Three people died and over 260 others were injured when two bombs went off at the annual Boston Marathon in 2013. In the ensuing manhunt one of the two perpetrators was killed; the other, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was later convicted
The US Justice Department is calling on the nation’s highest court to revive the death penalty for the surviving Boston Marathon bomber, despite President Joe Biden’s previous vows to end capital punishment on the federal level.
Donald Trump is no longer president, but he may yet get his way over the punishment of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal seeking reinstatement of the death penalty.
Adrianne Haslet, a ballroom dancer who lost her leg in the 2013 terrorist attack, and rose to fame for her never-say-die attitude, asked “haven’t I been through enough?” after suffering injuries requiring multiple new surgeries.
Attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have told a federal court that they "will not be able to meaningfully" appeal Tsarnaev's death sentence without accessing 13 secret documents which federal prosecutors refuse to share.
The sun shone hot and bright for the 120th running of the Boston Marathon. With much of Massachusetts was shut down for Patriot’s Day, residents turned out en masse to cheer on the runners. For the first time, Ethiopians swept the men’s podium.