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  • Tsarnaev in holding cell

    Yesterday | via KMIZ 

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, already well on his way to being the most hated man in Boston, raised his middle finger to a surveillance camera in his cell at the federal courthouse on July 10, 2013. Later that day, he was arraigned on the 30 counts he now stands convicted of -- setting off the weapons of mass destruction that killed three people at the marathon's finish line and fatally shooting a campus cop between the eyes.

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  • Tsarnaev Trial: The Middle Finger Seen Around The World

    Friday | via WIBW-TV Topeka 

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, already well on his way to being the most hated man in Boston, raised his middle finger to a surveillance camera in his cell at the federal courthouse on July 10, 2013. Later that day, he was arraigned on the 30 counts he now stands convicted of -- setting off the weapons of mass destruction that killed three people at the marathon's finish line and fatally shooting a campus cop between the eyes.

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  • In Tsarnaev trial: The middle finger seen 'round the...

    Friday | via KWNN-FM Stockton 

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, already well on his way to being the most hated man in Boston, raised his middle finger to a surveillance camera in his cell at the federal courthouse on July 10, 2013. Later that day, he was arraigned on the 30 counts he now stands convicted of -- setting off the weapons of mass destruction that killed three people at the marathon's finish line and fatally shooting a campus cop between the eyes.

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  • 'Operation Nemesis,' by Eric Bogosian: Book Review

    Friday Apr 17 | via Horizon 

    On March 15, 19 21, a 25-year-old Armenian in Berlin, Soghomon Tehlirian, shot and killed Mehmet Talat Pasha, who had been the Ottoman minister of the interior during World War I. After the Ottomans' collapse, Talat had fled into secret exile and was now plotting a return to power with the other Young Turks who had led Turkey into its disastrous wartime alliance with Germany. To Tehlirian, however, Talat was something infinitely worse than simply one of the leaders of a defeated empire.

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  • What went wrong in Watertown

    Monday Apr 13 | via Boston.com 

    A committee of Massachusetts police leaders has devised procedures to prevent similar mistakes. Police throughout the state need to absorb the lessons from the report so that the law enforcement response is more focused and disciplined in any future crisis.

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  • Decorated Boston Police Officer Released From Hospit...

    Saturday Apr 11 | via WTVC 

    A police officer who was honored for his role during the Boston Marathon bombings was released from the hospital, the city's police department said today, a day after they released video of him being shot. The Boston Police Department described officer John Moynihan's condition as "serious but improving."

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  • Boston Marathon bombing: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's mum bac...

    Thursday Apr 9 | via Mirror.co.uk 

    A message by Zubeidat Tsarnaev said her sons were 'the best of the best' after 21-year-old Dzhokhar was found guilty of killing three people The Boston bomber brothers' mum has stood by her killer sons and declared: "America is the terrorist and everyone knows it!" Zubeidat Tsarnaev's rant was shared by a friend through a pro-bombers support group hosted on Russia's biggest social media site. It came just hours after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 with shrapnel-packed explosives at the 2013 Boston Marathon.

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  • Student prepares for Boston Marathon amid Tsarnaeva ...

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via The Lantern 

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted April 8 as guilty on all 30 counts of which he was accused, 17 of which carry a potential death penalty sentence, including charges of conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction. Tsarnaev was found guilty of carrying out the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which killed 3 people and wounded more than 260 others.

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  • Boston marathon bomber found guilty

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via Illawarra Mercury 

    Dzokhar Tsarnaev has been found guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 others in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and of fatally shooting a police officer four days later. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, convicted of killing three people and injuring 264 others in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and of fatally shooting a police officer four days later.

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  • Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev found guilty of all ...

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via The Jewish Journal 

    A jury on Wednesday found Dzokhar Tsarnaev guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, as well as fatally shooting a police officer four days later. Tsarnaev, 21, was found guilty of all 30 counts against him, with 17 of the charges carrying the death penalty.

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  • Boston Marathon Bomber found guilty on all counts

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via Examiner.com 

    On Wednesday, April 8, jurors in the Boston Marathon Bombing trial found the defendant, Dzhkohar Tsarnaev, guilty on all 30 counts related to the 2013 incident. Tsarnaev now faces the potential of receiving the death penalty, which will be determined in the upcoming weeks.

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  • The Charges Against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Explained in P...

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via Boston.com 

    Editor's note: This artical, originally published on February, 12, 2015, was updated Wednesday, April 8, after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty on all 30 charges related to the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faced 30 charges related to the Boston Marathon bombing, the killing of MIT police officer Sean Collier, and the ensuing Watertown firefight in April 2013.

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  • Leaders hope for healing after verdict

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via Boston.com 

    The guilty verdicts in the death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were seen by leaders, survivors and relatives of victims as one more step in the long healing process for a region still haunted by the terror bombings at the Boston Marathon nearly two years ago. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh said he hoped that the next phase of the Tsarnaev trial - where jurors will decide whether he is sentenced to death of life in prison - would move swiftly to a conclusion.

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  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Found Guilty in Boston Bombing Trial

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via KISS 95.7 Hartford 

    After 11 and a half hours of deliberation, the jury found him Guilty on all 30 counts - making him death penalty eligible. The defense never denied that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was involved in the 2013 Boston Bombing and the shooting spree in Watertown, MA.

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  • Boston Marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev found guilty...

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via The Raw Story 

    Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is accused of 30 federal charges and faces the death penalty if convicted Dzokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty on Wednesday of killing three people and injuring 264 others in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and of fatally shooting a police officer four days later. Tsarnaev, 21, was convicted of all 30 counts against him, with 17 of the charges carrying the death penalty.

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  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev found guilty on all 30 counts in B...

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via KTIV-TV Sioux City 

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted for his role in the April 15, 2013 bombings of the Boston Marathon, ending the first phase of a terror trial that will now continue with a penalty phase to determine whether he will be executed. A jury of seven women and five men who had deliberated for two days delivered guilty verdicts in at least nine of the 30 criminal counts against Tsarnaev, who was 19 when twin blasts rocked the race's finish line.

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  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Convicted Of Boston Marathon Bombing

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via Switched 

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old who admitted he and his brother bombed the 2013 Boston Marathon, has been found guilty on all 30 counts against him, including conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and bombing of a public place. The jury of five men and seven women deliberated for roughly 11 hours over two days before reaching a verdict.

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  • Boston bombing jury heads into second day of delib...

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via WHTC 

    The jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial will return to the deliberation room for a second day on Wednesday as they work to decide whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 in the 2013 attack. Tsarnaev, 21, is accused of setting off a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs at the race's finish line on April 15, 2013, along with his older brother, Tamerlan.

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  • Tsarnaev guilty on all counts in bombings

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via Boston.com 

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Cambridge high school graduate who fashioned himself into an Islamic warrior against America, was convicted Wednesday in a sweeping verdict that held him responsible for the terrorist attacks that killed three people and injured more than 260 nearly two years ago at the Boston Marathon finish line. Tsarnaev, now 21, showed no emotion as the court clerk took more than 20 minutes to read the guilty verdict on each of the 30 charges he faced.

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  • Boston Marathon Bomber Tsarnaev Found Guilty ...

    Wednesday Apr 8 | via The St. Petersburg Times 

    Dzokhar Tsarnaev, an ethnic Chechen who immigrated to the U.S. from Russia more than a decade ago, was found guilty on Wednesday of killing three people and injuring 264 others in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and of fatally shooting a police officer four days later. Tsarnaev, 21, was convicted of all 30 counts against him, with 17 of the charges carrying the death penalty.

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Watertown Law

Will I get a DUI?
On Saturday night I had been driving home and fell asleep on the wheel and crashed into a tree. My car was totaled the police and ambulance came and had asked me what happened I told them I had worked a double shift and was tired and ended up falling asleep on the wheel. I had consumed alcohol but when they asked me if I had I said no and they seemed to have believed me. I was not asked to perform a breathalyzer or any sobriety test but was taken to the hospital on a stretcher and at the hospital they did a regular routine blood test. They said nothing about my blood test but on my hospital report it said right foot fracture, alcohol intoxication. The doctors also did not say anything to me about my BAC. I have received a citation in the mail for staying outside of marked lane and speeding but nothing for a DUI. I am wondering will the hospital give my blood test to the police and notify them I was drunk? It's been a week and I still haven't heard anything and am just a little nervous.
If the police went ahead and issued you a citation for the speeding and the marked lane violation then in it is...
I lost my license to operate a vehicle in massachusetts in 2005. Repeat offense under Melanie's Law. Did not take breathalizer.
Lost for 5 years for no breathalizer and 8 year for multiple offense. So i satisfied the 5 and I'm 2 1/2 in to the 8. What are my chances of reinstatement? What is the estimated cost?
Given the length of the suspension it appears that you had a 3rd offense OUI. If this is the case you can apply for a...
Can a cop charge you with an OUI if you were in a parking lot?
I was at a McDonald's parking lot and the cops came to my car and accused me of speeding away from a bank when I didn't and said that I needed to take a Breathalyzer. After about 5 Breathalyzers that were all below the limit, the 6th one read that it was 1 point over. They arrested me and at the jail they were calling me clowns and saying I was gonna die. I wasn't even driving when they stopped me. How long will my license be suspended for and should I hire a lawyer to defend myself?
You should hire an attorney. During your arraignment, if you are not accompanied with an attorney and if you qualify...
DUI/DWI in MA does it show in a cori and/or background check
In 2005 I plead no contest to a DUI/DWI charge. I want to be a nurse in a few years and was wondering if the DUI/DWI will show up on a CORI and/or criminal background check. I was told by the lawyer i had that it would go away after 5 years , and would only be brought back if i got another DUI/DWI. does anyone know the correct answer ??
You were arraigned on the OUI charge and that means that it will appear on your CORI, regardless of the way the case...
I filed a surcharge appeal from an auto accident and am awaiting a hearing.
In April 2012 I was involved In a small fender bender. An SUV swerved into my lane, without signaling, trying to get around a stopped vehicle turning left. Because of this I struck the rear of his vehicle at a low rate of speed. There was NO damage to the other SUV and minimal damage to my sedan (grille damage estimated at $275) we decided not to pursue. 6 months later I receive notice the other driver is going after my insurance company. I am found at fault and the other driver is paid out $21,000 for a whiplash claim (14 k medical 7 k payout) he did not claim any property damage. I have picture of both vehicles on the day of the accident. And need to gather more evidence to help my appeal. Any suggestions?
What is your basis for an appeal? Your insurance company does not have any motivation to pay more on a claim then they...
If I wasn't seen driving and my breathalyzer is out of the case do I have a chance to fight?
I'm accused of dui(3rd) last one was 10 years before, I was seen arguing with a guy that says I hit his car when the police arrived and arrested me for dui. If the breathalyzer is not allowed and police never witnessed me driving do I have a fighting chance in winning???
Would have to know more facts about the case. You should speak to an attorney about your case. Best of luck!
How to seal record in Massachusetts after acquittal ?
I was charged with OUI in Massachusetts 2 years ago, however The case finally went to trial and I was found "Not guilty." I will be entering the workforce shortly in the financial services industry, and usually a spotless record is required. I would like to seal my record to minimize the impact of that arraignment however I am unsure on how to proceed. I would also like to know how sealing the record may affect information that private background checking companies may report to my potential future employers.
Good for you, that is a smart thing to do and doing so before sending out job applications is a very good idea. You...