Boston Marathon bombing http://www.kplu.org en When A Bomb Goes Off During Your Study On Trauma: New UW Findings On PTSD http://www.kplu.org/post/when-bomb-goes-during-your-study-trauma-new-uw-findings-ptsd <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/159175864&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>When a traumatic event happens, some people find ways to cope while others get caught in the grip of post-traumatic stress&nbsp;disorder. A new study led by a Seattle researcher and enabled by an unexpected disaster suggests a way we might be able to predict who’s most likely to struggle.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:01:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 17794 at http://www.kplu.org When A Bomb Goes Off During Your Study On Trauma: New UW Findings On PTSD Washington's Own Bill Iffrig A Reluctant Hero Of Boston Marathon Bombing http://www.kplu.org/post/washingtons-own-bill-iffrig-reluctant-hero-boston-marathon-bombing <p>An elderly man from Lake Stevens has become a reluctant symbol of resilience in the face of terrorism.&nbsp;</p><p>An image of 79-year-old Bill Iffrig, blown off his feet in an orange singlet near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, went around the world.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">He was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">interviewed for a 12-minute online documentary titled <a href="http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/72009306/boston-marathon-bombing-survivor-bill-iffrig-video-journey?" target="_blank">"The Finish Line."</a>&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:59:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 16128 at http://www.kplu.org Washington's Own Bill Iffrig A Reluctant Hero Of Boston Marathon Bombing Seattle boosts police presence at Rock & Roll Marathon http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-boosts-police-presence-rock-roll-marathon-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle is stepping up its police presence for tomorrow’s Rock and Roll Marathon in the wake of the Boston bombings two months ago. Twenty-thousand runners are expected along <a href="http://cdn.runrocknroll.competitor.com/files/2011/03/sea13-coursemap.pdf">a course</a> that snakes through downtown, south along Lake Washington and over to Mercer Island and back. </span></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 22:05:09 +0000 Ashley Gross 9137 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle boosts police presence at Rock & Roll Marathon Boston Marathon runner races again in Spokane http://www.kplu.org/post/boston-marathon-runner-races-again-spokane <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Three weeks after the Boston bombings, one of the iconic figures of that tragedy was racing again in Spokane. Bill </span>Iffrig<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Lake Stevens, Wash. joined more than 50,000 runners on Sunday for the </span>Bloomsday<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Run.</span></p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 03:18:07 +0000 Jessica Robinson 8669 at http://www.kplu.org Boston Marathon runner races again in Spokane Police: 3 more in custody in marathon bombings http://www.kplu.org/post/police-3-more-custody-marathon-bombings <p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; line-height: 20px;">Three more suspects were taken into custody in the Boston Marathon bombing case, including two college friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who came to the U.S. from Kazakhstan, officials 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);">The allegations against them were not immediately disclosed. Gov. Deval Patrick, who said he was briefed on the investigation, told reporters it's his understanding that the suspects had nothing to do with the bombings but helped the suspect after the fact.</p><p> Wed, 01 May 2013 16:47:58 +0000 The Associated Press 8634 at http://www.kplu.org Mother of bombing suspects also in terror database http://www.kplu.org/post/mother-bombing-suspects-also-terror-database <p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; line-height: 20px;">Two government officials tell The Associated Press that U.S. intelligence agencies added the Boston bombing suspects' mother to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack.</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);">Officials say this was done after Russia contacted the CIA late in 2011 with concerns that the now-dead suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and his mother, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, were religious militants about to travel to Russia.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:18:45 +0000 The Associated Press 8573 at http://www.kplu.org Mother of bombing suspects also in terror database Bloomberg: Boston suspect said N.Y. was next target http://www.kplu.org/post/bloomberg-boston-suspect-said-ny-was-next-target <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">New York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly spoke at a briefing Thursday.</p><p>Kelly says the two suspects had a pressure cooker bomb and five pipe bombs they wanted to set off.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 18:17:49 +0000 The Associated Press 8558 at http://www.kplu.org Bloomberg: Boston suspect said N.Y. was next target Marathon bombing suspect influenced by mysterious radical http://www.kplu.org/post/marathon-bombing-suspect-influenced-mysterious-radical <p></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);">In the years before the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev fell under the influence of a new friend, a Muslim convert who steered the religiously apathetic young man toward a strict strain of Islam, family members 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);">Under the tutelage of a friend known to the Tsarnaev family only as Misha, Tamerlan gave up boxing and stopped studying music, his family said. He began opposing the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He turned to websites and literature claiming that the CIA was behind the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and Jews controlled the world.</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:59:02 +0000 The Associated Press 8523 at http://www.kplu.org Marathon bombing suspect influenced by mysterious radical Officials: Marathon bombing suspect read Jihadist sites http://www.kplu.org/post/officials-marathon-bombing-suspect-read-jihadist-sites <p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">Boston Marathon bombing suspect </span>Tamerlan<span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;"> </span>Tsarnaev<span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;"> was an ardent reader of jihadist websites and extremist propaganda, U.S. officials said Tuesday, adding another piece to the body of evidence they say suggests the two brothers were motivated by an anti-American, radical version of Islam.</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);">As he lay in his hospital bed with a gunshot wound to the throat, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was charged on Monday with carrying out the bombing with his older brother, who died last week in a gunbattle. Tsarnaev could get the death penalty.</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:36:43 +0000 The Associated Press 8512 at http://www.kplu.org Officials: Marathon bombing suspect read Jihadist sites Marathon bombing suspect charged, religious motive seen http://www.kplu.org/post/marathon-bombing-suspect-charged-religious-motive-seen <p><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by a radical brand of Islam but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials said Monday after interrogating and charging </span>Dzhokhar<span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">Tsarnaev</font><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;with crimes that could bring the death penalty.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p><div style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;"><p><font color="red">Tsarnaev</font>, 19, was charged in his hospital room, where he was in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the throat and other injuries suffered during his attempted getaway. His older brother, Tamerlan, 26, died Friday after a fierce gunbattle with police.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 17:34:47 +0000 The Associated Press 8495 at http://www.kplu.org Marathon bombing suspect charged, religious motive seen Mass. gov: Video shows bomb suspect dodging blast http://www.kplu.org/post/mass-gov-video-shows-bomb-suspect-dodging-blast <p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">Surveillance video from the Boston Marathon attack shows one suspect dropping his backpack and calmly walking away from it before the bomb inside exploded, Massachusetts </span>Gov<span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">. </span>Deval<span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;"> Patrick said Sunday.</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);">The video clearly puts 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the scene of the attack, Patrick said on NBC's "Meet the Press."</p><p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 00:54:19 +0000 The Associated Press 8491 at http://www.kplu.org Mass. gov: Video shows bomb suspect dodging blast Slain boy's family salutes bombing investigators http://www.kplu.org/post/slain-boys-family-salutes-bombing-investigators <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;">&nbsp;The family of an 8-year-old boy killed in the&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;">Boston</font><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px;">&nbsp;Marathon bombing is offering its thanks to the investigators who worked around the clock on the case and the civilians who offered tips and images that helped authorities zero in on two suspects.</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>Martin Richard's family says it trusts that the justice system will now "do its job" after the arrest of 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Friday night in the&nbsp;<font color="red">Boston</font>&nbsp;suburb of Watertown. His brother and fellow suspect died in a shootout with police.</p> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 03:57:47 +0000 The Associated Press 8489 at http://www.kplu.org Boston bomb suspect captured, brother killed http://www.kplu.org/post/boston-bomb-suspect-captured-brother-killed <p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px;">A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead.</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);">Police announced via Twitter that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was in custody. They later wrote, "CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over. And justice has won. Suspect in custody."</p><p> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 00:49:11 +0000 The Associated Press 8488 at http://www.kplu.org Boston bomb suspect captured, brother killed Bombing suspect hiding in boat stored in Mass. neighborhood http://www.kplu.org/post/bombing-suspect-hiding-boat-stored-mass-neighborhood <p></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 law enforcement official says the suspect being hunted in the Boston Marathon bombing is in a boat stored in a Watertown, Mass., neighborhood.</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);">The official said he was briefed on the situation and spoke on condition of anonymity because he's not authorized to discuss it publicly.</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);">The official does not know if Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is dead or alive.</p><p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 22:22:25 +0000 The Associated Press 8486 at http://www.kplu.org Bombing suspect hiding in boat stored in Mass. neighborhood Bombing suspect's uncle: 'If you're alive, turn yourself in' http://www.kplu.org/post/bombing-suspects-uncle-if-youre-alive-turn-yourself <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="248" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/yJqR2BbY5i8?rel=0" width="440"></iframe></p><p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">The&nbsp;<font color="red">uncle</font>&nbsp;of a&nbsp;<font color="red">Boston</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Marathon</font>&nbsp;bombing suspect is urging his nephew to turn himself in.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:16:59 +0000 KPLU News Staff 8477 at http://www.kplu.org