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  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers say FBI violated his rights

    FBI agents violated the rights of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by continuously questioning him while he lay in pain in a hospital bed, even after he had asked for a lawyer 10 times and authorities had determined there were no other...
  • 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...
  • Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang

    When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire. He critically wounded one officer and, despite being shot himself, kept...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Prosecutors don't want Tsarnaev to see victims' autopsy photos

    Federal prosecutors intend to enter autopsy photos of the three Boston Marathon victims into evidence, but they want bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to see only the pictures that will be used in his trial. On Monday, prosecutors asked a federal...
  • FBI clears agent in killing of Boston bombing suspect's friend

    WASHINGTON — Hours after a similar announcement in Florida, top FBI officials in Washington said Tuesday that they have cleared the special agent who shot and killed a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, saying that the...
  • FBI agent cleared in death of Boston bombing suspect's friend

    FBI agent cleared in death of Boston bombing suspect's friend
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The FBI special agent who shot and killed a friend of one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers was cleared Tuesday of any criminal wrongdoing after he told investigators he feared for his life when Ibragim Todashev hit him in the head...
  • Boston marathon bombing exhibit seeks to remember, heal

    There are five well-known stages of grief, from denial and anger through bargaining and depression. As the first anniversary of the Boston marathon bombing approaches, the city is moving toward the final stage: acceptance. As part of that process, the...
  • 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...