September 30, 2014
A defense lawyer says the Boston Marathon bombing suspects’ sister denies making phone threats, allegations that have resulted in a harassment charge.
September 29, 2014
Robel Phillipos is charged with making false statements to authorities.
September 27, 2014
Robel Phillipos is charged with making false statements while he was questioned about his movements on the night of April 18, 2013, three days after the bombings and hours after the FBI released photos of Tsarnaev and his brother as suspects in the attack.
September 24, 2014
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial is now expected to begin in Boston in January.
September 23, 2014
A judge on Tuesday denied a motion to move next week’s trial for a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
September 18, 2014
A judge has rejected a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to hold a hearing on whether to move the trial outside of Massachusetts.
September 16, 2014
Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday denied as “false” and “preposterous” an allegation that defense team members posed as FBI employees while investigating the case in Russia.
September 12, 2014
Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Boston Marathon bombing trial say they will need to summon 2,000 people to pick a jury. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if convicted.
September 11, 2014
Federal prosecutors say in a court filing that a cooperating witness in a drug and gun case against a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been paid more than $66,000 for help in the friend’s case and others.
September 03, 2014
The charity set up to help victims of the Boston Marathon bombings has distributed another $18.5 million to the families of those killed and the injured survivors.
August 26, 2014
In a reply filed on Monday in U.S. District Court, prosecutors called polling data presented by a defense expert “false and misleading.”
August 23, 2014
Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Friday to dismiss indictments against the suspect and put on hold further proceedings over concerns about the process of selecting jurors in federal court.
August 22, 2014
A second friend and former college classmate of suspected Marathon Day bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev now awaits sentencing for obstructing the FBI’s investigation in its first few days.
August 21, 2014
Federal prosecutors are seeking a max of seven years in prison for Dias Kadyrbayev, 20, who pleaded guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.
August 20, 2014
The deal in the case of Dias Kadyrbayev comes two weeks before he was scheduled to go on trial on obstruction of justice charges.
August 14, 2014
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Thursday they likely won’t be ready for a planned Nov. 3 trial date.
August 06, 2014
Authorities believe Stephen Silva provided the handgun used to kill a MIT police officer during the manhunt is due in federal court on drug and gun charges.
July 28, 2014
A jury last week found Azamat Tazhayakov guilty of impeding the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing.
July 25, 2014
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have renewed their request for a judge to hold a hearing on leaks to the news media.
July 22, 2014
The weapon 21-year-old Stephen Silva is accused of possessing is the same type of weapon authorities have said was used to kill MIT Police Officer Sean Collier.
June 02, 2014
A new study finds Boston children who attended the 2013 marathon experienced post-traumatic stress at levels similar to New York City children after 9/11 — about 11 percent have “likely PTSD.”
May 09, 2014
Sentencing a terrorist to death plays right into his hands and only serves to encourage those who would follow in his lethal footsteps.
April 22, 2014
Social critic Wendy Kaminer says, for better or worse, it’s no longer an athletic event — it’s an icon.
April 21, 2014
The four-time Boston marathoner and host of NPR’s “Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me” talks selfless running, coping with tragedy through humor and much more.
April 21, 2014
Contrary to the divine wisdom of Dr. Phil, a detailed analysis suggests life is neither marathon nor sprint.
April 19, 2014
A few days after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured, poet Wendy Drexler walked the Watertown streets to look for the house with the boat where he’d been hiding.
April 17, 2014
Terrorism authority Jim Walsh on what it’s like when your professional expertise infiltrates your personal space.
April 16, 2014
The anniversary of the Marathon has re-triggered feelings some caregivers and first responders thought they had worked through months ago.
April 16, 2014
Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch” recalls the Marathon terror, but also tells a Dickensian story about the place of art in our lives.
April 16, 2014
What the Marathon attacks taught me about the relationship between modern technology and being human.