Widow's friends: Elder Boston bomber was cruel and controlling

2015-05-05 21:11

The older of the two brothers who carried out the Boston Marathon bombing was a controlling boyfriend who terrified his future wife's friends, a former roommate of the woman has testified.

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.

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.

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.

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".

Chechen killed by FBI 'not violent'

2013-05-23 16:01

A Chechen man shot dead by the FBI during questioning on his links to the Boston bombers was not violent, his father has said, speaking from his home town of Grozny in Chechnya.

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.


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 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 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.

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 bombings suspect to appear in court

The man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon will make his first court appearance on Wednesday. Watch.

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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 suspect's friend 'unarmed' when shot

2013-05-30 10:00

A Chechen man shot dead by the FBI during questioning on his links to the Boston Marathon bombers was unarmed, says a report.

FBI kills Boston blast suspect's gym buddy

2013-05-22 15:40

An FBI agent has shot and killed a Florida man with suspected links to the Boston Marathon bombings, says a report.

'US agent' in Russia sought Boston info

2013-05-15 11:00

An alleged American CIA agent caught by Russia was likely interested in obtaining information about the Boston bombing suspects whose origins are in the Russian Caucasus, says a report.

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