A television station is reporting that police are searching an apartment in a Boston suburb, and authorities confirm the search is part of the investigation into the explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
WBZ-TV reports that police are searching the apartment in Revere. Massachusetts State Police confirmed that a search warrant was served Monday night but provided no further details.
The FBI is leading the investigation into the explosions, which killed three people and injured more than 140 others.
RUSSELL, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police are set to activate a new digital radio system in western Massachusetts that will enhance public safety through improved communications.
Department Superintendent Col. Timothy Alben is scheduled to unveil the system Tuesday at the State Police barracks in Russell.
The new system will improve communications between Troop B, which covers the western third of the state, adjacent Troops, as well as with statewide State Police radio channels, such as those used by tactical units.
National statistics point to an increase in deadly violence against law enforcement officers. A 36 year veteran policeman in Springfield Massachusetts was the latest to lose his life in the line of duty when he was shot dead earlier this week while trying to resolve a domestic dispute. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.