Now that a jury has convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all charges, even more is at stake in the next phase of the federal trial: The same 12 people must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies.
When the first blast went off, the Montclair native kept going. She said she feels if she hadn’t slowed down, she would have been right where the explosion happened.
A Facebook page that was set up calling for a boycott drew more than 58,000 likes and more than 1,000 comments in less than 24 hours.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the FBI’s handling of a Russian intelligence tip about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the deceased suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Thousands of New Yorkers donned “I Run for Boston” bibs during a four-mile run in Central Park, one of a number of races held around the world.
Some members of Congress – including U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said the federal government should declare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an enemy combatant.
With the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect in police custody Saturday, officials will be trying to determine how and why he and his brother committed the heinous and deadly attack.
The FBI investigated Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011, after discovering that he was looking to leave the country and join “underground groups.”
Videos and photographs have been playing a major role in finding the bomber who struck the Boston Marathon.