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From left, J. Kenneth Menges,  Jean Morrison, Gloria Waters, Boston University President Robert Brown, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Robert Knox break ground on Boston University's Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering Thursday. PHOTO BY FELICIA GANS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Officials break ground on nine-story BU research facility

Boston University administrators and Boston city officials gathered Thursday to break ground at 610 Commonwealth Ave., […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Prosecutor Steve Millen makes closing remarks during the trial Wednesday, mentioning the video of Tsarnaev giving the middle finger to a camera in a holding cell. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Jury deliberation begins after closing statements in Tsarnaev case

More than two months after the start of the trial for admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar […]

by and · May 14, 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 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

BUPD gets three reports of indecent assault and battery

The Boston University Police Department is urging students to be aware while walking outside after three […]

by · May 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News