Boston Marathon bombings
The first Boston Marathon since the bombings will be run Monday. Thirty-six thousand runners are set to compete — 9,000 more than last year.
Kevin Edson, Man Charged In Boston Marathon Suspicious Backpack Hoax, Sent For Psychiatric Evaluation
Kevin “Kayvon” Edson had a court appearance Wednesday on charges of threatening battery, possession of a hoax explosive device, threats to commit a crime and other charges.
Police in Boston detonated two unattended backpacks at the marathon finish line and arrested a man Tuesday night, on the one-year anniversary of the bombings that left three people dead and 260 injured during the marathon.
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The transmissions are another view of how well all of Boston’s various emergency services agencies responded to the April attack.
In May, the league and all NFL teams agreed on a policy that would restrict the types of bags that fans would be allowed to carry into stadiums.
Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, both 19, face charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice.
Backpacks, coolers, luggage and large bags are banned from going beyond the parking lot of the race track.
New evidence has emerged in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation that could become the centerpiece in the case against the surviving suspect in the attack.
Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again next year, race organizers said on Thursday.
Just over two weeks since the Boston Marathon bombings, Boston police are studying ways to improve security for upcoming events.
The official also said that Tsarnaev revealed that the bombs were constructed at his older brother Tamerlan’s residence and that Tamerlan had brought Dzhokhar into the plot a couple of months before.
Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev are charged with conspiring to obstruct justice, according to court documents. A third man, Robel Phillipos, is charged with making false statements to federal investigators.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the FBI’s handling of a Russian intelligence tip about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the deceased suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
As federal investigators search for a possible motive, a clearer picture has emerged about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older brother in the alleged plot that stunned the the world.