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Update 6 a.m.: Interrogators wait to query wounded bomb suspect BOSTON (AP) — As the lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing lay hospitalized under heavy guard, the American Civil Liberties Union and a federal public defender raised concerns about investigators' plan to question 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev without reading him his Miranda rights.
DENVER (AP) — Authorities are hunting for suspects after shooting broke out during a massive marijuana celebration in Denver, leaving two people with gunshot wounds. The gunfire scattered thousands attending Saturday's 4/20 counterculture holiday, the first since Colorado legalized marijuana. A man and a woman each suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds, officials said. Local media reports said a third person was grazed.
Bob Leonard and his family were Boston Marathon veterans and he preferred a spot not too far from the finish line to shoot runners as they concluded their 26.1-mile run. The area was less congested and over the years he learned that the men and women in the lead there usually went on to win. With his Nikon, Leonard snapped about 10 to 20 photos a minute Monday, capturing group after group of finishing runners and the crowds lining the route.
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — For just a few minutes, it seemed like the dragnet that had shut down a metropolitan area of millions while legions of police went house to house looking for the suspected BostonMarathon bomber had failed. Weary officials lifted a daylong order that had kept residents in their homes, saying it was fruitless to keep an entire city locked down. Then one man emerged from his home and noticed blood on the pleasure boat parked in his backyard. He lifted the tarp and found the wounded 19-year-old college student known the world over as Suspect No. 2.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Communities along the Mississippi River and other rain-engorged waterways are waging feverish bids to hold back floodwaters that may soon approach record levels. After days of torrential rains, Midwesterners find themselves watching rivers and tributaries rise — a sharp contrast to the region's drought that months earlier had sucked the Mississippi so dry that barge traffic was threatened.
In Boston and beyond, thanks and jubilation JAY LINDSAY,Associated Press STEVE PEOPLES,Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — They gathered in silence on Boylston Street, just three blocks away from the chaos and carnage caused by twin bombings four days earlier. Some were crying. Boston University student Aaron Wengertsman, 19, wrapped himself in an American flag. He was on the marathon route a mile from the finish line when the bombs exploded.
CHICAGO — Home or away, the Minnesota Twins can’t catch a break from the weather. The Twins’ series opener in Chicago against the White Sox on Friday was postponed due to a forecast of cold, windy weather. It’s the third time this week that bad weather has kept Minnesota off the field: On Sunday, the Twins’ home game against the Mets was washed out and on Wednesday their series finale against the Los Angeles Angels was called off amid a steady rain that was turning to snow.
Update 8 p.m.: WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Boston Police say a 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings is in custody after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead. Police announced via Twitter that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (JOH'-kahr tsahr-NY'-ev) was in custody. His brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan, was killed Friday in a furious attempt to escape police.
Update 7:30 p.m.: WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The suspect being hunted in the Boston Marathon bombing was in a boat stored in Watertown, a law enforcement official said, and police in armored vehicles and tactical gear rushed into the neighborhood. The burst of activity came after police announced that they were scaling back the hunt because they had come up empty-handed following an all-day search that sent thousands of SWAT team officers into the streets and paralyzed the metropolitan area.
Update 6:30 p.m: WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) -- Gunfire erupted Friday night amid the manhunt for the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, and police in armored vehicles and tactical gear rushed into the Watertown neighborhood in a possible break in the case.