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Boston Bombing Suspect Makes Court Appearance

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One of the three 19-year-old suspects accused of interfering in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation is due in court today.  Lawyers for Robel Phillipos are asking a federal judge to release their client from jail. They say the 19-year-old had nothing to do with the marathon bombings and is not a flight risk. Phillipos' attorneys and prosecutors have agreed to put him on home detention with electronic monitoring, but the judge has not approved that yet. Phillipos is accused of knowingly and willfully lying to investigators about visiting the dorm room of bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev along with two other friends, and removing a backpack and laptop belonging to Tsarnaev. Phillipos's attorneys say the teen was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time and that he was "frightened and confused" when investigators questioned him. Phillipos could get up to eight years behind bar and a $250-thousand dollar fine if convicted. Three weeks after the marathon attacks there is now a heated debate over where to bury the body of one of the bombing suspects. A relative is trying to have Tamerlan Tsarnaev buried in the Boston area, but local cemeteries are refusing to do it. Protesters were outside the funeral home where Tsarnaev's body is being held.

Investigators did not say what they're looking for, but sources have told CBS News that traces of bomb residue were found inside the house during a previous search.  A fund to raise money for the bombing victims has raised more than 28 million dollars so far. The administrator of the fund is meeting with some victims today, and hopes to start giving out checks by the end of next month.