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Photo Gallery: Explosion at Boston Marathon

9:20 AM, Apr 16, 2013

*WARNING: Some of the photos may be graphic to some. 2 explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon have resulted in injuries. SOURCE: NBC & WHDH Boston

Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend to be Released

2:03 PM, May 6, 2013

A magistrate judge has agreed to release a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from federal custody while he awaits trial for allegedly lying to federal investigators probing the April 15 bombings.

Suspects Accused of Boston Bombing Cover Up Deny Charges

11:19 PM, May 2, 2013

Authorities aren't alleging that they had anything to do with the Boston Marathon bombings themselves, but three friends of one of the suspects could be looking at years behind bars for what they allegedly did in the days after the bombing

NYC Mayor: Boston Suspect Said NYC Was Next Target

3:40 PM, Apr 25, 2013

New York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square.

Officials: US wars against Muslims Fueled Suspects in Boston Bombings

10:49 PM, Apr 24, 2013

U.S. officials say the surviving suspect in last week's attack on the Boston Marathon has told investigators he and his brother were angry about U.S. wars in Muslim countries.

Slain MIT Officer Memorialized at Campus Service

6:05 PM, Apr 24, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden has told the parents of slain Massachusetts Institute of Technology police Officer Sean Collier that he hopes they find some solace in their extreme grief through a large memorial service in their son's honor.

Boston officials: Marathon Bombs Injured More Than 260

11:17 PM, Apr 23, 2013

Public health officials are now saying that 264 people sought treatment at hospitals for injuries sustained in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Surviving Boston Bombing Suspect Charged

5:06 PM, Apr 23, 2013

Court official says Dzhokhar Tsarvaev was formally charged in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing while remaining under heavy guard in a Boston hospital.

Chinese Victim of Marathon Blasts Remembered

7:59 AM, Apr 23, 2013

A 23-year-old Boston University graduate student killed in the Boston Marathon bombing has been described at her memorial service as a sweet-hearted woman passionate about piano, her studies and loving life.

Buffalo Runs to Support Boston

5:12 PM, Apr 22, 2013

The City of Good Neighbors comes through for victims of Boston Marathon bombings.

Funeral For Boston Bombing Victim Today; Moment of Silence Planned

5:11 PM, Apr 22, 2013

A private funeral was scheduled for 8 a.m. for Krystle Campbell, a 29-year-old restaurant worker killed in the blasts.

WNY Legislators Call for Death Penalty

5:11 PM, Apr 22, 2013

Tsarnaev is likely to be charged under federal law, because the federal government has more legal and investigative resources and Massachusetts does not have a state death penalty statute.

WNY Woman Injured in Boston Bombing

10:36 PM, Apr 20, 2013

A Tonawanda woman who was hurt in Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon is back home and speaking out for the first time.

Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Custody

10:34 PM, Apr 20, 2013

The ATF has released a photo showing 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev being taken into custody in Watertown, Massachusetts on Friday night.

Local Runners Joyful After Lone Suspect's Capture

10:33 PM, Apr 20, 2013

Local runners who were at the Boston Marathon on Monday are expressing relief that one prime suspect is dead and that the other has been captured.

Tsarnaev Hospitalized in Serious Condition

5:45 AM, Apr 20, 2013

The surviving suspect in the horrifying attack on the Boston Marathon is being held at a hospital after being captured following a pair of shootouts with police.

Suspect in Boston Bombings in Custody

11:17 PM, Apr 19, 2013

NBC News reports the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been captured alive.

Boston Marathon Suspects Identified

11:17 PM, Apr 19, 2013

The surviving Boston bomb suspect has been identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass.

Father of Boston Suspects Believes They Were Framed

11:12 PM, Apr 19, 2013

The father of the two Boston bombing suspects says he believes his sons were framed.

Former FBI Agent Shares Insight

10:43 PM, Apr 19, 2013

Two former FBI agents who worked in Buffalo gave us their insight into Friday's manhunt.

Boston Bombing Suspect Not Read Miranda Rights

9:37 PM, Apr 19, 2013

A Justice Department official says the Boston Marathon bombing suspect will not be read his Miranda rights because the government is invoking a public safety exception.

President Obama Says Important Chapter in Tragedy is Over

9:22 PM, Apr 19, 2013

President Barack Obama says the capture of a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing closes what he calls "an important chapter in this tragedy."

UMass Student Describes Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

3:46 PM, Apr 19, 2013

A UMass Dorchester student says Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives two doors down from him.

Uncle Urges Bombing Suspect to Turn Self In

3:45 PM, Apr 19, 2013

The uncle of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect is urging his nephew to turn himself in.

Timeline of Boston Bombing Manhunt

12:38 PM, Apr 19, 2013

Key moments related to the search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, based on reports from the Middlesex County district attorney, Massachusetts State Police, and Boston police.

Amateur Video: Police Shootout with Boston Suspects

12:13 PM, Apr 19, 2013

Watertown residents say it was like being in a "war zone" when they were woken in the middle of the night during a shootout between police and the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

Chief: Slain MIT Officer Was Dedicated, Well Liked

11:11 AM, Apr 19, 2013

Sean Collier had only worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for about a year. But he was already popular with his colleagues in the campus police department, as well as with students, often joining them on hiking and skiing trips.

Boston Transit Officer Severely Injured in Shootout

7:28 AM, Apr 19, 2013

MBTA Police Chief Paul MacMillan says the injured officer is 33-year-old Richard Donohue.

Boston Area Colleges Cancel Classes

7:08 AM, Apr 19, 2013

Several Boston area colleges have canceled classes for the day while police conduct a manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

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