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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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  • Chester County woman tells Boston Marathon bomber she won't stop running

    Johanna Hantel of Malvern, injured in the Boston Marathon bombing two years ago, looked at the condemned murderer in court Wednesday and vowed, "If I have to crawl, I am going to continue running Boston each year … Because I will not let this...
  • Tsarnaev sentencing: Police find meat cleaver when man drives through security outside court

    Tsarnaev sentencing: Police find meat cleaver when man drives through security outside court
    An unidentified man was detained after he drove through a security barrier near the courthouse where Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was being sentenced, and police pulled a meat cleaver from his vehicle. It happened at around 1 p.m....
  • Boston bomber will get chance to break silence at sentencing

    Will he finally speak? Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have said he feels remorse for the deadly attack, but the public has never heard directly from him. When he is formally sentenced Wednesday to death, he will be given an...
  • Boston bomber will get chance to break silence at sentencing

    Boston bomber will get chance to break silence at sentencing
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will get a chance to break his long silence when a judge formally imposes the death sentence recommended by a jury. Tsarnaev's sentencing hearing is scheduled for Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Boston....
  • Tsarnaev friend to be sentenced for misleading investigators

    A friend who had dinner with the Boston Marathon bombers hours after the attack is to be sentenced this week for misleading investigators. Khairullozhon Matanov (hy-ROO'-luh-zhahn MAH'-tuh-nahf) was a friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev and an acquaintance of...
  • Tsarnaev friend gets prison for misleading investigators

    A man who had dinner with the Boston Marathon bombers hours after the 2013 attack was sentenced Thursday to 2½ years in prison for misleading investigators by failing to disclose his contact with the brothers in the days after the bombings and deleting...
  • Cop injured in shootout with Boston bombers likely hit by friendly fire

    Cop injured in shootout with Boston bombers likely hit by friendly fire
    It's "highly likely" that a police officer who was critically injured in a dramatic gunbattle with the Boston Marathon bombers was struck by friendly fire, a district attorney said Tuesday. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, whose office has...
  • Friend of Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to 6 years in prison

    Friend of Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to 6 years in prison
    A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison after he apologized to the victims and their families for not calling police when he recognized photos of Tsarnaev as a suspect. Dias Kadyrbayev...
  • Boston Marathon bomber to be formally sentenced to death June 24

    Boston Marathon bomber to be formally sentenced to death June 24
    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally sentenced to death on June 24. U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. set the date on Thursday. A jury determined earlier this month that Tsarnaev should get the death penalty in the 2013...
  • Death Penalty Withering Away In America

    Death Penalty Withering Away In America
    Without a definitive judicial ruling or other galvanizing event, a perennial American argument is ending. Capital punishment is withering away. It is difficult to imagine moral reasoning that would support the conclusion that an injustice will be done...
  • Despite Tsarnaev, the death penalty is on the decline

    Despite Tsarnaev, the death penalty is on the decline
    The execution of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his role in the Boston Marathon bombing — if it ever takes place — will quite possibly be the last of its kind, remembered as the last time the federal government put a person to death. After a formal...