Boston Marathon Bombings

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

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

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

Marathon Bombing (Source: CBS)

Local Runners Impacted By Marathon Bombings

The bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon were particularly scary for some members of South Florida’s running community.

04/16/2013

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