Friend of accused Boston bomber lied repeatedly: prosecutor
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to investigators before eventually confessing about his activities in the days after the attack, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday. Over the course of a federal trial, defense lawyers for Robel Phillipos have argued that the 21-year-old was too high on marijuana to remember what he did the night of April 18,...
Metro's roundup of convicted athletes
Footballer Ched Evans served just half of a five-year sentence following his conviction for the rape of a 19-year-old girl. The unrepentant 23-year-old, who played for both English third tier club Sheffield United and Wales, still denies any wrongdoing, arguing that the incident that took place in a hotel room was consensual. Evans is now hoping to resume his successful career...