There are increased security measures like bomb-sniffing dogs and a no backpacks rule in effect for the four-mile “Run For The Park” race in Central Park and the 9/11 Memorial 5K run and walk in Lower Manhattan.
A Boston Transit Police Officer injured in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects remained in critical, but stable, condition Sunday.
Thousands of New Yorkers donned “I Run for Boston” bibs during a four-mile run in Central Park, one of a number of races held around the world.
The photographs showing the faces of 8-year-old Martin Richard, 23-year-old Lu Lingzi, 29-year-old Krystle Campbell and 26-year-old Sean Collier, a police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, were propped up on the altar at Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross, where Roman Catholic Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley spoke about the city’s pain and looked ahead to its spiritual recovery.
Bloomberg again offered his thoughts and prayers to the entire city and those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings, the shootout at MIT and the ensuing manhunt that led authorities to the lone surviving suspect of the blasts.
Mayor Felix Roque paid a visit to the sister right after her brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured late Friday night.
The surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect was hospitalized under police guard Saturday morning, as the story unfolds for how he and his brother allegedly committed a brutal terrorist attack.
Fear of a Boston Marathon copycat attack had officials reminding runners about tight security rules, as two races take place this weekend in New York.
The manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers locked down Boston and numerous neighboring communities, but it also unfolded around the country among people with no law enforcement background at all – sitting in front of laptops or with smartphones in hand.
Some members of Congress – including U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said the federal government should declare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an enemy combatant.
With the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect in police custody Saturday, officials will be trying to determine how and why he and his brother committed the heinous and deadly attack.
The city of Boston woke up Saturday morning with a new sense of security and relief Saturday morning.
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.”
Most who knew Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev believed the brothers now accused of the Boston Marathon bombings were living the American dream. That impression was shattered by the images that surfaced on surveillance video from the bombing scene.
Authorities said there is often a spike of bogus sites or social media pleas for donations in the wake of a disaster, where scammers prey on those looking to lend support.