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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Religious Awakening Started With Friend

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 05.06.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — A former brother-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Wednesday from Kazakhstan about the role of a conservati...

Michael McLaughlin

Boston Marathon Bombing Defense Highlights Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Mean Streak, Father's Paranoia

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.06.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev always had an encouraging word for teammates on his high school wrestling team. But his older brother, Tamerlan, told vici...

Man Fined $400 For Choosing Work Over Tsarnaev Jury Duty

AP | Posted 05.01.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — A man who skipped the final stages of jury selection in the Boston Marathon bombing trial has been fined $400 and sentenced to 40 hour...

Michael McLaughlin

Even While Dying, Boston Bomber Remained 'Combative'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.29.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- Even as Tamerlan Tsarnaev was restrained in an ambulance, taking his dying breaths, he was “combative,” according to a paramedic who tri...

Bomber's Wife Researched 'Rewards' For Dying A Martyr

AP | Posted 04.29.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- Testimony in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev zeroed in Tuesday on his late brother's wife, revealing searches don...

Put Tsarnaev In Prison And Forget Him, Don't Martyr Him: Defense

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.27.2015 | Crime

If Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is given the death penalty, it'll mean years of appeals, a media circus and a martyred killer. That's an argument defense atto...

Where Tsarnaev Relatives Go In Boston, Media Will Follow

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.25.2015 | Crime

Family members of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev arrived in Boston this week, and the glaring spotlight has sent the relatives sea...

'Unrepentant' Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Gave Middle Finger To Police Security Camera

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.22.2015 | Crime

Prosecutors showed jurors many photos on the first day of the last phase of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial and one image government attorneys wanted to bur...

Boston Marathon Bombing Jury To Decide Life Or Death For Tsarnaev

Reuters | Scott Malone | Posted 04.20.2015 | Crime

BOSTON, April 19 (Reuters) - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is set to return to court on Tuesday for the next phase of his trial...

Michael McLaughlin

Judge Schedules Penalty Phase In Tsarnaev Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.10.2015 | Crime

BOSTON --The next phase of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, in which jurors will decide if the convicted Boston Marathon bomber gets the death penalty,...

Michael McLaughlin

Tsarnaev Convicted Of Boston Marathon Bombing

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.09.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old who admitted he and his brother bombed the 2013 Boston Marathon, has been found guilty on all 30 counts a...

Jury Reaches Verdict In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.08.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- A verdict has been reached in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the admitted bomber of the 2013 Boston Marathon. The jury of five men and ...

Defense Looking For Jury's Decision In Boston Bombing Case

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2015 | Crime

By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON, April 8 (Reuters) - The jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial will return to the deliberation room f...

Michael McLaughlin

Tsarnaev Was 'Bloodthirsty' To Bomb Marathon: Prosecutor

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.16.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- The bombing of the Boston Marathon in 2013 was “a cold, calculated terroristic act” carried out by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who “thought his...

Beginning Of The End For Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.06.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- Two depictions of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev emerged since the admitted Boston Marathon bomber's trial began on March 4 and it's almost time for the ...

Prosecutors Want Conspiracy Charge Explanation In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2015 | Crime

BOSTON, April 2 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors asked a judge on Thursday to instruct the jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial that defendant D...

Michael McLaughlin

Tsarnaev's Supporters Are Hard To Find, But They're Out There

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.31.2015 | Crime

Online supporters backed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the summer of 2013, saying on social media that they thought the government trampled on his rights durin...

The Boat, The White Hat, The Survivors: Key Moments In Boston Marathon Trial

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 03.30.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — The defendant's startling admission on Day One that he did it. Tearful testimony from survivors who lost limbs. The boat. The white ha...

Jurors Cry Looking At Photos Of Boy Killed In Boston Marathon Bombing

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.30.2015 | Crime

1 P.M. The defense in the death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has called its first witness....

Michael McLaughlin

Who Will Come To Tsarnaev's Defense? 'They Got Nothing,' Expert Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.08.2015 | Crime

Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial saw photos of severed limbs and video showing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev standing behind children near the site of ...

Jurors Wince At Seeing Photos Of Boston Bombing Victim

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2015 | Crime

* Jury sees photos of injuries that killed bomb victim * Silver pressure-cooker bombs featured electric detonators * FBI...

Al Qaeda Influence Seen In Accused Boston Bomber's Writing

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2015 | Crime

* Defense, prosecution expert witness argue over Al Qaeda material * Accused practiced shooting using same kind of ammo as in killing...

Gunfight, Bombs In Focus At Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | Crime

BOSTON, March 19 (Reuters) - The Boston Marathon bombing trial is due to turn on Thursday to damage to a residential street where prosecutors say de...

Boston Marathon Trial To Focus On Tsarnaev's Arrest

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2015 | Crime

BOSTON, March 17 (Reuters) - The trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Tuesday was expected to focus on the suspect's arrest ...

Michael McLaughlin

Pipe Bombs Thrown 'Like A Baseball' In Deadly Showdown With Tsarnaev Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.17.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- Blood pooled in the street. The air was thick with smoke. Debris from explosions lay all around. Car alarms rang out, set off by shock waves...