BOSTON — A federal judge says the government must begin paying for the legal defense of a 20-year-old man accused of lying for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
BOSTON — The defense was responding to a claim by prosecutors that Tsarnaev made a remark “to his detriment” that was overheard by an FBI agent.
BOSTON — Prosecutors did not reveal what Tsarnaev said, but they objected to what they called an attempt by Tsarnaev’s lawyers to suppress the statement.
ORLANDO, Fla. — State attorney Jeff Ashton said he plans to release his report on the death of Ibragim Todashev by the end of March.
BOSTON — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are again asking a federal judge to lift special restrictions that have been placed on him in prison, saying they are impeding their defense.
BOSTON — The family of a teenager who almost lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings has started a fund to help others at risk of losing limbs.
BOSTON — Lu Lingzi, a 23-year-old graduate student from China, was killed in the bombings last year.
BOSTON — A commemorative ceremony will be held at 2:49 p.m. at the Hynes Convention Center in downtown Boston on Tuesday, April 15. That’s the time the first bomb exploded, exactly one year later. The convention center is across the street from where it went off.
BOSTON — A Massachusetts congressman says the House Homeland Security Committee plans to hold a hearing in Boston this spring with victims of and first responders to the Boston Marathon bombings.
BOSTON — Judge George O’Toole has set the trial date for Nov. 3. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers had asked for a trial date no earlier than September 2015.