Robel Phillipos

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Alleged Boston Liar Released on House Arrest

Robel Phillipos will have to wear GPS bracelet under deal

(Newser) - Robel Phillipos, the Massachusetts teen who is accused of lying to investigators about the activities of friends Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev in the aftermath of the Boston bombing, has been released under house arrest until his trial begins after posting $100,000 bail, NBC reports. Reuters reports that prosecutors... More »

How Dzhokhar's Friends Learned the Truth: FBI

Tsarnaev's reply to suspicions: 'LOL'

(Newser) - An FBI affidavit sheds light on how Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's newly arrested friends allegedly discovered his involvement in the Boston bombings—and how they hid the evidence. About a month before the bombings, Tsarnaev had told classmates Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov that he'd learned how to make a... More »

3 Students Arrested in Boston Bombing

And taken into custody by federal authorities

(Newser) - Federal authorities arrested three 19-year-old college students today in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings, the Boston Globe reports. Two, Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev of New Bedford, have been charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice for allegedly helping Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dispose of a laptop and a backpack full of... More »

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