Posts tagged "Dzhokhar Tsarnaev"

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: “I Am Sorry For The Lives I Have Taken”

He’s sorry. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev finally spoke publicly today about his role in the Boston Marathon bombing, admitting his guilt in court and apologizing to the victims and their families. “I am sorry for the lives I have taken, for the suffering I have caused, and for the terrible damage I have done,” he said, report…

Newser / June 24, 2015

Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Has Been Sentenced To Death

Most of the bombing victims’ family members were opposed to the death penalty in Tsarnaev’s case.

Claire Hannum / May 15, 2015

Joran Van Der Sloot Is Becoming A Father

Love is a complicated thing. The most complicated thing, even. Montagues fall in love with Capulets. Americans fall in love with Australians. And no matter how morally depraved and heinous his crimes, there always seems to be some woman who will marry a convicted murderer. Take Leydi Figueroa Uceda, a Peruvian woman who has bee…

Jessica Wakeman / May 15, 2014

Rolling Stone’s Article On Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Makes It Clear Patriarchy Was At The Root Of His Problems

It has been frustrating to watch people and businesses condemn Rolling Stone magazine — where, to be clear, I personally have no editorial affiliations — for putting the Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar “Jahar” Tsarnaev, on the cover of the latest issue. Many are upset that Tsarnaev is on the cover at all, as well a…

Jessica Wakeman / July 18, 2013

In Defense Of Rolling Stone’s Dzhokhar “Jahar” Tsarnaev Cover Story [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Rolling Stone has released the full article online, which you can read here.

Just a few days ago, my mom mentioned to me that she thought it was odd that we hadn’t read much in the media lately about Dzhokhar “Jahar” Tsarnaev, the accused Boston Marathon bomber. I agreed and made a mental note to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 17, 2013

“Too Pretty To Be Guilty,” Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Fan Club Says

As 19-year-old Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev awaits trial, a legion of Americans — often teenage girls — has been furiously filling the Internet with fan club sites and support groups.
Alisha, a blond, blue-eyed 18-year-old from Topeka, Kan., is one of these Tsarnaev’s “fans.” Using her Twitter handle @keepitbluntedd, Alisha has been questioning the government’s case against the…

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Awake, Answering Questions In Writing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has regained consciousness and has been giving investigators written answers to questions, law enforcement sources tell ABC, though it’s unclear if he’s actually saying anything useful yet. Sources tell Fox News that he will not be formally charged today. The Boston bombing suspect is listed as in serious but stable condition at the Beth Israel Deacone…

Newser / April 22, 2013

Uncle Ruslan Tsarni Gets Memed

Ruslan Tsarni, the uncle of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, gained nationwide attention for his heartbreakingly gruff and shout-y declaration to reporters that the brothers were “losers” who brought shame upon his family and the Chechen people. And now, Uncle Ruslan, as he’s affectionately known on the interwebs, is a meme. Well…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2013

Police Have Surrounded A House In Watertown, MA [UPDATED]

UPDATE (8:43 p.m. EST): MSNBC is reporting that the suspect is alive and in custody. They’ve requested a medic and the suspect was read his Miranda rights. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have suffered a gunshot wound and is bleeding but conscious. [MSNBC; Boston Globe]

UPDATE (8:37 p.m. EST): According to CNBC, the suspect’s body…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 19, 2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Twitter Reveals Suspect Was “Stress Free” In Aftermath Of Boston Marathon Bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s confirmed Twitter account, @J_tsar, paints a strange picture of the suspect’s mindset in the aftermath of Monday’s bombing in Boston. Shortly after 7 p.m. EST the day of the bombing, eerily Tsarnaev tweeted a lyric used in Jay Z’s song “Heart Of The City (Ain’t No Love)” and advised people to “stay safe.&#8221…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 19, 2013

Uncle Ruslan Tsarni Speaks To Reporters About The Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects

Guys, meet Ruslan Tsarni, uncle to brothers Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who are suspected of committing the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday. Tsarni spoke to the media about his nephews, who he hadn’t seen since 2005. As police continue to search for Dzhokhar (Tamerian was killed in the shootout with police early this morning)), Uncle Ruslan (a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 19, 2013

City Of Boston On Lockdown As Police Hunt For Second Suspect In Marathon Bombing

Soooo, while you were sleeping, the search for the person or persons who committed Monday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon went into overdrive. A brief recap: yesterday, police released surveillance footage and photos of two suspects. Last night, those two suspects — now identified as brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev — robbed a 7-11 near MIT, shot…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 19, 2013