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(...)

 A police dog sniffs near news cameras outside  the entrance to the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse during the trial of  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in relation to the 2013 Boston marathon bombings.  Photograph: Scott Eisen/Getty Images

A man who became one of the lasting images of the Boston Marathon bombing when he was wheeled away, ashen-faced, his legs severely injured, has told a(...)

 A file photo released in  April 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The trial of Mr Tsarnaev beings on Wednesday.

Jurors in the trial of the man accused of killing three people and injuring more than 260 in two bombings near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Mara(...)

Dignitaries including US vice-president Joe Biden, survivors and first responders participate in a flag-raising ceremony at the marathon finishing line in Boston, Massachusetts, yesterday, on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. Photograph: Reuters/Brian Snyder

Boston paused in silence at 2.49pm yesterday to remember the moment a year ago when three people were killed (...)

Boston Fire Department honor guards (R) relieve Cambridge Police honor guards at the site of one of the two bomb blasts on the one-year anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: Dominick Reuter /Reuters

Boston began its memorials of last year’s marathon bombing attack, which killed three people and injured 264, on a quiet note today, with mayor(...)

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev photographed just before his arrest with a sniper’s laser sight trained on his head as he surrenders to authorities on April 19th following a massive manhunt in this handout photo provided courtesy of Massachusetts State Police Sergeant Sean Murphy and Boston Magazine. Photograph: Sgt Sean Murphy/Boston Magazine/Reuters

Accused Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was badly injured when taken into custody by US federal agents in April, with multiple gunshot wounds(...)

Defense attorneys Miriam Conrad (left) and Judy Clarke  flank Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in court in Boston, Massachusetts today in this  court sketch. Photograph: Jane Rosenberg/Reuters

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to committing the worst mass-casualty attack on US soil since 9/11, a crime that c(...)

A hearse carrying the body of Krystle Campbell, one of three people killed in the Boston Bombings, arrives at Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford today. Photograph: Katherine Taylor/The New York Times
Boston bombs suspect charged
  • US
  • April 22, 2013, 20:09

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was today charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction and could face a de(...)

An image from a video released by Massachusetts  police of a remote-controlled robot lifting the tarpaulin on a boat in  which the badly injured Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found on Friday night.

Boston mayor Tom Menino has said the authorities may never be able to question the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, who lies seriously injured (...)

The bar is quiet at first. Most, except for one rowdy table, are nursing a postwork drink, engaging in a little conversation with a neighbour o(...)