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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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

Boston Marathon Bombing Court Hearing Set For This Week

Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be in court this week for the first time since U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder authorized prosecutors to seek the death penalty against Tsarnaev.

02/09/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (FBI photo)

US Government To Seek Death Penalty In Boston Marathon Bombing Case

The US Government will seek the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the US Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday.

01/30/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (FBI photo)

Daily Talker: Death Penalty For Tsarnaev?

Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce by Friday whether prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Tsarnaev is accused of planting two bombs with his brother near the finish line. Three people were killed and 260 were injured in last April’s bombing. Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to 30 charges, including using a weapon of mass destruction.

01/30/2014

Alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev captured in Watertown. (Photo Credit: Boston Magazine)

Death Penalty Decision Due At End Of Week For Boston Marathon Bombings Suspect

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he will announce by Friday whether federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

01/29/2014

Azamat Tazhayakov (left),  Dias Kadyrbayev (middle), and Robel Phillipos. (Images courtesy: vk.com and YouTube)

June Trial For Boston Marathon Suspect’s Friends

A federal judge has set a June trial for three friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on charges of hindering the investigation into the attack.

01/15/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston federal court. (Sketch from Christine Cornell)

Judge Extends Deadline In Marathon Bombing Case

A judge has granted a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for a later deadline for the defense to decide whether to ask to move the trial out of Boston.

01/14/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Prosecutors Fight Tsarnaev’s Bid For More Time To Decide On Moving Trial Venue

Federal prosecutors say the Boston Marathon bombing suspect should not get more time to decide whether to ask to move his trial out of the city.

12/23/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston federal court. (Sketch from Christine Cornell)

Boston Bombing Suspect Seeks Later Deadline

Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking a judge for a later deadline for them to seek moving the trial from Boston.

12/16/2013

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

Keller @ Large: No Surprises In Globe’s Tsarnaev Family Report

As much as I admire the journalism and the effort to cover new ground, the Globe’s Tsarnaev family story has nothing that we didn’t already learn eight months ago.

12/16/2013

Ibragim Todashev.  (Photo courtesy: Orange County, Fla. PD)

Prosecutor: Probe In Death Of Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Friend To Continue Into 2014

The Orlando prosecutor examining the death of a Chechen man shot to death by an FBI agent during questioning about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect won’t complete his review until next year.

12/14/2013

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