Monthly Archives: April 2013

Hospitals in lockdown

April 19, 2013
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LMA—Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in the Longwood Medical Area are among the Boston hospitals in lockdown right now, according to hospital officials. In nearby Jamaica Plain, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is also in lockdown, while the BCH-run Martha Eliot Health Center is...

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Gov. Patrick: Everyone in Boston stay home

April 19, 2013
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Gov. Deval Patrick said everyone in the entire city of Boston should stay home and keep their doors locked until the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect has been captured. Patrick spoke at a televised press conference to announce the latest form of lockdown that authorities are using to contain the suspect and protect the...

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Bomb suspect at large is Cambridge teen

April 19, 2013
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The Boston Marathon bombing suspect currently on the run has been identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, according to the Boston Police Department. The FBI also released a new photo of Tsarnaev, a normal portrait-type image. The Boston Police Department released a new photo as well, apparently showing him at a younger...

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Local colleges, museums closed today

April 19, 2013
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All colleges, universities and museums in Mission Hill and the Longwood Medical and Academic Area are closed today due to the ongoing manhunt for the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect. The MBTA has shut down all public transit service and the suspect’s whereabouts are unknown. All of the various schools and museums announced the...

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All T service shut down by manhunt

April 19, 2013
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All MBTA public transit is shut down until further notice due to the manhunt for the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings and other crimes, according to the MBTA and officials at a televised press conference today. Officials also said Watertown will be completely shut down today, with no traffic allowed and no...

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Officials indicate bombing ‘Suspect 1’ died at BIDMC

April 19, 2013
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Officials indicate bombing ‘Suspect 1’ died at BIDMC

LMA—One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing died while being treated at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center (BIDMC) in the Longwood Medical Area, hospital officials indicated at a televised press conference this morning. They would not identify the dead patient or confirm that he was one of the bombing suspects, but they said he...

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Police: Bomb suspects linked to tonight’s crimes; 1 dead, 1 still at large

April 19, 2013
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The suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings are also suspects in tonight’s crimes in Cambridge and Watertown, including the killing of a campus police officer and explosives thrown at police cars, according to State Police at a televised press conference early this morning. One of the suspects is still at large. The other suspect...

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BPD head indicates 1 bomb suspect dead, 1 at large

April 19, 2013
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BPD head indicates 1 bomb suspect dead, 1 at large

Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has indicated in a tweet that one Boston Marathon bombing suspect is dead and another is still at large. “One suspect dead. One at large. Armed and dangerous. White hat suspect at large,” Davis tweeted at his Twitter account, @EdDavis3. He offered no details and did not specify what...

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FBI releases close-up photos of bomb suspects

April 19, 2013
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The FBI early this morning released new photos of the Boston Marathon bomb suspects showing their faces closely. The photos were released as chaotic gunfire and possible explosions erupted in Cambridge and Watertown, including the killing of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer. Unconfirmed TV news and Boston Globe reports claim or speculate that the violence...

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FBI releases images of 2 bombing suspects

April 18, 2013
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The FBI has released images and video of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing at fbi.gov. The images appear to show two men, one in a dark baseball cap and one in a white baseball cap, each carrying a backpack. The FBI apparently does not know their identities and is seeking tips. The...

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