Boston bombing suspect charged

Apr 23, 2013

Boston bombing suspect charged

The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by a radical brand of Islam but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials say after interrogating and charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with crimes that could bring ...

Apr 23, 2013

Bible copied from Quran: suspect

The deceased Boston bombing suspect called the Bible a copy of the Quran during an argument about religion, a former neighbor claims. Albrecht Ammon, whose apartment is in the same building in the Boston suburb of Watertown where Tamerlan Tsarnaev once lived, told CBS ...

How the Boston bombing investigation unfolded

Apr 22, 2013

How the Boston bombing investigation unfolded

by Marc Fisher

Within hours of the Boston Marathon bombing, investigators were already overwhelmed. Bloody clothing, bags, shoes and other evidence from victims and witnesses was piling up. Videos and still images, thousands of them, were pouring in by email and Twitter. Quickly, the authorities secured a ...

Bombs are simple in design, hard to trace

Apr 18, 2013

Bombs are simple in design, hard to trace

by Joby Warrick and Sari Horwitz

The bombs that tore through a crowd of spectators at the Boston Marathon could have cost as little as $100 to build and were made of the most ordinary ingredients — so ordinary, in fact, that investigators could face a gargantuan challenge in attempting ...

April timing of attack fuels speculation about culprits

Apr 18, 2013

April timing of attack fuels speculation about culprits

Troubling anniversaries linked to U.S. extremists have fueled speculation about who is behind the Boston bombings even though investigators have yet to publicly cast blame on any culprits. The twin bombs left at the marathon’s finish line Monday, which killed three people and wounded ...