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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • Modified security policies in place for Preakness

    On the third Saturday in May, generations of Baltimoreans marched onto the infield at Pimlico Race Course with their coolers in tow, an image that helped define the Preakness Stakes. No longer. The Maryland Jockey Club has unveiled enhanced security...
  • Media has gone too far in bombing details

    Media has gone too far in bombing details
    I fervently believe in a free press, in media free to expose wrong-doing no matter whose. But dare I invoke the concept of limits? From the moment of that horrific Boston marathon bombing, the incessant speculations and suppositions — all...
  • Marathon bombing should prompt lawmakers to rethink immigration reform

    Marathon bombing should prompt lawmakers to rethink immigration reform
    Some people have argued that the Boston Marathon bombing should not affect immigration reform because immigrants in the country illegally are not in the habit of planting bombs. But that doesn't doesn't mean they are safe. Many gang members are here...
  • O'Malley signs death penalty repeal

    O'Malley signs death penalty repeal
    Surrounded by religious leaders, civil rights activists and others who have fought for years to stop executions in Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Thursday repealing the state's death penalty. Unless the law is overturned in a...
  • To deter terrorism, think beyond punishment

    To deter terrorism, think beyond punishment
    In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, we heard strong proclamations from the president that "justice will be served." It should be. Our spirit of justice is based on the principle that punishment should outweigh any benefit derived from...
  • Heavy security planned for Havre de Grace weekend events

    Heavy security planned for Havre de Grace weekend events
    With thousands of people expected in Havre de Grace for this weekend's War of 1812 Commemoration and Decoy show festivities, local emergency officials – working in concert with their county, state and federal counterparts – have stepped up...
  • Death penalty supporters launch petition drive

    Death penalty supporters launch petition drive
    One day after Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation to abolish capital punishment in Maryland, death penalty supporters said Friday they will launch a petition drive to give voters the opportunity to overturn the new law. At a news conference,...
  • Baltimore-area residents near Boston Marathon blasts

    Baltimore-area residents near Boston Marathon blasts
    Ryan McGrath and other Baltimore-area runners were relaxing after the Boston Marathon, refueling with some burritos, when they heard the blasts. "I thought maybe it's one of those boat-type things that just shoots off a cannon every day," said McGrath,...
  • Start snitching: the public's role in fighting terrorism

    Start snitching: the public's role in fighting terrorism
    The arrest of three friends of the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing reminds us of the consequences of withholding information from investigators, lying or being an accessory after the fact for a friend or loved one. In other words, if...
  • Local authorities step up security after Boston Marathon explosions

    Local authorities step up security after Boston Marathon explosions
    Baltimore-area authorities announced heightened security after bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday, though officials emphasized there was no evidence of threats here. At least three people were killed and scores were injured in the blasts, which...
  • Towson preschool teacher injured in Boston Marathon explosion

    Towson preschool teacher injured in Boston Marathon explosion
    – Sitting in the lobby of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Tuesday with one daughter upstairs in critical condition and another recovering in a hospital blocks away, Carol Downing described the frantic hours she spent looking for them after bomb...
  • Marylanders recall terror after Boston Marathon explosions

    Marylanders recall terror after Boston Marathon explosions
    Kathryn Ledwell turned at the boom and stared, confused in her fatigue by the plume of smoke rising behind her, the screams and the crowd — not just her fellow athletes but everyone — running in different directions. Then the second...