Police describe battling marathon bombers in escape attempt

Mar 17, 2015

Police describe battling marathon bombers in escape attempt

Three police officers on Monday described an onslaught of gunfire and bombs during a confrontation with the Boston Marathon bombers days after the attack and one suspect’s escape in a stolen car that ended with his dragging his brother’s lifeless body through the street. ...

Tsarnaev's lawyer admits client carried out Boston bombing

Mar 5, 2015

Tsarnaev's lawyer admits client carried out Boston bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he did it. But she argued that he had fallen under the evil influence of his older brother. Judy Clarke, one of ...

Jan 19, 2015

Seeking death penalty appears set in Boston bombing trial

The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the attack. With testimony expected to start later this month, the Justice Department has given no indication it is ...

Boston bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI

Oct 29, 2014

Boston bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s friend was convicted Tuesday of lying to federal agents during the investigation into the deadly 2013 attack. Robel Phillipos, 21, was convicted of two counts for lying about being in Tsarnaev’s dorm room while two other friends removed ...

In show of defiance, thousands run in incident-free Boston Marathon

Apr 22, 2014

In show of defiance, thousands run in incident-free Boston Marathon

Under heavy security that included a battery of surveillance cameras and police officers on rooftops, nearly 32,000 runners hit the streets Monday in the first Boston Marathon since last year’s deadly bombing, sending a powerful message of resilience. In what some saw as altogether ...

Questions linger a year after Boston attack

Apr 15, 2014

Questions linger a year after Boston attack

A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just meters from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded. A hand-scrawled confession condemning U.S. actions in Muslim countries was ...

Man who lost legs in Boston Marathon bombing gets engaged

Mar 24, 2014

Man who lost legs in Boston Marathon bombing gets engaged

A man who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombings and then helped authorities identify the suspects is engaged and an expectant father. Jeff Bauman, 28, and his fiancee, Erin Hurley, 27, said in a recent interview that the baby is due July ...

Mar 22, 2014

FBI agent cleared in suspect's death

A prosecutor has cleared an FBI agent of any criminal wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a Chechen man as he was being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect, two law enforcement officials with knowledge of the investigation said. The officials, speaking on ...