Boston Marathon bombing
As the U.S. marks the second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, a CBS News poll released Wednesday found 60 percent of Americans would like to see the surviving bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to die.
He was found guilty on all 30 charges, including conspiracy and use of a weapon of mass destruction — offenses punishable by death.
A sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Tuesday to misleading a police detective investigating counterfeiting.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said there are no credible threat against this weekend’s TCS New York City Marathon, but the NYPD is remaining vigilant.
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.
Runners from more than 120 countries and all 50 states observed a moment of silence for the Boston Marathon victims and families before the race kicked off.
The staging area is slated to be at the federally operated Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island. Organizers of the Nov. 3 race say they’re working with city, state and federal officials to find an alternate site if the shutdown continues.
The only bags that can be taken into NFL game venues are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC that doesn’t exceed 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches, including one-gallon clear plastic freezer bags.
It’s something you probably do a dozen times a day — jump on your computer and enter a search into Google. One Long Island couple did just that, and then heard a knock on the door from police.
Stark images have been made public of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect just as he surrendered to police. The photos were publicized in response to the Rolling Stone magazine cover that some say glamorizes Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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 event is part of the gun-control group’s 25-state “No More Names” tour, which is part of its campaign to build support for legislation to expand background checks for gun buyers.
The Five Boro Bike Tour, the New Jersey Marathon and the Long Island Marathon will all take place on Sunday. In an effort to keep participants and spectators safe, organizers from each event have stepped up their security measures.
Kelly said the FBI apparently learned of the suspects’ supposed plan at least 48 hours prior to telling the NYPD.
The NFL is donating $100,000 to One Fund Boston to aid victims of the Boston bombings.