April 24th, 2013
06:36 AM ET

Site of Boston blasts reopens

Nine days after Boylston Street turned into a bloody scene of carnage, the area reopened to public foot traffic Wednesday.

It's another sign Boston is recovering from the twin bombings that killed three and wounded hundreds more.

Also Wednesday, mourners will gather to honor Massachusetts Institute of Technology Officer Sean Collier, who authorities say was fatally shot by the suspected bombers last week. The memorial service will take place on the MIT campus.

And as more details slowly emerge from the bedridden suspect, U.S. officials were traveling to Dagestan to interview the parents of the suspected bombers.


Filed under: Boston • Crime • Massachusetts
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  1. s kel

    rupert hows your new nephew, son and brother doing, opps did i say son. Lol you will find out later . Kiss your women for me, lol

    April 24, 2013 at 9:18 am | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    Good morning@s kel .

    April 24, 2013 at 11:25 am | Report abuse |
  3. Mary

    @ s kel, lol 😉
    Good Morning @ saywhat

    April 24, 2013 at 11:27 am | Report abuse |
  4. saywhat

    A deadlier & devastating explosion in W.Texas, albeit an accident, which killed 14, wounded 200 & leveled 50 homes figures nowhere?
    How are the folks there coping up?

    April 24, 2013 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
  5. saywhat

    I know@banasy has seen that story being covered but i still see a kind of coolness to that tragedy.

    April 24, 2013 at 11:45 am | Report abuse |
  6. saywhat

    good morning to you too @Mary.

    April 24, 2013 at 11:46 am | Report abuse |
  7. Linda Goulette

    In recent days I have followed a variety of networks covering the Boston Bombings. On one, I heard shocking information about the FBI keeping a close watch on the older brother. In a 'simple human error' the man's name was misspelled. Consequently, Tamaran no longer a person to track. This error needs to be confirmed–it is so important to not let this kind of trivial mistake happen in the future. Please, CNN, dig into the REASON why Tamaran went 'off FBI radar, essentially. I look forward to discussing this with CNN staff, if needed.

    April 24, 2013 at 12:01 pm | Report abuse |
  8. saywhat

    A senate committee is to investigate the FBI angle. So far all is speculation. Including theories that he may have been an informant.

    April 24, 2013 at 1:25 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Injun Ere

    Is the site glowing with tragic holiness? Better put up a monument right away and make lots of speeches. Yeah.

    April 24, 2013 at 7:31 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Kevin Murphy

    Regardless of what we learn, these boys went astray. Who is Misha? Could it be Mikhail Surenovich "Misha" Aloyan, a Russian and Armenian boxer born in 1988...pretty close in age to Tamerlan.

    April 24, 2013 at 7:32 pm | Report abuse |