Archive - Apr 17, 2013 - Latest News
BOSTON, MA - The tragedy of the bombings in Boston had a local link that thankfully had a happier ending for two Plymouth residents.
Paul Patrick and Jamie Holm were both runners in the Boston Marathon on Monday where bombs marred the ending of the annual event with three deaths and more than 100 hurt. Fortunately for them they had both finished the race well before the bombs exploded.
â€śThe clock in the news reports read a race time of four hours ten minutes but that was actually the third wave of runners,â€ť said Patrick.
PLYMOUTH â€” Members of the community gathered at the Marshall County Department of Child Services office in Plymouth Tuesday night to participate in a candlelight vigil to raise awareness for child abuse and neglect.
The event was hosted by DCS and Marshall County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate).
During the vigil in which attendees held candles or pinwheels, the focus was on raising awareness of this issue. April is child Abuse Awareness Month and similar events are held in communities.
BOSTON (AP) â€” Police and reporters converged on the federal courthouse in Boston on Wednesday amid conflicting reports of whether a suspect was in custody in the marathon bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170.
Several media outlets reported earlier in the day that a suspect had been identified from surveillance video taken at a Lord & Taylor store between the sites of the two bomb blasts.
BOSTON (AP) â€” A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Wednesday in a breakthrough that came less than 48 hours after the deadly attack, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation said Wednesday.
The official spoke shortly after several media outlets reported that a suspect had been identified from surveillance video taken at a Lord & Taylor store between the sites of the two bomb blasts, which killed three people and wounded more than 170.