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.
A deadly suicide bombing in Russia has raised security concerns for the Winter Olympics.
The NYPD has begun conducting random inspections on buses, out of an abundance of caution, after an attempted terror attack in Israel.
The Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, was struck by a suicide bomber overnight – amid warnings against American targets and travel warnings for American citizens.
For the first plea, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leaned toward a microphone and said, “Not guilty,” in a Russian accent. He then said not guilty repeatedly about a half-dozen more times.
The case has remained unsolved since March 6, 2008, when a person riding 10-speed blue Ross bicycle placed an explosive device at the U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station, lit a fuse and then fled the scene before the early morning blast.
Investigators now say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects may have been headed for New York City if not for the death of Tamerlan Tsarnaev and the eventual capture of his younger brother Dzhokhar.
Tempers flared at a Senate hearing on immigration legislation Monday as a Republican senator objected to a Democrat’s criticism of attempts by some to link the Boston Marathon bombings to the immigration bill.
The FBI released video and pictures Thursday and is asking the public to help identify the two men seen in those images as it tries to piece together who is responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings.
President Barack Obama declared “there is a piece of Boston in me” as he paid tribute to a city shaken by what he has called an act of terror. He said: “Every one of us stands with you.”
Authorities pinpointed a possible suspect Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombings, and they said surveillance video could provide a critical clue in catching the attacker.
President Barack Obama delivered a statement from the White House Tuesday morning. It was the second time Obama has spoken to the public since Monday afternoon’s bombings at the finish line of the famous race.
Nearly 50 local runners from Long Island survived the Boston Marathon without injury Monday, but they were still left in horror as the bombs went off.
It’s been a year since Faisal Shahzad parked his explosives-laden SUV in the heart of the crowded theater district, intending to kill as many people as possible.
Authorities say a man tossed wet toilet paper from a small plane onto a New Jersey athletic field as a test-run for a streamer drop at an upcoming high school football game.