Tag: Boston Marathon

Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Flipping Off Cam In His Cell [VIDEO]

A photo of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev flipping off a camera three months after his arrest was shown in court by prosecutors in court on Tuesday during opening statements. While the video itself has not yet been released, the still photo became public record after it was entered into evidence. Assistant U.S. Attorney…

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…

Boston Marathon bombing suspect appears in court [VIDEO]

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in court under heavy security Thursday ahead of his trial next month for the bombing of the Boston Marathon, telling the judge he was satisfied with his lawyers. Tsarnaev, wearing gray pants, a black sweater-vest and a tie, was led in handcuffs into a federal courthouse in Boston for a pretrial hearing.…

Chris Rock jokes about 9/11, Boston Marathon on ‘SNL’ [VIDEO]

Comedian Chris Rock’s return to Saturday Night Live kicked off with a controversial monologue in which he joked about the Boston Marathon, 9/11 and the new skyscraper on the site of the World Trade Center. “I am never going in the Freedom Tower,” he said. “I don’t care if Scarlett Johansson is butt naked on…

Infographic: Boston Marathon starts amid tight security

The 2014 Boston Marathon is underway amid tight security as thousands of runners take part in the world’s oldest annual marathon. Thousands of police officers and more than a hundred cameras will watch the route a little over a year since the Boston Marathon attacks of 2013 Photo: Boston police officer stands guard at the…

Police detonate bags left at Boston Marathon finish line

Police evacuated the block surrounding the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday after a man dropped two bags in the area. As a precaution, a bomb squad detonated the bags after using a remote-controlled robot to examine one. It is currently unclear what was inside the backpacks. Police took the man into custody. The threat comes…

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…

Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev Schizophrenic?

What were the driving forces behind Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the two men responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing? Take your pick: poverty, drugs, schizophrenia, history of violence in the family, and isolation as immigrants, according to a five-month long Boston Globe investigation published on Sunday. According to the paper, the Tsarnaev family did not…

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,…

Mother Of Bomb Suspects Insists Sons Are Innocent

The angry and grieving mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insists that her sons are innocent and that she’s no terrorist. But Zubeidat Tsarnaeva is drawing increased attention after federal officials say Russian authorities intercepted her phone calls, including one in which she vaguely discussed jihad with her elder son. In another, she was…