Boston Bomb Blasts

  • Russia caught Boston bomb suspect on wiretap: Officials April 28, 2013

    Washington: Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother, officials said on Saturday, days after the US government finally received details about the call. In another conversation, the mother of now-dead bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was...
  • Boston suspect in prison, brother's body unclaimed April 27, 2013

    Boston: The surviving suspect in last week's Boston Marathon bombing was moved to a prison medical center outside Boston on Friday, while the body of his older brother who died in a shootout with police remained unclaimed, officials said. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a 19-year-old ethnic Chechen charged with the bombing that killed...
  • Boston bombing suspects planned an attack in New York: Mayor April 26, 2013

    Washington/New York: The two men accused of carrying out last week's bombing of the Boston Marathon planned a second bomb attack on New York's Times Square, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday. The brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's original intent when they hijacked a car and its driver...
  • US lawmakers grill FBI on Boston bombing investigation April 24, 2013

    Washington: US lawmakers grilled top security officials on Tuesday about the handling of the Boston Marathon bombing investigation and why one of the suspects flagged as a possible Islamist radical was not tracked more closely. FBI officials briefed members of Congress behind closed doors in Washington about the investigation into the...
  • Boston bomb suspect influenced by mysterious radical April 24, 2013

    Washington: In the years before the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev fell under the influence of a new friend, a Muslim convert who steered the religiously apathetic young man toward a strict strain of Islam, family members said. Under the tutelage of a friend known to the Tsarnaev family only as...
  • Boston bomber charged with using weapon of mass destruction April 23, 2013

    Washington: Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has been charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against persons and property in the US and could face the death penalty if convicted, the Attorney General's office said on Tuesday. The charges came as the White House said on Monday that...
  • Boston blasts: New findings suggest bombers linked to militants April 22, 2013

    There have been growing questions over possible links between late suspect Tamerlan Tsarvaev and the Muslim extremist. The youTube page of late Tsarvaev suggets there might me. ...