THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Pray For Boston
My first thoughts about this tragic event come back to questions about what kind of person can justify in their own mind that making a bomb, planting a bomb in a very congested area, and detonating th... Posted on 4/16/13 at 9:14 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Sept. 11 ceremony in Bismarck
BISMARCK Three North Dakotans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan were honored Saturday to ensure they are forever remembered and thanked for their sacrifice.
About 200 people gathered here at the Memo... Posted on 9/12/10 at 9:54 AM
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — He was a Russian-speaking truck driver who came to Idaho in 2009 to join hundreds of other Uzbekistan refugees for whom the state has become a sanctuary from violence in their home country.
Buford “Bucky” Rogers was part of a home-grown militia, had a temper and may have been too outspoken, but did not possess explosive devices or plan terrorist activities, his parents said Monday afternoon as media converged on their home in the Northdale Trailer Court in Montevideo.
By Tom Cherveny, Forum News Service
, May 07, 2013
A Massachusetts funeral director said Monday he has received burial offers from out-of-state cemeteries for the body of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was killed in a gun battle with police, even as Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s mother told him she wants the body returned to Russia.
The Boston Marathon bombers were headed for New York’s Times Square to blow up the rest of their explosives, authorities said Thursday, in what they portrayed as a chilling, spur-of-the-moment scheme that fell apart when the brothers realized the car they had hijacked was low on gas.
“New York City was next on their list of targets,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
, April 26, 2013
The Boston area held funerals for two more of its dead Tuesday — including an 8-year-old boy — as evidence mounted that the older Tsarnaev brother had embraced a radical, anti-American strain of Islam and was the driving force behind the Boston Marathon bombing.
By David Crary, Associated Press
, April 24, 2013
Two men were arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train with support from al-Qaida elements in Iran, police said Monday. The case bolstered allegations by some governments and experts of a relationship of convenience between Shiite-led Iran and the predominantly Sunni Arab terrorist network.
By Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press
, April 23, 2013
In so many ways, sports can bring out the worst in us.
The corruption. The greed. The destructive belief that winning isn’t just the only thing, but something that must be achieved no matter the cost.
Then, there are times like these.
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead.
In what could be a major break in the Boston Marathon case, investigators are on the hunt for a man seen in a department-store surveillance video dropping off a bag at the site of the bombings, a Boston politician said Wednesday.
By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
, April 18, 2013
BOSTON (AP) — Police and reporters converged on the federal courthouse in a jittery Boston on Wednesday amid reports of a breakthrough in the investigation of the marathon bombings and conflicting information on whether a suspect was in custody.
By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
, April 17, 2013
Jeanne Barlage of Alexandria, Minn., said she was blocks beyond the finish line of the Boston Marathon when the first bomb exploded Monday.
“It was just unreal,” she said in a phone interview. “I was looking for my husband, who was waiting across the street, when this (shock) wave blew by us. It was crazy.”
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