Monday, 26,000 runners lined up for the Boston Marathon not knowing the horror that would await many of them at the finish line. Among the runners in Boston that fateful day was Miami Beach lawyer Tom Nealon.
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.
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.
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.
Scores of South Florida runners are returning home telling harrowing stories of the bomb explosions at the Boston Marathon.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
The bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon were particularly scary for some members of South Florida’s running community.