Lawyers say the popularity of the photos show that suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can’t get a fair trial in Boston.
UPDATE: The internet’s anonymous shoveling hero has been identified.
The slow pace of jury selection will push back the timeline in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s mass murder trial. His lawyers filed a third motion to move the trial out of Boston to ensure “indifferent jurors.”
Jurors for the trial against the accused Boston Marathon bomber will be selected from 1,200 people. BuzzFeed News reporter Mike Hayes is at the courthouse.
Ailina Tsarnaeva, 24, was arrested on suspicion of threatening a New York woman, the New York Post reported. “I know people who can put a bomb on you,” she is alleged to have said.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s lawyers asked for the trial to be moved to Washington, D.C., citing “an overwhelming presumption of guilt.”
The names Martin, Krystle, Sean, and Lingzi were written on his bib as he ran today.
The Marblehead, Mass. native finished seventh overall in Monday’s marathon.
“After last year, I realized the people you love can be taken away from you.”
Meb Keflezighi, a 38-year-old from San Diego, has won the Boston Marathon with a time of 2:08:28.
The healing of a city in pictures. Warning: This post contains graphic content.
Rebekah Gregory and Pete DiMartino were at the finish line of the Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. Now wedding site The Knot is giving them a chance at a perfect wedding.
A new report shows that much of the activity on Twitter during the tragedy was “fake content.”
A friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev told investigators that Tsarnaev participated in the 2011 triple murder, according to a government court filing.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been in prison since his arrest April 19, following the Boston Marathon bombings.
Several court documents were unsealed Monday, including a trauma surgeon’s testimony about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s condition three days after his capture.
Erika Brannock, a schoolteacher, lost part of her left leg in the explosions.
A 27-year-old who was fatally shot on Tuesday night had been questioned by the FBI about his connection to Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Update: Authorities say the man confessed to being involved with a brutal murder of Tsarnaev’s best friend in 2011.
How the city marked one week since the deadly marathon explosions. (Click each Vine to play.)
It’s called “Nate Fights Terrorist” and the soundtrack is, of course, “America, Fuck Yeah!” Language NSFW.
The oft-controversial musician published a poem inspired by the Boston Marathon bombing suspect. As expected, response is mixed.
Collier died early Friday morning during a confrontation with Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Saturday night, the Boston Police Department, MIT students and hundreds of others lined the streets to honor him.
Mufti Menk condemns the Boston bombings. “Don’t mix up your cards and create baddies out of people trying to promote peace & tolerance.”
The last two hours of the manhunt for Dzokhar Tsarnaev felt like the Oscars on Twitter. Why that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Apparently, closed captioning thought “Dzhokhar Tsarnaev” sounded a lot like “Zooey Deschanel.”
Don’t let the terrorists win, Boston.
“Front of the crib! Cop climbing to reach window!”
And one of them is atually tweeting threats at the Boston Police Department.
AP and NBC reported that Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev came to the U.S. from or near Chechnya, but both have apparently spent several years in Cambridge, Massachusetts.