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Boston Marathon Bomber Files Motion Seeking New Trial

The preliminary motion for a new trial cited a lack of evidence in his trial this spring, according to documents filed in federal court in Massachusetts.

July 6, 2015

Boston Bomber Speaks Out For First Time: ‘I Am Sorry For The Lives I Have Taken’

“I am sorry for the lives I have taken, for the suffering I caused.”

June 24, 2015

Death Penalty For Tsarnaev Hurts Boston

The death penalty for Tsarnaev sentence has eroded a sense of unity — and it goes against national trends

May 19, 2015

Boston Marathon Bomber Is Sentenced To Death

The jury reached their unanimous decision Thursday afternoon.

May 15, 2015
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Boston Defense Focuses On Tsarnaev’s Troubled Family

The troubled Tsarnaev family is the focus of the defense during the Boston Bombing trial.

May 5, 2015

Defense Begins Last Chance To Save Life Of Boston Marathon Bomber Tsarnaev

Hoping to save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty, lawyers for the convicted Boston Marathon bomber aggressively portrayed his older brother, Tamerlan, as the brains and muscle behind the 2013 terrorist attack.

April 28, 2015

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Lawyers Try To Explain His Crude Gesture

Defense attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday tried to downplay prosecution claims that their client had shown anger and defiance at the U.S. when he raised his middle finger at a surveillance camera, and said he may instead have been upset or depressed over a conflict with a guard.

April 23, 2015
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Boston Bomber Back In Court, Prosecution Demands Death

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will return to court for the start of his sentencing trial Tuesday when prosecutors will demand that the American jury condemn the 21-year-old to death.

April 21, 2015

Parents Of Child Killed In Boston Bombings Ask To Drop Death Sentence

The parents of an eight-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon attacks have asked prosecutors to take the death penalty off the table for convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. They said instead they want to see him sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole.

April 17, 2015

Late Night Roundup: War vs. Peace On Capitol Hill

Negotiating a peace deal is a tough job with Congress — making war is easy.

April 15, 2015

30 For 30: Boston Jury Finds Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty Of All Charges

The jury that had deliberated for around 11 hours in the Boston bombings trial reached a verdict Wednesday.

April 8, 2015
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Prosecution Says Boston Bomber Is As Guilty As His Dead Brother

The federal jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is set to begin deliberations after prosecutors and defense lawyers on Monday offered rival narratives over who was to blame for the April 2013 terrorist bombings.

April 7, 2015

Boston Marathon Defense Expected To Call Just Three Witnesses

Defense lawyers in the Boston Marathon bombing trial are expected to close their case Tuesday with just one more witness and send Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s fate to the jury.

March 31, 2015

Boston Marathon Bombing Jury Hears Details Of Boy’s Death

Before resting the government’s case, a somber assistant federal prosecutor methodically told, clinically and legally, the heartbreaking story of a little boy’s death.

March 31, 2015

Defense’s Goal In Boston Bombing Trial: Save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Life

Learn more about the dramatic Tsarnaev trial.

March 20, 2015

U.S. Sets November Trial In Boston Bombings

Boston (AFP) – A U.S. judge has set a November trial date for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the chief suspect accused of bombing last year’s Boston marathon, killing three people and wounding 260 others. The trial, which is likely to attract global media interest, will begin on November 3 and could last several months, U.S. District Judge […]

February 13, 2014

U.S. To Seek Death Penalty For Accused Boston Bomber

Washington (AFP) – 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 said. Three people were killed and about 260 wounded on April 15 last year when two bombs made of explosives-packed pressure cookers went off […]

January 31, 2014