All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Boston Bombings’

Boston Bombing Probe: Man Jailed For Destroying Evidence

According to the Associated Press, a new arrest has been made in relation the Boston Marathon Bombings. Khairullozhon Matanov of Quincy, Mass. was charged on Friday with one criminal count of destroying records and three counts of lying to officials in a terrorism investigation. Matanov is said to be a friend of Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the two men accused …

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Life Or Death For Boston Bomber?

The Boston Marathon Bombings stunned the nation exactly one year ago today. The anniversary of the tragedy saw many journey to the city of Boston, Mass. from around the world in order to honor the victims and their families. Though the major tribute planned for this afternoon is receiving much of the media and public attention, it is inevitable that …

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Boston Marathon Bombings: A Year Later

One year ago today, two backpacks containing pressure cooker bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The two blasts took three innocent lives: 8-year-old Martin Richard; 23-year-old Lingzi Lu; and 29-year-old Krystle Campbell. There were 264 reported injuries as a result of the bombings. On the anniversary of this horrific event, the city of Boston, Mass. and …

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Boston Marathon 2014 Safety Plan Unveiled

As April 15th approaches, we as a nation recall with sorrow last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, which killed three and injured over two hundred others. This year, Boston city officials are strengthening security presence and introducing more strident safety measures to help prevent such a tragedy from happening again, reports Boston.com. Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William …

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Red Sox Ads Thank Boston and St. Louis Fans

The Red Sox are reaching out to fans in a gesture of thanks, a full-page ad gesture of thanks that is. After their 2013 World Series win against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston team placed an advertisement in the Tuesday St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “From One Great Baseball Town To Another.” They also posted a Monday, full-page ad in their …

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev Linked To Gruesome Triple Murder

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the suspects in the Boston Bombing who died in a shootout with police, was named as a suspect in a gruesome triple homicide that occurred in 2011. Ibragim Todashev, an acquaintance of Tsarnaev and his brother, Dzhokhar, told FBI agents in May that Tamerlan was involved in the killings, and now the information is at the …

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Cover Leads Stores To Boycott Issue, Mayor To Write Angry Letter

The upcoming Rolling Stone features suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover, and has generated a storm of controversy with stores refusing to sell the issue. The headline for the cover story is simply “The Bomber,” and the subtitle is, “How a Popular, Promising Student Was Failed by His Family, Fell Into Radical Islam and Became a Monster.” …

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Pleads Not Guilty to Boston Marathon Bombings

Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev this week pleaded not guilty to 30 charges related to the bombings, which killed three people and injured over 150 others back in April of this year. According to a Boston Globe report, Tsarnaev’s relatives and more than 30 victims of the bombings packed a Boston courtroom to hear Tsarnaev himself issue not guilty …

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Drunk Governor: Deval Patrick Got Drunk After Boston Bombings

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick this week admitted to celebrating the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects by getting drunk. According to a Boston Herald report, the governor was speaking to a Cambridge-area marketing company this week when he admitted how tremendously relieved he was when Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured on April 19. Patrick stated that he had received lots …

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Boston Fire Chief Resigns in Wake of Bombing

Boston Fire Department Chief Steve Abraira resigned this week. He will be stepping down on June 7, with Chief of Operations John Hasson selected to become acting Chief. Abraira was named chief less than two years ago, in December of 2011. According to a Boston Globe report, the resignation came after Abraira clashed with his 13 deputy chiefs. Abraira was …

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Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Now Walking, Claims Innocence

While his brother, Tamerlan, was being buried in secret, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was recovering from his wounds in a Massachusetts prison hospital. Now, the accused Boston Marathon bomber is well enough to walk and speak with his family on the phone. According to an Associated Press report, Dzhokhar this week spoke with his parents in Russia, telling them that he and …

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Tsarnaev: Friend Killed In Orlando Shooting By FBI

A man who was shot and killed early this morning in Orlando has reportedly been identified as Ibragim Todashev, who was one of the men questioned in connection to the Boston bombings. Khusn Taramiv, who was friends with Todashev, says the two of them were taken in for questioning at an apartment building and that he was released after three …

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