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Boston Police: We Have the Suspect in Custody

April 19, 2013 | 2:07 pm

Boston Police: We Have the Suspect in Custody

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By Eileen Sullivan, Katie Zezima and Meghan Barr, Associated Press A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead. Police announced via Twitter that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was in custody. They later wrote: […]

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April 18, 2013 | 11:28 am

Martinez Boy, Victim of Marathon Bombing, Recovers After Surgery

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Of the many links between the Bay Area and the Boston Marathon bombing, two stood out on Thursday: a Martinez boy in surgery and a battery from Fremont. Aaron Hern is recovering after surgery to repair wounds from the Boston Marathon bombings, according to the Contra Costa Times: Aaron Hern, the 11-year-old Martinez boy injured […]

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11-Year-Old Martinez Boy Injured in Boston Bombings

April 16, 2013 | 9:17 am

11-Year-Old Martinez Boy Injured in Boston Bombings

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Aaron Hern, a 11-year-old from Martinez, needed surgery to treat a wound inflicted by the Boston Marathon bombings, his mother Katherine reported on her Facebook page on Monday night. From the Contra Costa Times: The boy was waiting at the finish line for his mother, 40-year-old Katherine Hern, who was about 200 feet away from the […]

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After Boston Marathon Explosions, California Officials Examine Security at Home

April 15, 2013 | 5:13 pm

After Boston Marathon Explosions, California Officials Examine Security at Home

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After two explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday, killing at least two and injuring dozens, California law enforcement and emergency officials are  monitoring the situation and how it relates to California. California’s State Threat Assessment Center, which comprises the governor’s office, California Highway Patrol, the California Emergency Management Agency and the California Department […]

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(Updates) 3 Killed, More Than 170 Wounded in Boston Marathon Explosions

April 15, 2013 | 2:55 pm

(Updates) 3 Killed, More Than 170 Wounded in Boston Marathon Explosions

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Two explosions killed 3 people and injured more than 170 at the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday. About 2,000 racers were participating from California with friends and family present, and several of these eye-witnesses gave us their accounts. Among those injured was a boy from Martinez, Calif. The attack has prompted officials in […]

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Boston Marathon Blasts: Bay Area Witnesses Share Their Stories

April 15, 2013 | 2:42 pm

Boston Marathon Blasts: Bay Area Witnesses Share Their Stories

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There were about 2,000 California competitors at the Boston Marathon, with hundreds from the Bay Area. Many of them witnessed Monday’s explosions. Scott Dunlap of Woodside had finished the race and was in a pub near the finish line: “There was a loud boom, then a second one, and then thousands of people running as fast […]

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