No real info yet. Two explosions have been reported, dozens injured
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Photos here: http://www.theatlanticwire.com/...
12:25 PM PT: CBS reporting 12 injured...
12:28 PM PT: Boston Police telling spectators to avoid trash cans.12:30 PM PT:
UPDATE: Dozens injured in explosions at Boston Marathon finish line. yhoo.it/136UxeO— Yahoo!(@Yahoo) April 15, 2013
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12:39 PM PT: Boston Police now reporting 3 fatalities.
12:42 PM PT: Burlington Free Press reporting the police/witnesses say there were packages on the ground that exploded.
12:43 PM PT: If you know runners who are likely to still be running, check current status of runners, here:
12:43 PM PT: Free Press now saying info on packages not confirmed, yet.
12:45 PM PT: According to Think Progress, bomb sniffing dogs now being brought in....
12:51 PM PT: According to Reuters, Lennox Hotel being evacuated.
12:53 PM PT: Nephew of a nurse on twitter says aunt said several DOA at Mass General Hospital.
12:56 PM PT: Burlington Free Press now reporting the JFK Library across town is now on fire.
Also: 3rd explosion reported - possibly bomb disposal?
12:57 PM PT: Reuters reporting ALL off duty officers in Boston have been activated.
12:58 PM PT: Reuters says 3rd explosion was controlled bomb squad detonation of suspicious item.
1:03 PM PT: Police official report just now: 22 injured, 2 dead.
1:08 PM PT: I have to go out for a bit. Will pick up in 1/2 hour or so. My heart goes out to all those affected. This is just awful.
2:19 PM PT: From wayoutinthestix
Per Ed Davis, Boston Police Commissioner at news conference confirms third explosion at JFK library.
2:22 PM PT: From Catte Nappe: Boston Globe putting together a google doc for stranded travelers. Hotels have been evacuated, Logan Airport is closed. Travelers will need a place to stay. Link to come ....
2:28 PM PT: Boston Police are looking for tips: 617-635-4500 or 1-800-494-TIPS.
2:29 PM PT: CBS Now reporting that JFK Library was a mechanical issue - UNRELATED to explosions at marathon.
2:34 PM PT: Searching for a loved one in Boston? 617 635 4500
2:49 PM PT: From Catte Nappe:
For those who need, or can offer, housing:
If you're in town for the Marathon and need a place to stay, please fill out this information
Please fill this out if you can offer your home for someone who is in town for the Boston Marathon.
2:53 PM PT: Have to go to rehearsal, so I'll be gone for a few hours. The front page is the place to look for more updates.