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Boston Marathon victim Jeff Bauman helped identify bombers

Jeff Bauman, the man who became the bloodied face of the victims after the Boston bomb attacks, provided the key identification of the dead suspect.<p><b>Boston Marathon bombs: live</b><p>Mr Bauman was waiting to see his girlfriend finish the race when a man in a white cap and sweatshirt dropped a backpack at …

Midwest experiences record flooding

NBC’s John Yang reports from outside Chicago, where the rain has stopped but rivers are still rising and expected to crest later today, causing record floods and sinkholes that have swallowed cars.


In pictures: FBI releases images of Boston Marathon bombing suspects

Why using video can be hard for investigators

At the heart of the most high-profile investigation currently under way in the United States is an extremely tedious, time-consuming and technologically complex task: sifting through thousands of videos and photos, looking for the people responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing.<p>In the days since …

Meet the Man Who Witnessed Both the Boston Bombing and the Waco Explosion

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's been a pretty tough week for everybody in America, but it's been other-worldly for Joe Berti — …

Reddit Photo Might Show Suspect 2 and Victim

This picture appears to show 8-year-old Martin Richard (circled in blue) next to his father, sister (green jacket), and older brother (leaning on the railing to the left). reddit/MelGibsonDerp<p>A photo posted on reddit shows Boston Marathon Bombing "Suspect 2" walking behind 8-year-old victim Martin …

Bullet hole through our wall and the chair #mitshooting #mit #boston

#mit #mitshooting #boston

Authorities decked out in full fatigues #watertown - follows #MIT cop shooting #cambMA

Very subdued now in #watertown

Cambridge bomb squad being directed to head back from Cambridge from Watertown.

Unmarked armored vehicle arrived at scene.

Actual perimeter just now set up. My car one block beyond this.

Watertown Shootout & Explosions At MIT Leave 1 Police Officer Dead

<b>UPDATE: 11:30 AM EST</b><p>For the latest on the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect and a timeline of the Watertown shooting, click</b> …

As It Happened: Tweets from Police Manhunt in Watertown

<b>Update</b>: We're continuing to compile real-time updates of this incident on a Storify here.<p>Confusion reigned in Watertown, Mass. late Thursday night …

Arrest going on now. "He's got shit in his pockets. Get down that street now!"

MIT campus police officer dies

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Authorities say a campus police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has died from injuries in a shooting on the campus outside Boston.<p>Cambridge police and the Middlesex District Attorney's office says the officer was responding to a report of a disturbance when …

RT @GlobeMoskowitz: More from MIT. Police statement to come.

Photo from the #MIT shooting #CambMA (warning: potentially graphic)


RT @UlandayPhoto SWAT team suiting up.



Explosions heard in Watertown, Massachusetts

Heavy police activity in Watertown, Massachusetts after explosions and gunfire was heard in the area. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports from the chaotic scene.

Boston Bomb Suspect Captured Alive in Backyard Boat

The alleged Boston Marathon bomber who hid from authorities for more than 20 hours was captured tonight by police, sending cheers up through the …