Investigators have confirmed that female DNA was found on at least one of the Boston Marathon bomb fragments. A DNA sample was collected from Katherine Russell Tsarnaeva, 24, widow of bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, at her family home, in West Kingston, RI. . . .
The FBI has collected a DNA sample from the accused Boston bomber’s widow. Read all about it here.
The US Supreme Court has upheld a Virginia law that restricts out-of-state resident access to public records. The unanimous ruling also applies to Arkansas and Tennessee . . .
Click here to read about the unanimous Supreme Court decision on public records.
A jury will soon begin weighing the evidence against Philadelphia abortion doctor, Kermit Gosnell, 72, who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of four infants. Summations by the defense and prosecutors were completed Monday . . .
Click here to read about the trial of Philadelphia abortion doctor accused of four counts of murder.
An American woman, residing in the United Kingdom, forced her 14-year-old adopted daughter, now a young adult, to become pregnant with donor sperm. The woman, already an adoptive mother of three children, longed for another baby which she could not conceive, and made her daughter have a baby which the mother would have raised as her own . . .
Read about an unconscionable case of child abuse.
Katherine Russell Tsarnaeva 24, wife of dead Boston bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, reportedly warned him that the FBI was searching for him. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, brother-in-law of Russell disclosed this information to investigators prior to Miranda rights reading. . . .
Click here to read report on Tamerlan Tsarnaeva’s wife and the alleged phone call.
Accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was read his Miranda rights by a magistrate judge Thursday and immediately went silent. Although the suspect could not speak because of injuries to his throat and neck, he had written responses and cooperated with the FBI before he was advised of his rights. . . .
This article won the April 15 – 30, 2013 semi-monthly prize for Allvoices, American Pundit contest. Read more of Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi’s articles here.
Click here to read how Miranda rights caused accused Boston bomber to go silent.
Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev revealed that he and his brother planned the Boston Marathon bombing just a week prior to the Patriot’s Day event. He said his older brother, Tamerlan, was “upset” by the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and “anger” was the motivation for planting the homemade bombs that killed three and injured nearly 200 . . .
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The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was charged with using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction in his hospital room Monday. Tsarnaev told authorities that his older brother was the mastermind behind the last week’s attack that killed three and injured more than 170 others . . .
Read about the Boston bombing suspect’s mindset concerning the heinous act of terrorism.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was formally charged in his hospital room with using a weapon of mass destruction in the twin explosions that left three dead and 176 injured at last week’s Boston Marathon. It is a crime that carries a possible death sentence . . .