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  • Tsarnaev lawyers argue death penalty is unconstitutional

    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...
  • Tsarnaevs may have had help in Boston Marathon attack, prosecutors say

    Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that the Tsarnaev brothers might have received help in building the two bombs that exploded at last year's Boston Marathon, although they did not identify any potential suspects except to suggest the pair were inspired...
  • FBI and other federal agents must now tape interviews with suspects

    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...
  • Lawyers want Boston Marathon bombing suspect out of lockdown

    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...
  • Cabbie charged with obstruction in Boston Marathon bombing probe

    A Boston area cabdriver who was friends with the Tsarnaev brothers has been indicted in connection with destroying evidence from his computer and lying to the FBI about his relationship with the alleged Boston Marathon bombers, federal authorities...
  • Lawyer says cabbie did not try to mislead FBI over Boston bomb probe

    Lawyer says cabbie did not try to mislead FBI over Boston bomb probe
    BOSTON — A cab driver from Kyrgyzstan who was friends with the Tsarnaev brothers has been indicted in connection with destroying evidence from his computer and lying to the FBI about his relationship with the men authorities say were behind the...
  • Judge: Three friends of Boston bombing suspect to be tried separately

    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...
  • Friend of Tsarnaev brothers charged with obstructing bombing inquiry

    An immigrant cabdriver from Kyrgyzstan who was friends with the Tsarnaev brothers has been indicted in connection with destroying evidence from his computer and lying to the FBI about his relationship with the suspected Boston Marathon bombers, federal...
  • Tamerlan Tsarnaev sought to rename himself after militant

    WASHINGTON — Less than three months before the Boston Marathon bombings, a bitter, frustrated Tamerlan Tsarnaev visited a federal immigration office in the Boston area and signed forms seeking to legally change his first name. Eager to recast...
  • Report faults FBI work before Boston Marathon attack

    Report faults FBI work before Boston Marathon attack
    WASHINGTON — An inspectors general report released Thursday faulted the FBI for failing to conduct a "more thorough assessment" of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, saying such an investigation might have turned up evidence about...
  • At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality

    At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality
    BOSTON — On an April morning a year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon finish line, there's little sign that destruction once visited Boylston Street. Bleary-eyed students and hard-hatted construction workers wait at...