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Friends of accused Boston bomber told FBI backpack was dumped: Agent

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 02:38

A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber, charged with obstructing the probe into the blasts, and his roommate "simultaneously" told the FBI a backpack belonging to the suspect had been thrown into a dumpster, an agent said Monday.

Accused Boston bomber spoke of martyrdom before attack: FBI

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 01:08

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told his friends about martyrdom and bomb-building over lunch before the attacks last year, an FBI agent testified on Friday in the trial of one of the friends for obstruction.

Boston marathon kick-starts under tight security one year after twin blasts

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 21:50

Leaving behind the fear of twin bomb blasts, which rocked the marathon stadium last year, thousands of runners reclaim the world`s oldest marathon on Monday.

Backpacks spark bomb scare at Boston Marathon finish line

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 09:32

Two unattended backpacks near the Boston Marathon finish line sparked off a bomb scare and an evacuation of hundreds of people from the area today in an an eerie reminder of the terror attacks here exactly a year ago.

US sets November trial in Boston bombings

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 11:52

A US judge has set a November trial date for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the chief suspect accused of bombing last year`s Boston marathon, killing three people and wounding 260 others.

‘India Day` in Boston cancelled over security restrictions

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 10:23

The India Day celebrations, organised every year by Indian-Americans living here, have been cancelled due to increased security and strict regulations imposed by police in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Boston Bombings: Son shot by FBI agent `a very good boy`, says father

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 08:56

The Chechen man who was fatally shot during questioning about ties to a Boston marathon bombing suspect would have had trouble attacking officers because he was recovering from a knee injury, lawyers for his father said.

Boston bombing: Duo pleads not guilty to obstructing probe

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 08:52

Two college students from Kazakhstan pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of impeding investigators pursuing the Boston Marathon bombers.

Boston bombings: Sgt who shared Tsarnaev`s photos faces hearing

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 10:45

A state police sergeant who released striking photos of the capture of the surviving suspect in Boston Marathon bombings faces a hearing to determine if he will be suspended until an internal investigation is complete.

Boston bombings: Accused Tsarnaev seeks to beef up legal team

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 09:59

Alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seeking to beef up his legal team by hiring an additional attorney who specialises in death penalty and terrorism cases, it has emerged.

Widow of Boston bomber starting to reject strict Muslim rules

Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 15:46

The widow of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has started to reject the strict Muslim rules her husband imposed upon her.

FBI foils plot to kill Obama with X-ray weapon

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 13:11

The FBI has reportedly foiled a plot to kill US president Barack Obama with a deadly X-ray weapon.