Authorities laid out a broad security plan Monday for the Boston Marathon — cameras along the route, checkpoints for spectators, National Guard troops and more than 3,500 police officers — and told fans to leave their backpacks at home.
Anyone who’s owned a car in a city knows how frustrating it can be to find a parking space on the street. After a few loops around the neighborhood, you start wondering, “What I would give for a parking spot!”
Apparently, some are willing to give more than others — a lot more.
They’ve been taking their first steps, pushing through tough rehabilitation and venturing into crowds again. One month after the Boston Marathon bombing, victims are working to heal their physical and mental wounds.
The little sister of the 8-year-old boy killed at the Boston Marathon has had surgery 11 times, and doctors only this week closed the wound created when one of the bombs blew off part of her left leg, her family said Thursday.
Two of the three people newly arrested in the Boston Marathon investigation are Kazakh friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and one drove a BMW with a vanity license plate that said “Terrorista #1,” according to people who knew them.
Authorities had previously identified only two suspects, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, in the horrific blasts that killed three and wounded more than 200 at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.