Skip to main content

SWAT teams enter a suburban neighborhood to search an apartment for the remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Massachusetts April 19, 2013. Police killed one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing during a shootout and were engaged in a house-to-house search for a second man on Friday in the Boston suburb of Watertown after a bloody night of shooting and explosions in the city's streets. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi    (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW) - RTXYS2R
A street in America this morning.
As the manhunt for Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, the prime suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing continues, the entire city of Boston and the surrounding areas—affecting more than a million people—are now under police orders to "shelter in place."

Words fail ...

Click here for more information on overnight events.

5:22 AM PT:
BREAKING NEWS: All taxi service in the City of Boston has been suspended pending further notice. via @Boston_Police
@BostonGlobe via HootSuite

5:38 AM PT (Laura Clawson): CNN is reporting that a large number of police cars are arriving and smoke can be smelled in what seems to be the vicinity of the suspect's home. Reporters are being moved back.

5:41 AM PT (Jed Lewison): NBC's Pete Williams reports law enforcement is concerned there may be a third family member in addition to Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, the "white-capped" suspect.

5:47 AM PT: NBC's Pete Williams reports that a person at the home of the Tsarnaev's brothers has been taken into custody. This is not "suspect number two," it is a third person.

EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags

?

More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site