Boston Marathon Bombings

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 and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Photo credit: U.S. Attorney's Office)

Boston Marathon Bomber’s College Pal Gets 6 Years In Prison

Dias Kadyrbayev apologized to the bombing victims and their families at his sentencing hearing.

06/02/2015

Dic Donohue (WBZ-TV)

DA: MBTA Officer Dic Donohue ‘Likely’ Wounded By Friendly Fire In Watertown Shootout

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said Tuesday that MBTA police officer Dic Donahue was “likely” wounded by friendly fire in the April 2013 Watertown shootout.

06/02/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in federal court, May 15, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Sentencing Set For June

Prosecutor William Weinreb told the judge that about 20 victims have asked to speak at the sentencing hearing.

05/19/2015

The jury in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Keller @ Large: Marathon Bomber’s Death Sentence Not A ‘Blot’ On Boston

Jon says the New York Times doesn’t know very much about us.

05/18/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in federal court, May 15, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Will Death Make Tsarnaev A Martyr? Experts Say It Depends

Does putting Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death make him a martyr for the cause?

05/17/2015

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh at a playground dedication on May 16. (WBZ-TV)

Walsh: Tsarnaev Will Take ‘Coward’s Way Out’ With Death Penalty Appeals

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he expects Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to appeal his death penalty sentence, delaying the process.

05/16/2015

Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev on Boylston Street during the 2013 Boston Marathon.  (Photo courtesy: Bob Leonard)

Boston Marathon Bomber Could Be First Terrorist Executed In US Since 9/11

The death sentence jurors imposed on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sets the stage for what could be the nation’s first execution of a terrorist in the post-9/11 era, though the case is likely to go through years of appeals.

05/16/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in federal court, May 15, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced To Death For Marathon Bombings

Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reached a verdict Friday afternoon.

05/15/2015

Federal prison in Terre Haute (WBZ-TV)

What’s Next For Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

The Federal Bureau of Prisons will decide where Tsarnaev goes next.

05/15/2015

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