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5 months 3 weeks ago

Trial set to open for marathon suspect's friend

BOSTON (AP) - The prosecution and the defense will likely paint starkly different pictures in the criminal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Robel Phillipos of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is accused of lying to authorities about being in Tsarnaev's dorm room when two other friends removed...

1 year 9 months ago

Suspect in Boston Bombing indicted

BOSTON (AP) - A federal grand jury has returned a 30-count indictment against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) was indicted Thursday on charges including using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a place of public use, resulting in death. Three people were...

1 year 10 months ago

Boston Bombings: One month later

Today marks the one month anniversary of the Boston marathon bombings. On April 15, cameras captured the two violent explosions and the chaos near the main grand stand. It happened near the finish line as runners were completing the race. The terrorist attack killed three people and wounded more...

1 year 10 months ago

Saddest day in five years

April 15, the day of the Boston bombings, was the saddest day in five years, according to a new website that monitors mood via twitter. The website was created by mathematicians at the University of Vermont. They calculate happiness levels by analyzing the words used in fifty million tweets...

1 year 10 months ago

Will the younger Tsarnaev get the death penalty?

Could Dzhokhar Tsarnaev avoid the death penalty? Prosecutors and lawyers for the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect have begun very early discussions about a possible deal. In it he would cooperate in exchange for avoiding the death penalty, legal sources said yesterday. Also, just joining his legal team is prominent...

4 years 10 months ago

Official: NYC bomb suspect looked at other targets

A law enforcement official says the Times Square bomb suspect had considered bombing New York's Grand Central station or other targets before settling on Times Square. The official tells The Associated Press that Faisal Shahzad first considered Grand Central Terminal, Rockefeller Center and the World Financial Center in New...

4 years 11 months ago

Remembering Oklahoma City bombing

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says Oklahoma City's spirit in the wake of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building 15 years ago serves as an example to the nation. Napolitano also warned of the need for continued vigilance against terrorists when she spoke today to survivors...

4 years 11 months ago

Oklahoma City to mark 15 years since bombing

Survivors and family members of those who died in the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building will gather to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the attack. Authorities expect hundreds of people to attend Monday's ceremony at the Oklahoma City National Memorial to remember the 168 people killed in the...

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