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1 of 2 Mass. bomb suspects dead; suburbs shut down
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left one of them dead and his brother on the loose, authorities said Friday as thousands of officers swarmed the streets in a manhunt that all but paralyzed the Boston area.
Police: 5 to 15 people killed in Texas explosion
Rescue workers searched rubble early Thursday for survivors of a fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas town that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others. The blast left the factory a smoldering ruin and leveled homes and businesses for blocks in every direction.
- Several injured in Texas plant explosion
- Runners honor Boston victims with memorial miles
Death toll rises to 3; Feds seek suspects, motive
The bombs that blew up seconds apart at the finish line of one of the world’s most storied races left the streets spattered with blood and glass, three dead, including an 8-year-old boy, more than 140 wounded and gaping questions of who chose to attack at the Boston Marathon and why.
2 explosions at Boston marathon finish line
The Boston Marathon explosions and their aftermath were captured in chilling images that ran as relentless tape loops of terror online and on TV networks Monday, a sickeningly familiar routine in an age of violence designed for maximum impact.
'Get 'em done,' tax volunteer says
Today, April 15, is the deadline for all American citizens to file their income tax. “You need to get ’em done,” said Jo Ann Block of Groves. She is in her second year as a volunteer tax preparer at both the VITA and AARP sites.
Spring weekend full of music
There’s more music on tap this week than you can possibly handle, but that’s a good problem to have if you enjoy live music. Find a show that’s right for you and have fun.
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