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Bruce Gellerman

Reporter, WBUR Newsroom, WBUR
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Tazhayakov Is First Convicted In Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation

July 22, 2014

BOSTON — In the first trial related to the Boston Marathon bombings, a college friend of bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of interfering with the FBI’s investigation into the deadly blasts.

In Closing Arguments, Prosecutors Say Tazhayakov Sought To Protect Tsarnaev

July 17, 2014

BOSTON — Azamat Tazhayakov is accused of interfering with the FBI’s investigation of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Obstruction Case Against Tsarnaev Friend May Soon Go To Jury

July 11, 2014

BOSTON — Lawyers for the friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are not saying whether they will call any witnesses. But the judge has told jurors they may begin deliberations Wednesday.

FBI Agent: Tsarnaev’s Friends Knew He Had Materials To Build Explosives

July 10, 2014

BOSTON — An FBI agent testified Thursday that friends of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev knew he had materials to build an explosive.

Timeline Emerges At Tazhayakov Trial

July 10, 2014

BOSTON — Azamat Tazhayakov is accused of interfering in the investigation of his college friend, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

FBI Interrogation Procedures Questioned At Tazhayakov Trial

July 09, 2014

BOSTON — Under cross examination, one federal agent acknowledged providing an inaccurate account of her questioning of defendant Azamat Tazhayakov.

First Trial Related To Boston Marathon Bombings Begins

July 08, 2014

BOSTON — Azamat Tazhayakov is charged with obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings.

Memorial Service Held In Wellesley For Murdered Teens In Israel

July 03, 2014

WELLESLEY, Mass. — Turning anger into action, not revenge, was the message repeated again and again at the memorial service.

WBUR Poll: Coakley Gains Ground Over Baker In Mass. Gov. Race

July 02, 2014

BOSTON — Attorney General Martha Coakley increased her lead in a potential general election against Republican Charlie Baker from nine percentage points in May to 13.

Mass. Gov. Candidates Discuss Mental Health At Forum

June 26, 2014

BOSTON — Democratic candidates Martha Coakley, Steve Grossman and Donald Berwick and Republican candidate Charlie Baker discussed gambling addiction, the state’s opiate crisis and other issues at a forum hosted by the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.

Father Of Marine With Overturned Murder Conviction: ‘Larry Was A Scapegoat’

June 28, 2013
Lawrence Hutchins Jr., retired Marine Reservist, father of Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III, whose murder conviction for killing an innocent Iraqi civilian was overturned by the military’s highest court. (Jared Bennett for WBUR)

BOSTON — The U.S. military’s highest court has overturned the murder conviction of a Marine from Massachusetts. But the case is still far from over. WBUR’s Bruce Gellerman spoke with the Marine’s father.

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