Boston Bombings

Security was stepped up at the Miami Heat game in light of the Boston bombings. (CBS4)

Heat Game Security Stepped Up After Boston Bombings

Security at the American Airlines Arena was noticeably heightened at Wednesday’s night final regular season Miami Heat game, the first home game the team has played since the bombings at the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon.

CBS4–04/17/2013

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South Florida Man Named Hero After Boston Bombing

After a long day of mayhem, with reporters and police at odds on whether the person responsible for the Boston bombing had been arrested or not, a South Florida man said that the event hit him a little too close to home.

CBS4–04/17/2013

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Police Warn Of Boston Marathon Bombing Charity Scams

In the wake of just about any tragedy, there is always an outpouring of support for those impacted. Charities will often set up funds for people in need after the event. The Boston Marathon bombing is no different.

CBS4–04/17/2013

Bomb Sniffing dog (Source: CBS4)

Heightened Security In S. Fla. Includes 4-Legged Friends

Security plans across South Florida continue to be beefed up in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings but some specialized security involves man’s best friend.

CBS4–04/17/2013

Runner Caryn Lubetsky and her children return from Boston where they witnessed the terrorist bombing at the marathon. (CBS4)

S. Fla. Runners Return From Boston With Harrowing Stories

Scores of South Florida runners are returning home telling harrowing stories of the bomb explosions at the Boston Marathon.

CBS4–04/16/2013

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“Silent” Miami Run In Show Of Support To Boston

As a show of support for those who took part and those who were injured in the Boston Marathon, a ‘silent run’ was held Tuesday evening in Miami.

CBS4–04/16/2013

A runner reacts near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

DCF Helps Parents Talk To Kids After Tragedy

When tragic events, like the Boston Marathon bombings, appear on the news, it can be hard on adults, but for kids it can be even more confusing. Many parents may want to shield their kids from news of a disastrous event but it’s difficult. Kids will often find out about it from TV, the Internet or friends at school.

CBS4–04/16/2013

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 15: State police guard an area near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Sports World Rallies In Wake Of Boston Bombings

Sports are often a rallying point in the wake of a national tragedy and that was again the case in the hours that followed the Boston Marathon bombings Monday.

CBS Miami–04/16/2013

Carlos Arredondo (wearing cowboy hat) helps victim of Boston bombings on Monday, April 15, 2013. (Source: CBS)

Former S. Floridian Hailed A Hero After Boston Blasts

One of the most riveting photographs taken during the Boston Marathon bombings is that of a former South Florida resident helping the injured during the chaos and confusion that resulted from the deadly blasts.

CBS Miami–04/16/2013

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 15:  A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Mid-April Linked With National Tragedy

The deadly attacks in Boston Monday left a city and a nation searching for answers. But it has also drawn attention to an odd historical phenomenon that happens around this time of April.

CBS Miami–04/16/2013

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