Boston Marathon Bombings

U.S. Stands By Charges Against Tsarnaev

March 15, 2014

BOSTON — Federal prosecutors said Friday they oppose a defense motion to dismiss some charges against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, arguing that they aren’t prejudicial.

Boston Bombing Hearing Moved To Washington

March 13, 2014

BOSTON — Congressional officials said Boston Mayor Martin Walsh raised concerns that the hearing might politicize the attack.

Businesses, Insurers Disagree On Marathon Payouts

March 13, 2014

BOSTON — Some businesses that reported financial losses as a result of the Boston Marathon explosions are still wrangling with their insurance companies over compensation or have had claims denied outright

Marathon Suspect Seeks Dismissal Of Some Charges

March 12, 2014

BOSTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers say many of the charges are redundant and could prejudice jurors against him.

Friend’s Lawyer Says Tsarnaev Destroyed Cellphone

March 10, 2014

BOSTON — The information was disclosed during a pretrial hearing in U.S. District Court as lawyers for three of Tsarnaev’s friends asked a judge to order prosecutors to turn over a variety of records and documents to the defense.

Feds To Pay Lawyer For Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Friend

March 06, 2014

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.

Defense Says Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Remark Meant To Be Humorous

March 05, 2014

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.

Marathon Bombing Suspect Made Detrimental Remark, Feds Say

February 28, 2014

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.

Report Soon On FBI Custody Death Of Chechen Man

February 26, 2014

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 Marathon Suspect Lawyers Say FBI Too Intrusive

February 21, 2014

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.

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