Boston bombing: Suspect’s family quiet

2015-01-05 14:15

The family of Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is keeping a low profile as he goes on trial for the dramatic attack in which three people died.

Boston bomber in court for 1st time since 2013

2014-12-18 20:33

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has returned to court for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013.

Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat

2014-08-28 12:47

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.

Prosecutors: Friend wanted to help Boston bomber

2014-07-16 16:11

US prosecutors have said that a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber charged with obstructing justice by removing evidence from the suspect's dorm room did so to protect his friend.

Boston bombs made with Christmas-light fuses

2014-05-23 09:02

The twin bombs that went off at the Boston Marathon last year were made using improvised fuses from Christmas lights and detonators constructed from model car parts, US prosecutors say.

Boston bomb suspect challenges death penalty

2014-05-09 07:51

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.

Russia withheld intel on Boston bombing suspect

2014-04-10 12:56

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 reports

Lawyers for Boston bomber ask for more time

2014-02-12 16:39

Attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber will ask a federal judge to give them until at least September 2015 to prepare for his trial on charges related to the mass-casualty attack.

Tsarnaev's coach seeks 'spark of humanity'

2013-07-11 12:02

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's wrestling coach says he was hoping that his attendance of the teenagers' court appearance would reignite a 'spark of humanity' in the young Chechen.

Boston bomber in court

2013-07-10 19:32

Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing will watch as the young man who could face the death penalty for the attack appears in court for the first time.

Boston bomb conman held

2013-07-02 22:42

Police have arrested a man over allegations he used the name of an aunt who'd been dead for more than a decade to try and claim about $2.2m from the Boston Marathon bomb victims fund.

Boston bomber penned message in boat

2013-05-16 18:02

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was found hiding in a boat, has reportedly left a handwritten message describing the attack as retribution.

Boston bomb suspect buried in Virginia

2013-05-10 20:06

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a Muslim cemetery in Virginia, the head of an Islamic centre says.

Body of Boston bomber entombed

2013-05-09 18:34

The body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been entombed and is no longer in the city of Worcester, Massachusetts.

Boston bomber denied final resting place

2013-05-06 14:02

The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, wants to make one thing clear: They do not want the late Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev buried in their town.

Bomber died of gunshots, blunt trauma

2013-05-04 11:28

A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings died from gunshot wounds and blunt trauma to his head and torso, a funeral director says.

Boston suspect linked to slain Islamists

2013-04-29 22:26

One of the brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston bombings had links with two figures in the Islamist anti-Kremlin insurgency in the Northern Caucasus, a security source says.

Accused bomber may face 'rare' execution

2013-04-24 12:11

The US federal government has indicated Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's case could be one of the rare ones where it seeks the death penalty.


The family of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who is suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings with his brother, Dzhokhar, says he was "more American than Chechen". Watch.

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Boston suspect charged with using WMD

2013-04-22 20:05

Teenage Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and could face the death penalty if convicted, the US department of justice says.

Boston remembers bombing victims

2013-04-22 19:12

A week after the Boston Marathon bombings, city life has edged back to normal, as the seriously wounded teen suspect remained in hospital with a neck wound, unable to speak.

Boston bombers likely acted alone - police boss

2013-04-21 22:08

US officials say while the motive for the Boston Marathon attack isn't known, it is likely the two bombers acted alone.

Boston bomber may never speak again

2013-04-21 18:20

A member of the US Intelligence Committee, Senator Dan Coats, says it is questionable whether suspected Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be able to talk again.


Mom seeks answers at Boston bombing trial over injured sons

2015-01-03 14:05

With two sons maimed in a blast, a 52-year-old American mother says the marathon destroyed her life, and she won't miss the proceedings when the trial of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins.

Judge delays Boston bomber trial

2014-09-25 11:33

A judge has granted a two-month trial delay for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, but denied a defence request to move his trial from Boston.

Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

2014-07-21 21:17

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of impeding the investigation into the bombing.

Boston bomb suspect expected to die

2014-06-03 20:55

Prosecutors say the Boston marathon bombing suspect has told his mother he didn't expect to live.

Boston bomber's friend suspected

2014-05-16 13:02

A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took a backpack and laptop from the suspect's dorm room, then threw them away after he suspected Tsarnaev carried out the attack.

Boston bombing victims remembered, one year on

2014-04-15 11:25

One year after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, the north-eastern US city will pay solemn tribute to the victims of the attack.

Policing 'fault lines' exposed after Boston bomb

2014-04-03 12:05

A study has revealed that the manhunt for the perpetrators of last year's Boston Marathon bomb attack exposed some "fault lines" in co-ordinating law enforcement at various levels.

Outrage over new Rolling Stone cover

2013-07-17 11:28

Rolling Stone's decision to put the accused Boston Marathon bomber on the cover of its latest issue ignited a firestorm of outrage.

Accused Boston bomber pleads not guilty

2013-07-10 21:57

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to setting off a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs along with his brother at the Boston Marathon's crowded finish on 15 April.

Boston bombing suspect expected in court

2013-07-09 08:47

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is to appear in court for the first time following his arrest for the April attacks which left three people dead.

Dad of slain Chechen man wants justice

2013-05-30 19:13

The father of a Chechen immigrant shot dead during FBI questioning over his links with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, says the US agents responsible were "bandits".

Russia withheld info on Boston suspect

2013-05-11 09:38

Russia withheld "crucial" information from the United States on one of the suspects of last month's deadly Boston Marathon bombings, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Boston chief wants improved surveillance

2013-05-09 20:18

Boston's police commissioner has called for heightened security at public events to help thwart terror attacks, but cautioned against "police-state" tactics.

US teen held in bomb case may be freed

2013-05-06 21:47

US prosecutors have agreed that a teenager suspected of lying to FBI agents in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation, can be released while awaiting trial.

US tightens border checks on students

2013-05-04 13:00

The department of homeland security, criticised for failing to check the status of a Kazakh man charged in the aftermath of the Boston bombing, has tightened procedures for student visas.

Boston cops arrest new 3 in bomb case

2013-05-01 18:45

Three additional suspects have been taken into custody in the investigation of last month's deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon.

Boston bombers planned Times Square hit

2013-04-25 19:23

The brothers accused of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings also planned to carry out an attack in Times Square, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg says.

Dead Boston suspect disrupted sermons

2013-04-23 19:20

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

Chilling picture of Boston bomb suspect

2013-04-22 22:43

At first glance, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared to be just another teenager standing along the route of the Boston Marathon moments before the carnage of last week's bombings.

Boston bomb suspect charged in hospital

2013-04-22 19:22

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been charged in his hospital bed, but the federal complaint against him has been sealed, the prosecutor's office says.

Bombing suspects 'planned more attacks'

2013-04-22 09:01

Boston's police commissioner says the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings had such a large cache of weapons that they were probably planning other attacks.

Bomber may face WMD charge

2013-04-21 21:21

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is in hospital under heavy guard and apparently unable to speak, may be charged with the use of a WMD.

Thermal pics of Boston suspect released

2013-04-21 10:36

US police have released thermal image pictures of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev slumped in the bottom of a boat that they said helped to track the Boston bomber suspect before his capture.

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