Boston Marathon http://www.kplu.org en FBI releases photos, video of 2 marathon bombing suspects http://www.kplu.org/post/fbi-releases-photos-video-2-marathon-bombing-suspects <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="248" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/M80DXI932OE?rel=0" width="440"></iframe></p><p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">The FBI released photos and video Thursday of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and asked for the public's help in identifying them, zeroing in on the two men on surveillance-camera footage less than three days after the deadly attack.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">FBI agent Richard DesLauriers said the photos of the two men came from surveillance cameras near the explosion sites. One man is seen wearing a light-colored baseball cap, the other a dark cap. The man in the dark cap set down a backpack at the site of one of the blasts, DesLauriers said.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">Within moments of the announcement, the FBI website crashed, perhaps because of a crush of visitors.</p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 21:27:05 +0000 The Associated Press 8464 at http://www.kplu.org FBI releases photos, video of 2 marathon bombing suspects Obama honors bombing victims in Boston http://www.kplu.org/post/obama-honors-bombing-victims-boston <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">President Barack&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">Obama</font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;declared "there is a piece of Boston in me" as he paid tribute to a city shaken by what he has called an act of terror. He said: "Every one of us stands with you."</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><p><font color="red">Obama</font>&nbsp;addressed an interfaith service in the aftermath of Monday's twin blasts that killed three and injured more 170 people at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:57:08 +0000 The Associated Press 8453 at http://www.kplu.org Obama honors bombing victims in Boston Boston official: Video footage shows bomb suspect http://www.kplu.org/post/boston-official-video-footage-shows-bomb-suspect <p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; line-height: 20px;">In what could be major break in the Boston Marathon case, investigators are on the hunt for a man seen in a department store surveillance video dropping off a bag at the site of the bombings, a local politician said Wednesday.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">Separately, a law enforcement official confirmed that authorities have found an image of a potential suspect but don't know his name.</p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 03:01:42 +0000 The Associated Press 8451 at http://www.kplu.org Boston official: Video footage shows bomb suspect Police, feds: No arrest made in marathon bombing http://www.kplu.org/post/police-feds-no-arrest-made-marathon-bombing <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">There were conflicting reports early Wednesday afternoon about whether a suspect was or was not in custody. As of 11:15 a.m. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 18:50:10 +0000 NPR News & The Associated Press 8443 at http://www.kplu.org Police, feds: No arrest made in marathon bombing Boston bomb victim was 'caring ... loving' 'Daddy's little girl' http://www.kplu.org/post/boston-bomb-victim-was-caring-loving-daddys-little-girl <strong>Update at 5:35 p.m. ET. 'You Couldn't Ask For A Better Daughter':</strong><p>Patty Campbell read a tearful statement in front of her home in Medford, Mass., Tuesday afternoon. She said her daughter, Krystle Campbell, 29, was killed during Monday's Boston Marathon bombing.<p>"Krystle Marie, she was a wonderful person. Everybody that knew her loved her. She loved her dogs. ... She had a heart of gold. She was always smiling. You couldn't ask for a better daughter. I can't believe this has happened. She was such a hard worker at everything she did," Campbell said. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 22:40:20 +0000 8422 at http://www.kplu.org Boston bomb victim was 'caring ... loving' 'Daddy's little girl' Boston U.: Grad student killed in marathon attack http://www.kplu.org/post/boston-u-grad-student-killed-marathon-attack <p><font color="#333333" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">B</font><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">oston</font><span style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">&nbsp;University says a graduate student at the school was one of the three people killed in the bombings at </span><span style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">the&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">Boston</font><span style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Marathon</font><span style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">The Chinese Consulate in New York added the third victim is a Chinese national.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><p>In a statement late Tuesday afternoon, the school said it was not releasing the name or any other information about the student, pending permission from the family.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 22:29:58 +0000 The Associated Press 8421 at http://www.kplu.org Source: Boston bombs were in pressure cookers, loaded with metal http://www.kplu.org/post/source-boston-bombs-were-pressure-cookers <p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">The explosives used in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing were contained in 6-liter pressure cookers and hidden in black duffel bags on the ground, a person briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">One of the explosives contained shards of metal and ball bearings, and another contained nails, the person said.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">A second person briefed on the investigation confirmed that at least one of the explosives was made out of a pressure cooker. Both spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">Two bombs blew up seconds apart Monday at the finish line of one of the world's most storied races, tearing off victims' limbs and leaving the streets spattered with blood and strewn with broken glass. Three people were killed, including <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/marathon-bombing-victim-8-remembered-spirited">8-year-old Martin Richard</a>, and more than 170 were wounded.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">A 29-year-old restaurant manager has been identified as another victim killed in the blast.&nbsp;</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">Her father said <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/boston-bomb-victim-was-caring-loving-daddys-little-girl">Krystle Campbell, of Medford, Mass.</a>, had gone with her best friend to take a picture of the friend's boyfriend crossing the finish line on Monday afternoon.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">William Campbell said his daughter, who worked at a restaurant in nearby Arlington, was "very caring, very loving person, and was daddy's little girl." He said the loss has devastated the family.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">The third victim was a <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/boston-u-grad-student-killed-marathon-attack">graduate student at Boston University</a>, the school said.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:03:08 +0000 The Associated Press 8412 at http://www.kplu.org Source: Boston bombs were in pressure cookers, loaded with metal Obama: Boston explosions investigated as terrorism http://www.kplu.org/post/obama-boston-explosions-investigated-terrorism <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;">President Barack Obama says the explosions at the&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;">Boston</font><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;">&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;">Marathon</font><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;">&nbsp;are being investigated as an act of terror, although authorities still don't know who is responsible.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><p>He called the bombing "a heinous and cowardly act" used to target innocent civilians.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:50:11 +0000 The Associated Press 8411 at http://www.kplu.org Marathon bombing victim, 8, remembered as spirited http://www.kplu.org/post/marathon-bombing-victim-8-remembered-spirited <p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">The boy who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings was remembered by neighbors Tuesday as a vivacious 8-year-old who loved to run and climb.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">Martin Richard was among the three people killed in the explosions Monday, according to U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, a friend of the family for 25 years. The boy's mother, Denise, and 6-year-old sister, Jane, were badly injured. His brother and father were also watching the race but were not hurt.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 14:37:53 +0000 The Associated Press 8409 at http://www.kplu.org Marathon bombing victim, 8, remembered as spirited