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.
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.
In a reply filed on Monday in U.S. District Court, prosecutors called polling data presented by a defense expert “false and misleading.”
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.
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.
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.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Thursday they likely won’t be ready for a planned Nov. 3 trial date.
A jury last week found Azamat Tazhayakov guilty of impeding the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing.
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.
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.
In the first trial related to the Boston Marathon bombings, a college friend of bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of interfering with the FBI’s investigation into the deadly blasts.
Azamat Tazhayakov is accused of interfering with the FBI’s investigation of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
A lawyer for Azamat Tazhayakov has told a jury that Tazhayakov never tried to protect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and was prosecuted simply because he was “a friend of the bomber.”
In a written motion, Tsarnaev’s lawyers asked a judge to give them more time to present an expert’s analysis of survey data and media coverage of the case to support their argument that Tsarnaev cannot get a fair trial in Massachusetts.
The federal judge presiding over the obstruction trial of Azamat Tazhayakov will allow jurors to consider statements Tazhayakov made to the FBI.
Prosecutors in the obstruction trial of Azamat Tazhayakov rested their case Monday after a week of testimony. The defense also rested its case, declining to call any witnesses.