boston marathon bombings
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a cemetery in Virginia, infuriating some members of the area’s Islamic community who say they weren’t consulted and flooring at least one neighbor who said she didn’t even know she lived near a burial ground.
FBI agents did not tell Boston police they had receiving warnings from Russia’s government in 2011 about suspected bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev and had performed a cursory investigation, Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis told Congress Thursday, in the first hearing into last month’s terror attack on the Boston Marathon.
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says it’s still unclear whether the Boston bombings were foreign-directed, but he says they were clearly, quote, “foreign-inspired.”
Former Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman says failures by national security agencies tainted investigations into the Boston bombing plotters — and says the scheme could have been discovered beforehand.
A funeral director trying to find a cemetery to take the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is going next to the city where Tsarnaev lived, but will run into another obstacle: It doesn’t want him.
A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings died from gunshot wounds and blunt trauma to his head and torso, his death certificate says.
Official: Student Arrested In Boston Bombing Case Allowed To Return To US Despite Not Having Valid Student Visa
One of three college students arrested Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombings case was allowed to return to the United States from Kazakhstan in January despite not having a valid student visa, a federal law enforcement official told The Associated Press.
President Barack Obama is defending the FBI’s handling of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Congressional lawmakers are questioning whether the federal government did enough to stop the suspected Boston Marathon bombers after one of them was previously placed on the FBI’s terror watch list.
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says he believes the Boston Marathon bombing suspects had some training in carrying out their attack.