Artists Mike Mandel and Chantal Zakari, who say they were forced indoors by the hunt for the missing Tsarnaev brother, have come up with a series of Shelter in Plates to commemorate the hunt and lock down:
Confronted with military troops searching our homes and surroundings, for sixteen hours families were ordered inside, police stationed at corners and half-way points on every street. No cars... Read more
It's full-moon time for conspiracy theorists, of course.
Seth Mnookin considers Naked Man - the unfortunate guy who happened to be driving through Watertown at exactly the wrong time and who wound up on the ground, stripped of all his clothes:
Even if some intrepid reporter does track the naked man down, the morass of conspiracies surrounding the marathon bombing and the twenty-four hours... Read more
The Globe reports on the final battle at the boat, which turned out not to be a battle (so who fired all those rounds at the end?); looks at possible information lapses at the federal level that may have kept his older brother off the federal radar in the weeks leading up to the bombings.... Read more
He wants people to donate to the One Fund, WCVB reports.
Members of the MBTA SWAT team talked to CNN about the end of the stand off at the Watertown boat.
The firefight between the two suspects and police happened right outside Andrew Kitzenberg's house.
After witnessing shots being fired I promptly ran up the stairs to my 3rd floor bedroom to distance myself a little further away from the gunfire. As I ran into my room, overwhelmed by shock, adrenaline, and curiosity, I jumped onto my bed to stay below the windows but also... Read more
Jay Gates reports evidence of a fierce battle was easy to see yesterday on Laurel Street in Watertown, from the blood stains (mostly washed down) and tire marks showing where one brother ran over another to bomb damage to one... Read more
MBTA Police Chief Paul MacMillan said at a press conference this afternoon that Officer Richard Donohue this morning "opened his eyes and was able to move his hands and feet" - and squeeze his wife's hand.
Brookline Police report he was one of theirs and was delivering the milk to a family in Watertown that needed it Friday but obviously couldn't get out of their house.
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Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.
Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.
Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more