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  • Boston Marathon explosions: Police confirm explosion near finish line

    04/15/2013 12:35:59 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 241 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 2:31 p.m. CDT, April 15, 2013 | (Via Reuters)
    At least one explosion struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, police and witnesses said. The explosion occurred as thousands of runners finished the 117th running of the Boston Marathon, with crowds watching and cheering at the finish. …
  • Bricks, pipes thrown from occupied SF building

    05/01/2012 10:16:56 PM PDT · by SmithL · 23 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/1/12 | Marisa Lagos, Nanette Asimov
    Hundreds of protesters took over a vacant building on Turk Street owned by the Archdiocese of San Francisco on Tuesday. One climbed to the roof, threw a brick and struck a man with a video camera standing in the swarm of police and demonstrators below. Police arrested Jesse Nesbitt, 34, of San Francisco on felony charges of aggravated assault after he ran out the back of the two-story building at 888 Turk St. But they didn't find another man who hurled metal pipes into from an adjacent rooftop. The Occupy activists had marched from Market Street to the Western Addition...