Boston bombings http://wamc.org en Troy Woman Accused of One Fund Scam Fights Extradition http://wamc.org/post/troy-woman-accused-one-fund-scam-fights-extradition <p>An upstate New York woman accused of scamming almost half a million dollars from the fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims is fighting extradition to Massachusetts. Troy City Court officials say 26-year-old Audrea Gause refused Tuesday to waive her right to an extradition hearing and go voluntarily to face a larceny charge.<br><br>The Troy woman was arrested Friday. She's being held on a fugitive warrant.<br> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 20:46:15 +0000 Dave Lucas 69844 at http://wamc.org Troy Woman Accused of One Fund Scam Fights Extradition 5/2/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/5213-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC newsman Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Topics:</p><ul><li>More Boston Arrests</li><li>Tracking Foreigners</li><li>Civil Liberties Poll</li><li>Casino Gaming Expansion</li><li>Average Albany Thu, 02 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 63682 at http://wamc.org 4/22/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/42213-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf and WAMC’s Morning Edition host, David Guistina. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>This morning our discussion topics include:<br>• Latest on Boston Bombing suspect<br>• NY Post on Bombing<br>• Media Coverage Report Card<br>• George W. Bush Presidential Museum opens this week</p><p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 62791 at http://wamc.org Immigration Center Expert Weighs In On Violence In Boston http://wamc.org/post/immigration-center-expert-weighs-violence-boston <p></p><p>As news continues to unfold on the manhunt underway in Boston for a suspect in connection with Monday's bombing attacks at the Boston Marathon, Brooke Mead, Program Coordinator at the Berkshire Immigrant Center, offers her opinion.</p><p></p><p>Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect at large, is believed to be an immigrant from an area of Russia near Chechnya.</p><p>Brooke Mead spoke with WAMC's Lucas Willard.</p><p></p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:52:36 +0000 Lucas Willard 62645 at http://wamc.org Immigration Center Expert Weighs In On Violence In Boston Charity Run Planned to Aid Boston Victims http://wamc.org/post/charity-run-planned-aid-boston-victims <p></p><p></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 62507 at http://wamc.org Charity Run Planned to Aid Boston Victims Vigil in Pittsfield Honors Victims of Boston Marathon Explosions http://wamc.org/post/vigil-pittsfield-honors-victims-boston-marathon-explosions <p></p><p>Local clergy met with members of the Pittsfield community at the Lichtenstein art gallery to hold a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to victims of the bomb attacks at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Three were killed and more than 170 were wounded in the attacks.</p><p>The public joined an interfaith prayer service to remember those lost.</p><p>Quentin Chin, Interim Pastor at the South Baptist Church in Pittsfield, led songs and prayers.</p><p>"This is an opportunity really for all of us to find some sort of expression in ritual action," said Chin.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:31:04 +0000 Lucas Willard 62476 at http://wamc.org Vigil in Pittsfield Honors Victims of Boston Marathon Explosions Pressure cooker used in Boston bombings http://wamc.org/post/pressure-cooker-used-boston-bombings <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Investigators are appealing to the public to come forward with photos, videos, or any clues that could help solve the Boston Marathon bombings.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The FBI has circulated information about the bombs, which involved kitchen pressure cookers packed with explosives, nails and other lethal shrapnel — but authorities say so far nobody has claimed responsibility for Monday's attack.</span></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 08:09:32 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62428 at http://wamc.org Pressure cooker used in Boston bombings