Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev http://wamc.org en Suspect In Boston Marathon Bombing Indicted http://wamc.org/post/suspect-boston-marathon-bombing-indicted <p>Authorities say Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces a 15-count state indictment related to the death of a police officer and a police shootout.</p><p>That's in addition to a 30-count federal indictment returned by a federal grand jury Thursday.</p><p>U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz and state officials said at a news conference that they're thinking of the three people killed and 260 people injured when two bombs exploded April 15 near the finish line.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:41:56 +0000 Jaired Crofut 68063 at http://wamc.org Suspect In Boston Marathon Bombing Indicted Lawyers: 2 Didn't Know Of Boston Attack Plans http://wamc.org/post/lawyers-2-didnt-know-boston-attack-plans <p>Lawyers for two men charged with conspiring to obstruct justice in the Boston bombing case say their clients had no idea the attack was being planned.</p><p>The lawyers for Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev held a brief news conference Wednesday after their clients' initial court appearance.</p><p>Their attorneys say their clients were just as shocked as everyone else and didn't have anything to do with the attack.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Jaired Crofut 63678 at http://wamc.org Lawyers: 2 Didn't Know Of Boston Attack Plans Bomb Suspects Appear Driven By Religious Views http://wamc.org/post/bomb-suspects-appear-driven-religious-views <p>More is emerging about the criminal case against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.</p><p>U.S. officials say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother appear to have been motivated by their religious views, not any connection to any Muslim terrorist groups. The officials made the assessment after Tsarnaev was interrogated in his hospital room, where he's being treated for severe wounds allegedly suffered during violent encounters with law enforcement following the Boston Marathon bombings.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:58:06 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62877 at http://wamc.org Bomb Suspects Appear Driven By Religious Views Boston Bomber Suspect On The Run 9:38 a.m. http://wamc.org/post/boston-bomber-suspect-run-938-am <p></p><p>There have been many developments in the Boston Marathon bombing overnight. Twenty four hours ago, investigators didn’t know very much about who was responsible for Monday’s attack.</p><p>Here’s how last night’s events played out. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 13:40:29 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62635 at http://wamc.org Boston Bomber Suspect On The Run 9:38 a.m. NEW: AP Sources Identify Surviving Boston Bombing Suspect http://wamc.org/post/new-ap-sources-identify-surviving-boston-bombing-suspect <p></p><p></p><p>Police in Boston have released a new photo showing the man believed to be a suspect in the marathon bombings.</p><p>In the new photo, he's wearing a gray hoodie sweatshirt pulled up on his head. The photo was taken at a 7-Eleven in Cambridge, just across the river from Boston.</p><p>AP sources identify the man as 19-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the bombing suspect who is still alive. The other bombing suspect was killed overnight in an exchange of gunfire with police.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 11:23:27 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62630 at http://wamc.org NEW: AP Sources Identify Surviving Boston Bombing Suspect