Marathon bomber: Lawyers want new trial outside Boston

2015-08-18 13:29

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say his trial should have been held outside the city because jurors couldn't avoid widespread outrage over the deadly attack and he deserves a new trial elsewhere.

Boston bomber demands new trial

2015-07-06 22:35

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

Boston bomber apologises for his actions

2015-06-25 10:24

In a startling turn, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rose to his feet and apologised to the victims and their loved ones for the first time just before a judge formally sentenced him to death.

Dozens to speak at Boston bomber's sentencing

2015-06-24 11:02

More than 30 victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and their family members are expected to describe the attack's impact on their lives before a judge formally sentences bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.

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.

HEADLINES: Rhodes, Mugabe and Boston bomber

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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State prosecutor wants to try Tsarnaev for officer's death

2015-07-11 21:23

A state prosecutor says she intends to try Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the death of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer even though Tsarnaev is already on death row.

Boston bomber Tsarnaev arrives at Colorado penitentiary

2015-06-26 12:58

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has arrived at the US Penitentiary in Florence, Colorado, a day after he was sentenced to death.

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death

2015-06-24 20:31

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has apologised for the deadly 2013 attack at a hearing at which he was formally sentenced to death.

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.

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