BOSTON — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected of setting the bombs and that one was dead and the other had fled.Within hours, Patrick shut down the region's public transportation system and made an extraordinary request of more than 1 million greater Boston residents:Shelter in place.
Much like the modern Boston Marathon, at its beginnings, the fledgling “American Marathon” was a race for the common man.
HOPKINTON – The massive Massachusetts State Police mobile incident command center played a pivotal role in the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev last year.
Enid Guggisberg, 94, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at Sunwood Nursing Home in Redwood Falls. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls with burial to follow at Crestlawn...
Eugene Arthur Arndt, 83, of Springfield died April 15, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Service was held at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Springfield, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Military Honors were provided by John Watson American...
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