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  • FILE - This combination of file photos shows brothers Tamerlan, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013. Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gunfight with police several days later, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was captured and is held in a federal prison on charges of using a weapon of mass destruction. A year after the bombings, prosecutors said they have a trove of evidence to use against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, including surveillance video showing him placing one of the bombs just yards from Martin Richard, the 8-year-old boy who died in the blast. (AP Photos/Lowell Sun and FBI, File)

    Defense says bombing suspect's family key to case

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Wednesday that understanding Tsarnaev's family is key to their case, offering a glimpse of the defense strategy as they prepare to defend him against charges that carry the possibility of the death penalty.


  • FILE - This May 4, 2013 police booking photo provided by the Orange County Corrections Department in Orlando, Fla., shows Ibragim Todashev after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. Todashev, who was being questioned in Orlando by authorities in the Boston Marathon bombing probe, was fatally shot Wednesday, May 22, 2013 when he initiated a violent confrontation, FBI officials said. According to a filing made Monday, Oct. 23, 2013, Ibragim Todashev told investigators that he and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect, participated in a triple killing in Waltham, Mass. on Sept. 11, 2011. But at the first anniversary of the bombings, Massachusetts state investigators still have not released any information about Tsarnaev's connection to the Waltham killings. (AP Photo/Orange County Corrections Department, File)

    Could police have averted the Boston bombings?

    It was a shocking slaying in a Boston suburb that sometimes goes years without one homicide, let alone three at once. The victims' throats had been sliced in a home on a tree-lined street, marijuana and cash strewn over their bodies.


  • This photograph, taken from a surveillance camera in Boston and posted on Twitter, shows one of the suspects of the Boston Marathon bombing in the same frame with a boy who appears to be 8-year-old Martin Richard, who was killed in one of the blasts. The circle at bottom right appears to be a backpack or a package. (Credit: Twitter)

    One year later, Boston bombing suspect spends days in isolation: report

    The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings that stunned Americans one year ago spends his days in isolation at a federal medical center in Massachusetts.


  • ** FILE ** A sniper targets Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was hiding in a boat in a backyard in Watertown, Mass. (Screenshot of photo released by Sgt. Sean Murphy to Boston Magazine)

    Questions linger year after Boston Marathon bombs

    A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.


  • Timeline of events in the Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. The suspects are Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed in a shootout with police several days later, and his younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is in jail awaiting trial.


  • Timeline of events in the Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. The suspects are Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed in a shootout with police several days later, and his younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is in jail awaiting trial.


  • Watertown, Mass. Police Chief Edward Deveau testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, before the House Homeland Security Committee hearing about the Boston Marathon Bombings leading up to the year anniversary of the attack. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Chief describes Boston Marathon lessons learned

    It's been almost a year since police in the Boston suburb of Watertown were at the center of the hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.


  • FILE - This combination of file photos shows brothers Tamerlan, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013. Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gunfight with police several days later, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was captured and is held in a federal prison on charges of using a weapon of mass destruction. The FBI has denied a claim made by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that his brother and fellow suspect was asked by the FBI to be an informant. The Boston FBI office declined to comment on claims made in a court filing Friday, March 28, 2014. But the agency cited a statement it released in October in which it said the Tsarnaev brothers were never sources for the FBI, "nor did the FBI attempt to recruit them as sources." (AP Photos/Lowell Sun and FBI, File)

    Marathon bombing suspect seeks records on brother

    Defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are looking for ways to show his deceased older brother was mostly responsible for the tragedy - a move that, if successful, could save their client's life.


  • FILE - This combination of file photos shows brothers Tamerlan, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013. Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gunfight with police several days later, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was captured and is held in a federal prison on charges of using a weapon of mass destruction. The FBI has denied a claim made by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that his brother and fellow suspect was asked by the FBI to be an informant. The Boston FBI office declined to comment on claims made in a court filing Friday, March 28, 2014. But the agency cited a statement it released in October in which it said the Tsarnaev brothers were never sources for the FBI, "nor did the FBI attempt to recruit them as sources." (AP Photos/Lowell Sun and FBI, File)

    Marathon bombing suspect seeks records on brother

    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers asked a judge on Friday to order federal prosecutors to turn over evidence related to his family as they try to build a case that his older brother was the "main instigator" behind the deadly attack.


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