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Accused Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Own Words Read Aloud in Court

Accused Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Own Words Read Aloud in Court

Originally posted 03/11/2015 06:15AM

In the moments before he was arrested on April 19, 2013, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev used a pencil to scrawl on the inside of a boat parked behind a home in Watertown, Massachusetts.

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Boston Bombing Trial: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Attorney Admits Her Client's Role in Bombing

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Boston Bombing Trial: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Attorney Admits Her Client's Role in Bombing

Originally posted 03/05/2015 11:35AM

In a packed Boston courtroom, Rebekah Gregory took the stand. She had witnessed the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013, and the scene was still fresh in her mind. "I remember being thrown back, hoisted in the air and thrown back," she recalled. She reached for her 5-year-old son, Noah, who was screaming, "mommy, mommy, mommy."

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Boston Bombing: Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Boston Bombing: Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Originally posted 01/05/2015 09:50AM

More than 20 months ago, two backpack bombs exploded at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others. Authorities quickly released photos of the suspects, later identified as brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Boston Bombing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to 30 Counts

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Pleads Not Guilty to 30 Counts

Originally posted 07/10/2013 04:00PM

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to 30 counts including use of a weapon of mass destruction to kill.

In his first public appearance since being arrested April 19, he entered the plea Wednesday at his arraignment in federal court in Boston.

For first one, he leaned toward a microphone and said, "Not guilty," in a Russian accent. He then said not guilty repeatedly about a half-dozen more times.

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Boston Bombings Suspect Left Note in Boat: Report

Boston Bombings Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Left Note in Boat: Report

Originally posted 05/16/2013 11:35AM

Shortly before his April 19 capture, as he remained hidden and bleeding inside the hull of a boat, Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reportedly scrawled a note admitting to the April 15 attack and saying it was in retaliation for American action against Muslims.

A law enforcement source also told CNN on Thursday that the message said Dzhokhar, 19, would not miss his older brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, – who had already been killed by police on April 18 – because he would soon be joining him as a martyr in paradise.

"When you attack one Muslim, you attack all Muslims," read the note, scrawled with a marker on the interior wall of the boat's cabin, according to CBS News senior correspondent John Miller.

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'Compassionate Individual' Steps Forward to Bury Boston Bombing Suspect

Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Body Is Buried in Undisclosed Location

Originally posted 05/09/2013 11:05AM

The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in an undisclosed location outside the city of Worcester, where it had been held for a week at a funeral home, police said Thursday.

"As a result of our public appeal for help, a courageous and compassionate individual came forward to provide the assistance needed to properly bury the deceased," Worcester police said in a statement.

Sgt. Kerry Hazelhurst said the body was no longer in Worcester and is now entombed.

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Jeff Bauman & Carlos Arredondo: Helping Each Other Heal After Boston Bombings

Jeff Bauman and Carlos Arredondo: Victim and Savior Bond After Boston Bombings

Originally posted 05/02/2013 11:30AM

They met under the most dire circumstances – one man desperately in need of the other. But Jeff Bauman and Carlos Arredondo have ended up helping each other in ways neither could have imagined.

The pair were immortalized in the most famous photo from the Boston Marathon bombings. Arredondo, 52, in a cowboy hat, is seen rushing Bauman, 27, to medical care after one of the bombs shattered both of Bauman's legs below the knee.

In the weeks since that awful afternoon, the men have bonded. And in some ways, it is Bauman who is helping Arredondo to heal – from years of mental health problems.

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Three More Suspects Detained in Boston Bombing Case

UpdatePosted 05/01/2013 01:20PM

Boston Police Say Three More Suspects in Custody in Marathon Bombing Case

Originally posted 05/01/2013 11:55AM

Three more suspects were taken into custody in the Boston Marathon bombing case, including two college friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who came to the U.S. from Kazakhstan, officials said Wednesday.

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PHOTO: A Powerful Remembrance of a Brother Policeman Killed after Bombing

Sean Collier Honored in Cambridge, Mass. by Vice President Joe Biden

Originally posted 04/24/2013 03:45PM

As bagpipes wailed, more than 4,000 mourners paid their respects Wednesday to an MIT police officer Sean Collier, who authorities say was ambushed in his cruiser by the Boston Marathon bombers.

MIT students, faculty and staff, law enforcement officials from across the nation and Vice President Joe Biden gathered on the campus in Cambridge to remember Collier, a MIT officer who authorities say was gunned down by Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev three days after the bombing.

The line of mourners stretched for a half-mile. They had to make their way through tight security, including metal detectors and bomb-sniffing dogs.

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Katherine Russell Tsarnaev: From All-American Girl to Bomber's Wife

Katherine Russell Tsarnaev: From All-American Girl to Bomber's Wife

Originally posted 04/23/2013 10:30PM

Katherine Russell was a typical college student before she met Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

The daughter of an emergency room doctor, Katie, as she was called, grew up in a Christian household in North Kingstown, R.I., graduated at the top of her class at her high school in 2007, and said in her yearbook she wanted to go into the Peace Corps.

"The reason why I remember her is she was very nice and very smart," her North Kingstown High art teacher, Amos Trout Paine, tells the Associated Press. "She was ready to learn."

She is now known as the Boston Marathon bomber's widow.

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