Dias Kadyrbayev

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

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

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

Prosecutors Seek 7 Years For Boston Marathon Bomber’s Friend

The family of a slain MIT police officer says a college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might have prevented the officer’s death.

05/27/2015

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

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

Friend Of Accused Boston Marathon Bomber To Plead Guilty To Obstruction Of Justice

A friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will plead guilty to obstruction of justice charges in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings.

08/20/2014

Azamat Tazhayakov (left) and Dias Kadyrbayev (middle) with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Times Square in 2012. (Photo via vk.com)

Tsarnaev Pal’s Girlfriend Testifies About Disposal Of Bombing Suspect’s Backpack

The girlfriend of Dias Kadyrbaev testified in the obstruction of justice trial of Azamat Tazhayakov.

07/09/2014

Robel Phillipos (L), Azamat Tazhayakov (C),  Dias Kadyrbayev (R)

Some Legal Experts Question Charges Against Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Pals

Some defense attorneys and others are criticizing the extent to which federal prosecutors have charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s friends.

07/06/2014

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