Connect with us

Black Listed

Marathon Bomber Charged With Using Weapon of Mass Destruction

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Federal prosecutors announced terrorism charges against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday, outlining a chilling plot in which the man and his brother allegedly used low-grade but deadly explosives timed to detonate a block apart.

As he lay seriously injured in a Boston area hospital, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of property, counts that could bring him the death penalty. He made his first court appearance in an unusual, non-public proceeding in which a federal judge and several lawyers went to his hospital bed.

The toll from the two blasts, according to court documents and interviews on Monday, could have been far higher. Tsarnaev and his brother, Tamerlan, 26, who was killed Friday after a firefight with police, had a homemade arsenal of explosives. Some law enforcement officials said they think the brothers were planning more attacks.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Classroom, muslim girl, Muslim Student Hospitalized After School Attack Classroom, muslim girl, Muslim Student Hospitalized After School Attack

Muslim Girl Gets Death Threat, Note That Says, ‘You’re a Terrorist’


Kyrie Irving Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving Enrolls in Program for Pro Athletes at Harvard Business School


'I Don't Trust the Police' article/caro 'I Don't Trust the Police' article/caro

ACLU: Boston Police Department Unjustly Spied on Muslims & African-Americans


Bill Cosby Bill Cosby

Defamation Case Against Bill Cosby Under Consideration


Newsletter Signup