Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a federal jury that now must decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed.
The FBI agent who fatally shot the friend of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect in Florida last year had a brief and rocky history at the Oakland Police Department, according to a Boston Globe report.
On this one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, a Martinez family has returned to the spot that devastated their lives.
The FBI believes that a suspect in the three bombings in the East Bay more than a decade ago and linked to animal rights extremist groups may be hiding out in Hawaii, an FBI spokesman said Wednesday.
Officers were searching again Friday for a Berkeley native who was the first domestic terrorist added to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List more than a decade after he allegedly carried out a pair of Bay Area bombings.
Police Chief Greg Suhr said extra officers will be on hand and the bomb squad will deployed along the racecourse.
In the wake of the Boston bombings, San Francisco’s police chief wants more security cameras along a major thoroughfare that hosts parades and other big events.
The bombings at the Boston Marathon highlight growing concerns in the Bay Area over cellphone service in major emergencies, such as a natural disaster.
The See Jane Run store in nearby Oakland, planned a 3-mile candlelight-and-flashlight vigil for Thursday night.
A judge has ordered a teenager convicted in a bomb attack on a Northern California high school to pay the school district $122,000 in restitution.