1. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    I still have family in Boston and this struck close to home...I've actually run in that marathon before and i just hope and pray that this isn't what it very obviously seems like.

    If you pray, send some their way...this is going to be a long day in bean town.



    Edit...some wild footage from it, first explosion occurs then you can hear and see the second explosion about 2-3 blocks down.

    http://www.boston.com/video/viral_pa...=2303076923001
    Last edited by SeanHRCC; 04-15-2013 at 04:08 PM.
    04-15-2013 03:31 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    Just saw a report that cellular service is being "shut down" in Boston to prevent remote detonation of other devices... There's video on Vine of one of the explosions...

    Long day indeed.

    This may be useful for some: http://t.co/Ky1x7qFRKB - Red Cross's "Safe and Well" system... people can report they are safe and well, and people can search for friends/family that they've been unable to reach any other way.
    revtech likes this.
    04-15-2013 04:10 PM
  3. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    What a shame. Smh! So much evil in this world. My prays go out to u and ur family Sean and all affected
    04-15-2013 04:11 PM
  4. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    They are all fine, thankfully their laziness saved their butts today from potential harm...but thank you.

    The news about the cell service in the entire city of Boston being shut down is very ominous to me (though totally understandable).
    04-15-2013 04:13 PM
  5. kch50428's Avatar
    From Twitter: @nypost ID's 20-yr-old "Saudi national' as suspect in custody for #bostonmarathon bombings Authorities ID suspect as Saudi national in marathon bombings, under guard at Boston hospital - NYPOST.com
    04-15-2013 04:21 PM
  6. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I see humans, but no humanity.
    04-15-2013 04:53 PM
  7. pr1nce's Avatar
    Another sad day. Prayers to all the families affected.
    04-15-2013 06:58 PM
  8. BLiNK's Avatar
    mind f'ing blown.

    Official: the brothers never robbed any store..?? Tsarnaev brothers didnt rob a 7-Eleven: spokeswoman - Blog Central, Nick Taylor-Vaisey, Uncategorized - Macleans.ca

    A clarification of detail that has come up as I work on an interactive map of the week in Boston:

    The brothers suspected to have carried out the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this week were caught on camera at a convenience store on the night of April 18but they didnt rob a 7-Eleven in Cambridge as has widely been reported, says company spokeswoman Margaret Chabris.

    Chabris told Macleans that a 7-Eleven location at 750 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge did experience a robbery last night, but the Tsarnaev brothers are not the suspects. She said widely released surveillance photos that feature Dzhokhar Tsarnaev do not resemble the interior of any 7-Eleven location in the area.

    Ive seen the picture of the guy who did rob a Cambridge 7-Eleven store last night at 10:30, and let me tell you, he looks totally different than the [Tsarnaev brothers], she said. Not only that, the picture of the suspect that is on the news websites is taken from a store that is not ours.

    Chabris added that some media outlets insist the Tsarnaev brothers did rob a 7-Elevena charge she repeatedly denies.

    Some of them say they got the information from a credible source, she said. And I say, yeah, they may be a credible source, but theyre incorrect.
    but the fact remains they shot and killed an officer and continued with another gun battle.. or did they.

    so confused!
    04-19-2013 04:16 PM
  9. GingerSnapsBack's Avatar
    Second suspect in custody according to CNN. He should have done the world a favor and just killed himself.
    grunt0300 likes this.
    04-19-2013 08:08 PM
  10. grunt0300's Avatar
    mind f'ing blown.

    Official: the brothers never robbed any store..?? Tsarnaev brothers didn’t rob a 7-Eleven: spokeswoman - Blog Central, Nick Taylor-Vaisey, Uncategorized - Macleans.ca



    but the fact remains they shot and killed an officer and continued with another gun battle.. or did they.

    so confused!
    They carjacked a guy, and forced him to give them $800.00. That was the robbery.
    04-20-2013 11:46 AM
  11. BLiNK's Avatar
    this entire process has been difficult to keep track of. did they happen to recover a semi automatic weapon from suspect #2 from the boat incident??

    watching/listening to the video/audio it sounded like those were the only types of weapons used during the exchange before his "capture". news report said he had no suicide jacket on or any other type of explosives with him.. in fact i do not remember them mentioning any type of gun(s)
    04-21-2013 03:03 AM
  12. palandri's Avatar
    If these two guys were truly trained assassins, they would have been 6000 miles away with in 12 hours.These guys are just wannabe murderous idiots.
    04-21-2013 08:02 AM
  13. BLiNK's Avatar
    or "Patsy's"
    04-21-2013 08:14 AM
  14. Banu22elos's Avatar
    I've actually run in that marathon before and i just hope and pray that this isn't what it very obviously seems like.
    04-21-2013 08:16 AM
  15. phonejunky's Avatar
    Definitely an act of terrorism, and I hope it is handled as such.
    04-21-2013 08:21 AM
  16. BLiNK's Avatar
    lets start the timer for the soon to be Ban of gun powder sales, shall we?
    04-21-2013 08:33 AM
  17. haxrnick's Avatar
    Or pressure cookers. It's obvious that guns kill people and not the people using them. Now we need to stop this threat before it starts multiplying.
    04-21-2013 09:55 AM
  18. palandri's Avatar
    or "Patsy's"
    I hear ya, anything is possible. I do think/believe the FBI had film on one of them placing the backpack down, plus their behavior/demeanor when the police were after them wasn't that of an innocent person. Just my 2 cents..
    grunt0300 likes this.
    04-21-2013 10:26 AM

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