diversity in Boston police, fire department staff lags, report states

A report examining the diversity of Boston’s municipal employees found that the Boston Police and Fire […]

by · April 17, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency announced Monday that security measures for the 2015 Boston Marathon will be stricter than before, including the banning of bags and drones to ensure public safety. PHOTO BY COLIN BELL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Marathon security tightened again, drones banned

In anticipation of a large number of spectators, participants and volunteers in the 2015 Boston Marathon […]

by · April 17, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News