4-19-2013 – One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was killed by authorities; however, the other suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, is still at large. According to authorities, the pair were brothers with roots near Chechnya.
All day Friday the authorities urged the Boston community to stay indoors because Tsarnaev may be armed with explosives, possibly a vest outfitted with devices.
CNN.com – “Manhunt: Where is the suspected marathon bomber?”
HuffingtonPost.com – “Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Killed, Another On The Loose”
4-18-2013 – The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is asking for help from the general public to identify bombing suspects from the Boston Marathon.
The men in question were photographed in images near the Boston Marathon’s finish line. The suspects were seen in dark colored clothing and baseball caps, with a backpack.
CNN.com – “FBI: Help us ID Boston bomb suspects”
(4-19-2013) – A campus police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) was shot and killed on the Cambridge campus on Thursday night around 10:30 p.m. M.I.T. posted a message about the incident on the university’s Twitter feed. The Boston Herald reports that “Cambridge police and the Middlesex District Attorney’s office says the male officer was responding to a report of a disturbance when he was shot multiple times.”
According to police, no suspect has been arrested.
BostonHerald.com – “MIT campus police killed in campus shooting”
CNN.com – “Officer killed on MIT campus near Boston”
USAToday.com – “Police: MIT Campus officer shot dead on campus”