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Boston Deals With Aftermath Of Marathon Explosions

Boston Bombing Updates – Unclear if Suspect Arrested

UPDATE: 3:56:

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:


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. 

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Two Suspicious Deaths Being Investigated in Rotterdam

UPDATE at 7:30 PM: There are reports that a mother and daughter have been found strangled in the home. The initial call was to the fire department for a structure fire which was quickly put out when they arrived.

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Hannoush Jewelers Donation Jar Robbery
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Stolen Donation Jar For Children’s Hospital – Suspects Announced

Another ridiculous crime has taken place in the Albany Area. Three suspects have been announced in the robbery of a donation jar for the Children's Hospital.

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Albany Area Romeo Killer – Is Christopher Porco Guilty? [POLL]

After the airing of the Lifetime Television movie 'Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story,' we'd like to know what you think about the Albany area based crime that took place in Delmar, New York.

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NYS Police Twitter

Summary of New York State Police Statement on Herkimer Shooting

New York State police held a press conference earlier today (3/14) regarding the death of a shooting suspect in Herkimer. The suspect had shot six and killed four on 3/13 at two different locations. Police had him cornered overnight and opened fire on him when he shot and killed an FBI K9 Officer. 

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Herkimer Gunman Killed After Long Standoff

This is a horror of unspeakable proportions, but at least it's over. The Herkimer gunman who went on a senseless shooting spree in Herkimer, New York has been killed by police. 

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Albany Gets A Shock – Someone’s Stealing Socks (and more)

This is a major trending story, and continues to be a mystery as we speak.  If you live in Albany, watch your socks very, very carefully.  Stick with me here

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Arrest Made in Albany Railroad Puppy Abuse Case

A few months ago we told you the horrible story about how someone nailed some sweet little puppies to the railroad tracks. Today we are really glad to be able to report that the person responsible is now in jail.

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New Computer Virus Accuses You of Having Child Porn – Is Your Computer Safe?

The internet is a great place at times. Most of the time, however, it is a huge cesspool that can showcase the absolute worst in people. This is a story of the latter.

A computer virus has been going around that claims to be the United States Department Of Justice, that will ask for your money and leave you locked out of your own computer.

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Musician Caught the iPhone Thief By Pretending to be a Woman on a Date with a Hammer

Did you hear about this yet?  This story will prove conclusively that you never mess with a musician!

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Getty Images / Colonie Police

Albany Cellphone Store Employee Steals Nude Photo off Phone

An Albany area cellphone store employee has been arrested after he stole a nude picture off of a customers phone - and texted it to himself. Colonie Police arrested the Verizon Wireless employee after the customer realized that the photo had been texted off of his phone.  

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Boy Scout Sex Abuse Uncovered in Albany Area

We were shocked to learn that the Albany area was included when The Boy Scouts of America recently made headlines, again. The organization was forced to release a so-called perversion list which detailed more than 14,000 pages worth of child sex abuse incidents, most of which were never reportered to authorities. The massive document was released online and there are sadly incidents detailed in the Albany area. 

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