Showing posts with label Boston bombing. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Boston bombing. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Three men charged with undermining Boston bombing probe

3:26pm EDT
By Scott Malone, Tim McLaughlin and Mark Hosenball
BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Wednesday charged three men with interfering with the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing, accusing two students from Kazakhstan of hiding a laptop computer and backpack belonging to one of the suspected bombers.
The third man, a U.S. citizen named Robel Phillipos, was charged with making false statements to investigators.

Friday, April 19, 2013

With Boston Manhunt, Media Is Part of a Story It Is Covering

The New York Times
April 19, 2013
Reporters, camera crews and ordinary citizens with cellphone cameras were squarely in the middle of the manhunt in Boston that gripped the nation on Friday, and the result was some of the most startling, and at times unnerving, news coverage in years.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Boston bomb suspect identified on video, no arrest made

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Scott Malone
BOSTON | Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:35pm EDT
(Reuters) - Investigators believe they have identified a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing from security video, a law enforcement source said on Wednesday, but no arrest had yet been made.

Police may make an appeal to the public for more information at a news conference scheduled for later on Wednesday, a government source said.

Earlier, CNN reported a suspect was in custody, citing Boston and law enforcement sources, but later retracted its report.