Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (21) was found guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 in the April 15th, 2013, bombing on the Boston Marathon, as well as fatally shooting a police officer three days later. Photograph: EPA/FBI

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologised at a Wednesday hearing to formally sentence him to death for the 2013 attack. “I am sorry for the (...)

A makeshift memorial on Boylston Street, near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A message to Krystle Campbell, one of three people killed in two bomb blasts at the race two years ago, and a Champagne bottle adorned the site a day after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to die for his role in the attack. Photograph: Seán Proctor/The New York Times

A Kazakh exchange student who was friends with the Boston Marathon bomber was sentenced to 3½ years in US federal prison on Friday for removing a back(...)

Dzokhar Tsarnaev (21), was convicted of 30 federal charges relating to the twin bombings that killed three spectators and wounded more than 260 other people near the marathon’s finish line on April 15th, 2013.

The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial has sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (21), an ethnic Chechen and naturalised American citizen, to death after(...)

A courtroom sketch shows Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev   during his trial. “He killed indiscriminately to make a political statement . . . His actions have earned him a sentence of death,” the prosecution said. Photograph: Jane Flavell Collins/Reuters

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a terrorist who wanted to punish America with a deadly 2013 attack, a federal prosecutor said yesterday as(...)

File photograph of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted of 30 federal charges relating to the twin bombings  at the  Boston Marathon finishing line in 2013. Tsarnaev’s lawyers have urged the jury in the case not to grant him the death penalty.   Photograph: FBI handout/Reuters

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers have urged the jury in his trial to spare his life, portraying him as “a good kid” who was led down(...)

In this courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (second from left) is depicted standing with his defence attorneys as the jury presents its verdict

After two months of jury selection and 17 days of moving and often disturbing testimony from 95 witnesses, it took a Boston jury just over 11 hours(...)

A month after defence lawyers bluntly admitted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s role in the bombing and the four chaotic days that followed it, each side’s focus will be less on guilt than on the question of whether Mr Tsarnaev will die for his crimes. Photograph: US Attorney’s Office in Boston/Handout via Reuters

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev “wanted to punish America” when he killed three people and injured 264 with a pair of homemade bombs (...)

A courtroom sketch shows accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (left) and Judge George O’Toole (top) listening as bombing victim Richard Martin’s father Bill (top right) testifies, during Tsarnaev’s trial at the federal courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts.  Photograph: Jane Flavell Collins/Reuters

Moments after being blasted into the air “like a rocket” in the Boston Marathon bombing, nurse Jessica Kensky saw that her husband’s leg had been blo(...)

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Marc Fucarile leaves the federal courthouse after the first day of the trial of accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Maybe it’s the snow. There’s about eight feet of it, with snowbanks on street corners even taller than that.Or maybe it’s the fact that everybody in a(...)

Boston prepares for its legal reckoning with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who stands accused of bombing the 2013 marathon and turning Boston’s premiere athletic event into a scene of terror. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

The blood has long since been scrubbed from the finish line. The memorials have vanished, and the fund that raised money for victims has closed. But t(...)