Aliana Tsarnaev, the sister of the two men suspected of detonating a pair of pressure cooker bombs at the 2013 Boston Marathon, was arrested and released in New York City on Wednesday on a charge of aggravated harassment.
Azamat Tazhayakov, a friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was found guilty of one count of obstruction of justice and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice in the first trial related to the April 2013 bombing.
The federal law enforcement agent who fatally shot a 27-year-old acquaintance of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev last year has been linked to other violent outbursts while on the job, according to the Boston Globe.
The US is trying to blame Russia for missed opportunities to prevent the Boston marathon bombing last year, Russian Foreign Ministry said in response to recently released report that accused Moscow of withholding information about the bomber.
An extensive investigation led by researchers at Harvard University has uncovered what its authors say are ‘fault lines’ in policing with regards to how law enforcement officials handled last year’s Boston Marathon bombing.
An FBI agent has been cleared in the fatal shooting of a Chechen man who was associated with alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Prosecutors ruled that the agent acted in self defense and did not violate any laws.