Tag Archives: Boston Marathon

In the News: GPD sketch, Boston brothers, Satchel’s sodas, Miami Children’s Hospital, 3-year-old found dead

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 3:09 pm

GPD releases sketch of attacker in sexual assault family and classmates – Gainesville police released a sketch of the man involved in the sexual assault and burglary of a UF student. Officer Ben Tobias said Thursday morning that detectives continue [...]

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Manhunt continues in Boston; Conn. residents warned to be on lookout for green Honda Civic

By 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 [...]

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Apr. 19, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:51 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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WATCH NOW: Video of interfaith service dedicated to the Boston Marathon bombing victims

By 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.

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In the News: Boston conflicting reports, Immigration proposal released, Teachers sue over evaluation system, FDA bans generic OxyContin

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Boston courthouse evacuated after FBI rebukes report of bomb suspect arrest – After contradicting reports, an official FBI statement was released saying no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack at this time. The Atlantic Wire [...]

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Gainesville runners in Boston reflect on marathon bombings

By 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.

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In the News: Senate passes texting ban, substance abuse treatment reform, teachers sue district, Boston Marathon hero

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Florida Senate unanimously approves texting while driving ban – The Florida Senate unanimously passed SB 52 Tuesday. The bill makes texting while driving a secondary violation, meaning a driver would have have to commit an additional offense to be pulled [...]

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Boston Marathon bombs made of pressure cookers; victims identified

By 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.

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In The News: GNV election, Iraq bombings before elections, Tampa Bay Times wins Pulitzer, Boston Marathon attack

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 1:29 pm

Craig Lowe raises $34K, Ed Braddy $31K in runoff | Gainesville.com – The last leg of the Gainesville mayoral election began at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Mayor Craig Lowe’s campaign received $34,235 in campaign contributions, while former City Councilman Ed Braddy’s [...]

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In the News: Boston Marathon explosions, Bernstein visits UF, Americans disapprove government, squirrel causes power outage, Australian wins Masters

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:06 pm

2 Explosions at Boston Marathon Finish Line – ABC News – The explosions occured about three hours after winners crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon today. Bloody spectators were carried to a medical tent and competitors and race organizers fled [...]

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