Boston Police Arrest Three More Suspects in Connection to Marathon Bombings

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The AP has confirmed that Boston police have taken three more suspects into custody regarding the marathon bombings. Not much more is known at this point, but Boston police have issued a statement saying that the situation poses no threat to public safety. NBC's Pete Williams, one of the few sources of accurate information throughout the series of events following the bombings, has reported that the three suspects were Dzhokar Tsarnaev's college roommates at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.

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Mayor Bloomberg on Post-Boston Security: "You're Never Going to Know Where All Our Cameras Are"

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Eugene Reznik
Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly delivered a press conference at City Hall this afternoon, revealing information about the Boston bombers' plans to come to New York City. Upon earlier information and belief, Dzhokar Tsarnaev said he had planned to come to New York to "party," but Bloomberg and Kelly told reporters that, in fact, Dzhokar and his brother spontaneously decided after the Boston bombings to bomb Times Square.

"God forbid they had gone to Times Square," the mayor said, but added that if they had, "they would not have seen the extensive networks of cameras."

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Falsely Accused Brown University Student Sunil Tripathi Is Still Missing

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In the midst of the chaos in the Boston area last night, a missing Brown University student named Sunil Tripathi was falsely identified as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Suspect No. 2, now on the loose after Monday's marathon bombings.

The accusation came shortly after a Reddit user posted a strikingly clear image of a man fleeing the explosion site who bore a startling resemblance to the one of the FBI's suspects. Twitter and other social media outlets were soon teeming with eavesdropped chatter from police scanner reports, including a moment when the tweeters overheard Tripathi's name.


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Finding the Boston Bombers: What's Happened Up to Now

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The FBI identified these two men, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, as suspects in the Boston bombing.
For two days after the Boston Marathon bombing, the news media was so starved for public developments in the investigation that many outlets took to inventing breaking news. But in the last 12 hours, things have moved so quickly in the hunt for the bombers -- complete with a wild night full of shoot-outs, car-jackings, hurled explosives -- that it's hard to keep up. Here's what's happened so far:


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Boston's Narrowest House Not as Narrow as New York's

Not sure who "wins" or "loses" in this competition, but Boston has a similarly narrow house to New York's narrowest house, except NYC's is narrower! Take that, Boston. Or...take that, New York?

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