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Tsarnaev Indicted on Federal Charges, Could Face Death Penalty

Credit: Sara Jacobi US Attorney Carmen Ortiz

Dzhokar Tsarnaev, one of the men who allegedly killed four people and injured hundreds of others in the Boston marathon bombing and the days afterward, was indicted on 30 federal charges, including conspiracy to use weapon of mass destruction to cause deat
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 28, 2013 at 1:34 am

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Tsarnaev Indicted on Federal Charges, Could Face Death Penalty

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Dzhokar Tsarnaev, one of the men who allegedly killed four people and injured hundreds of others in the Boston marathon bombing and the days afterward, was indicted on 30 federal charges, including conspiracy to use weapon of mass destruction to cause deat
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 27, 2013 at 10:33 pm

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Tsarnaev Indicted on Federal Charges, Could Face Death Penalty

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the men who allegedly killed four people and injured hundreds of others in the Boston marathon bombing and the days afterward, was indicted on 30 federal charges, including conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction, and he cou
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 27, 2013 at 9:03 pm

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State House News Service Weekly Roundup: Death With Benefits

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The specter of deceased citizens collecting welfare benefits haunted the marbled halls of the State House this week as Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray tied up the loose ends dangling on his six-and-a-half years with the Patrick administration and Attorney General Martha Coakley sued the Obama administration for allegedly putting fishermen on death row.

Other than that, the arrival of steamy days in Boston ushered in a post-Memorial Day and budget week lull at the State House with the governor out of town, politicos watching two special elections and committees plodding forward with bill hearings while lawmakers wait for word from on high about their next big votes.

Congressman Ed Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez also continued sniping from a distance in the lead-up to next week’s first debate, with First Lady Michelle Obama and song lady Carole King both in Massachusetts to campaign for Markey.

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Auditor Suzanne Bump released a blockbuster audit of the Department of Transitional Assistance alleging $ 15 million in questionable spending on welfare benefits, including 1,164 cases totaling $ 2.4 million in benefits flowing to enrollees after they were reported deceased or to recipients using a dead person’s Social Security number.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 1, 2013 at 5:26 am

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Death of Abandoned Dog Spurs Legislation Effort

Phantom, the dog found dead in a foreclosed Hudson home, was a 2-year-old purebred Lab.

A resident’s efforts to find justice for a lab that died after being abandoned in a foreclosed property have culminated with the filing of a bill to protect animals in similar situations.

“This is the bill that I want. I have been praying for this bill for two years and I am very, very happy … I want this law passed. I don’t want this to happen to any other dogs,” said Lyn Gorka, a local real estate agent and animal rights advocate, who had spoken out for such a bill after being moved by the story of the 2 year-old Phantom that died after being abandoned in a foreclosed apartment.

Gorka said abandoned animals in foreclosed properties is ongoing and being reported by other brokers throughout the region.

“I want this to be called Phantom’s Bill,” she said. “I’ve been working on it for almost two years and I haven’t given up … with this bill in place, more animals will be saved.” read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 7, 2013 at 9:30 am

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Cause of Death Issued for Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Tamerlan Tsarnaev

The death of accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been ruled a homicide, according to a WCVB-TV report.

According to the report, Tsarnaev’s death was caused by gunshot wounds from police bullets and being run over by a car. Tsarnaev, 26, was pronounced dead at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center in Boston at 1:35 a.m. on Friday, April 19.

Specifically, Tsarnaev sustained gunshot wounds to his torso and “extreme” blunt trauma to his head and torso, according to WCVB.

Police have said Tsarnaev was run over by his brother, Dzhokar, during a shootout with police in Watertown. Dzhokar, 19 escaped the gun battle but was later captured hiding in a boat at a Watertown home

The Graham, Putnam and Mahoney Funeral Home in Worcester, which plans to handle Tamerlan’s funeral arrangements, said the body will undergo a second autopsy, according to the Boston Herald.

The Massachusetts Medical Examiner’s Office released the body to Tamerlan’s relatives on Thursday, May 2. Tamerlan’s uncle, Ruslan Tsarni, is in Worcester to help with the funeral arrangements, according to the Globe read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 3, 2013 at 10:32 pm

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