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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:

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. 

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Dave in the Triad, flickr
Dave in the Triad, flickr

The Craziest Laws In New York State

The Empire State has some ridiculous laws. Well, maybe not all of them are so bad – “Women may go topless in public, providing it is not being used as a business”. Why aren’t more women taking advantage of this??? I know… I’m a pig.

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Hi! Rorro., flickr
Hi! Rorro., flickr

NY Police To Stop Collecting Condoms As Evidence In Prostitution Cases?

Prostitutes have rights too! A group based in New York City called “Streetwise and Safe” were in Albany lobbying for bills to make New York the first state to ban police from taking condoms as evidence in criminal cases.

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Craig Barritt, Getty Images
Craig Barritt, Getty Images

Wyclef Jean Releases Tribute Song to Trayvon Martin Called ‘Justice (If You’re 17)’

The Trayvon Martin case has gavilinzed the hip-hop community and has spawned several tribute songs in memory of the late teen. Following in the footsteps of Plies, rapper Wyclef Jean released his tribute song ‘Justice (If You’re 17),’ in honor of Martin who was shot and killed by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman on Feb. 26.

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Getty Images
Getty Images

George Zimmerman Arrested

George Zimmerman, the man who killed Miami teenager Trayvon Martin is scheduled for a bond hearing after a special prosecutor charged him with second-degree murder The charges come after 45 days of media coverage and protests

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YNN
YNN

Major Drug Bust In Albany Area

Over 50 alleged gang members from upstate NY, and one from Vermont, were arrested in a bust executed by the state Attorney General’s office and the Albany Police Department.

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