| May 22, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Law enforcement officials from the FBI and other federal agencies, who for decades have jotted down confessions and statements from accused bootleggers, terrorists and others, soon will turn to video cameras and other electronic equipment.
Under a new...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Boston Marathon terrorism case are quarreling over whether alleged bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should remain in near-total jail lockdown before his trial begins this fall.
At the government's request, "special...
| May 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev contend the constitutionality of the federal death penalty should be reexamined following a botched execution in Oklahoma last week.
In a court filing Wednesday, the lawyers asked the court...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:38 PM
FBI agents violated the rights of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by continuously questioning him while he lay in pain in a hospital bed, even after he had asked for a lawyer 10 times and authorities had determined there were no other...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:03 PM
When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire.
He critically wounded one officer and, despite being shot himself, kept...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Three friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be tried separately, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday, while rejecting a defense bid to move the proceedings out of Massachusetts.
U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock in Boston...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Jury selection was set to begin Monday in a U.S. court in Boston for the trial of the first of three friends of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, charged with obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts.
Federal prosecutors contend that...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Four days after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, dozens of heavily armed federal agents surrounded the home of two friends of the suspected bomber, ordered them out and took the men in handcuffs to a police station for hours of interrogation....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:30 AM
A 25-year-old man who describes himself as a performance artist will be arraigned Wednesday on charges in connection with a hoax bomb placed at the site where two bombs exploded last year at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The Boston Marathon bombing was named the sports story of the year Friday in a vote conducted by the Associated Press.
Ninety-six ballots were submitted by U.S. editors and news directors. Voters were asked to rank the top 10 sports stories of the year,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Civil rights groups are now weighing in on security measures placed on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his lawyers, arguing that they are too restrictive and may be preventing the defense from adequately preparing for what may be a...