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The longer the networks reported on the Boston manhunt on Friday afternoon, the less we knew about what was actually going on. Before the bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was finally caught that night, the confusion around the case had already raised some troubling questions about the power of TV news in general.
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The most wanted man in America, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, has been captured alive after surviving a massive gunfight with police, it’s been confirmed.
The chief suspect in Monday’s twin bombings, which left three dead and more than 170 injured, was peppered with a volley of bullets as he sheltered on a boat in the backyard of a Boston suburb.
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Gunshots were heard just… Continue reading Boston Manhunt Over: Suspect #2 Captured Alive After Gunfight With Police
We’ve got all the latest developments as of Wednesday morning following Monday’s horrific bombing at the Boston Marathon.
1. Latest FiguresIn addition to the three people who died as result of the blast, 170 others were injured. As of Wednesday, 76 patients remain in Boston hospitals, with 20 in critical condition (including a 9-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy).
Massachusetts General Hospital chief of trauma surgery Dr. George Velmahos said four patients… Continue reading Terror At The Boston Marathon: 7 New Developments
Boston and Ben Affleck go together like the Red Sox and Fenway Park, so it makes sense that Warner Bros. would court the director for its latest Boston-based project. But Affleck, who set his first two films (“Gone, Baby, Gone” and “The Town”) in present-day Boston, might need to brush up on his Beantown history before he takes the helm of the movie — it’s based on a book about… Continue reading Ben Affleck for 'Bunker Hill'? Director May Return to Boston for Revolutionary War Film