| Jan 13, 2015
| 6:48 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:41 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:41 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:45 PM
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...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 4:52 PM
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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:47 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 1:58 PM
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....
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:37 AM
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...