Boston bomber demands new trial

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion Monday demanding a new trial, less than two weeks after he was sentenced to death for attacking the city`s marathon in 2013.

Jul 07, 2015, 01:31 AM 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
Boston bomber's lawyers aim to paint Tsarnaev as teen gone astray

Boston bomber's lawyers aim to paint Tsarnaev as teen gone astray

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.

May 06, 2015, 18:19 PM IST
US jury finds Tsarnaev guilty in Boston bombings trial

US jury finds Tsarnaev guilty in Boston bombings trial

A US jury on Wednesday unanimously convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of carrying out the 2013 Boston bombings, the worst attack in the United States since the 9/11 al Qaeda hijackings.

Apr 08, 2015, 23:53 PM IST

Boston Marathon bombing trial awaits verdict

The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnev and his brother Tamerlan, accused of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that left three people dead and 260 injured, is now awaiting a verdict.

Apr 07, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Accused Boston bomber's brother researched fireworks, guns: Expert

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev`s older brother, Tamerlan, researched radio transmitters, fireworks and gun stores in the weeks leading up to the 2013 attack that killed three people, a computer expert testified on Tuesday.

Mar 31, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

Boston bombing trial opens with jury selection

The long-awaited trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began Monday with jury selection, 20 months after the devastating attack that killed three at the city`s signature race.

Jan 05, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

Mom seeks answers at Boston bombing trial over injured sons

 When the trial of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins, Liz Norden plans to stop working altogether.

Jan 03, 2015, 08:17 AM IST

Former Boston race champ runs again for love of city

Amby Burfoot, the winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon, was unable to complete last year`s race when two bombs ripped through the crowd at the finish line.

Apr 22, 2014, 09:51 AM IST

FBI to use Russian wiretaps to piece together Boston bombing suspect`s life

Several clues, including a Russian wiretap and a laptop, will help the FBI to know about the life of deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

Apr 29, 2013, 10:58 AM IST

Boston bombings: Mother of suspects ‘cited ‘conspiracy theory about 9/11 against Muslims’

The change in Zubeidat Tsarnaeva reportedly began a couple of years ago after she started talking that 9/11 attacks were conspiracy against Muslims.

Apr 29, 2013, 10:28 AM IST

Boston bombings suspects` trained to carry out attacks?

The Boston Marathon bombing suspects were trained in carrying out the attacks, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee has said.

Apr 29, 2013, 09:57 AM IST

Boston marathon bombing: FBI under scrutiny

As the US investigative agency is trying to crack the Boston bombing case, it also faces tough questions if they mishandled prior information about the surviving suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

Apr 23, 2013, 22:45 PM IST

Elder Boston bomb suspect disrupted sermons: Mosque

The brothers accused of carrying out the Boston bomb attacks only occasionally went to a local mosque, and the elder man was known for interrupting sermons, the mosque said on Tuesday.

Apr 23, 2013, 22:11 PM IST

Boston bomber says big brother was the mastermind

The surviving Boston bombings suspect has claimed that his older brother, not any international terrorist group, masterminded the deadly attack, according to a media report.

Apr 23, 2013, 22:01 PM IST

Boston blast injury toll up to 264: Official

A total of 264 people have been treated in Boston area hospitals for injuries suffered in the marathon bomb attacks, the city`s public health commission said on Tuesday.

Apr 23, 2013, 20:05 PM IST

Surviving Boston bomber came 5 minutes before second blast

The surviving Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, arrived on Boylston Street near the finish line about five minutes before the deadly April 15 explosion, according to the US case against him.

Apr 23, 2013, 14:26 PM IST

Boston bombers` parents say their sons framed

The parents of the two Boston bombing suspects have flatly denied that their sons, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, 19, and his older brother Tamerlan, 26, could be involved in Monday`s terror attack.

Apr 20, 2013, 11:11 AM IST