| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, and they seemed transfixed by the sight of the shaggy-haired 21-year-old.
Tsarnaev, for his...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Many prospective jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have expressed anger over the attack and compassion for the people who were killed and injured in the explosions.
But on Friday, traces of sympathy for Tsarnaev...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:21 PM
The mother and fiancee of Chicago police Officer Clifton Lewis, killed at an Austin convenience store in late 2011, accepted the Law Enforcement Medal of Valor on his behalf in a White House ceremony Wednesday.
Vice President Joe Biden draped the purple-...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:21 PM
In a quest to find impartial jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the middle school language arts teacher seemed to fit the bill.
Yes, she had heard a lot about the case. But no, she had not formed an opinion on...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:09 PM
The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.
When Tsarnaev's case begins, his lawyers are likely to pin their hopes — and the bombings themselves — on his...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:09 PM
Many of the more than 100 prospective jurors questioned in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have said they can't be impartial because they already believe he's guilty or have a personal connection to the...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Cathleen O'Connell, the PBS documentarian, cut right to the core with her first question about the Leopold and Loeb case from 1924: "Why among all brutal murders was this one called 'crime of the century'?"
O'Connell had a point when you consider 20th...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:56 PM
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are making a third push to move his trial outside Massachusetts, citing a large number of prospective jurors who already believe he's guilty and the personal connections many have to the...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 3:07 PM
The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the attack.
With testimony expected to start later this month, the Justice Department has given no...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 10:48 AM
A prospective juror in the Boston bombing trial choked up during questioning Friday while describing the death of 8-year-old Martin Richard, killed in the April 2013 attack.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whom U.S. officials have accused of planting one of the...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:55 AM
A U.S. district judge Wednesday denied a request from lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who had asked that jury selection in his Boston Marathon bombing trial be delayed for a month due to anger and publicity over last week's terrorist attacks in Paris....