Attorney General Eric Holder decided that federal prosecutors will seek execution for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case early Wednesday after he allegedly lunged at an FBI agent with a knife.
With the Boston Marathon bombing still fresh in people’s minds, organizers for Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon worked with the Portland police to make sure the new route is safe.
Prosecutors agreed that one of the friends of Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be released from federal custody under strict bail conditions.
Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested three college friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Their identities were not disclosed. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured in the April 15 explosions.
They are donating 30 percent of their sales Tuesday to The One Fund.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reportedly told Boston investigators from his hospital bed that he and his brother had discussed going to New York to detonate their remaining explosives.
More than 8,500 runners are expected. The Oregon National Guard will supplement a large contingent of police officers.
It pulled T-shirts emblazoned with the words ‘Boston Massacre,’ featuring blood-splattered lettering designed for New York Yankees fans.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his initial court appearance in his hospital room. He was charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction, a crime that carries a possible death sentence.
He will not be tried as an enemy combatant in a military tribunal.
All of the more than 180 people injured in the blasts who made it to a hospital alive now seem likely to survive.
Katherine Russell Tsarnaev is the wife of 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The motive for the bombings still remains unclear.
A 19-year-old suspect is still in serious condition at a Boston-area hospital. He has yet to be charged.
When authorities closed in on suspected Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev inside a boat in the backyard of a home in Watertown, they got a look at him using a thermal imaging camera made by a company in Wilsonville.
Police don’t typically reveal specific tactics they use to bring volatile manhunt situations under control, but they do make an effort — whenever possible — to take their time when trying to take someone into custody.
Most of the people who become terrorists are almost always men and are cowards, one Portland-area criminal psychologist said.
The capture of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings set off celebrations in the city.
President Barack Obama says the capture of a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing closes what he calls “an important chapter in this tragedy.”