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Widow of bombing suspect hires criminal lawyer

The widow of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has hired a criminal lawyer with experience defending terrorism cases as she continues to face questions from federal authorities.


Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance

Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press....


Bombing suspects' mom also in terror database

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva - AP

Two government officials tell The Associated Press that U.S. intelligence agencies added the Boston bombing suspects' mother to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack....


Dzhokar Tsarnaev Moved to Medical Detention Center

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged in the Boston Marathon explosions, was transferred to a locked medical facility for male prisoners.


'America took my kids away': Mother of Boston suspects insists sons not responsible

The mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insisted Thursday that her sons are not responsible for the attack and said she did not see any aggression in the older brother, even when the FBI questioned him two years ago.


Student wrongly tied to Boston bombings found dead

Sunil Tripathi - CNN

Reddit apologized for the 'dangerous speculation' on the site that pointed fingers at the student. A body pulled from the water off Indian Point Park in Rhode Island has been identified as the Brown University student mistakenly linked by amateur sleuths on a social media site to the Boston bombings.


Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Bomb Suspect, Was on Watch Lists

The F.B.I. and the C.I.A. separately had Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspect who died last week, listed in government databases in 2011, though they cleared him of extremist links.


Site of Boston bombings reopens to traffic

Boylston Street opened to pedestrian and vehicular traffic on Wednesday, nine days after two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.


Dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev "was angry that the world pictures Islam as a violent religion"

The portrait investigators have begun to piece together of the two brothers suspected of the Boston Marathon bombings suggests that they were motivated by extremist Islamic beliefs but were not acting with known terrorist groups — and that they may have learned to build bombs simply by logging onto the online English-language magazine of the affiliate of Al Qaeda in Yemen, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.


Boston, MIT honors slain campus cop Sean Collier

Thousands gathered on the MIT campus here Wednesday for an emotional memorial service honoring slain school police officer Sean Collier.


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