At least three people were killed and 144 others injured, some critically, when a pair of powerful explosions ripped through a crowd near the finish line while the prestigious Boston Marathon was still in progress.
The father of a student from Kazakhstan who is accused of obstructing justice in the United States over the Boston bombings has been stripped of his seat on a city council in the Central Asian nation.
The United States will seek the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his alleged role in the attack that killed three people and wounded hundreds of others, US Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday.
The father of Ibragim Todashev, who was shot dead by law enforcement officials in the United States while being questioned by investigators over the Boston Marathon bombing, has written to US President Barack Obama to seek help finding out what happened to his son, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday.
Potential ties between the deadly Boston Marathon bombing and Russia’s restive North Caucasus are blurry beyond the fact that the accused perpetrators have roots in the region, a top US law enforcement official said Thursday.
US federal prosecutors plan to make their recommendation this week on whether they believe Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should face the death penalty if convicted in the deadly attack.
Federal prosecutors have refused to say whether they've recommended the death penalty for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a deadline approaches for them to send their proposal to US Attorney General Eric Holder.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers may try to save him from the death penalty in the Boston Marathon bombing by arguing he fell under the murderous influence of his older brother, legal experts say.
Slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was named as a participant in an earlier triple homicide by a man who was subsequently shot to death while being questioned by authorities, according to a filing made by federal prosecutors in the case against his brother, surviving bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Massachusetts prosecutors on Monday obtained a state warrant for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in order to charge him with the murder of a local police officer killed during a frantic manhunt in the days following the deadly twin blasts, The Boston Globe reported.
Lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a US federal judge for more time to make their case against the death penalty for their client, The Associated Press (AP) reported Monday.
A majority of Bostonians want suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to be jailed for life instead of being put to death if convicted of the deadly attacks near the marathon finish line in April, a poll published Monday showed.
Two friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty in US federal court in Boston on Friday to charges they hindered the investigation into the April 15 attack, US media reported.
Another college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was indicted Thursday on charges he lied to police during the investigation of the April 15 attack, US officials announced.
Explicit details of the injuries sustained by Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev during the course of the violent manhunt that led to his capture – including a skull-base fracture and a gunshot wound to the face and mouth – have been released in the form of freshly unsealed court documents.
The father of a Chechen immigrant who was shot and killed in May by a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent investigating the Boston Marathon bombing said Tuesday his son had done nothing wrong.
The United States on Thursday formally charged two 19-year-old students from Kazakhstan with obstruction of justice over their alleged efforts to impede the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing in April, officials announced.
The father of a Chechen immigrant shot dead by an FBI agent during questioning in connection with the Boston Marathon bomb attack was to meet Tuesday with lawyers in Florida and is considering a lawsuit against the FBI, civil rights groups said.
The elder of the two suspected Boston bombers had subscribed to “right-wing extremist literature,” the BBC reported Monday.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has concluded that it could not have prevented the deadly Boston Marathon attack despite being warned by Russia that suspected bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was becoming increasingly radicalized, The New York Times reported this week.