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  • 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...
  • Mistrial threat looms over case of Boston bombing suspect's friend

    Mistrial threat looms over case of Boston bombing suspect's friend
    Four days after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, dozens of heavily armed federal agents surrounded the home of two friends of the suspected bomber, ordered them out and took the men in handcuffs to a police station for hours of interrogation....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Holder announces task force on 'homegrown' terrorists

    Holder announces task force on 'homegrown' terrorists
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder, Jr.¬†on Monday announced¬†the creation of a task force within the Justice Department to combat an “escalating danger” from “homegrown” terrorists within the United States. The Justice Department, in a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Muslim group urges new way of dealing with radicals

    Muslim group urges new way of dealing with radicals
    Seeking a way to prevent violence like last year's deadly Boston Marathon bombing, an Islamic advocacy group Monday announced a plan aimed at helping U.S. mosques identify and reeducate radicals. The Muslim Public Affairs Council — which long...