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.


In today's headlines: the Rhodes statue will fall, Robert Mugabe is set to wrap up his two day state-visit to SA and the Boston bomber could face the death penalty.

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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.

Boston bombing jury selection almost completed

2015-02-04 10:22

Jury selection could be completed by the end of next week in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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 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: Not enough minorities in jury pool

2015-02-26 17:16

Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect have asked a judge to dismiss the indictment against their client, saying there aren't enough minorities and younger people in the jury pool.

Boston bomber’s defence to focus on dead brother

2015-02-02 11:41

The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.

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.

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