Tightened security for the Boston Marathon, to be run April 21, includes more police and a bigger list of searchable items, officials said Monday. Last year, two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line, with devastating impact.
The summer trial date is significantly earlier than the 2015 date that two of the defendants’ attorneys had wanted. Obstruction of justice is among the charges.
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The lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday asked a federal judge for more time to prepare a case against the death penalty.
Three friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of impeding the federal investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing.
Two college friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were indicted Thursday on charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice.