A federal judge has turned down a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seeking evidence about his older brother’s possible participation in a 2011 triple killing.
Judge ruled that the trial will begin Jan. 5 instead of Nov. 3, but said there’s no reason to assume that a fair jury cannot be selected in Massachusetts.
Police say Ailina Tsarnaeva made a telephone threat to a woman in New York City.
Last night’s moving tribute prior to the Fenway game was 20 minutes spent celebrating the heroes and victims of the tragedy of Patriots Day past, the bombings at the finish line of the 117th running of the Boston Marathon.
The number of police officers patrolling this year’s Boston Marathon will be doubled to over 3,500, one year after two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260.
Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attempting to suppress the statement.
Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asking for trial no earlier than Sept. 2015; prosecutors want trial to begin this fall.
Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.
Boston Marathon race sponsor John Hancock Financial has announced the field of runners to lead the 2014 American team in the marathon.
A request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for prosecutors to turn over more evidence has been rejected.