A mother who survived the Boston Marathon bombing has had her leg amputated after more than 18 months of 17 operations trying to save it.Read the full story ›
A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber has been found guilty of lying to US authorities in a terrorism investigation. Robel Phillipos, 21, was charged with lying about having visited suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room three days after the attack, which killed three people and injured more than 260.
Phillipos and two friends removed a backpack containing empty fireworks shells from the suspected bomber's room. Phillipos, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, was on trial for two criminal counts of lying to investigators, one for saying he did not remember the visit and one for denying it.
He later signed a written confession admitting to it, following an FBI interrogation.
The US Department of Justice has said that the jury has reached a verdict in the trial of the college friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber, who was charged with lying to authorities in a terrorism investigation.
Robel Phillipos, 21, was charged with lying about having visited suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room three days after the attack, which killed three people and injured more than 260.
A US judge has has overturned a bid by the man accused of the Boston Marathon bombings to move his trial out of the city where the atrocity took place.
However, US District Judge George O'Toole agreed to delay the start of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by two months to January, pushing it back to after the US holiday season.
Bostonians turned out to the city's annual marathon in high spirits on Monday - one year after attacks killed three and injured hundreds.Read the full story ›
US runner Meb Keflezighi has become the first North American winner of the Boston Marathon since 1983, with a time of 2:08:37.
For the first time since 1983 an American man has won the Boston Marathon! Congratulations Meb Keflezighi!
Unofficial time for Meb Keflezighi was 2:08:37. If the time stands it will be a personal record adn the second... http://t.co/ht5luLDNaN
Kenya's Rita Jeptoo has successfully defended her Boston Marathon title with a time of 2:18:57, organisers have said.
Rita Jeptoo (KEN) sets a course record (~2:18:57) to win the women's field of the 118th Boston Marathon - her... http://t.co/7qzaGcWk9g
Almost 36,000 athletes will run in the 118th Boston Marathon today in the first running of the race since last year's bombing.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick said security will be tighter than ever for this year's running of the world's oldest marathon.
Runners attending the event will have to use clear plastic bags for their belongings, and fans hoping to watch near the finish line are encouraged to leave strollers and backpacks behind.
An image allegedly showing the last words written by suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, before he was captured, have been obtained by ABC News.
The writing was apparently found on the wall of the boat he was arrested in.
ABC have transcribed what they believe to be the inscription on the boat walls:
“The U.S. government is killing our innocent civilians, but most of you already know that… I can’t stand to see such [bullet hole] go unpunished,” said the note ABC News obtained from a law enforcement official.
“We Muslims are one body. You kill one of us, you hurt [bullet hole] us all.”
A reporter from 7News in Boston has said a man has been charged in relation to leaving an unattended backpack at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Jennifer Eagan also said the man told police he had a rice cooker in his backpack.
Charges man with backpack at finish line will face: Possession of hoax device, Disorderly conduct, Disturbing the peace
BPD: With the marathon coming we are taking this seriously.
Man told police he had a rice cooker in the backpack.