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Boston Suspect’s Defense Team Gets Major Boost

BOSTON (AP) — Prominent death penalty lawyer Judy Clarke is joining the team representing the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

The appointment of Clarke, based in San Diego, Calif., was approved Monday by U.S. Magist

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Boston Marathon Bombers: One Suspect Captured; One Dead [UPDATED]

The second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing has been captured. Dzokhar Tsarnaev was taken into police custody Friday night -- five days after the bombing that left three dead and left more than 100 injured, police said. The 19-year-old was apprehended after a manhunt that began Thursday night with the fatal shooting of an MIT officer and extended into the evening hours on Friday.

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Yakima Citizen In Boston Explains Current Situation During Lockdown [INTERVIEW]

This morning we had the pleasure to speaking to Ryan Romaneski, someone from Yakima who is currently going to school in Boston, during the lockdown. Here's what he said about the current situation.

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Major Police Operation Underway in Boston Suburb [UPDATED]

6:55 AM ET:  The AP is reporting that the suspects are from Chechnya, and have lived in the US for at least one year. The surviving Boston bomb suspect has been identified as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Ma. NBC News is reporting that both suspects are brothers. Sources say that the men may have military experience, according to law enforcement officials.

6:30 AM ET: CNN is reporting that officials are worried that the suspect who remains at large could have explosives on his body. An official tells the network that the suspect killed overnight had explosives on his body.  As a result, city officials have suspended all public transportation for the time being. Those in Watertown and the surrounding neighborhoods are being urged to shelter in place until further notice. Many colleges have cancelled classes for the day.  Businesses are being told not to open. 

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Police Converge on Neighborhood Outside Boston

WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Police have converged on a neighborhood outside Boston where there were reports of explosives being detonated and police are telling reporters to turn off their cell phones

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FBI Releases Pictures of Two Boston Bombing Suspects

The FBI today released pictures of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings.  The two suspects appear to be young men in their twenties or early thirties.

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Washington Man Makes Cover of Sports Illustrated

Bill Iffrig, the man we told you about yesterday, will grace the cover of this week's issue of Sports Illustrated.

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What Can You Do To Help Victims Of The Boston Marathon Explosion

Are you interested in helping the victims of the Boston Marathon Explosion?

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Washington State Man the Lasting Image from Boston Marathon Bombings

Bill Iffrig is his name.  Known to just friends and family just 24 hours ago, he is now the "old man who got knocked over by the blast at the Boston Marathon."

Where is he from?

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How Newspaper Front Pages Covered the Boston Bombings

Yesterday's twin bombings at the Boston Marathon dominated the front pages of newspapers everywhere. We gathered a few from the Newseum for you to take a look at how various publications across the country shared the story.

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