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Police Celebrate Capture of Marathon Bombing Suspect
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Boston Marathon Bombers: One Suspect Captured; One Dead [UPDATED]

The second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing has been captured. Dzokhar Tsarnaev was taken into police custody Friday night -- five days after the bombing that left three dead and left more than 100 injured, police said. The 19-year-old was apprehended after a manhunt that began Thursday night with the fatal shooting of an MIT officer and extended into the evening hours on Friday.

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St. Cloud Cathedral Graduate Talks About Boston Manhunt [VIDEO,AUDIO]

A graduate of St. Cloud Cathedral High School woke to find a bullet hole in her home. Megan Marrer, and Adam Andres, tell NBC's "Today" Show that they awoke to the sound of sirens early Friday morning and a bullet inside their apartment after the deadly confrontation between police and the Boston Marathon bombing suspects went down only a block away.

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FBI Releases Images, Video of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects

Special Agent Rick DesLauriers of the FBI, who is leading the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings, just held a press conference in which he revealed that there are two suspects. The FBI released photographs and video of two men believed to be responsible for the attacks.

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How Long Should the American Flag Remain at Half Staff to Honor the Victims in the Boston Terrorist Bombings?

The president's ordered American flags to half staff to honor the victims of Boston's bombings. But for how long?

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Conflicting Reports Regarding a Possible Arrest in Boston Bombings [UPDATED]

2:45 p.m. (EST): The Boston Police Department has announced that "there has not been an arrest in the Marathon attack." Investigations are ongoing.

2:35 p.m.: CNN is retracting their previous report that an arrest has been made in the Boston Marathon bombings. Other sources are reporting that officials are close to identifying a suspect after reviewing area surveillance video, but no arrests have been made.

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Earth Day Run: Snow Slightly Affects Course, Banners to Honor Boston

Our extended winter season has created some changes for this weekend's Earth Day Run events. Sebring says he's also been field a lot of questions about security, since the attacks at the Boston Marathon.

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Woman in gurney at the finish line of the Boston Marathon
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Minnesota Newspapers Focus on Boston Terror, Impact at Home [PHOTOS]

We take a look at how Minnesota newspapers are reporting the Boston bombings in this morning's editions.

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Security Expert Offers Crowd Safety Tips [AUDIO]

In the wake of the terrorist attacks at the Boston Marathon, safety experts have some reminders for all of us, when we find ourselves in large crowds. Tim Conahan is the Vice President of Signal 88 Security. He says your group should have a place to meet, in the event that you get separated.

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Boston Marathon Explosions: How You Can Help

Three people were killed and more than 100 injured on Monday afternoon when two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Rescue organizations have gathered to help and at the the tragic scene, but how can you help?

The Huffington Post has put together a helpful list of ways:

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Twin Explosions at Boston Marathon Finish Line [UPDATED]

9 p.m. (EST): The final press conference of the day with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis and various other officials just concluded. The FBI is now leading investigations of the events. Davis confirmed that three people were killed in today's blasts.

CNN is reporting that one of the victims killed was an 8-year-old boy. The Wall Street Journal had reported that as many as five other unexploded devices were found around Boston, but investigators now doubt that they were actually bombs.

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