Representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations joined other leaders from the national and Washington-area Muslim community at a news conference in Washington, D.C. today to state that "Americans will remain united in face of developments in the Boston Marathon bombings that include the naming of suspects who are reportedly Muslim."
Alina Tsarnaeva, sister of the suspects who lives in New Jersey, spoke to reporters earlier and said "They were great people. I never would have expected it. They are smart - I don't know what's gotten into them." After the interview aired, police visited her home and seized a computer, according to WBZ-TV.
Police are no longer looking for a green Toyota.
All bus service in and out of South Station has been suspended while authorities continue their hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect. Amtrak train service has also been canceled.
“The building is locked down. There’s nobody coming in, going out,” said Stephen Squibb, bus manager at South Station. “Everything has been canceled completely.”
On a lighter note, Dunkin' Donuts has tweeted that the Watertown store is open to serve local law enforcement and first responders free coffee and food.
Translation of the beginning of the terrorist video found in the YouTube playlist of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old brother killed this morning (the video was made by someone else, not Tsarnaev): "I am Amir Abu Rabbanikaly Dujana. I decided to speak to young Muslims. To those who still have fire in their hearts for Islam and Muslims, because many have lost that fire under the influence of kafir (non-believer) system, under their threat. The threat of murder and captivity." The video was titled "Addressing the militiamen."
Bruins-Penguins rescheduled for Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Police are still conducting an intense, door-to-door search in Watertown for Dzhokhor Tsarnaev, 19, a suspect in the Marathon bombings.
The suspects' father is speaking out about his sons, saying that he believes they were set up, according to WBZ-TV.
CBS News is reporting that a package thrown at police in Cambridge earlier was a pressure cooker bomb, and that police found pipe bombs in the Norfolk Street, Cambridge home they are searching.
With his brother shot by police, Dzhokhor A. Tsarnaev drove over him, two law enforcement officials said.