Boston Bombing

Marathon bomber loses bid for new trial, told to pay USD 101M

Marathon bomber loses bid for new trial, told to pay USD 101M

A federal judge has rejected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 's bid for a new trial and ordered him to pay victims of the deadly attack more than USD 101 million in restitution.

Jan 16, 2016, 08:42 AM IST
Jake Gyllenhaal eyeing Boston Bombing movie 'Stronger'

Jake Gyllenhaal eyeing Boston Bombing movie 'Stronger'

 Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal, fresh off critical acclaim for his work in boxing drama "Southpaw", is eyeing the lead role in Lionsgate's Boston Marathon bombing film "Stronger".

Jul 30, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

Boston bomber will get chance to break silence at sentencing

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will get a chance to break his long silence when a judge formally imposes the death sentence recommended by a jury.

Jun 23, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

Friend of Boston bomber sentenced to 3-1/2 years for obstruction

A Kazakh exchange student who was friends with the Boston Marathon bomber was sentenced to 3-1/2 years in U.S. federal prison on Friday for removing a backpack containing fireworks from the suspect`s room during a massive manhunt.

Jun 06, 2015, 00:55 AM IST

I thought ... I was dead: Dancer maimed in Boston bombing

When ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis heard a blast as she stood at the finish line of the Boston Marathon two years ago, she knew it was no accident and suspected another explosion would follow.

Apr 23, 2015, 01:50 AM IST

Death or prison: Jurors to seal Boston bomber`s fate

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev must face death for the attack that killed three people and wounded 254, prosecutors will argue when a court this week begins weighing up his fate.

Apr 19, 2015, 07:21 AM IST
Mark Wahlberg to produce movie on Boston bombing

Mark Wahlberg to produce movie on Boston bombing

Actor Mark Wahlberg is is all set to produce "Patriots' Day", which will revolve around the events of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. At this point no actor or director is attached to the project though Wahlberg is reportedly planning to take on one of the roles.

Apr 01, 2015, 13:28 PM IST

US judge rejects request to delay Boston bombing trial

A US judge on Wednesday rejected the latest plea by lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to pause jury selection for his trial due to the recent attacks in Paris.

Jan 14, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

Silence of Boston bomb suspect`s family as he stands trial

The family of Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is keeping a low profile as he goes on trial Monday for the dramatic attack in which three people died.

Jan 05, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

US judge rejects trial delay for Boston bomb suspect

A US federal judge on Wednesday rejected a request by Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to further postpone his highly-anticipated trial, meaning jury selection will begin next week.

Jan 01, 2015, 11:07 AM IST

Sister of Boston bomb suspects is arrested, charged in NY

A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was arrested Wednesday in New York on suspicion of making a bomb threat, police said.

Aug 28, 2014, 10:59 AM IST

Russia withheld intel on Boston bombing suspect: Report

Russia declined to provide the FBI with information about one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects two years before the attack, The New York Times reported.

Apr 10, 2014, 13:39 PM IST

US to seek death penalty for Boston bomber

US federal prosecutors will seek death penalty against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of killing three people and injuring over 200 with homemade bombs at the Boston Marathon last year.

Jan 31, 2014, 07:46 AM IST

Third friend of Boston bombing suspect indicted for misleading pobe

A US grand jury Friday indicted a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for lying to police during the investigation.

Aug 30, 2013, 09:29 AM IST

Boston bomb suspect indicted on 30 counts

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is one of two ethnic Chechen brothers accused of carrying out the twin blasts near the Boston Marathon finish line on April 15.

Jun 28, 2013, 08:09 AM IST

Father of man FBI shot claims his son was executed

The father of a Chechen immigrant killed in Florida while being interrogated by the FBI about his ties to a Boston Marathon bombings suspect said on Thursday that the US agents killed his son "execution-style."

May 30, 2013, 23:11 PM IST

Chechen killed by FBI in Boston bombing probe was unarmed

A Chechen man, who was fatally shot by an FBI agent last week during an interview about one of the Boston bombing suspects, was unarmed, US law enforcement officials have said.

May 30, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

`Dead Boston bomber involved in 2011 triple murder`

Deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev participated in a 2011 gruesome triple murder outside Boston along with a Chechen killed during a confrontation with law enforcement officers, according to media reports.

May 23, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

Boston bombings case: Judge rejects defence bid to photograph Tsarnaev

A judge has rejected a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who want to take periodic photos of him in prison.

May 18, 2013, 08:38 AM IST

‘Boston suspect left note blaming US wars for attack’

The lone-surviving Boston bombings suspect has claimed responsibility for the deadly terror attack in a note written on the wall of the boat he hid in, saying it was retribution for US wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

May 16, 2013, 20:58 PM IST