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Smart Phones, Social Media Color Boston Bombing Response

Monday afternoon, Brooke Fisher Liu, who studies risk and crisis communication as an affiliated faculty member with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism, found...

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Ex-Patriots Lineman Carries Woman at Marathon

When the bomb blasts went off near the finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday, former New England Patriots offensive lineman Joe Andruzzi, who was there for an event to raise money for cancer...

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Police Investigate Home Invasion, Sex Assault in Hamden

A man forced his way into a home on Linden Avenue in Hamden early Sunday morning and sexually assaulted a woman, said police, and they are looking for the assailant.  Police said they responded to the...

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Parents Speak Out About Calif. Teen's Assault, Suicide

The family of a California teen who has become a national symbol for sexual assault and cyber bullying spoke publicly for the first time Monday to call for tougher cyber bullying laws and implore...

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Comfort Dogs Travel to Boston After Bombings

Some of the biggest heroes to emerge from the Boston Marathon bombings are small and cuddly. Lutheran Church Charities of Addison, Ill. is deploying five specially-trained golden retrievers through...

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Amid the Tragedy, a Marriage Proposal

Andrew Ruggiero, of Boston, planned to be at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, down on one knee with diamond in hand, when his girlfriend crossed the finish line. He and Melissa...

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Letter to Senator Tests Positive for Ricin

A letter addressed to a U.S. senator from Mississippi has tested positive for the dangerous poison ricin, the FBI said Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday evening that the toxin was...

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Chinese National Is 3rd Victim in Marathon Bombings

A Chinese citizen was killed in yesterday's bombings in Boston, the Chinese Consulate confirmed Tuesday night. The victim was also a Boston University graduate student, the school said a few hours...

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Blasts Don’t Deter Charity Team from Carrying Out Mission

Dino Verrelli, of Beacon Falls, was just minutes away from crossing the finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday when the bombs went off. He got to about point four before the finish, where he...

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Boston-Area Woman Killed in Blasts Was "a Dream"

Krystal Campbell was among the three people killed when bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon on Monday, her father told NBC News on Tuesday. That confirmation came as another victim, 8-year-old Martin...

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Amid the Tragedy, a Marriage Proposal

Andrew Ruggiero, of Boston, planned to be at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, down on one knee with diamond in hand, when his girlfriend crossed the finish line. He and Melissa...

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West Hartford Men Share Boston Marathon Explosion Stories

West Hartford resident Andy Bassock has worked volunteer security for the Boston Marathon for 22 years and was at the finish line on Monday when the bombs went off. “We started moving toward the...

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Thousands Gather for Boston Bombing Vigil

On the day after the Boston terror attack, the greater Boston community learned more about those whose lives were lost. The three people killed in Monday’s dual explosions at the finish line of the...

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Route 6 on Columbia/Andover Line to Reopen

Route 6 on the Columbia, Andover line was closed after a two-car head-on collision this morning and is it is expected to reopen around 8:15 a.m., according to police. Police responded to Route 6 and...

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Route Six Closed in Andover

Route 6 on the Andover/Columbia town line will be closed for hours after a two-car head on collision early this morning. Police responded to the area of Route 6 and Woodward Road around 6 a.m. this...

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Boston Terror: A Nation Mourns

A woman cries during a vigil for eight-year-old Martin Richard who was killed by an explosion at the Boston Marathon. As our country attempts to make sense of the violence people from across the nation...

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Yankees Honor Boston With “Sweet Caroline”

The Red Sox and Yankees have one of the biggest rivalries in sports, but that was set aside on Tuesday night as the Yankees honored Boston. During the Yankees vs. Arizona Diamondbacks game last night,...

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Weiner 2nd Place in Democratic NYC Mayoral Poll

Disgraced former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner could mount a serious Democratic primary challenge against City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, whose lead in the mayoral race is slipping, a new NBC New...

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Praying for Comfort

As people seek out comfort after the bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday, many religious leaders are seeing an influx during this tough time. At the St. Anthony Shrine in Boston on Wednesday,...

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Flags Fly Off Shelves at Boston Shops

In the hours after the bombings in Boston on Monday, Jack Gurnon had to make a difficult decision of whether or not to open his small hardware store on Charles Street in the city. He decided to open...

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