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Suspect in Boston Marathon bombing indicted

BOSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury on Thursday returned a 30-count indictment against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, and many of the charges carry the possibility of life in prison or […]

06/27/2013

Ibragim Todashev, shown in May 4, 2013 Orange County Corrections Department booking photo after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. (AP Photo)

Father of man FBI shot claims his son was executed

MOSCOW (AP) — The father of a Chechen immigrant killed in Florida while being interrogated by the FBI about his ties to a Boston Marathon bombings suspect said Thursday that the U.S. agents killed his […]

05/30/2013

Ibragim Todashev, shown in May 4, 2013 Orange County Corrections Department booking photo after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. (AP Photo)

Man shot by FBI had ties to Boston bombing suspect

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Chechen immigrant shot to death in Florida after an altercation with an FBI agent implicated himself in a triple slaying that officials believe may have been connected to Boston Marathon […]

05/23/2013

Anzor Tsaraev headshot, father of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, in Makhachkala, Dagestan. (AP Photo)

Parents of Boston suspect describe his Russia trip

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — The parents of Tamerlan Tsarnaev insisted Sunday that he came to Dagestan and Chechnya last year to visit relatives and had nothing to do with the militants operating in the volatile […]

04/21/2013

The region of Chechnya, Russia is noted on this image from Google Earth.

Russia’s Chechnya has seen decades of war, terror

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — The two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings have their ethnic roots in Chechnya, a part of the Caucasus Mountains that has spawned decades of violence.

04/19/2013

Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, identified by the FBI as suspect number 2 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, FBI handout (AP Photo)

Congressman says Boston suspects had cache of explosives

WASHINGTON (AP) — The senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects had collected pipe bombs, grenades and improvised explosive devices before they confronted police.

04/19/2013

A photo shows what the FBI is calling the suspects Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev (l-r) together, walking through the crowd in Boston, Boston Marathon (AP Photo)

Russia’s Caucasus: breeding ground for terror

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — Militants from Chechnya and other restive provinces in Russia’s volatile North Caucasus have targeted Moscow and other areas, are the Boston bombing suspects linked to them?

04/19/2013

Ruslan Tsarni, uncle of Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Montgomery Village, Maryland. (AP Photo)

Uncle urges bombing suspect to turn self in

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. (AP) — The uncle of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects urged one of his nephews to turn himself in Friday, saying he had brought shame to the family and the entire Chechnyan ethnicity.

04/19/2013

A photo shows what the FBI is calling the suspects Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev (l-r) together, walking through the crowd in Boston, Boston Marathon (AP Photo)

The stories of 2 brothers suspected in bombing

BOSTON (AP) — In May of 2011, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, then a senior at a prestigious high school, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship, now he is on the run after a shootout with police that left his brother dead.

04/19/2013

A photo shows what the FBI is calling the suspects Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev (l-r) together, walking through the crowd in Boston, Boston Marathon (AP Photo)

Uncle of bomb suspects confirms 2nd suspect’s name

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. law enforcement official and the uncle of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings are confirming the name of the second suspect is Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older brother of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19.

04/19/2013

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