Boston Marathon bombings: 3 confirmed dead, more than 100 injured at finish line

Multiple explosions at the finish line marred the end of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon. At least three people have been confirmed dead with dozens more suffering injury.

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Red Sox pre-game montage tribute

Before Saturday's game, the Red Sox delivered a stirring montage as part of its pre-game ceremonies.


Second Boston Marathon captured

The massive search for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing finally came to a successful end Friday.


Bombing suspect killed, another at large

There have been major developments in the pursuit of the Boston bombing suspects.


FBI releases video, pictures of bombing suspects

The FBI has obtained video footage and pictures of two possible suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. They are asking the public's help in identifying these men.


Teams honor Boston bombing victims

Teams across various sports, both from within the Boston area and from rival cities, found ways to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon attack.


Boston Marathon pledges to continue in 2014

A Facebook post by the Boston Marathon said the Boston Athletic Association is 'committed to continuing the tradition' of the event despite the bombing that took place on Monday.


'Thinking of Boston'

SB Nation golf writer and lifelong Boston resident Emily Kay reflects on Patriots' Day and the Boston Marathon bombings.


Boston Marathon bombing injury count at 176

The number of injuries continues to rise as a result of the bombing at the Boston Marathon.


A letter from Boston

SB Nation's NBA columnist and Boston native Paul Flannery on the city, the Marathon bombings, and what comes next.


Chicago Tribune sports page honors Boston

Here's a picture of the Chicago Tribune's sports page, which honors the major Boston sports teams on the day after the Boston Marathon bombing.




Amendola pledges support for bombing victims

Amendola caught 63 passes for the Rams, despite suffering a dislocated clavicle that allowed him to make just eight starts.


Updated timeline of Monday's tragedy in Boston

Explosions at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon injured at least 100 people and left three dead. Here is a complete timeline of Monday's tragic events.


3 confirmed dead in bombings; FBI takes over

Officials released new information late Monday night, as the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings continues.


Boston Athletic Association issues a statement

The Boston Athletic Association released a statement on Monday following the bombings.


Updated map of the Boston bombings

The Boston Globe has an updated map and timeline of the carnage in Boston


President Obama addresses Boston bombing

President Barack Obama delivered a statement following the two explosions during the Boston Marathon, calling the explosions a "tragedy" and a "senseless act."

The president said he assured Boston Mayor Tom Menino that the city would receive every resource necessary. While the recovery and investigation are in the early stages, the president said the victims were in the minds and hearts of the American people.

"The American people will say a prayer for Boston tonight."

The president reiterated that while still in the investigation stage, authorities would find out who was responsible for the bombings and "hold them accountable." He called Boston a tough and resilient town and was confident Bostonians would pull together with the support of all American citizens behind them.

The president was briefed by Homeland Security advisers roughly 10 minutes after the explosions occurred, according to ABC News. He has since been in contact with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino.


Timeline of Boston Marathon's tragic events

Two explosions near the Boston Marathon finish line have killed two people and injured dozens more earlier Monday afternoon. Following a flurry of confusing initial reports, a timeline of events has become clear.


NYPD increases security in Times Square

In response to Monday afternoon's explosions in Boston, the NYPD has increased security, including a significant presence in Times Square.


Hope, captured in one picture

The news wasn't all terrible today.


Updates from Boston police press conference

Boston police commissioner Ed Davis discussed the two explosions near the Boston Marathon's finish line in a press conference Monday. He'll address the media again at 7 p.m. ET.


Video shows chaotic Boston Marathon scene has posted video of the Marathon finish line capturing the moment at which the explosions occured (WARNING: Video contains graphic footage)


Cell phone service shut down in Boston

As the aftermath of the Boston explosion unfolds, authorities have reportedly shut down cell phone service in the downtown area.


Bruins game postponed

The NHL has postponed Monday's Boston Bruins game following a series of explosions at the Boston Marathon.


2 unexploded bombs found at Marathon

Two unexploded devices were discovered by police near the site of the Boston Marathon's finish line, reports the Associated Press:

That seems to be in addition to the two bombs that exploded and a third that was part of a controlled explosion by police officers. NBC reports that the devices are believed to be homemade.

The New York Times mapped out where exactly the initial explosions took place. There was an additional fire at the JFK Library, but an official there confirmed it was unrelated to the explosions at the marathon.

We'll stay updated with more news about the situation as it comes in.


New York Times has map of the scene

As authorities are still trying to piece together what happened at the Boston Marathon, the New York Times has an updated map of the explosions and locations that killed two people.


Law enforcement conducts controlled detonation

Officials detonated an item near the Boston Marathon's original incident scene.


Tips on how to contact those in Boston

If you know someone in Boston and need to get in touch with them, here are a couple tips:

  • Here's a finish tracker from the Boston Marathon where you can see if an individual finished the race or not. Take note that many of those who did not finish the race were not allowed to finish due to the explosions causing police to shut down the area.
  • Those who did not finish are being bussed to Boston Common, per a police scanner.
  • Many have tweeted that texts -- not calls, as Boston's cell capacity is in trouble -- or iMessage, for those with iPhones, are the best way to get in touch with those in Boston.
  • If you do call, the official government hotline to locate people potentially involved is 617-635-4500.Google has set up a Person Finder.

N.Y. police up security after Boston explosions

In response to the reports of two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, police in New York City have increased security:

The origin or cause of the two explosions in the Copley Square area is still unknown, but New York police are obviously exercising caution in response.

Around 3 p.m. ET, multiple explosions occurred near the finish line of the Marathon. The finish is in the Copley Square area on Boylston Street, and it's filled with both runners and spectators who attend the annual Patriots' Day race. Multiple witnesses reported two big explosions with immediate plumes of smoke coming from the sidewalk.


Police confirm 2 dead in Boston

UPDATE, 4:06 p.m.: The Boston Police have given their official death toll:

We'll have more information as it becomes available, but there's officially a death toll from the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.


Boston Marathon officially ended after explosions

Police are trying to deal with the aftermath of explosions at the Boston Marathon.


Video of scene in Marathon finish line

Video of the scene from downtown Boston, where two reported explosions went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.


Reports of 2 explosions at Boston Marathon

There are now reports of two separate explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

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