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  • 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...
  • Red light camera figure wants trial moved to Las Vegas

    Red light camera figure wants trial moved to Las Vegas
    Where can a former Chicago transportation official embroiled in one of the biggest bribery scandals ever to hit City Hall go to get a fair trial? How about Las Vegas? That's where the man at the center of the controversy, John Bills, wants his trial...
  • 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...
  • Choosing a biased Boston Marathon jury

    The lengthy jury-selection process in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the accused in the Boston Marathon bombing, isn't like ordinary jury selection: It includes an ideological litmus test. Under federal law, the prosecution can find out if a juror...
  • Why Boston Marathon bomber probably won't get the death penalty

    Why Boston Marathon bomber probably won't get the death penalty
    This past week, lawyers for the defense and the prosecution in the trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev started whittling a jury pool of 1,300 down to 18 men and women: 12 jurors and six alternates. Given the amount of visual evidence...
  • Paris violence may portend upmanship between Al Qaeda group, Islamic State

    Paris violence may portend upmanship between Al Qaeda group, Islamic State
    The remote Persian Gulf nation of Yemen has been frequently mentioned this week after the attack on a magazine office in Paris, especially after a spokesman for Al Qaeda's affiliate there appeared Friday to claim responsibility for the attack as...
  • Judge denies requests to move and delay Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Judge denies requests to move and delay Boston Marathon bombing trial
    A federal judge Wednesday denied requests by defense attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to move the case from Boston and delay the trial until September, setting the stage for jury selection to begin Monday in the Boston Marathon bombing attacks that claimed...
  • Boston Marathon trial set to start unless appellate court intervenes

    The judge in the Boston Marathon bombing case Friday formally denied requests to delay the trial until September and move it outside of the city, reiterating a decision he announced earlier this week. Defense lawyers for defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said...
  • Jury selection to begin for Boston bombing suspect

    Jury selection to begin for Boston bombing suspect
    His accusers brandish a confession scribbled inside a boat during an intensive manhunt and a video they say shows him placing a backpack with a bomb a few feet from a little boy who died when it exploded seconds later. His defenders bank on the story of...
  • Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads guilty to gun, drug charges

    Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads guilty to gun, drug charges
    A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded guilty on Friday to charges including having possessed a gun that prosecutors contend the suspects used to shoot dead a university police officer as they tried to flee the city....
  • Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber gets guilty verdict

    Friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber gets guilty verdict
    A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of lying to authorities in a terrorism investigation. Robel Phillipos, 21, was charged with lying about having visited suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm...