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  • Jared Lee Loughner and 6 other mass shooters: How the cases were resolved

    Jared Lee Loughner was found competent Tuesday to stand trial and pled guilty to 19 counts, including murder, for the January 2011 shooting in Tucson in which six people were killed and 13 wounded – including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) of Arizona. In mass shootings like this where the perpetrator was not killed during the rampage, here’s how the cases have been resolved.

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  • Can Boston bombing suspect get a fair trial if public thinks he confessed?

    For much of the public, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has already admitted guilt, whether or not his reported confession is admissible in court. A look at the challenges posed by pretrial publicity.

  • Marathon bombing: Manhunt has Boston under lockdown. How long can it last?

    Residents of Boston and several surrounding communities were instructed to 'shelter in place' Friday during a sprawling manhunt for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. 

  • Jared Lee Loughner and 6 other mass shooters: How the cases were resolved

    Jared Lee Loughner was found competent Tuesday to stand trial and pled guilty to 19 counts, including murder, for the January 2011 shooting in Tucson in which six people were killed and 13 wounded – including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) of Arizona. In mass shootings like this where the perpetrator was not killed during the rampage, here’s how the cases have been resolved.

  • Five US states that use the death penalty most

    It's not often that the US Supreme Court stays an execution, as it did late Thursday in the case of convicted murderer Duane Buck. But the justices routinely consider such requests, given that 34 states permit capital punishment. Since 1999, when a record 99 inmates were put to death, the number of executions has dropped slightly, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, which opposes capital punishment. Can you guess which five states had the most executions over the past four years?
    09/16/2011 07:00 pm

  • William Shatner interviews DC sniper; sniper claims more shootings

    William Shatner interviewed convicted DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo. William Shatner was told by Malvo that he and his partner tried to recruit fellow shooters for their 2002 spree.
    07/29/2010 12:42 pm

  • DC sniper execution: why his case moved so quickly

    For John Allen Muhammad, the convicted DC sniper, execution is scheduled for Tuesday night. He was tried in Virginia, which is known for hearing appeals rapidly.
    11/11/2009 12:00 am

  • John Allen Muhammad, D.C. sniper, loses Supreme Court appeal

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block John Allen Muhammad's execution, scheduled for Tuesday in a Virginia prison.
    11/10/2009 12:00 am

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Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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