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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial

Mayor Walsh Won't Weigh In On Death Penalty For Boston Bomber Until 'It's Over'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 05.14.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

While prosecutors pushed for the death penalty Wednesday in closing arguments of the Boston bomber murder trial, the city's mayor Marty Walsh (D-MA) d...

Michael McLaughlin

Boston Bomber 'Deserves' The Death Penalty: Prosecution

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.14.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- In closing arguments Wednesday, a federal prosecutor’s voice cracked with emotion as he repeatedly urged jurors to sentence Dzhokhar Tsarn...

Michael McLaughlin

Tsarnaev Allegedly Apologizes To Nun For Bombing: 'No One Deserves To Suffer'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.11.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev expressed remorse for the violence he and his brother unleashed two years ago that killed four people and wounded 264 othe...

Boston Marathon Bomber Would Be Isolated In Prison, Official Testifies

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2016 | Crime

(Adds testimony on prison conditions) By Scott Malone BOSTON, May 7(Reuters) - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, convicted of carrying...

Michael McLaughlin

Teacher: 'I Still Love' Tsarnaev After Bombing

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.03.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- One of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's former middle school teachers wrote on Facebook that "I still love him" even though the convicted Boston Marathon...

Michael McLaughlin

Sick Juror Keeps Tsarnaev Relatives In Boston Under Tight Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.01.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- A sick juror in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev forced the judge to push back scheduled testimony until Monday. Th...

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...

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...

Saving a Murderer's Life: Who Would Jesus Execute?

Chris Boeskool | Posted 06.24.2015 | Religion
Chris Boeskool

The question I'm asking is this: What possible good comes out of taking another life because of this tragedy? What sense does it make to kill people who kill people to show that killing people is wrong. The answer is this: It doesn't make any sense.

It's Easier To Say Don't Kill Dzhokhar Tsarnaev If It's Not Up To You, Poll Suggests

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.23.2015 | Crime

In theory, people in Massachusetts don't favor the death penalty, even for the Boston Marathon bomber. But a new survey suggests that in practice, man...

'He's Still On Fire,' Crowd Said About Boston Bombing Victim

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2015 | Crime

(Corrects number of people who lost limbs in first and 12th paragraphs) By Scott Malone BOSTON, April 23 (Reuters) - On...

'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...

Lawyer Calls Boston Bombing 'Senseless' As Death Penalty Deliberations Begin

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2015 | Crime

(Updates with prosecution's opening arguments) By Scott Malone BOSTON, April 21 (Reuters) - Convicted Boston Marathon b...

Boston Marathon Bombing Jury To Decide Life Or Death For Tsarnaev

Reuters | Scott Malone | Posted 06.19.2015 | 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,...

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 06.08.2015 | Crime

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

Boston Bombing Jury Can't Reach Decision On Day 1

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2015 | Crime

By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON, April 7 (Reuters) - The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial on Tuesday concluded its first day of deliberations w...

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 06.02.2015 | 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...

Defense Rests In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial After 2 Days

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2015 | Crime

(Adds defense resting its case) By Scott Malone and Elizabeth Barber BOSTON, March 31 (Reuters) - Lawyers for accused Bo...

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...

Defense To Intensify In Trial Of Accused Boston Marathon Bomber

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2015 | Crime

BOSTON, March 31 (Reuters) - Defense of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to intensify on Tuesday with his lawyers' first...