Boston Marathon Bombings

FILE - In this May 13, 2014 file courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, sits during a hearing in federal court in Boston. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)

Marathon suspect’s friend guilty of impeding probe

BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Monday of impeding the investigation into the bombing. Azamat Tazhayakov was charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy, with prosecutors […]

07/21/2014

FILE - In this May 13, 2014 file courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, sits during a hearing in federal court in Boston. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)

Prosecutor: Tsarnaev said martyrs go to heaven

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a friend a month before the deadly attack that he knew how to make a bomb and said it’s good to be a martyr because […]

07/07/2014

FILE - in this May 2, 2014 file photo people arrive to attend a community meeting on school safety at the Waseca Junior and Senior High School after a teenager accused of planning to massacre his family and high school classmates in Waseca, Minn. In two recordings from a police interrogation released Tuesday, June 24, 2014, the accused 17-year-old mocked the attacks on the Boston Marathon and Sandy Hook Elementary School as “pretty lame” and “pathetic” and said he idolized one of the Columbine gunmen. (AP Photo/Mankato Free Press, Pat Christman, File)

Teen tells police he idolized Columbine gunman

WASECA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota teenager accused of planning to massacre his family and high school classmates mocked the attacks on the Boston Marathon and Sandy Hook Elementary School as “pretty lame” and “pathetic” […]

06/25/2014

A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line on Tuesday. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Man charged with marathon hoax held on high bail

BOSTON (AP) — The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has been sent to a state psychiatric facility for an […]

04/16/2014

A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line on Tuesday. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the […]

04/16/2014

Members of the Chicago White Sox, from left, Paul Konerko, Chris Sale, Nate Jones, and Scott Downs stand wearing Boston Strong shirts before the White Sox's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

White Sox wear Boston Strong on 1-year anniversary

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have paid tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing before their game against the Red Sox. The White Sox played a video montage and held a moment […]

04/15/2014

A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line on Tuesday. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

BOSTON (AP) — A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his backpack and was being charged […]

04/15/2014

Honor Guard members line up in front of the Forum Restaurant in Copley Square, where a wreath laying ceremony was held to commemorate the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Wendy Maeda)

Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies. “This day will always be hard, but this […]

04/15/2014

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Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON (AP) – The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were injured, and the first responders, […]

04/15/2014

Boston Red Sox player David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to the president during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. In the background are pitchers Junichi Tazawa, left, Koji Uehara, right.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama welcomes World Series champion Red Sox

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House Tuesday, praising their triumph on the field while hailing them as a symbol of their city’s “grit and […]

04/01/2014

In this photo provided by TED 2014 Conference, dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, front, performs on stage with dancer Christian Lightner at the 2014 TED Conference, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Haslet-Davis took to the stage to perform for the first time since losing part of her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. (AP Photo/TED 2014 Conference, James Duncan Davidson)

Boston Marathon bombing survivor dances again

BOSTON (AP) — A professional dancer has taken the stage for the first time since losing part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing last year. Thirty-three-year-old Adrianne Haslet-Davis of Boston danced at […]

03/19/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)

US prosecutors seek execution of marathon suspect

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, accusing him of betraying his adopted country by ruthlessly carrying out a terrorist […]

01/30/2014