Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial.
South Carolina is poised to remove the Confederate battle flag from the state house, where it has flown for five decades despite being viewed by many as a symbol of slavery.
Jeff Cominitz passed away last Thursday. He had been treated at the Baystate oncology unit.
The former owner of a South Hadley funeral home accused of improperly storing dead bodies faces additional embezzlement charges