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  • Friend of Tsarnaev brothers to plead guilty to destroying evidence

    Friend of Tsarnaev brothers to plead guilty to destroying evidence
    A friend of the brothers accused in the Boston Marathon bombing  plans to plead guilty to destroying evidence, federal officials confirmed Monday.  Khairullozhon Matanov's attorneys have joined federal prosecutors in asking U.S. District Court Judge...
  • Tsarnaev lawyers: Suspend jury selection over Paris attacks

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Tuesday to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because the recent terrorist attacks in France have again placed the marathon bombings "at the center of a...
  • Judge rejects bid to delay Tsarnaev trial over Paris attacks

    A federal judge has rejected a bid by Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because of the Paris terror attacks. Tsarnaev's lawyers asked for the delay Tuesday, arguing that the...
  • Judge denies Tsarnaev lawyers request for delay in Boston trial

    Judge denies Tsarnaev lawyers request for delay in Boston trial
    A U.S. district judge Wednesday denied a request from lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who had asked that jury selection in his Boston Marathon bombing trial be delayed for a month due to anger and publicity over last week's terrorist attacks in Paris....
  • As search for Boston jury continues, memories of bombing complicate task

    A prospective juror in the Boston bombing trial choked up during questioning Friday while describing the death of 8-year-old Martin Richard, killed in the April 2013 attack.  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whom U.S. officials have accused of planting one of the...
  • No plea deal likely in Boston Marathon bombing case

    The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the attack. With testimony expected to start later this month, the Justice Department has given no...
  • Tsarnaev lawyers ask again to move trial outside Boston

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are making a third push to move his trial outside Massachusetts, citing a large number of prospective jurors who already believe he's guilty and the personal connections many have to the...
  • Mr. Tsarnaev, meet Mr. Leopold and Mr. Loeb

    Mr. Tsarnaev, meet Mr. Leopold and Mr. Loeb
    Cathleen O'Connell, the PBS documentarian, cut right to the core with her first question about the Leopold and Loeb case from 1924: "Why among all brutal murders was this one called 'crime of the century'?" O'Connell had a point when you consider 20th...
  • Prospective juror in Boston bombing trial has sympathy for Tsarnaev, cites young age

    Many of the more than 100 prospective jurors questioned in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have said they can't be impartial because they already believe he's guilty or have a personal connection to the...
  • Marathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother

    Marathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother
    The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial. When Tsarnaev's case begins, his lawyers are likely to pin their hopes — and the bombings themselves — on his...
  • Prospective jurors cite conflicts in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Prospective jurors cite conflicts in Boston Marathon bombing trial
    In a quest to find impartial jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the middle school language arts teacher seemed to fit the bill. Yes, she had heard a lot about the case. But no, she had not formed an opinion on...