The mother of one of the three people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing, speaking at the Wednesday hearing where a US judge will formally sentence Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death, said the convicted bomber made "despicable" choices.
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.
Attorneys for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will call more witnesses on Wednesday as they seek to spare his life by painting him as a normal teen who went astray when he followed his older, domineering brother in carrying out the attack.
Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev`s brother, who decribed feeling a "rage of hatred," frightened at least one relative during a visit to Russia in 2012 when he espoused radical Islamist beliefs, a family member said on Monday.
Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was adrift and following his obsessive older brother when he carried out the deadly 2013 attack, a defense lawyer said on Monday as he urged a jury to spare his client`s life.
The prosecution rested its case on Thursday during the penalty phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial after playing a video showing a mother crouched over her 8-year-old son and resting her head on his chest as he lay dying.
The jury hearing the Boston Marathon bombing on Wednesday found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 in the April 15, 2013 attack on the city`s best-attended sporting event, as well as fatally shooting a police officer four days later.
Two police officers on Monday recalled a night of chaos as they battled with the accused Boston Marathon bombers in Watertown, Massachusetts, four days after the attack that killed three people and injured 264.
Clouds of smoke, improvised tourniquets and screams of pain were evoked in the first day of the Boston Marathon bombing trial on Wednesday as people who survived the deadly attack recalled one of the darkest days in the New England city`s memory.
Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and federal prosecutors sparred on Monday over how much evidence related to his motive and his brother`s role in the attack can be presented in the opening weeks of his trial.
Attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber on Thursday asked a U.S. appellate panel to override a federal judge and order his trial moved out of the city, saying an impartial jury could not be seated so close to the site of the 2013 attack.