Boston Marathon Bombings

New Boston Marathon Victims Help Center To Open In August

July 09, 2014
Mery Daniel, pictured last year outside Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, lost her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombings. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

The state is working with Boston Medical Center to establish a new free assistance center for people affected by last year’s Boston Marathon bombings.

Tsarnaev Seemed Normal After Bombings, Ex-Roommate Testifies

July 08, 2014

The testimony from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s former roommate, Andrew Dwinells, came during the trial of Azamat Tazhayakov, who is accused with another friend of removing items from Tsarnaev’s room after the bombings.

First Trial Related To Boston Marathon Bombings Begins

July 08, 2014

Azamat Tazhayakov is charged with obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings.

Charges Against Bombing Suspects’ Pals Questioned

July 07, 2014

Some defense attorneys and others are criticizing the extent to which federal prosecutors have charged friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspects, who are not accused of participating in the attack or knowing about it in advance.

Tsarnaev Told Friend Martyrs Go To Heaven, Prosecutor Says

July 07, 2014

Azamat Tazhayakov is charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy for allegedly removing items from Tsarnaev’s dorm room several days after the deadly bombings.

Jury Selection Done For Marathon Suspect Friend

July 03, 2014

A jury has been selected for the obstruction trial of Azamat Tazhayakov.

Jury Selection Begins For Marathon Suspect Friend

June 30, 2014

Azamat Tazhayakov is accused of removing items from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dorm room at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Marathon Bombing Suspect Is Granted Jury Request

June 26, 2014

Tsarnaev’s lawyers asked for the jury records for Massachusetts federal courts over the past three years to determine whether a plan adopted in 2009 has corrected racial imbalances on juries.

Lawyer Seeks Impartial Jury For Friend Of Tsarnaev

June 25, 2014

Lawyers for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect have asked a judge to allow potential jurors to be questioned on their attitudes about Muslims and whether they know anyone who was injured in the deadly attack.

Tsarnaev Friends Visit Court In Separate Hearings

June 24, 2014

Federal prosecutors say neither Khairullozhon Matanov nor Azamat Tazhayakov had anything to do with the Boston Marathon bombings but are charged with interfering with the FBI’s investigation.

Judge Denies Bail For Friend Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

June 23, 2014

A judge has rejected a bail request from a friend of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect while he awaits trial on charges of impeding the investigation.

Lawyer Says Friend Of Marathon Bombing Suspect Refused Plea Deal

June 23, 2014

The defendant, Azamat Tazhayakov, and another man are accused of removing items from the dorm room of their friend, bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, days after the deadly bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 260.

Marathon Bombings Suspects’ Friends Due In Court

June 22, 2014

Khairullozhon Matanov is due in federal court Monday for a detention hearing. Matanov is accused of deleting computer files and lying to investigators after the deadly attack.

Judge: Oath Of Citizenship Cannot Be Used Against Tsarnaev

June 19, 2014
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect at large, sought by police in connection to the Boston Marathon bombings. (FBI)

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s attorneys objected to the government’s listing of “betrayal of the United States” as an aggravating factor.

Tsarnaev Lawyers Seek To Move Trial To Washington

June 18, 2014

The attorneys say in a motion filed Wednesday their preliminary survey of the attitudes of potential jurors in Boston, Springfield, New York City and Washington found Washington would be the most favorable location for a trial.

No ‘Betrayal Of U.S.’ Argument For Marathon Bombing Suspect

June 18, 2014

U.S. District Court Judge George O’Toole said it was “highly inappropriate” for prosecutors to draw a distinction between a “naturalized” and “natural-born” U.S. citizen.

Tsarnaev Denied Extra Time To Seek New Trial Venue

June 13, 2014
Tsarnaev suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his face and a skull fracture. (Sean Murphy/Massachusetts State Police/AP)

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cannot have more time to file a motion to move his trial out of Boston, a judge ruled Friday.

Marathon Bombing Suspect To Ask To Move Trial

June 11, 2014

Tsarnaev’s lawyers said they intend to file a change of venue motion, but they asked for more time to analyze media coverage of the case before filing the request.

Tsarnaev Friend Pleads Not Guilty, Doesn’t Fight Detention

June 05, 2014

A self-described friend of the Tsarnaev brothers is being held without bail on charges of destroying evidence and lying to federal agents investigating the Boston Marathon bombings.

Newly Charged Tsarnaev Friend To Remain In Jail

June 04, 2014

A recently indicted friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has been ordered held without bail, because his lawyer can’t find him a place to live if he were released.

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