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.
54-year-old Michael Ruffino will now face five years in prison for the multiple charges against him.
According to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Department, 20-year-old Kaila Mae Baraby died after being hit by a car Sunday.
The 39-year-old had eight underage children in the car.