The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is asking to have a second prominent death penalty expert added to his defense team.
The chief of the Boston Police Department says the Justice Department’s terrorism task force needs to more quickly share threat information with local law enforcement officials.
If the Obama administration tries for the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, it could face a long, difficult legal battle.
Official: Boston Bombings Could Have Been Prevented If American Officials Followed Through With Russian Intel
A senior Russian official says the Boston Marathon bombings could have been prevented if American officials had followed through with Russian intelligence.
U.S. Rep. William Keating said Russian intelligence officials believe the Boston Marathon bombings could have been avoided if federal authorities had acted on their warnings about bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
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.
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.
The defense team representing the Boston Marathon bombing suspect got a major boost Monday with the addition of Judy Clarke, a San Diego lawyer who has won life sentences instead of the death penalty for several high-profile clients, including the Unabomber and the gunman in the rampage that injured former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
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 angry and grieving mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insists that her sons are innocent and that she’s no terrorist.