Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three (including an 8-year-old boy) and injured over 250 people. “After all of the carnage and fear and terror that he has caused, the right decision is clear,” a federal prosecutor, Steven Mellin, said in his closing argument. “The only […]

UPDATE: 2:20 PM EST Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old accused of setting off a pressure cooker bomb during the 2013 Boston Marathon, has been found guilty on all 30 counts. Tsarnaev was deemed responsible for the deaths of Krystle Campbell, Martin Richard, Lingzi Lu, and Sean Collier. Story developing… ——— A verdict has been reached in the Boston Marathon […]

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There’s something to be said about giving a person the benefit of the doubt, particularly in serious matters and especially when it comes to the accusation of committing a hate crime. Even so, what we’ve seen thus far in the coverage surrounding Craig Hicks, who shot and killed three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North […]

In the latest installment of Racist Theater, Rush Limbaugh (pictured) has a bone to pick with the coverage of captured Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhakar Tsarnaev. Rush takes issue with the way in which the media — excuse me, the “liberal media” — has shown images of Tsarnaev when he was as young as 14 […]

After a week of reporting on Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev — and subsequently, Chechnya — we know no more about this complex part of  the world or its people than we did before the Boston Marathon bombings of April 15th. RELATED: See NewsOne’s Boston Marathon Bombing Coverage As soon as Chechnya was identified as the […]


Laying in his heavily guarded hospital bed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, severely injured after suffering a possibly self-inflicted gunshot wound to the neck and still largely unable to talk, Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was officially charged by federal prosecutors with using a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of […]

When President Barack Obama assured a nation in upheaval that one of the suspected terrorists behind the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, would be brought to justice, and several media reports vilified Islam and the Chechen people in desperate attempts to disassociate two Caucasian men who had lived in the United States most of […]


The first images of Boston Marathon terror suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, after he was apprehended by law enforcement have surfaced and the ATF has confirmed their authenticity. The images are grainy and show Tsarnaev at the moment of capture and being placed into the ambulance. RELATED: Boston Marathon Bomber: Tamerlan Tsarnaev Death Photo Surfaces [EXTREMELY […]


***SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE UPDATES*** UPDATE 10:19 A.M. EST: Tamerlan Tsarnaev allegedly posted the following video to YouTube. It has not been confirmed that this video is authentic. UPDATE 8:45 A.M. EST: The suspect’s home, 410 Norfolk St. in Cambridge, is surrounded by police and the SWAT team has guns drawn. Two people are now […]