Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to 30 counts including use of a weapon of mass destruction to kill.
Proceeds from a patriotically-themed Neil Diamond song, “Freedom Song (They’ll Never Take Us Down),” will go to benefit the Boston One Fund and the Wounded Warriors Project.
Boston Police say they have three more people in custody in connection with the Boston Marathon bombin g.
Governor Malloy is asking Connecticut residents to join in a moment of silence at 2:30 this afternoon, to recognize the victims of the bombing at the Boston Marathon a week ago.