Beefed Up Security Put Into Place For Long Island MarathonBomb-sniffing dogs and state troopers are on hand. There are officers on horseback and motorcycle along the route and police helicopters are also keeping an eye on things from the sky.
Strong Support For Boston At Expo In Advance Of 5 Boro Bike TourA bike expo was held Friday and Saturday in advance of the Five Boro Bike Tour, and plenty of people were making a point of showing support for Boston.
Schumer: FBI 'May Have Messed Up' In Handling 2011 Tsarnaev InvestigationSen. Charles Schumer, who is often a staunch supporter of federal agencies, said there are serious questions now about what the FBI knew about the Tsarnaev brothers before the deadly Boston Marathon bombings and ensuing reign of terror.
Backpacks, Hydration Packs Banned For Five Boro Bike TourParticipants in the TD Five Boro Bike Tour next weekend will have to abide by new restrictions implemented after the Boston Marathon bombings.
Chilling Twitter Messages Provide Crucial Insight Into Boston Bombing SuspectsIn Russian, Dzohkhar predicted on Twitter "I will die young." That tweet came just 13 months before the Boston attacks.
One Fund Boston Administrator Praises Giving Spirit Of Public, Discusses Difficult Job AheadKenneth Feinberg was named the administrator of the One Fund Boston. He has previously administered the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, the BP oil spill fund and other disaster relief funds.
State Senator Defends His Call For Use Of Torture To Prevent TerrorismState Sen. Greg Ball (R-NY), a former Air Force officer, said the use of so-called enhanced interrogation should be available to authorities if there is an imminent risk to American security.
Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects Had Been On WelfareA spokesman for the state Office of Health and Human Services confirmed a Boston Herald report Wednesday that 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, his wife and their toddler daughter had received benefits.