| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect, in his first court appearance in more than a year, told a judge on Thursday that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21,...
| 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....
| Jan 9, 2015
In another instance of a news organization jumping ahead of a fast-moving story, NBC News erroneously reported the capture of two suspects and the killing of another in the attack on a French newspaper office and has been forced to issue a correction....
| 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...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose federal terrorism trial is set to start Jan. 5, lost a last-ditch bid to delay the proceeding after one of his best friends pleaded guilty in a related gun case.
Tsarnaev, 21, also lost a...
| 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 8, 2015
| 12:30 PM
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez was once one of the New England Patriots' biggest stars. A tight end who caught passes from Tom Brady and helped land his team a spot in the Super Bowl, he had a $40 million contract and fans willing to shell...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:04 PM
Extraordinary security measures are being taken during the federal death penalty trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, perhaps the most scrutinized U.S. terror case since the Oklahoma City bombing.
White SUVs from Homeland Security...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 12:09 PM
The trial of marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can begin as scheduled Monday in Boston after a federal appeals court ruled that the defense had not met the "extraordinary" standard required to justify its intervention.
The 1st U.S. Circuit Court...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 8:06 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...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:43 PM
Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, get a fair trial in the Hub? It's a profound question, but one that the Framers would have found incomprehensible. Far from providing for a change of venue in high-profile cases, they...