Rolling Stone magazine sparks controversy by placing Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its front cover.
Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to all charges as he made his first public appearance since the attacks.
Paul and JP Norden both lost a leg in the Boston Marathon attacks. They are helping each other recover from their injuries.
Boston marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been been linked to a triple murder in September 2011, according to US court papers.
Chechen immigrant Ibragim Todashev is said to have implicated Tsarnaev in the murder of three men found stabbed to death, in an apartment in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Todashev was shot and killed in May during a confrontation with police officials who had been interviewing him about his links to Tsarnaev.
According to Reuters, US media had previously reported that one of the victims was a close friend of Tsarnaev and authorities believe the killings were drug related.
The in-laws of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev have given evdience before a federal grand jury.
Judith and Warren Russel's daughter Katherine was married to the man authorities say is responsible for the April 15 bombings that killed three people and injured more than 260 others.
Two students from Kazakhstan have been indicted by a grand jury on obstruction of justice charges for helping the accused Boston Marathon bombers to hide evidence after the April attack that killed three people and injured 264, the US Attorney's office for Massachusetts said.
New images of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect show him bloody and dishevelled with the red dot of a sniper's rifle laser sight on his forehead after police found him hiding in a boat.
The pictures were taken by Massachusetts State Police tactical photographer Sergeant Sean Murphy of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on April 19 after he was captured, four days after the bombing.
He released the images to show the "real Boston bomber, not someone fluffed and buffed for the cover of Rolling Stone magazine."
The police photographer who released images from the day the surviving Boston bombing suspect was captured has reportedly been "relieved of duty".
Boston Magazine editor John Wolfson wrote:
Sgt. Sean Murphy has been relieved of duty. Post coming shortly.
Since site is slow: Murphy has been relieved but not yet fired. Duty hearing next week.
Has been ordered not to talk to media or anyone else about events at Watertown.
A state police spokesman said the agency did not authorise the release of the photographs.
A police photographer has released images from the day the surviving Boston bombing suspect was captured because he was furious with a Rolling Stone magazine cover photo.
The photographs released by Massachusetts State Police tactical photographer Sgt Sean Murphy to Boston Magazine show a dishevelled Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with the red dot of a sniper's rifle laser sight on his forehead.
In a statement to the magazine, Sgt Murphy said Tsarnaev was evil and his photos showed the "real Boston bomber, not someone fluffed and buffed for the cover of Rolling Stone magazine".
He said the Rolling Stone cover insulted officers killed in the line of duty, their colleagues and their families by glamorising the "face of terror".
Massachusetts Institute of Technology police chief John DiFava said Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a "punk" who showed no remorse in court.
The police chief added that he wants the death penalty if Tsarnaev is found guilty, according to the Boston Herald.
Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to using a weapon of mass destruction and 29 other counts.