In the span of an hour, reports clashed regarding whether an arrest had been made in the Boston Marathon bombing. View a Storified timeline of the conflicting reports.
3:07 p.m. ET | Police and reporters have gathered at the Boston courthouse, amid reports that a suspect has been taken custody, the Associated Press reports. A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told the Associated Press on Wednesday … Continue reading
First responders tend to the wounded, including a young boy in a wheelchair, where two explosions occurred along the final stretch of the Boston Marathon on Monday. Dr. David Mooney sees bleeding children all the time. As director of the … Continue reading
Despite media outlets’ conflicting reports, the FBI insisted no arrests had been made in connection to the Boston Marathon bombings. Jeffrey Brown talks with WBUR’s David Boeri, who reported that senior judges and top officials were directed to prepare the courthouse for an impending arrest until threats shut down the building. Continue reading
Investigators study the scene on Boylston Street at the site of the second bomb explosion. Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images. A day after two blasts rocked the Boston Marathon finish line, investigators are scrambling to unearth … Continue reading
People across the country are paying tribute to Boston, and the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. We’re tracking the photos and memorials as they continue to surface.
PBS NewsHour will live stream briefings and press conferences from Boston and the White House in the player above. Check back all day for updates. 2:29 p.m.: The Associated Press has identified 29-year-old Krystle Campbell of Medford, Mass., as one … Continue reading
Immediately after the Boston Marathon bombings, people took to social media and other technology to spread news about the attacks and check on loved ones. Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn examine with political editor Christina Bellantoni how social media can act as both an emergency tool and as a platform to express grief. Continue reading