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  • Boston suburbs on lockdown amid terror search

    04/19/2013 3:44:21 AM PDT · by upchuck · 27 replies
    AP ^ | April 19, 2013, 6:05 am, et | MEGHAN BARR and KATIE ZEZIMA
    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...
  • MIT: Shooter On Loose; Officer Down

    04/18/2013 8:22:45 PM PDT · by NautiNurse · 2,592 replies
    Atlantic Wire ^ | 18 April 2013
    MIT issued an emergency alert at 10:48 on Thursday night reporting shots fired on the university campus. The school newspaper reports, "Shots fired near 32 Vassar St (Stata Center), police officer down. Please stay inside." That report is backed up by CBS News's Bonney Kapp who reports hearing "officer down" on the police scanner just before the MIT alert went out. For now, details are scarce, but the suspect is on the loose and considered armed and extremely dangerous.
  • Emotional Obama vows gun control ‘without Congress’

    04/18/2013 11:22:41 AM PDT · by pabianice · 59 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/18/13 | Spiering
    President Obama was visibly angry during his press conference yesterday, voicing disappointment with the Senate for failing to pass an amendment requiring universal background checks for gun sales. The president, however, insisted it was still possible to “bring about meaningful changes that reduce gun violence” outside of Congress. “Even without Congress, my administration will keep doing everything it can to protect more of our communities,” Obama insisted. “We’re going to address the barriers that prevent states from participating in the existing background check system. We’re going to give law enforcement more information about lost and stolen guns so it can...
  • Updates on Investigation Into Multiple Explosions in Boston [FBI VIDEOS & PHOTOS OF SUSPECTS]

    04/18/2013 2:39:22 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 204 replies
    FBI ^ | 4-18-2013 | Unknown to me
    Video and Photos Released in Bombings Case
  • BOSTON: Breaking Massive Explosions, Grenades, Shots Fired Multiple Officers Down LIVE Thread

    911 Operator ā€¸@911BUFF 1m BOSTON: BREAKING NEWS - 'MASSIVE EXPLOSIONS, GRENADES AND SHOTS FIRED' REPORTED ON POLICE SCANNER! MULTIPLE OFFICERS DOWN! #911BUFF Matthew Keys ā€¸@TheMatthewKeys 45s WCVB: Gunfire, explosions reported in Watertown neighborhood of Boston - http://bit.ly/11jwbKG Three block perimeter to be established around 98 Spruce in Watertown, Mass