NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a police bomb unit that pulled over a car with Massachusetts license plates in the city of Niagara Falls, New York, found nothing dangerous inside.
Police officials say a state police bomb disposal team used a robot to remove several items from the car Friday after it had been stopped earlier in the morning by officers checking out a report of a suspicious vehicle with Massachusetts plates.
Caroline Webster, a resident of Williamstown, was staying with friends in Somerville on Friday, when the Boston area was put into lockdown.
Police are still searching for one of the suspects believed to be in connection with the bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday. Violence erupted overnight in a shootout that left one of the suspects and an MIT police officer dead.
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.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect at large, is believed to be an immigrant from an area of Russia near Chechnya.