Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Asks for a New Trial
He’s hoping to hold on to his life. After being sentenced to death in May for his involvement in the Boston Marathon bombing, the 22-year-old is hoping to get another trial in a new location — his legal team says the media coverage in Massachusetts made it impossible for the jury to remain impartial. Judges rejected similar arguments when Tsarnaev requested a new location before the trial began. Now the convicted killer will have to wait for an answer from the Florence, Colorado supermax prison that houses America’s most dangerous prisoners.