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By Leah Harding on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 6:29 pm
Officials are searching for the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings that took place earlier this week. The two brothers, one dead, who are suspected of the crime are said to be from Chechnya, a controlled state of Russia. Two experts from the University of Florida discuss what this background means to the investigation.
While Boston remains on lockdown during a search for a suspect in the Boston marathon bombing that took place earlier this week, WUFT speaks with those close to the event.
By WUFT News on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 11:19 am
Update 2:19 p.m. TORONTO (AP) — An aunt of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects says the older brother recently became a devout Muslim who prayed five times a day. Maret Tsarnaeva told reporters at her Toronto home on Friday that [...]
Updates throughout day: One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another. Authorities have shut down mass transportation and tell residents in Boston suburbs to “stay inside.”
By WUFT News on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 11:36 am
Watch video of Healing Our City: an interfaith service in Boston. President Obama will speak.
By Sarah Daly on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:58 pm
A ricin-laced letter addressed to President Barack Obama was intercepted Wednesday, after a letter packed with the same toxin was sent to Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., late Tuesday.
By Emily Miller on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 4:56 pm
Four Gainesville runners registered in the 2013 Boston Marathon share their experiences during the bombings that killed 3 and injured more than 170.
By Donna Green-Townsend on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 4:27 pm
The tragedy in Boston really struck home with Gainesville resident and local writer Shelley Fraser Mickle.
By Associated Press on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 3:22 pm
President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the Boston Marathon explosions from the White House Tuesday morning. Watch the livestream here.
Two explosions went off near the finish line at the Boston Marathon; reports say 3 dead and more than 140 injured in the blasts.