Boston Marathon Explosions
An 11-year-old Bay Area boy remains in critical condition at Boston Children’s Hospital, two days after twin bombings at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured more than 170.
The bombings at the Boston Marathon highlight growing concerns in the Bay Area over cellphone service in major emergencies, such as a natural disaster.
Federal agents zeroed in Tuesday on how the Boston Marathon bombing was carried out – with kitchen pressure cookers packed with explosives, nails and other lethal shrapnel – but said they still didn’t know who did it and why.
The See Jane Run store in nearby Oakland, planned a 3-mile candlelight-and-flashlight vigil for Thursday night.
A Martinez middle school student was being treated at a Boston hospital for injuries he suffered in the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday.
Security at sporting events is being reviewed and in some cases expanded following the bombing at the Boston Marathon.
Two bombs exploded near the crowded finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring over 140 others in a terrifying scene of broken glass, smoke and severed limbs at the world’s oldest and most prestigious marathon. A 12-year-old Bay Area boy was among those injured.
San Francisco and Oakland police are on heightened alert following two deadly explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday.