Welcome! Login | Register
 

The Scoop: Chamber Makes Bond Endorsements, Yes on 7 Campaign Launch, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Rhode Island Residents Celebrated for 25 Years of Participation in CVS Health Downtown 5k—A group of Rhode Islanders called "The Dashers"…

Friday Financial Five -September 19, 2014—A positive report out of the New York…

What To Watch For: Patriots vs. Raiders—The Patriots will finally play their home opener…

5 Live Music Musts - September 19, 2014—The last weekend of summer brings a nice…

The Cellar: Two Wines You Should Always Have On Hand—Pick them up this weekend...

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI to Host Annual Day of Service—Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island's…

RI Unemployment Remains at 7.7 % in August—The RI Department of Labor and Training announced…

The Scoop: Cianci’s New Plan, Fung Got New TV and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Rhode Island’s Best Wineries—As a companion to last week's brewery piece,…

 
 

NEW: Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty For Accused Marathon Bomber

Thursday, January 30, 2014

 

Federal prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against Dzhokar Tsarnaev for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Attorney General Eric Holder made the announcement on the decision Thursday.

Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to the 30 charges levied against him, seventeen of which, including using a weapon of mass destruction to kill, carry the possibility of the death penalty. No trial date has been set.

Last April's Boston Marathon bombings killed three spectators, and wounded more than 250 others. Tsarnaev is also charged with the death of MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who was shot 3 days after the bombings. 

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.