Boston suspect to make first appearance in 17 months

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is due to make his first public appearance in 17 months when he steps into court Thursday for final preparations for his January trial.

Social media reactions after terrorist attack studied
Social media reactions after terrorist attack studied

Emotional reactions on Twitter in the hours and weeks following a terrorist attack can help predict where public fears will be heightened most as a result of the incident, a new study says.

Boston bombing case: Judge wants 1,000 jurors summoned

At least 1,000 people will be summoned and asked to fill out questionnaires for the jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a federal judge said on Monday.

Friend of accused Boston bomber denied dorm visit: FBI agent

A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber denied visiting the suspect`s college dorm room three days after the deadly attack, but later admitted to the visit, an FBI agent who interviewed the man testified on Wednesday.

Boston marathon bombing suspect`s friend pleads guilty

A college friend of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Thursday to removing evidence of the deadly 2013 attack.

Boston bomb suspect`s friend to plead guilty to obstruction: Lawyer

A friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of removing evidence from Tsarnaev`s dormitory room, has agreed to plead guilty to charges of obstructing the investigation into the blasts, his attorney said on Wednesday.

Testimony set for trial of Boston suspect friend

Testimony is set to begin this week in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Boston marathon bomb suspect challenges death penalty

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a US court to rule out capital punishment for their client, after last month`s botched execution of a US inmate.

US bombing suspect: Can`t use `betrayal` argument

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say federal prosecutors shouldn`t be allowed to use his status as a new American citizen to argue that his alleged "betrayal" of the United States is one reason he should be put to death.

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.

Man who lost legs to Boston Marathon bomb meets Obama, writes memoir

Jeff Bauman became a symbol of a national tragedy after a photograph of him, legless and bloodied in a wheelchair at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombing, circled the world.

Death penalty decision looms for Boston bomb suspect

Tsarnaev, a 20-year-old ethnic Chechen, is accused of detonating the home-made bombs along with his older brother, Tamerlan, who was killed during a shootout with police several days after the April 15 attack.

Boston marathon bombing suspect Tsarnaev also part of triple murder?

The name of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect, has now figured in a triple homicide case that took place in 2011.

Beyonce Knowles invites Boston Marathon bombing survivors to backstage meet-and-greet

Beyonce invited some of the brave survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings backstage at her concert in Boston on Tuesday night.

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev denies charges

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to all the 30 federal charges related to the April 15 attacks that killed three people and injured more than 250.

Facial recognition technology quickly identifies Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Researchers at Michigan State University including an Indian professor were able to quickly identify one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects from law enforcement video.

Boston bombings suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, buried in small town in Virginia

The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was buried in a Muslim cemetery in a small town in Virginia known for a sprawling, popular amusement park.

Boston suspect`s mortuary offers Muslim services

Funeral arrangements for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed in a shootout with police are being handled by a funeral home that has experience with Muslim services.

Boston bombers planned July 4 attack

The Boston bombing mastermind Tamerlan Tsarnaev had planned to blow up the bomb on the July 4, but preponed his plans as his pressure cooker bomb, which he had made in his own apartment, was ready much early.

Boston suspects` mom `person of interest` in radicalising sons

The mother of Boston Marathon bombing suspects is a `person of interest` to federal authorities who are investigating if she had radicalised one or both of her sons, US lawmakers have said.