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Memorial to terror victims goes up in Monument Sq.

April 22, 2013
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A makeshift memorial to the three people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing, as well as the campus police officer allegedly killed by the bombing suspects, went up April 22 in Monument Square. Attached to the fence of the Civil War Solider’s Monument at Centre and South streets, it features the names of the...

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Regan League announces new opening day details

April 22, 2013
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The JP Regan Youth League has announced the details of its rescheduled opening day parade and ceremony on Sat., April 27. The event, rescheduled due to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect manhunt, will include the full traditional parade down Centre Street and S. Huntington Avenue and the first pitch ceremony at Daisy Field on...

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Regan League opening day postponed

April 20, 2013
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The annual JP Regan Youth League opening day parade and ceremony, originally scheduled for this morning, was postponed to next weekend due to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect hunt. The cancelation of the baseball and softball league’s event was announced while the hunt was going on by league president Harry Smith, who ran in this year’s...

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BPD: Bomb suspect is in custody; in ‘serious’ condition

April 19, 2013
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BPD: Bomb suspect is in custody; in ‘serious’ condition

The surviving Boston Marathon suspect is in custody, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, was taken into custody tonight at a home in Watertown where he was hiding in a boat in a yard. He was located by a resident’s tip confirmed by a heat-detecting infrared camera on a...

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Bomb suspect eludes dragnet; lockdown lifted

April 19, 2013
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Bomb suspect eludes dragnet; lockdown lifted

The surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, has eluded a massive search that shut down Boston today, Gov. Deval Patrick and other officials announced this evening. The so-called lockdown of the city has been lifted and the MBTA public transit service is going back into normal service. Tsarnaev remains...

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Arkansas rep. partly apologizes for ‘cowering’ comment

April 19, 2013
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Arkansas state Rep. Nate Bell, who suggested earlier today on Twitter that Bostonians are “cowering” because they lack assault rifles, and was rebuked by local City Councilor Matt O’Malley, is partially apologizing for those comments. In a statement posted on Facebook, Bell said, “I would like to apologize to the people of Boston &...

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O’Malley slams Arkansas rep’s terrorism wisecrack

April 19, 2013
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O’Malley slams Arkansas rep’s terrorism wisecrack

City Councilor Matt O’Malley, who lives in and represents Jamaica Plain, had some harsh words on Twitter for Arkansas state Rep. Nate Bell, who brought the gun debate into the Boston Marathon tragedy. Bell wrote on Twitter this morning, “I wonder how many Boston liberals spent the night cowering in their homes wishing they...

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Faulkner, other hospitals in lockdown

April 19, 2013
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JAMAICA HILLS—Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital at 1153 Centre St. is among the Boston hospitals in lockdown right now, according to hospital officials. And the Martha Eliot Health Center at 75 Bickford St., operated by Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), is closed. BCH, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in...

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Gov. Patrick: Everyone in Boston stay home

April 19, 2013
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Gov. Deval Patrick said everyone in the entire city of Boston should stay home and keep their doors locked until the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect has been captured. Patrick spoke at a televised press conference to announce the latest form of lockdown that authorities are using to contain the suspect and protect the...

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Bomb suspect at large is Cambridge teen

April 19, 2013
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The Boston Marathon bombing suspect currently on the run has been identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, according to the Boston Police Department. The FBI also released a new photo of Tsarnaev, a normal portrait-type image. The Boston Police Department released a new photo as well, apparently showing him at a younger...

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