Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Boston bomber apologizes, admits guilt

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday apologized for the deadly 2013 attack at a hearing before a U.S. judge formally sentenced him to death for killing four people and injuring 264 in the bombing and its aftermath. The 21-year-old ethnic Chechen, who had not testified during his trial, referred[…]

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US court sentences Boston bomber to death

A US jury has decided Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should die for his role in the Boston marathon bombing in April 2013. The sentence on Friday came after 14 hours of deliberations on whether Tsarnaev, who was a teenager when he carried out the attacks with his elder brother Tamerlan, should be[…]

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Boston bomber suspects’ friend to plead guilty

A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect is expected to plead guilty to a reduced charge of lying to the FBI. In a court filing Tuesday, prosecutors amended the charges against Khairullozhon Matanov. He had been charged with lying and with deleting information from his computer. A judge scheduled[…]

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Heightened security for Boston bomber trial

Extraordinary security measures are being taken during the federal death penalty trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the most scrutinized U.S. terror case in years. White vehicles from Homeland Security line up bumper-to-bumper in front of Boston’s federal courthouse while others periodically circle the block. Boston[…]

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Jury selection begins in Boston bombing trial

A US federal judge has began the process of selecting the jury that will hear the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev could get the death penalty if convicted of killing three people and injuring more than 260 others by detonating a pair of homemade bombs placed[…]

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Boston suspect makes rare court appearance

Shaggy-haired, bearded and attentive, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first public appearance in 17 months Thursday, at a brief court hearing before his trial next month. Tension was high at the US federal court in the northeastern city where the April 15, 2013 attack killed three people and[…]

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