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(UPDATE) Judge denies Tsarnaev request to suspend jury selection in light of Paris attacks

UPDATE - A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected the latest plea by lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to suspend jury selection for his trial due to the recent attacks in Paris.Tsarnaev's attorneys filed papers Tuesday night in federal court seeking to suspend jury selections...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 4:58am

Tsarnaev jury selection to resume Thursday

The second phase of jury selection in the federal Boston Marathon bombing trial is expected to begin Thursday, according to court officials.Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, is charged with carrying out the April 15, 2013 bombing at the Boylston Street finish line of the Boston Marathon.The blasts killed...

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 11:28pm

Jury selection in Boston bombing trial moves into arduous phase

Jury selection for the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will move into a more difficult phase on Wednesday after the court wraps up its initial screening of 1,200 candidates summoned to appear this week.The field needs to be winnowed down to 12 jurors and six alternates, a...

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 9:16pm

Live Updates: Inside the courtroom of the Boston Marathon Bomber trial

[View the story "Live Updates from the Boston Marathon Bombing Trial" on Storify]Boston took the first small step on its journey to justice Monday when a federal judge lectured hundreds of potential jurors for the Boston Marathon bombing trial about their civic duty to weigh fairly the fate of the...

Monday, January 5, 2015 - 7:29pm

Tsarnaev defense still pushing to delay trial

With less than one week until accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is due to stand trial for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, defense attorneys are renewing a push to delay the terror trial.Tsarnaev's attorneys renewed their pitch Monday to delay his trial until the fall. As it stands, jury...

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 11:27pm

Boston bombing suspect attorneys want to rein in groupies

Lawyers for accused Boston bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev, who is set to begin trial on Jan. 5, have asked a federal judge to take “reasonable measures” to control demonstrations by people, mostly women, who claim to support the 21-year-old terror suspect.In a motion filed on Monday, defense attorneys...

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 2:19am

Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah DiMartino says ‘yes’ to the dress

Boston Marathon survivor Rebekah Gregory DiMartino made an appearance on the Friday night season finale of “Say Yes to the Dress,” the hit TLC show that follows brides-to-be as they shop for their dream wedding dress.Gregory DiMartino, 27, lost her left leg earlier this year, after enduring 16...

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 5:30pm

Accused Boston Marathon bomber appeared 'dapper and relaxed' in court

The man accused of setting off two deadly bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathonappeared dapper and relaxed Thursday in a federal courtroom in Boston, where he made hissecond public appearance since he was arrested and charged with the deadly terror attacks.Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, wore a...

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 9:52pm

Monday last day to donate to One Fund Boston

One Fund Boston, which donated more than $80 million to survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, closed its doors Monday.“As this holiday season draws near we wanted to again thank the thousands of generous donors who helped our community when it needed their support the most,” said Jim...

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 1:16am

Alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s first day in court Thursday

The man accused of carrying out the vicious and deadly Boston Marathon bombing alongside his older brother will finally show his face in a Boston courtroom Thursday, 17 months after his first and only public appearance to date.Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, waived his right to appear at pretrial...

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:08am

Lawyers for alleged Boston Marathon bomber again seek trial out of state

(Reuters) - Lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday requested, for the second time, that his trial be moved out of state because of the risk that intense local media coverage will bias a jury against him.The request comes one month before Tsarnaev is scheduled to face...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 7:59pm

Martin Richard kindness perseveres with Marathon team

Propelled by the loving spirit of a little boy he once knew, Dorchester’s Steve Datish will soon begin training for the 2015 Boston Marathon.“He was a compassionate kid. Whether he was playing sports or with his siblings, he never complained, and he always had a smile on his face,” said Datish of 8...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 5:28am

Boston bombing survivor Jeff Bauman gets married

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman and his fiancée Erin Hurley were married in an intimate ceremony at their Chelmsfordhome Saturday, according to local reports.Photographs published by CBS Bostonand on Bauman's public charity Facebook page show the happy couple exchanging vows under a...

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 11:50pm