Boston Marathon bombing
Runners from more than 120 countries and all 50 states observed a moment of silence for the Boston Marathon victims and families before the race kicked off.
The staging area is slated to be at the federally operated Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island. Organizers of the Nov. 3 race say they’re working with city, state and federal officials to find an alternate site if the shutdown continues.
The only bags that can be taken into NFL game venues are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC that doesn’t exceed 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches, including one-gallon clear plastic freezer bags.
It’s something you probably do a dozen times a day — jump on your computer and enter a search into Google. One Long Island couple did just that, and then heard a knock on the door from police.
Stark images have been made public of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect just as he surrendered to police. The photos were publicized in response to the Rolling Stone magazine cover that some say glamorizes Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
For the first plea, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leaned toward a microphone and said, “Not guilty,” in a Russian accent. He then said not guilty repeatedly about a half-dozen more times.
The event is part of the gun-control group’s 25-state “No More Names” tour, which is part of its campaign to build support for legislation to expand background checks for gun buyers.
The Five Boro Bike Tour, the New Jersey Marathon and the Long Island Marathon will all take place on Sunday. In an effort to keep participants and spectators safe, organizers from each event have stepped up their security measures.
Kelly said the FBI apparently learned of the suspects’ supposed plan at least 48 hours prior to telling the NYPD.
The NFL is donating $100,000 to One Fund Boston to aid victims of the Boston bombings.
Republican Sen. Greg Ball of the Hudson Valley had taken heat for his Twitter posting Friday. He asked who wouldn’t want to use
torture against the second suspect in the bombing.
A Boston Transit Police Officer injured in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects remained in critical, but stable, condition Sunday.
The FBI investigated Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011, after discovering that he was looking to leave the country and join “underground groups.”
Many New Yorkers have been on edge since the bombings and expressed shock and relief after investigators quickly identified and tracked down the suspects.
Authorities in Connecticut said they searched trains in Norwalk and Darien for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects but didn’t find anything.