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Boston suburbs on lockdown amid terror search
AP ^ | April 19, 2013, 6:05 am, et | MEGHAN BARR and KATIE ZEZIMA

Posted on 04/19/2013 3:44:21 AM PDT by upchuck

WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - One of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead after the killing of a university officer and a shootout with police, and a massive manhunt is underway for the other, authorities said early Friday.

Police are locking down some neighborhoods in Boston and its western suburbs as they search for the remaining suspect: known as the man in the white hat from marathon surveillance footage.

Authorities urged residents in Watertown, Newton, Waltham, Belmont, Cambridge and the Allston-Brighton neighborhoods of Boston to stay indoors. All mass transit was shut down and businesses were asked not to open Friday. People waiting at bus and subway stops were told to go home.

"We believe this to be a terrorist," said Boston Police Commissioner Ed David of the suspect on the loose. "We believe this to be a man who's come here to kill people. We need to get him in custody."

The Middlesex district attorney said the two men are suspected of killing a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer on campus in Cambridge late Thursday, then stealing a car at gunpoint and later releasing its driver unharmed.

Hours earlier, police had released photos of the marathon bombing suspects and asked for the public's help finding them. A new photo of the suspect on the loose was released later showing him in a grey hoodie sweatshirt. It was taken at a 7-Eleven in Cambridge, just across the Charles River from Boston.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
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1 posted on 04/19/2013 3:44:21 AM PDT by upchuck
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To: upchuck

My son’s in Belmont. He’s fine. His brother woke him up to tell him to stay indoors. I’m sure he went back to bed.


2 posted on 04/19/2013 3:46:03 AM PDT by Mercat
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To: upchuck

3 posted on 04/19/2013 3:48:14 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: upchuck
Boston Suspects Weapons: FAST & FURIOUS II i.e military grade weapons and exposives.
4 posted on 04/19/2013 3:50:13 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: upchuck

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcsLaSBWG9k ~ what every sounded minded Bostonian wishes he had in his house or apartment this morning!


5 posted on 04/19/2013 3:50:19 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Mercat
His brother woke him up to tell him to stay indoors

So how many bullets do you need if these two show up at your house?

6 posted on 04/19/2013 3:50:33 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: upchuck

who is Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev?


7 posted on 04/19/2013 3:55:11 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: upchuck
MBTA has shut down service in all of Metro Boston. Subway, busses, commuter rail.
8 posted on 04/19/2013 4:02:25 AM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: upchuck

Since these guys were also guilty of robbing a 7-11 last night...which led to the chase by the police and resulted in the killing of Suspect #1. Why do news commentators keep asking...Why did they stay in the area? Well, since they had to rob a 7-11, obviously they don’t have any money. Probably no car, or enough for a ticket on a commercial vehicle to get out of there. Suspect#2 still at large, armed, and probably no way to leave the area.. Obviously desperate, dangerous, hungry and broke. I hope all store owners are well protected with their own firearms. Suspect #2 might be looking for snacks.


9 posted on 04/19/2013 4:02:56 AM PDT by CitizenM (Obama - The architect of the decline of the U.S.)
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To: upchuck

Listen to WBZ - AM-10:30 (Boston)
http://betaplayer.radio.com/player/wbz-newsradio-1030


10 posted on 04/19/2013 4:03:41 AM PDT by libertarian27 (FreeRepublic Cookbooks 2011 & 2012 - Click Profile)
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To: upchuck

Checking in from Natick (approx 17 miles from Boston Center):

Can’t get to work in Newton. MBTA shut down. Boss called an said heavy firepower locking down 3 suburbs.

So, um... probably not the best time to bring this up but... perhaps we want to hold on that immigration bill for a bit? [smarmy chuckle]


11 posted on 04/19/2013 4:08:38 AM PDT by jimjohn
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To: FatherofFive

That is the exact question every American needs to pose when interviewed by the media, at every local state and national political forum. to their pols/reps...until every person on the planet is sick of hearing it. Because it cuts to the core of it all.

Because the cops/feds will not be there.


12 posted on 04/19/2013 4:13:20 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: jimjohn

Police asked businesses in all neighboring towns such as Newton not to open today, so you wouldn’t go trying to get to work at all.


13 posted on 04/19/2013 4:38:09 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: FatherofFive

It’s MA. I believe it is difficult to get a weapon there. Police response time = minutes, days. Response time of a .45acp = 800fps. Which should you choose?


14 posted on 04/19/2013 4:43:58 AM PDT by toolman1401
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To: CitizenM
I hope all store owners are well protected with their own firearms.

Unlikely. This is MA that is in a constant battle with NY for title of state with the largest percentage of citizens who hate guns and hate gun owners. I hope a few of the strident anti-gun aholes who live there are at least thinking as they cower in their homes "Maybe I should have a gun after all." But probable not.

True story. I went to a patriots day celebration in Lexington many years ago. I was near a vendor selling various toys including little toy flintlocks - we're talking a few inches. Some kid asked his mother to get him one, Not only did the b***h tell her kid no, but she proceded to scold the vendor for selling toy guns. I felt like punching her in the mouth myself. I can only imagine what the guy selling the toys felt like, but he pretty much ignored her. This woman to me represents the typical masshole.

15 posted on 04/19/2013 4:45:28 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: FatherofFive
So how many bullets do you need if these two show up at your house?

My thought exactly. This episode is the perfect counterargument to liberal stupidity about gun control. I'm hoping some Bostonian gun owner takes out the remaining brother -- preferably with a mean looking gun like an AR-15.

16 posted on 04/19/2013 4:48:04 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: FatherofFive

So how many bullets do you need if these two show up at your house?

I wonder how many Bostonians are for gun control now?
Pray that his evil young man is captured so he can spill his guts about other perpetrators.


17 posted on 04/19/2013 5:10:16 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever ((Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!))
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An excuse to confiscate the guns of law abiding citizens?

When, if that moose-limb creep tries to enter one`s home, the citizen, could use that weapon to end this. A potential citizen hero for sure!

18 posted on 04/19/2013 5:11:24 AM PDT by nomad
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To: FatherofFive
So how many bullets do you need if these two show up at your house?

1.6 billion, apparently....

19 posted on 04/19/2013 5:19:19 AM PDT by papertyger (Blessed are the flexible for they shall not be broken....)
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To: libertarian27

I can’t believe these bastards are calling the terrorists “Russians!”


20 posted on 04/19/2013 5:59:00 AM PDT by papertyger (Blessed are the flexible for they shall not be broken....)
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To: stars & stripes forever
"I wonder how many Bostonians are for gun control now?" Little if anything will change in that regard. The hallmark of liberalism is the failure to learn from experience.
21 posted on 04/19/2013 6:02:04 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: upchuck

I wonder how many of the fine liberal folks in Boston and the suburbs are wishing they had a handgun or shotgun in their homes this morning.


22 posted on 04/19/2013 6:05:08 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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Boston Lockdown Shows Impotence of Militarized Police
Posted on April 19, 2013 by Robert Farago

No disrespect to the law enforcement officers chasing after terrorist Dzhokar Tsarnaev. They’re doing what cops gotta do. But let’s think about this. A few thousand heavily armed cops are chasing after one guy with a million-plus Bay Staters in lockdown. The bad guy’s image is all over the media. Mass transit? Shut down. Businesses? Closed. Colleges, schools? Empty. Street traffic? Non-existent. And yet Tsarnaev’s nowhere to be found.

http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/


23 posted on 04/19/2013 8:59:18 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: upchuck

When the “authorities” order people to stay inside their homes and shut down a commuter railway, does that sound like martial law? Do they have the authority to order someone not to come outside?


24 posted on 04/19/2013 10:04:09 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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I suspect it’s like being ordered to evacuate when a huricane is coming. Up to you if you leave or stay.


25 posted on 04/19/2013 10:15:41 AM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: upchuck

Sounds like practice.


26 posted on 04/19/2013 10:31:19 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: upchuck

Now I see they’ve got the military (NG) out on the streets. Coming soon to intersections in our neighborhoods.


27 posted on 04/19/2013 11:16:22 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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Now they got a Blackhawk ferrying people in. Men in military uniform using military equipment and trained at military bases, like those who drove the tanks at Waco, are MILITARY against civilians.


28 posted on 04/19/2013 11:32:41 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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