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Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is shown in a courtroom sketch. ©Reuters
Boston bomber to be formally sentenced to death

A US federal judge will formally sentence Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death at a court hearing Wednesday.

Boston bomber to be formally sentenced to death
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Boston marathon bombing: Azamat Tazhayakov sentenced to 3.5 years prison term in US

Boston bomber's friend Azamat Tazhayakov sentenced to 3.5 years in prison in the US.

Boston marathon bombing: Azamat Tazhayakov sentenced to 3.5 years prison term in US
From left to right: Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Dias Kadyrbayev sentenced to 6 years of prison

Boston marathon bombing case sees one of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends, a Kazakh student, sentenced to six years imprisonment for obstruction of justice.

Dias Kadyrbayev sentenced to 6 years of prison
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is shown in a courtroom sketch. ©Reuters
Death 'fitting' for Boston bomber: US attorney general

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, the nation's top law enforcement official, welcomed a jury's decision to sentence Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.

Death 'fitting' for Boston bomber: US attorney general
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (L) is shown in a courtroom sketch. ©Reuters
From drunk to radical, how a Boston bomber was born

Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a flashy dresser who smoked pot and drank alcohol before his dreams of becoming a boxing champion were crushed.

From drunk to radical, how a Boston bomber was born
Defense to launch bid to save Boston bomber from death
Defense to launch bid to save Boston bomber from death

Celebrated defense lawyer Judy Clarke will launch her bid to save 21-year-old convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty for bombing the Boston Marathon in 2013.

Defense to launch bid to save Boston bomber from death
'America's worst nightmare' deserves death, trial hears
'America's worst nightmare' deserves death, trial hears

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is "America's worst nightmare" and deserves to die for perpetrating one of the bloodiest attacks on US soil since 9/11.

'America's worst nightmare' deserves death, trial hears
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (L) is shown in a courtroom sketch. ©Reuters
Boston bomber back in court, prosecution demands death

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will return to court for the start of his sentencing trial when prosecutors will demand that the American jury condemn the 21-year-old to death.

Boston bomber back in court, prosecution demands death
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is shown in a courtroom sketch. ©Reuters
Parents of child killed in Boston bombings ask to drop death sentence

The parents of a boy killed in the Boston Marathon attacks have asked prosecutors to take the death penalty off the table for convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Parents of child killed in Boston bombings ask to drop death sentence
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is shown in a courtroom sketch. ©Reuters
Penalty phase of Boston bombings trial starts April 21

The sentencing phase of the Boston bombings trial, which will condemn convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or life imprisonment, will begin on April 21.

Penalty phase of Boston bombings trial starts April 21
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (L) is shown in a courtroom sketch.  ©Reuters
Tsarnaev guilty on 30 counts over 2013 Boston bombings

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty after a jury unanimously convicted him of carrying out the worst attack in the United States.

Tsarnaev guilty on 30 counts over 2013 Boston bombings
Boston bombings trial hears closing arguments
Boston bombings trial hears closing arguments

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a callous terrorist who carried out the 2013 attack, a prosecutor told jurors as the young Muslim's trial neared an end.

Boston bombings trial hears closing arguments
Azamat Tazhayakov as pictured in a courtroom sketch ©REUTERS
Boston marathon boming: Tazhayakov's defense seeks extradition to Kazakhstan

The defense of Azamat Tazhayakov is seeking extradition for their client, who was accused of obstructing the investigation of the Boston marathon bombings case.

Boston marathon boming: Tazhayakov's defense seeks extradition to Kazakhstan
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. ©Reuters
Boston bombings trial to start March 4: court official

The trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will start with opening statements on March 4.

Boston bombings trial to start March 4: court official
Boston breaks monthly snowfall record after latest storm
Boston breaks monthly snowfall record after latest storm

Boston braced for another pummeling of wintry weather Sunday, as officials declared February the snowiest month in the city's history.

Boston breaks monthly snowfall record after latest storm
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (R) is shown in a courtroom sketch on the first day of jury selection at the federal courthouse. ©Reuters
Accused Boston bomber: an American dream gone awry

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is the 21-year-old American of Chechen descent who faces the death penalty if convicted of the Boston marathon bombings.

Accused Boston bomber: an American dream gone awry
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (L) is shown in a courtroom sketch next to Judge George O'Toole on the first day of jury selection at the federal courthouse in Boston. ©Reuters
Death penalty central to Boston bombings trial

With jury selection barely begun in the trial of accused Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the prospect of the death penalty is already front and center.

Death penalty central to Boston bombings trial
Azamat Tazhayakov. Photo courtesy of wpri.com/AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins
Tazhayakov to testify against Tsarnaev

Kazakhstani Azamat Tazhayakov is willing to testify against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the prime Boston marathon bombings suspect.

Tazhayakov to testify against Tsarnaev
Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov in the courtroom. ©Reuters
Decision soon on trial start for Boston bombing suspect

A defense request to delay the US trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be decided soon.

Decision soon on trial start for Boston bombing suspect
Lawyers want Boston bombing trial delayed to Sept 2015
Lawyers want Boston bombing trial delayed to Sept 2015

Lawyers defending the prime suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings have requested that his trial be delayed until at least September next year.

Lawyers want Boston bombing trial delayed to Sept 2015