This Sunday is the City Parks Foundation Run for the Parks 4-mile race in Central Park and the bombings at Monday’s Boston Marathon are certainly on the minds of the runners.
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.
The families of Patrick and Jessica Downes said Thursday that the generosity from friends and strangers has restored their faith in humanity.
As the investigation into the bombings at the Boston Marathon continues, a contingent of police officers from New York and New Jersey have descended on the city to assist first responders.
Dozens of state and county officials as well as race organizers met for about an hour Wednesday on how to improve safety measures.
Promotional posters for the May 5 event featuring a picture of pyrotechnics above riders are also being removed in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Eight-year-old Martin Richard was with his family near the finish line and cheering on friends who were running in the Boston Marathon when the bombs went off Monday afternoon.
Mourners have been writing messages on a banner reading “Boston You’re Our Home” hanging in the Boston Common.
As the first bomb exploded near the finish line, Bill Iffrig could be seen on video falling to the ground as his legs became buckled by the blast.
Who is to blame? Are we safe? How do we talk to children about what happened? Clinical psychologist Dr. Patricia Saunders and security expert Sal Lifrieri joined us to give us those answers.
Security expert Sal Lifreiri was the Director of Security and Intelligence Operations under Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. He also served as a member of the elite NYPD hostage negotiation team for twelve years. He joined us on The Couch on Tuesday.
The Buffalo Police Department and other law enforcement agencies will provide security during the race.
CBS News’ John Miller reported later that an individual, a Saudi national, was in custody and was reportedly being cooperative and denying involvement.
Witnesses recounted scenes of carnage and horror Monday, when two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon – leaving at least two people dead.