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BREAKING: Bombing Suspect Captured



BREAKING NEWS:  Boston Police say they've captured Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev,19, of Cambridge Mass, a student from Chechnya, Russia. His brother Tamarlan Tsarnaev, 26, was killed after a shootout with police.    READ MORE    AUDIO: The Tsarnaev Brothers' uncle denounces them

Boston hospital says suspect #1 had gunshot wounds AND "blast wounds on his torso" when brought in after chase, gunfight

AP PhotoResidents of Watertown, near Boston, have been advised to keep their doors locked.

The two men are suspected of killing a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer on campus late Thursday, then stealing a car at gunpoint and later releasing its driver unharmed.

Authorities say the suspects threw explosives from the car as police followed it . The suspects and police exchanged gunfire, and one of the suspects was critically injured and later died while the other escaped.

"We believe this to be a terrorist," Boston police Commissioner Ed Davis said. "We believe this to be a man who came here to kill people." AP Photo
 


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The MIT shooting on the Cambridge campus Thursday night was followed by reports of gunfire and explosions in Watertown, about 10 miles west of Boston.

The MIT officer had been responding to report of a disturbance Thursday night when he was shot multiple times, according to a statement from the Middlesex district attorney's office and Cambridge police. It said there were no other victims.

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In Watertown, witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots and explosions at about 1 a.m. Friday. Dozens of police officers and FBI agents were in the neighborhood and a helicopter circled overhead.

State police spokesman David Procopio said, "The incident in Watertown did involve what we believe to be explosive devices possibly, potentially, being used against the police officers."

MIT said right after the 10:30 p.m. shooting that police were sweeping the campus in Cambridge and urged people to remain indoors. They urged people urged to stay away from the Stata Building, a mixed-use building with faculty offices, classrooms and a common area.

Hours later, MIT, which has about 11,000 students, said the campus was clear but the shooter was still on the loose.
 

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The Boston Marathon Bombing , Recovery &  Investigation 


The FBI has released photos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and is asking for the public's help in identifying them.
 

FBI Agent Richard DesLauriers says one the suspects is believed to have planted the devices near the finish line of the race. He says both suspects are considered armed and extremely dangerous.

SEE THE PHOTOS FBI.gov      READ MORE



AP Photo A moving "Star-Spangled Banner," a touching slideshow of marathon scenes and a postgame, stick-raising salute to the capacity crowd by both teams made it a night to remember two days after a pair of deadly explosions at the city's revered race.

 
"It was still positive in the way that we had an event and we had cheering and we had people out and about, having a good time," Boston's Andrew Ference said after Buffalo's 3-2 shootout win Wednesday night. "To get a win, we wanted it so bad. I think you still take the good from the night."    ANTHEM VIDEO &  MORE HERE


CNN, Fox, and the Associated Press were among the news agencies that reported that there was an arrest in the Boston Marathon bombing case. 

Within the hour, after Boston Police and Federal Authorities both officially stated that there's been NO arrest, those news agencies and others began to back off the initial reports of an arrest.     READ MORE

Image leads to hunt for Boston bombing suspect  
The painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a possible breakthrough as investigators focused on a man seen dropping off a bag, and then walking away from the site of the second of two deadly explosions

FBI Evidence Photos Leaked      Click each photo to see a larger version
Screen grab of Reuters video shows what leaked FBI bulletin says is what's left of battery and wires that could have been part of one of the two devices/ Reuters video
Images from FBI bulletin show what bulletin says are mangled pressure cooker and duffel bag found at blast site of Boston Marathon / AP Photo/FBI


Screen grab of Reuters video shows image the news agency says was included in an FBI bulletin showing what appears to be a piece of circuit board that could have been part of one of the two bombs used in the attack. Blood can also be seen.
Screen grab of Reuters video shows what leaked FBI bulletin says is pressure cooker and black vinyl bag that were used in the attack / Reuters video


 
  Pressure Cookers Used To Encase Explosives, Schrapnel:    CLICK TO READ MORE

The bombs that ripped through the Boston Marathon crowd appear to have been fashioned out of ordinary kitchen pressure cookers, packed with nails and other fiendishly lethal shrapnel, and hidden in backpacks or duffel bags on the ground. 



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Sabres in Boston; Hotel Blocks From Scene

In Boston the Buffalo Sabres play Wednesday in a  city  filled with heartbreak and determination.



Gov. Cuomo: Bombing Reminds Us of New Normal :  "We need to step up our vigilance," says Cuomo, who says police presence will be stepped up in New York City as well as throughout the state.


RACE RECORDS: Local Runners Finished Near Blast Time   

Race Registration records show 36 people from WNY  in Monday's Boston Marathon, and  finishing times put four of them at the end of the race within a half hour of the bomb blast


Buffalo Marathon Asks "What If?..."

 Buffalo's race organizers were in Boston and will be talking about safety & secrity urity & safety 
 

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Former FBI Profiler Clint Van Zandt
In Boston: Christina Carle of Clarence 
with Clarence runner Maria McKendry in race

 
Boston Resident Sarah Zach Turner
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Ex- Buffalo FBI Agent Michael Liwicki
Marathon Runner Joan Thomas
WBEN Politics Contributor Dave Levinthal
The Center for Public Integrity
CBS's Alex Silverman
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