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Marathon Suspect Charged,

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

 Boston: Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, known as suspect #2, was charged by federal prosecutors yesterday as he lay in a Boston hospital bed. He’s accused of using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction and could …

Suspect Answering, Drunk While Famous

Monday, April 22, 2013

 Boston: ABC and NBC News report that Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is awake and answering questions by handwriting. He is said to be unable to speak because of a gunshot wound to his throat.   Boston’s police commissioner says …

Boston Looks for Motive, Tipped for Bad Service

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Boston: The Boston Marathon investigation has turned into a hunt for answers to why two immigrant brothers from Kyrgyzstan bombed the annual running event. Investigators say they intend to question 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as an enemy combatant without first reading …

Suspect #2 Captured, 14 Dead in Texas

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Suspect #2 Captured: An evening gun battle ended with the capture of Boston Marathon bombing suspect #2 hiding in a boat in a back yard in Watertown, Mass. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was wounded and described as being in serious condition. …

Breaking: Boston Manhunt, Suspects Named

Friday, April 19, 2013

Thousands of police officers have descended upon Watertown, Mass. Outside Boston in the manhunt for a Marathon bombing suspect. The suspects are identified as Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, brothers from Chechnya. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Suspect #1 was killed in an overnight …

Marathon Suspect Dead, Another on the Run

Friday, April 19, 2013

Boston Suspect Dead: A late night robbery, police chase and shootout ended with the death of bombing suspect #1 and #2 on the run, police said at dawn in Boston. Police say the suspects robbed a 7-11 store in Cambridge …

Fertilizer Plant Blows, Operation Bambi

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Explosion: At least five people are dead and about 165 injured in a huge explosion at a West Texas fertilizer plant. The blast also damaged and destroyed 50-75 homes and businesses. Firefighters were in the plant battling a fire but …

Breaking: Manhunt

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Reports are conflicting as to whether police have arrested a suspect n the Boston bombings. Investigators say they have identified a suspect from videotape, but it is unclear now whether they have the man in custody or even know his …

Pressure Cooker Bombs and a Manhunt

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Marathon Bombing: Investigators say the Boston bombs were made of pressure cookers filled with explosives, ball bearings and nails, then placed in black duffle bags. Using a pressure cooker is a known technique for improvised bomb making around the world. …

Three Dead, 176 Injured at Marathon

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

 Marathon Bombing: This morning the toll is three dead and at least 176 injured in the double bombing at the finish of the Boston Marathon. Among the dead is an eight-year-old boy whose mother and sister also were injured. The …