Tag: boston-marathon-tragedy

Boston Bombers’ Carjacking Hostage Recounts Escape [VIDEO]

A man held captive by the Boston Marathon bombers after they had carjacked and kidnapped him in 2013 recounted his escape at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial Thursday. Dun Meng, an app designer who was taken hostage after the Tsarnaev brothers carjacked his Mercedes, identified Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as his kidnapper and called it “the most terrifying moment,…

NEW Surveillance Footage Of Boston Marathon Bombing [VIDEO]

On Monday Federal prosecutors showed a video compilation of images, some never before seen by the public. They were taken from surveillance cameras along the route leading to the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, the day three people were killed and more than 240 people were injured by hot shrapnel,…

Boston Bombing Trial: Jury Selection Almost Finish [VIDEO]

Boston Marathon’s jury selection bombing could be end next week after an intensive screening process. The selection process was prolonged partially due to the recent blizzards that pummelled the Northeast, but mostly because of the difficulty in finding unbiased people to serve as jury members. The selection process began in early January when 1,373 prospective…

Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin [VIDEO]

The trial for one of the accused suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing is set to begin with jury selection on Monday, almost two years after the blast killed three and injured more than 260 people. The judge, prosecutors, and defense lawyers will scrutinize 1,200 names to find 12 jurors and six alternates for the…

Accused Boston bomber’s friend suspected guilt, tossed items, agent says

A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took a backpack and laptop from the suspect’s dorm room, then threw them away after he began to suspect Tsarnaev had carried out the attack, a federal agent testified on Thursday. Three of Tsarnaev’s college friends face charges of hampering the probe into the blast, which…

Boston honors marathon bombing victims

A year after two explosions and the events after killed 4 and injured more than 260 in Boston, mourners gathered at the bombing sites to remember the victims and give thanks to the first responders and average citizens who aided rescue efforts. A memorial service is being held nearby, with Vice President Joe Biden in…

Prosecutors confirm alleged Tsarnaev role in 2011 triple slayings

For the first time, prosecutors in the Boston Marathon bombing case confirmed that deceased suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was accused of participating in a gruesome 2011 triple homicide outside Boston. A federal law enforcement official told CNN back in May that Tsarnaev’s involvement in the killings was revealed in an interview between police and Ibragim Todashev,…

Police Photographer Releases Arrest Photos Of Boston Suspect

The police photographer who released arrest photos of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was reportedly relieved of duty Thursday night, hours after the photos were published. The tactical photographer, Sgt. Sean Murphy of Massachusetts State Police, told Boston Magazine he was angry over a Rolling Stone cover photo that he said glamorized Tsarnaev. The photos…

Boston Marathon Suspect Has Been Moved To Prison from Hospital: Officials

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved to a prison at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, from the hospital where he had been held since his arrest by police a week ago, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Friday. The 19-year-old ethnic Chechen, who was badly wounded in an overnight shootout last week with police…

Report: FBI To Release Video Of Two Suspects In Boston Bomb Attack

Law enforcement officials plan to release images of two suspects in the bombing of the Boston Marathon, the Boston Globe reported Thursday. According to the paper, the suspects were seen separately on video gathered from surveillance cameras near the bombing sites. The official told the paper that the FBI will appeal to the public for…

New York Post Repeatedly Misidentifies Boston Suspects

Authorities say they have photos of two men who are being sought in connection to the Boston marathon bombing, but they’re not the same two men on the cover of Thursday’s New York Post, which previously mis-reported that police had a Saudi national in custody as a suspect. The Post explained that the photo comes…