Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Ravena Diner for the Small Town Tour presented by Fidelis Care! We all sang happy birthday, heard from some local kids who are excelling at sports, and one kid who had a killer voice sang live on-air for us! Check out the photos and thanks for joining us!
If you're going to be at our first ever Food Truck Festival happening this Saturday (5/4) in Troy, NY, we want you to Tweet, Instagram, Facebook, Foursquare, flickr, and more with us! Here's a complete guide for the fest including our hashtag for the day and the Twitter handles for a bunch of the trucks. We'll even have a fancy-dandy guide to save to your phone, or print out. We'll also have paper copies at the festival too, but you can save a tree and download it here.
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The uncle of the bombing suspects, Ruslan Tsarni, spoke to the media a short time ago and expressed his disgust with what his nephews have done. He pleaded for Dzhokar, also known as suspect #2, to turn himself in and ask the victims for forgiveness.
Late Thursday afternoon (4/18) the FBI held a press conference regarding the bombings at the Boston Marathon which occurred in Boston on Monday. Here is the latest information that the FBI released to the media regarding this act of terror.
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This will be the last update of this article this afternoon. There is a press conference with the FBI at 5P, after which we'll publish a new article recapping the details. What we do know as fact is that the FBI and has made "significant progress" in this investigation.
UPDATE @ 3:02:
The Boston police department has tweeted that there HAS NOT been an arrest made:
UPDATE @ 2:51:
CBS News is reporting that the suspect is a WHITE MALE not 'dark skinned' as previously reported by other outlets:
Additionally CBS News is reporting that cellphone tower data was used to find the bomber:
AP just tweeted that "Federal officials deny that Boston Marathon bombing suspect is in custody." - however AP has NOT retracted that their source confirms so.
ABC News also has NOT reported an arrest:
UPDATE @2:29: We have conflicting reports. NBC is saying that a top official in Boston says that there is NO arrest:
However, a source at the Boston Globe continues to state that a suspect is in custody:
UPDATE @2:21: This is helicopter footage of the Federal Courthouse in that is from Twitter - AP and CNN are reporting that the suspect has been brought here. However, someone can be taken into custody without there being an arrest. No officials have made a statement regarding a suspect in custody and we are reporting based on information from CNN and the Associated Press.
UPDATE @ 2:06 PM: The AP reports that Federal Marshals have a suspect in custody and are brining him to a Federal Courthouse:
UPDATE AT 1:49: CNN REPORTS THAT A SUSPECT HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND IS IN CUSTODY.
Associated Press is also reporting that an arrest has been made:
According to reports on major national media, CNN has broken the story that the FBI has obtained clear footage of a suspect in the Boston bombings. The footage originated from a department story surveillance camera and was used to locate other footage that included images of the suspect from a Boston TV station.
The White House just held a press conference in which they confirmed that a letter addressed to President Obama has tested positive for richin. There is no indication that this letter is connected to the bombings in Boston.
Heartbreaking. Just heartbreaking. It's sad when any human loses their life, but it is a different level of sadness when it's a child. The father of eight year old Martin Richard released this message which ABC News shared on their Facebook page:
A press conference was held Tuesday morning (4/16) which cleared up some confusion regarding earlier reports of there being other devices, and where the FBI is in their investigation. We continue to send our prayers and thoughts to the victims and their families. Here is a recap of the press conference:
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