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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.

Testimony set for trial of Boston suspect friend

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:02

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 22:57

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

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 01:38

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.

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.

US stands by charges against Boston bomb suspect

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 05:44

Federal prosecutors said they oppose a defense motion to dismiss some charges against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, arguing that they aren`t prejudicial.

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.

Boston could prove sympathetic to bombing suspect

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 06:32

Given the powerful grief and anger over the Boston Marathon bombing, Boston would seem to be a particularly hostile place for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to stand trial.

US to seek death penalty for accused Boston bomber

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 21:54

The United States is to seek the death penalty for accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev if he is convicted of involvement in the deadly attack, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday.

US to seek death penalty for Boston bomber

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 07:46

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.

Death penalty decision looms for Boston bomb suspect

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 12:06

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.