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Boston Marathon

Local runners get ready for Boston Marathon

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video As the country remembers the lives that were lost, and those who were injured, 39 runners from the Cape Fear are getting ready to make the trip up North for the 118th Boston Marathon. Full story...
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Watertown lockdown and manhunt hit close to home for WWAY

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video The tragedy of the Marathon bombings in Boston and the Watertown lockdown has hit close to home for WWAY. Full story...
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Boston bomb suspect's dad learns of son's capture: 'Tell police everything'

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The father of a suspected Boston Marathon bomber started to cry when ABC News told him that his son had been captured alive. "Thank God," Anzor Tsarnaev said, speaking in Russian, thanking ABC News for relaying word that his son, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was in custody and alive. Full story...
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Bomb suspect captured alive in backyard boat

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The alleged Boston Marathon bomber who hid from authorities for more than 12 hours was captured tonight by police, sending cheers up through the Watertown neighborhood where he was found. Full story...
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FBI releases images of 2 men at Boston Marathon

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video The FBI has released photos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and is asking for the public's help in identifying them. Full story...
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Back home, area runners recount marathon bomb experience

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video In the wake of the marathon bombing runners from New Hanover County are back from Boston. Eleven marathoners from around the area took part in the race. After all that's happened, several we spoke with say they are glad to be home. Full story...
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Feds deny reports of Boston suspect in custody

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Police and reporters have converged on the federal courthouse in Boston -- amid conflicting reports on whether a suspect is in custody in the bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170 at the Boston Marathon. Full story...
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UNCW students hold vigil for Boston victims, Virginia Tech

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video Just after dark Tuesday night, UNCW students started to gather near the student union. The purpose was a student organized vigil for those killed and injured in Boston and to remember Virginia Tech. Full story...
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Marathon bombing impacts Boston native

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video The Boston Marathon Bombing has had far-reaching effects, including here in our area. One local chef called Boston home for three decades. He says he was heart-broken by yesterday's horrific events. Full story...
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Charlotte couple hurt in Boston explosions

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A Charlotte couple is recovering from serious injuries when two bombs exploded near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Full story...
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Person briefed on probe: bombs in pressure cookers

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A person briefed on the Boston Marathon investigation says the explosives were in 6-liter pressure cookers and placed in black duffel bags. Full story...
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Local runners react to Boston Marathon bombings

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videoLocal runners said they woke up Monday morning ready to go. Ready for the 26.2 miles ahead of them, filled with excitement and nerves. Full story...
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Death toll rises to 3 after Boston Marathon bombings

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The death toll in the Boston Marathon bombings has increased to three people, according to the Boston Police commissioner. "This cowardly act will not be taken within stride," Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis told reporters this evening. "We will turn every rock over to find the people who are responsible for this." Full story...
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