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.

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.

I'm going to die: Boston marathon survivor

2015-03-05 13:07

Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings choked back tears as they told how a day of celebration turned into a horrific urban war zone of torn limbs and burnt flesh.

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.

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.

Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

2014-04-16 14:38

A man who dropped a backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line has been charged with the possession of a hoax device and disorderly conduct.

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

US to seek death penalty for Boston bomber

2014-01-31 08:14

The United States is to seek a rare federal death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving young student accused of the Boston marathon bombings, Attorney General Eric Holder says.

Boston Marathon to accept more runners

2013-08-29 23:12

Next year's Boston Marathon will include an additional 9 000 runners, amid a groundswell of support and interest in the wake of the bombing attack that has killed three people.

Boston bomber had right-wing literature

2013-08-05 14:04

It has emerged that one of the Boston bombers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was in possession of right-wing extremist literature in the run-up to the terror attack, say reports.


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.

Witnesses to resume describing horror of Boston bombing

2015-03-09 19:12

The Boston Marathon bombing trial is set to resume with more witness testimony about the twin blasts that killed three people and injured 264 when they ripped through the crowd at the race's finish line.

Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer: It was him

2015-03-05 10:22

In a startling opening statement at the biggest US terrorism trial in decades, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's own lawyer told a jury that the 21-year-old former college student committed the Boston Marathon bombing.

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.

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.

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.

Chicago marathoners show no fear

2013-10-13 22:11

Tens of thousands of runners have shown no fear in the first major US marathon since the Boston bombing.

Boston bombing probe: 2 plead not gulity

2013-08-14 09:01

Two friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have pleaded not guilty to charges of impeding investigators pursuing the perpetrators of the deadly finish-line 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.

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