A Florida Islamic group announced on Monday it has filed a formal notice with the FBI that it plans to sue the agency over the death of Ibragim Todashev, a friend of one of the Boston Marathon bomb suspects. Todashev, a Chechen immigrant,...Show More Summary
Almost two years ago, two tightly packed pressure cookers unleashed a storm of ball bearings and nails that ended three lives and ripped off legs at the crowded finish line of the 117th Boston marathon. Locals this week will once again...Show More Summary
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is due in court on Monday for a hearing in which defense lawyers and federal prosecutors will tussle over a few remaining logistical matters before opening statements later this week....Show More Summary
Defense lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev — accused in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing — have lost in their latest attempt to move the trial away from the city where the incident occurred. Opening arguments set to start as early as Wednesday.
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - From the moment U.S. prosecutors stand up on Wednesday and begin their case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, their minds and those of their defense counterparts will be focused on just one thing: The death penalty. Show More Summary
From the moment U.S. prosecutors stand up on Wednesday and begin their case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, their minds and those of their defense counterparts will be focused on just one thing: The death penalty. Tsarnaev, 21, is accused of killing three people and...
Bostonians will decide the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, an appeals court ruled yesterday. The three-judge panel rejected a defense request to change the venue on the grounds that the alleged marathon bomber couldn't get a fair trial there, reports the Boston Globe. “Every potential juror in the Eastern Division of...
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled the trial for the accused Boston Marathon bomber can go ahead in the city, over attempts from his attorneys to change the venue on the basis an impartial jury could not be seated so close to the site of the 2013 attack. Show More Summary
A federal appeals court refused late Friday to move the Boston Marathon bombing trial out of Boston, clearing the way for a local jury to decide the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the terrorist attack that two years ago killed three and injured more than 260 people.
BOSTON (AP) — The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said any high-profile case would...Show More Summary
A couple injured in the Boston marathon bombing has separated after 10 months of marriage.
Lawyers for the accused Boston Marathon bomber filed on Thursday a last-gasp request to dismiss the charges against their client or delay the start of the trial next week, contending that court officials had violated their own rules during jury selection. Show More Summary
A couple who tied the knot after being injured in the Boston Marathon bombing is separating after 10 months of marriage, People reports. Rebekah Gregory, 27, and Pete DiMartino, 30, were waiting at the finish line of the Boston Marathon when bombs went off on April 15, 2013. Show More Summary
(Adds background about case; byline) By Scott Malone BOSTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Formal seating of a jury and opening statements in the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to begin in the middle of next week, a court official said on Wednesday. Tsarnaev, 21, an ethnic Chechen and naturalized U.S. Show More Summary
In late January of last year, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it would be seeking the Death Penalty in the case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Many were outraged. Carol Rose, a lawyer, journalist andShow More Summary
Defendants in high-profile criminal cases often look to move their trials to another county or state as a way of improving the odds of finding jurors who are not already inclined to believing they are guilty.
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber on Thursday asked a U.S. appellate panel to override a federal judge and order his trial moved out of the city, saying an impartial jury could not be seated so close to the site of the 2013 attack. Show More Summary
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber on Thursday will make their case to a three-judge appellate panel to move his trial out of the city that was the site of the largest mass-casualty attack on U.S. Show More Summary
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorneys argue that an impartial jury can't be found in Boston.
The federal judge in the Boston Marathon bombing case says he has found 54 of the 70 people needed for a suitable jury pool, and a court official predicted testimony would begin in the “near future."