All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Boston Bombing’

Boston Bombing Probe: Man Jailed For Destroying Evidence

According to the Associated Press, a new arrest has been made in relation the Boston Marathon Bombings. Khairullozhon Matanov of Quincy, Mass. was charged on Friday with one criminal count of destroying records and three counts of lying to officials in a terrorism investigation. Matanov is said to be a friend of Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the two men accused …

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Joe Biden Sparks Outrage With Boston Marathon Speech

The first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing was today, and Vice President Joe Biden appeared at the memorial ceremony to deliver a speech. While most of Biden’s speech went smoothly, he hit a bump in the road at one point left many people shocked and outraged. An estimated 3,000 people attended the Boston Marathon Memorial today, including survivors, family …

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Life Or Death For Boston Bomber?

The Boston Marathon Bombings stunned the nation exactly one year ago today. The anniversary of the tragedy saw many journey to the city of Boston, Mass. from around the world in order to honor the victims and their families. Though the major tribute planned for this afternoon is receiving much of the media and public attention, it is inevitable that …

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Boston Bombing Suspect Could Face Death Penalty

 U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Thursday that the government will seek the death penalty in the case of the United States vs. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The 20-year-old Tsarnaev is a suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that killed 3 people and wounded over 260 others. Law enforcement allege Tsarnaev, a Chechnya-born American, planted two pressure cooker bombs near the finish …

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Backpacks And Pressure Cookers: Google Search Gets Family In Trouble

When two members of the same family needed information on two seemingly harmless, unrelated things–backpacks and pressure cookers–they both turned to Google, just like the majority of us do (unless you live in Pawnee and still use AltaVista). Long Islanders Michele Catalano and her husband had done just that when men claiming to be members of a joint terrorism task …

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Boston Bombing Suspect Indicted, Faces Possible Death Penalty

Dzohkhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston bombing suspect, was indicted on more than 30 charges today and could face the death penalty. Tsarnaev has been charged with the murder of three marathon attendees as well as MIT Officer Sean Collier, who died during a shootout with Tsarnaev and his brother Tamerlan. Tamerlan was killed as the brothers fled. According to a …

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Drunk Governor: Deval Patrick Got Drunk After Boston Bombings

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick this week admitted to celebrating the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects by getting drunk. According to a Boston Herald report, the governor was speaking to a Cambridge-area marketing company this week when he admitted how tremendously relieved he was when Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured on April 19. Patrick stated that he had received lots …

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Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Now Walking, Claims Innocence

While his brother, Tamerlan, was being buried in secret, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was recovering from his wounds in a Massachusetts prison hospital. Now, the accused Boston Marathon bomber is well enough to walk and speak with his family on the phone. According to an Associated Press report, Dzhokhar this week spoke with his parents in Russia, telling them that he and …

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Tsarnaev Buried in Secret Location Outside Massachusetts

Though this week’s events have pushed Boston Marathon bombing headlines from the front pages of newspapers, the city of Boston is still reeling from the attacks and investigators are still digging into the bombers’ pasts. Today, the Boston Globe is reporting that the body of suspected bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has finally been buried. The location of the burial has been …

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Katherine Russell Tsarnaev: Wife Refuses to Talk About Bomber

Ever since Boston police identified the Boston Marathon bombing suspects as Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, authorities have been digging into the brothers’ pasts to learn why they wanted to hurt people at the finish line of the marathon. In addition to finding out that over $100,000 in government assistance has gone to the Tsarnaev family, authorities found female DNA on …

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Tsarnaev: $100K in Benefits Going to Bomber’s Family

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was gunned down during a shootout with police just hours after authorities released photos of him and his brother, Dzhokhar, as the main suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings. Now, in addition to more suspects being arrested, even more details about the Tsarnaevs’ life in the U.S. have come to light. The Boston Herald is reporting that Tsarnaev …

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Complaint Describes Carjacking Episode

As previously reported, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been officially charged with one count of using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction (an improvised explosive device) against persons and property within the United States resulting in death, and one count of malicious destruction of property by means of an explosive device resulting in death. If …

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