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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

In the wake of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, law enforcement across South Florida has increased their ‘state of awareness’. (Source: CBS4)

Heightened Alert Across S. Florida In Wake Of Bombings

In the wake of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, law enforcement across South Florida has increased their ‘state of awareness’.

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

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

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

Christine Acosta called to check on her sister, who was running the Boston Marathon Monday. (CBS4)

S. Fla. Running Community Reacts To Boston Marathon Bombings

More than 100 runners from South Florida raced in the Boston Marathon and so far there have been no reports of anyone from the area with injuries but there were some very scary moments.

CBS4–04/15/2013

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