Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon bombing has races rethinking security
Boston Marathon bombing has races rethinking security
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/29/2013 at 11:04AM

Now that surviving Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has been captured and charged with using a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death, some of the motivations behind the attack are becoming clearer. Other questions about security and how to prevent future attacks at similar events are under heated debate. “Thinking about the football season [...]

Boston bombing suspects discussed Times Square attack, officials say
Boston bombing suspects discussed Times Square attack, officials say
Police Angy Altamirano 4/25/2013 at 4:20PM

Following the Boston Marathon attack, the bombing suspects intended to detonate additional explosives in Times Square, said Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly today. Kelly said that information gathered from surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had initially indicated that he and his older brother were coming to New York to “party.” Yet after further [...]

Boston bombing suspects may have been heading to NYC to celebrate
Boston bombing suspects may have been heading to NYC to celebrate
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 4/24/2013 at 1:17PM

According to NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, the Boston Marathon bombing suspects may have been on their way to New York City to celebrate after the attack, reported NBC New York. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is now hospitalized and charged in the attack, told investigators that he and his older brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev were heading to Manhattan when they [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/23/2013 at 7:57AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 55. Breezy. Winds from the NE at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday night: Overcast in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Low of 46. Winds from the North at 5 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Fish & [...]

Boston bombing suspect charged
Boston bombing suspect charged
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/22/2013 at 2:20PM

Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction against persons and property within the U.S. resulting in death, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday afternoon. “Although our investigation is ongoing, today’s charges bring a successful end to a tragic week for the city of Boston [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/22/2013 at 7:49AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast. High of 55. Breezy. Winds from the ENE at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph shifting to the North in the afternoon. Monday night: Overcast in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 43. Breezy. Winds from the ENE at 15 to 25 [...]

Boston bombing suspect in custody
Boston bombing suspect in custody
Police Queens Courier Staff 4/19/2013 at 9:22PM

One of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing is in custody after a manhunt that shut down the Massachusetts city and its suburbs today. The Boston Police Department confirmed the news around 8:45 p.m., tweeting ”Suspect in custody. Officers sweeping the area.” He is in serious condition, authorities said. The suspect, 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev, was found hiding [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/16/2013 at 8:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 63. Breezy. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 25 mph. Tuesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 54. Winds from the South at 5 to 20 mph shifting to the WSW [...]

Bombing at Boston Marathon kills at least three, injures dozens
Bombing at Boston Marathon kills at least three, injures dozens
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/15/2013 at 3:44PM

UPDATE 8:57 p.m.: Boston police confirmed that three people have died in the bombing, according to reports. UPDATE 8:52 p.m.: The FBI has taken over the investigation int0 Monday’s bombing. UPDATE 8:39 p.m.: The Boston Globe is reporting that “just before 8 p.m., a ‘person of interest’ was being questioned at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital in connection with [...]