Police officer orders NBC News correspondent to ‘stop talking to witness’–’You cannot go thirty seconds without hearing a siren.’ –Fox News correspondent, reporting from Watertown, Mass., Friday Posted by Lori Price,www.legitgov.org19 Apr 2013 NBC News correspondent Kerry Sanders was reporting on the events in Watertown early Friday. In a live report on MSNBC, Sanders said that he was accosted by a police officer ‘with a Glock.’ The officer ‘ordered him to take his hands out of his pockets.’ He complied. Sanders explained that he was cold, which is why his hands were in his pocket. Sanders reported that after he identified himself, he was ordered by the police officer to stop talking to a witness at the scene. (MSNBC live, 5:00 AM ET)
Boston is on LOCKDOWN as the ENTIRE CITY told to stay indoors during manhunt for the second bombing suspect–Police order all residents to stay inside as the manhunt continues for the second suspect, identified as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev –Public transport system shut down –Amtrak service stopped INDEFINITELY in area around Boston –All public schools and 16 colleges are closed today 19 Apr 2013 The entire city of Boston is on lockdown as authorities warn that residents should lock their doors and remain inside as they continue the manhunt for the surviving suspect from the marathon bombing. The city is being controlled by SWAT teams and an army of police as they try to keep everyone indoors by shutting down the entire public transportation system, closing schools and ordering businesses to remain closed for the day. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority subway and commuter rail system is shut down until further notice as officials try to keep citizens off the streets following the fatal shoot out in Watertown early Friday morning that lead to the death of the first suspect. Amtrak services in the area around Boston has been suspended indefinitely, keeping people- including 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev- from leaving the city.
Police warn people in Boston suburb not to open doors19 Apr 2013 Massachusetts State Police warned people in the Boston suburb of Watertown not to open their doors and said they would conduct a door-to-door, street-by-street search due to what it called a fluid situation. It was not immediately clear what connection the warning may have to the Boston Marathon bombings.
MBTA service suspended; Boston colleges cancel classes19 Apr 2013 Several Boston area colleges have canceled classes for the day and the MBTA system has been suspended while police conduct a massive manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced that classes have been cancelled and employees will be allowed to stay home from work Friday following the fatal shooting of a campus officer by the marathon suspects. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation tweeted Friday morning that all modes of transportation are suspended until further notice.
Boston transit shut down, nearly 1 million sheltering in place amid terror hunt19 Apr 2013 The entire city of Boston was put on lockdown Friday morning by the Massachusetts governor as police searched for the second of two men believed to have been involved in the marathon bombings earlier this week. Gov. Deval Patrick said people should shelter in place as authorities engaged in a “massive manhunt” — an extraordinary order that affected nearly one million people. The second suspect wasshot and killed. Police searched the Watertown neighborhood door to door on foot and in patrol cars early Friday morning. Residents were asked to call 911 if anyone other than police came to doors in the neighborhood.
All Boston Residents Should Stay Indoors, Governor Says–One Boston Bombing Suspect Is Dead, Second at Large; Area on Lockdown 19 Apr 2013 One of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings was killed early Friday morning after leading the police on a wild chase following the fatal shooting of a campus police officer, while the other was sought in a massive manhunt that shut down large parts of the area. Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts said residents of Boston and its neighboring communities should “stay indoors, with their doors locked.” The two suspects were identified by law enforcement officials as brothers from Chechnya… The manhunt for the surviving bombing suspect sent the Boston region into the grip of a security emergency: residents of the city and the surrounding area were urged to stay indoors, as hundreds of police officers conducted a manhunt and all public transit services was suspended.
Search for bombing suspect focuses on 20-block area in Watertown–President Obama is briefed on events 19 Apr 2013 Heavily armed tactical police are searching a 20-block area of this community for one of the suspects in the deadly Boston Marathon terror bomb attacks, a State Police spokesman said. The search comes after a chaotic, violent night in which a second suspect died in a firefight with police, and one police officer was killed and another was seriously wounded. Local, state, and federal law enforcement officers, including the Secret Service, are searching. K-9 teams, explosives experts, and SWAT officers are involved, said State Police spokesman David Procopio.
No-fly zone over Watertown19 Apr 2013 The Federal Aviation Administration shut down airspace over a Boston neighborhood Friday morning to give police a “safe environment for law-enforcement activities” as the house-to-house manhunt continued for the second suspect in the deadly Boston Marathon attacks. The agency issued a 3.5 nautical mile, roughly 4 miles, radius temporary flight restriction over Watertown early Friday morning up to 3,000 feet. Effective immediately, no pilot may operate an aircraft in the restricted area until further notice.
Boston in lockdown as 1 bombing suspect killed, 1 on run–Recent updates: Massive police operation underway in several Boston neighbourhoods and suburbs –1 killed after shootout with police, 1 at large –Residents should stay inside, businesses told to remain closed –Public transit across Boston shut down for massive manhunt 19 Apr 2013 Boston officials have extended to the whole city an order that residents remain inside their homes behind locked doors during the search for one of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. Earlier this morning, the other suspect was killed after a shootout with police that followed a robbery and carjacking… The lockdown, which initially applied to just a number of areas and neighbourhoods west of Boston, was extended to the whole city Friday morning.
Boston Bombing Suspect Killed in Shootout19 Apr 2013 U.S. authorities on Friday locked down the Boston area in the hunt for one of two Russian-born brothers of Chechen background suspected in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings. Authorities identified one suspect was identified as 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed in a confrontation with police in Watertown, Mass., according to a U.S. law-enforcement official. A manhunt was on for the second suspect, identified as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19 years old. Both brothers were believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus police officer during a chaotic series of events Thursday night. The hunt for the younger Mr. Tsarnaev prompted a broad shutdown of public facilities in the Boston area.
Militay helicopters Over Boston, MA.
There were 15+ Blackhawk and other helicopter flying into downtown Boston, coming in east from India Row and hovering over the BFD HQ area in the Financial District.
They are to dark to see on camera, and barely visible with the naked eye. With eyes adjusted to dark with good visual purple night vision.
The City of Boston released a statement saying it was to prepare troops for upcoming deployments in urban settings, Ft Knox has the biggest mock urban training grounds. BUT THE BPD and MA STATE POLICE WERE INVOLVED!!!
I’ve never seen that many blackhawks at Camp Edward in my time in the MA ARMY NG.