Manhunt: 1 bombing suspect killed as Boston shuttered With the city virtually paralyzed, thousands of officers with rifles and armored vehicles swarmed the streets in and around Boston on Friday, hunting for a 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing after his older brother and alleged accomplice was killed in a furious getaway attempt overnight.6:00 a.m.
Police Kill 1 Boston Bombing Suspect, Search For The Second
Parts of the Boston metropolitan area were full of police activity Thursday night amid a hunt for persons wanted in connection with the bombings at the Boston Marathon. David Greene and Steve Inskeep talk to NPR's Dina Temple-Raston and Fred Bever of member station WBUR, who are in Boston, for an update on what's known regarding the investigation.
How Technology Helped FBI Narrow Field Of Bombing Suspects
In the nearly 17 years since Atlanta's Olympic Park bombing, technology has transformed how large-scale investigations can work. Federal officials in Boston reportedly sifted through more than 10 terabytes of data — much of it images and video recorded at the marathon site. As NPR's Steve Henn reports, if you were to sit down to watch it all, it would take one person more than five years.
Did You Notice This Seemed To Be A Crazy News Week?
A lot of tragic stories have been in the news this week. To name a few, there was the Boston Marathon bombing, letters believed to be laced with ricin were sent to President Obama and other officials and the explosion at fertilizer plant in Texas. David Greene talks to NPR's Shankar Vedantam about the psychology of "crazy weeks."
Have Banks Recovered From The Financial Crisis?
After a week of bank earnings announcements, Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, about what if anything has fundamentally changed since the crisis. Are banks still too big to fail? Are we still at risk of another bank bailout?
Police Have Violent Confrontation With Bombing Suspects
After a tense Thursday night of activity in Cambridge and Watertown, Massachusetts, law enforcement officials are now looking for the "white hat" suspect in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing. The FBI has officially named this suspect as "unknown suspect #2." .