Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Terrorist. Murderer. Federal Informant?

Not long after Tsarnaev bombed the Boston Marathon, investigative reporter Michele McPhee went looking for answers. What she discovered might just change how you think about our government and law enforcement forever.


Orlando Shooter Referenced Tsarnaev Brothers During Massacre

Update: Monday, 2:15 p.m. In one of his 911 calls during the rampage, Mateen told the operator the Tsarnaev brothers his “homeboys,” Special Agent in Charge Harold […]


President Obama Mentions Boston Marathon Bombers in Terrorism Address

In a rare, nationally televised address Sunday night, President Barack Obama made mention of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, while urging the country to resist […]


New Trial Hearing For Tsarnaev a Preview of Long Legal Battle

Courtwatchers got a taste of what the long post-conviction phase of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev case will be like on Tuesday when attorneys for the government […]


Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Juror Speaks Out for First Time

It will probably be a long time before we finally learn the names of all the jurors who sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death in […]


In Appeal Filing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Blames Venue, Social Media for Conviction

Attorneys for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev blamed the trial venue, the publicity around the bombing’s anniversary, and social media usage by jurors for his […]

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Middlesex District Attorney Wants To Try Dzhokhar Tsarnaev In State Court

Even though he is sitting in a sterile concrete box in a Colorado prison that is quite possibly the most strictly controlled building in the country, Middlesex […]


Judge to Tsarnaev: ‘What Will Be Remembered Is the Evil You Have Done’

The judge in the Boston Marathon bombing trial admonished Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at his sentencing hearing at Moakley Courthouse on Thursday. Judge George O’Toole—speaking just after […]


Krystle Campbell Remembered as Family, Friends Confront Tsarnaev in Court

On April 15, 2013, Krystle Campbell and her friend Karen McWatters were near the Boston Marathon finish line waiting for McWatters’ then boyfriend and now […]


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Speaks to Victims at Sentencing

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev finally spoke to his victims Wednesday afternoon, gathered in federal court for the 21-year-old’s formal sentencing. In a twist, defense […]


Martin Richard’s Family Speaks at Tsarnaev’s Sentencing

In federal court on Wednesday, the parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings, eight-year-old Martin Richard, confronted the terrorist who blew their son’s body […]


Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Will Be Formally Sentenced to Death Wednesday

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be in Moakley Courthouse one last time Wednesday for his formal sentencing by Judge George O’Toole and to hear […]

Arts & Entertainment

Michael Ian Black Is Saying Things on Twitter About Race and the Tsarnaev Brothers

Following the devastating news about the fatal shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, comedian Michael Ian Black took his opinions to Twitter on Thursday morning about “racially profiling […]


Why the Jury Chose Death for Tsarnaev, Despite Massachusetts’ Desire for Mercy

The looks on the jurors’ faces told me they wanted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to die. One juror, her eyes red, shook her head slowly, in anger. […]


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death. Jurors reached the verdict after 15 hours of deliberation, exactly two years and one […]