Boston Marathon Bombings
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Local runners get ready for Boston Marathon
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:07pm.

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.

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NYC Mayor: Boston suspect said NY was next target
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 1:22pm.

videoNew York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly spoke at a briefing Thursday.

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Boston bomb suspect's dad learns of son's capture: 'Tell police everything'
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/19/2013 - 10:00pm.

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.

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Bomb suspect captured alive in backyard boat
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/19/2013 - 9:37pm.

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.

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BREAKING: Surviving Boston bombing suspect identified; Boston shut down for manhunt
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 04/19/2013 - 6:53am.

One bombing suspect has been killed, the other is on the run as authorities execute a massive manhunt in Boston. Events peaked overnight with a massive firefight that killed an officer.

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FBI releases images of 2 men at Boston Marathon
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 4:36pm.

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.

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Back home, area runners recount marathon bomb experience
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 4:30pm.

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.

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Feds deny reports of Boston suspect in custody
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 2:26pm.

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.

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Marathon bombing impacts Boston native
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 4:27pm.

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.

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Charlotte couple hurt in Boston explosions
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 11:22am.

A Charlotte couple is recovering from serious injuries when two bombs exploded near the finish line at the Boston Marathon.

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