Boston Marathon Bombings
Runners in Sunday’s Wipro San Francisco Marathon will be greeted by heightened security in response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon earlier this year.
A 12-year-old Martinez boy who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings last month was set to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Tuesday’s game between the Oakland A’s and the San Francisco Giants.
Katherine and Alan Hern said the outpouring of support from community members from Martinez and across the Bay Area has been the key to helping their 12-year-old son Aaron recover from the injuries he suffered in the Boston Marathon bombings last month
Following the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon last month, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors held a hearing this week to review security plans for the large-scale events planned over the next several months in the city.
Police and politicians across the United States are pointing to the use of video surveillance that helped identify the Boston Marathon bombing suspects as a reason to get more electronic eyes on their streets.
Three college friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arrested and accused Wednesday of removing a backpack containing hollowed-out fireworks from Tsarnaev’s dorm room three days after the attack to keep him from getting into trouble.
A Bay Area boy injured in the Boston Marathon bombings has returned home — just one day before his 12th birthday.
No backpacks, large bags or containers will be allowed at this year’s Bay to Breakers footrace in San Francisco as officials heighten security in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Police said a man arrested for two carjackings in the North Bay was a Boston bombing sympathizer intent on reaching the Russian consulate in San Francisco. But his plan to seek asylum at the consulate came to a screeching halt.
An 11-year-old Bay Area boy who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has visited the scene of the devastation following his hospital discharge.