Verdict reached in marathon bomber's death penalty trial

2015-05-15 21:53

Jury in Boston Marathon bomber trial reaches verdict on whether he should be sentenced to die

Boston Bomber's teacher: He always wanted to do the right thing

2015-04-30 08:29

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a quiet, hardworking pupil and 'always wanted to do the right thing', a primary school teacher has testified to jurors who will decide whether he spends the rest of his life in prison or is sentenced to death.

Boston bomber's troubled history investigated

2015-04-28 14:28

Lawyers for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are set to probe his troubled family history as they make their plea for a jury to sentence him to life in prison rather than death.

Boston bombing jury shown gory wounds

2015-04-23 17:59

The jury that will decide whether convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is sentenced to death has viewed photos of 18 people who lost limbs and heard from two amputees.

Harrowing testimony of Boston bombing

2015-04-22 21:05

The brother and step-father of the policeman shot dead by the Boston bombers gave harrowing, tear-jerking testimony as convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sat emotionless in court.

Boston bomb trial jurors barred from marathon

2015-04-14 21:27

Jurors hearing the Boston Marathon bombing trial are barred from attending this year's race, a federal judge has told the panel.

Jury finds Tsarnaev guilty of 2013 Boston bombings

2015-04-08 20:23

A US jury has unanimously convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of carrying out the 2013 Boston bombings, the worst attack in the US since the 9/11 attacks.

Defence rests in Boston Marathon bombing trial

2015-03-31 23:17

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have rested their case in his federal death penalty trial after presenting a brief case showing his brother was the mastermind behind the attack.

Prosecution in Boston bombing trial wrapping up

2015-03-30 20:13

Federal prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case against the accused Boston Marathon bomber with more testimony about the grievous injuries the blasts inflicted in the attack.

Boston bombing jury hears details of explosives

2015-03-26 19:49

The bombs that tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon in a deadly 2013 attack were sparked by a remote control from a toy car and powered by flash powder, FBI experts say.


Boston bomber: No one should suffer as victims did

2015-05-11 17:04

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a Roman Catholic nun who is a prominent death penalty opponent that "no one deserves to suffer" as the victims of the deadly 2013 attacks had, the nun testified.

Boston bomber trial focuses on older brother

2015-04-29 17:46

Lawyers seeking to spare Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the death penalty will delve deeper into his older brother's Islamist militant beliefs in court.

Boston bombing survivors - 'chaos and glass and blood'

2015-04-23 21:37

Three people who survived the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing have recalled not having enough time to react before the second home-made bomb went off, tearing off their legs.

Video of Boston bomber making obscene gesture released

2015-04-23 08:45

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev peered into the security camera in the corner of his jail cell, fussed with his hair while looking in the reflective glass, flashed a two-digit salute like a teenager taking a selfie and then defiantly put up his middle finger.

Boston bomber attack 'inexcusable, senseless'

2015-04-21 21:15

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attack in 2013 was 'inexcusable' and 'senseless,' a US prosecutor has said as the government began making its case that he should be sentenced to death for the bombing.


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Prosecutor: Boston bomber wanted to punish America

2015-04-06 21:15

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev "wanted to punish America" when he killed three people and injured 264 with a pair of homemade bombs at the race, a federal prosecutor says.

Prosecution rests in Boston bombing trial

2015-03-30 22:07

The prosecution has rested its case in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the ethnic Chechen facing the death penalty for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Jury shown graphic autopsy photos of Boston bombing victim

2015-03-27 12:32

The jury has been shown graphic autopsy photos of a woman killed in the Boston Marathon bombing; 1 juror cried.

Boston bombing jury sees boat in which Tsarnaev was caught

2015-03-16 20:24

Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have been shown the boat in which he was captured.

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