An outraged citizen posts a photo of a ticketed car on Comm. Ave. in the Back Bay this morning:
Really Boston? The morning after the lock down? So many cars this early morning w these on. As a resident of this city I'm appalled. (My car is parked in my own private spot but I'm still enraged to see these.) please forgive parking violations... Read more
Neal Gaffey photographed therapy dogs walking through the crowd in the Back Bay this morning. That's Liberty and Independence in the foreground.
The FBI says it is looking for two men in connection with the deadly bombs planted along the Marathon route on Boylston Street: One in a white cap, one... Read more
As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, more than $7 million had been committed to the fund by corporate partners and 5,000 individual donors, they added.... Read more
The Comfort Dogs are at the First Lutheran Church in the Back Bay. Boston Magazine has background and info on hours.
The Chinese consulate in New York reports she is in stable condition but that a second Chinese national died in the bombings.
At a press conference this afternoon, Gov. Patrick said he visitied a Northeastern student named Victoria, at Tufts Medical Center with shrapnel wounds from one of yesterday's explosions. Victoria, he said, told him how scared and hysterical she was as she was triaged in the Marathon medical tent. But then a man managed to calm her down, showed her his own scars from a shrapnel... Read more
Gov. Patrick said today an interfaith prayer service will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, with President Obama in attendance.
Mayor Menino, meanwhile, said the city has set up a fund to help victims. Boston public-safety unions have set up their own fund to help victims and to post a reward for the capture of whoever... Read more
Richard DesLauriers, head of the FBI in Boston, says remains of the devices have been sent to an FBI lab in Virginia for analysis.
DesLauriers said the heavy devices appeared to have been carried in black nylon bags or backpacks and asked the public to alert the FBI to anybody they might know who had recently blown things up or asked questions about topics... Read more
The injuries suffered by bomb victims taken to Mass. General are consistent with those caused by pellets, nails or other sharp objects, the chief of trauma services said at a press conference this morning.
Dr. George Velmahos said several of the patients at his hospital remain sedated and intubated as they recover from emergency surgery.
Dr. Ron Walls, chair of emergency medicine at Brigham and... Read more