The jury deliberating the fate of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev announced Friday that it has reached a decision on whether he should be sentenced to life in prison without parole or to death.
From a fatal Amtrak derailment to the latest in the Boston bombing trial, these are the four things to know for Wednesday, May 13.
The life-or-death phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got underway Tuesday with a prosecutor showing the jury a photo of Tsarnaev giving the finger to a security camera in his jail cell three months after the attack.
Now that a jury has convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all charges, even more is at stake in the next phase of the federal trial: The same 12 people must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted in the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon.
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Police say the Boston Marathon bombers planned more attacks in the heart of New York City.
A 19-year-old Massachusetts college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing was captured hiding out in a boat parked in a backyard Friday and his older brother lay dead in a furious 24-hour drama that transfixed the nation and paralyzed the Boston area with fear.
In a blaze of gunfire, the hunt for the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects was down to one. Late Thursday night, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed in a vicious firefight with police and federal agents.