Boston Marathon Bombings
A judge has rejected a bail request from a friend of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect while he awaits trial on charges of impeding the investigation.
The lawyer for Azamat Tazhayakov, a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, said he rejected a plea deal offered to his client, who he said “knows he’s not guilty.”
Jeff Bauman, 28, returned to the Costco store in Nashua, New Hampshire last week.
The attorneys say their preliminary survey of the attitudes of potential jurors in Boston, Springfield, New York and Washington D.C. found Washington would be the most favorable location for a trial.
Prosecutors argue Tsarnaev deserves death, in part, because he betrayed his allegiance to the U.S. after it gave him and his Russian-born family asylum and citizenship.
A jury has found two brothers guilty on charges that they attempted to defraud One Fund Boston of $2 million.
Cash gifts will be distributed to survivors and funding will be set up to provide care for “invisible wounds” such as post-traumatic stress disorder.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030 has received a prestigious 2014 National Edward R. Murrow Award presented by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).
It started as a way to help a family devastated by the Boston Marathon bombings, but this year that same family is playing a major role in the Bolton 5K Rally as a way to give back and say thank you.
Two brothers are charged with making a fake $2 million claim to the Boston marathon victims’ fund using the name of an aunt who has been dead for a decade.