The son of a circus performer and an anthropology professor, Jack Lepiarz received his broadcasting degree from Emerson College, where he worked as an anchor, producer, and news director for WERS 88.9 FM.
He joined WBUR in the spring of 2010, and maintains a healthy love for performing and the circus.
For the first time in the Boston Marathon bombing trial, jurors Monday saw some emotion from the defendant.
Rebecca Norris, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s former teacher and academic adviser, took to Facebook to explain why she testified on his behalf.
Several of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s teachers and friends were called to testify Wednesday, as the defense shifted its focus away from Tsarnaev’s older brother.
Lawyers for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Tuesday continued to focus on Tsarnaev’s older brother, Tamerlan.
The defense began presenting its case in the penalty phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Monday, urging the jury to impose a sentence of life in prison without parole instead of the death penalty.
The prosecution rested its case Thursday in the penalty phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, but not before showing the jury a video of Martin Richard’s mother crouched over her son’s body as he lay dying on Boylston Street.
Jurors in the penalty phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday heard from relatives of people killed in the attacks and got a closer look at a photo and video of Tsarnaev giving the middle finger to a courthouse security camera.
The penalty phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began Tuesday with some graphic testimony from bombing survivors and the relatives of victims.
Mayor Walsh declared April 15 One Boston Day, intending it to be a day for Bostonians to show the resiliency and generosity people showed on the day of the bombing. The acts of kindness took many forms.
Survivors of the bombings received help affording costly medical procedures from the One Fund. And today, several survivors have established funds and foundations to pass along the kindness they’ve received and help others.