Azamat Tazhayakov

Robel Phillipos, and Azamat Tazhayakov. (Photo credit: U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of Massachusetts)

Friends Of Boston Marathon Bomber Sentenced To Prison

Two friends of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were sentenced to serve at least three years in prison on Friday.

06/05/2015

Dias Kadyrbayev, Robel Phillipos, and Azamat Tazhayakov.  (Photo credit: U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of Massachusetts)

Boston Marathon Bomber’s College Friends Face Sentencing

All three — friends who attended the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth with Tsarnaev — face sentencing this week.

06/01/2015

Azamat Tazhayakov, right, is the first of marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends to go to trial on charges of removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room during the investigation.

Ruling Could Impact Case Against Tsarnaev Friends

The criminal cases against two friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could be affected by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

02/25/2015

Azamat Tazhayakov, right, is the first of marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends to go to trial on charges of removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room during the investigation.

Supreme Court Fish Case Delays Sentencing For Tsarnaev Friends

A federal judge has delayed the sentencing of two friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev because their cases could be affected by a legal question pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.

11/07/2014

Dias Kadyrbayev (left) Azamat Tazhayakov (second from left) with Robel  Phillipos (center) and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (right). (Photo credit: U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of Massachusetts)

Long Phillipos Deliberations Could Play A Role In Tsarnaev Trial

The jury in the Robel Phillipos trial deliberated for 34 hours and that likely has the attention of both sides in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s upcoming trial.

10/28/2014

Dias Kadyrbayev in U.S. District Court, June 2, 2014. (Sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Friend Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Pleads Guilty To Obstructing Justice

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.

08/21/2014

Azamat Tazhayakov (WBZ-TV)

Tsarnaev Pal Guilty On 2 Counts Of Obstructing Marathon Bombing Probe

Azamat Tazhayakov was accused with another friend of removing items from Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dorm room three days after the attack.

07/21/2014

Azamat Tazhayakov (WBZ-TV)

No Verdict After 2nd Day Of Deliberations In Trial Of Accused Boston Marathon Bomber’s Friend

A federal jury has started its second day of deliberations in the trial of a man accused of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

07/17/2014

Azamat Tazhayakov (WBZ-TV)

Case Against Accused Marathon Bomber’s Friend Heads To Jury

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a naive college kid who was prosecuted because he was a “friend of the bomber,” a defense lawyer said Wednesday, while prosecutors told a jury the man was an active participant in a plan to protect Tsarnaev by removing altered fireworks and other items from his dorm room.

07/16/2014

This video image shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev entering the UMass-Dartmouth gym April 16, 2013 (Image courtesy: U.S. Attorney's Office)

New Video Shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Day After Boston Marathon Bombings

There is new video of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev one day after the attacks.

07/15/2014

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