Boston Marathon explosions http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Legal Roundtable: Marathon Bomber, Blood Alcohol Test, TIF, Etc. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/legal-roundtable-marathon-bomber-blood-alcohol-test-tif-etc <p>Legal questions surround the arrest of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing who was captured on Friday.</p><p>What is the role of the public safety exception as it relates to Miranda rights? Were civil rights violated as a result of the lockdown? &nbsp;Should Tsarnaev be tried as an enemy combatant as some Republican legislators have suggested?</p><p>The questions surrounding the surviving suspect of the Boston Marathon bombing were discussed by a panel of legal experts, as part of our monthly legal roundtable discussion.</p><p></p><p>The panelists included:</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:29:57 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 25672 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Legal Roundtable: Marathon Bomber, Blood Alcohol Test, TIF, Etc. Metro Transit Steps Up Security After Boston Attack http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/metro-transit-steps-security-after-boston-attack <p>The St. Louis Metro Transit is stepping up security after the recent terrorist attack in Boston that left three dead and more than 150 injured.</p><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Richard </span>Zott<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Chief of Public Safety for Metro says the changes aren’t due to any specific threat.</span></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 20:32:09 +0000 Chris McDaniel 25496 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Metro Transit Steps Up Security After Boston Attack Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect In Custody, Manhunt Over http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/boston-marathon-bombing-suspect-custody-manhunt-over <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Latest Updates (see rolling updates in live blog below)</span></strong></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 22:02:38 +0000 Kelsey Proud 25460 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect In Custody, Manhunt Over Two Explosions Rock Boston Marathon Finish Line; At Least 3 Dead, Dozens Injured http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/apparent-explosions-rock-boston-marathon-finish-line Two explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon this afternoon, leaving at least three dead and dozens injured, <a href="https://twitter.com/Boston_Police">the Boston Police Department reports</a>.<p>The explosions happened in quick succession four hours after the beginning of the race, the world's oldest and one of the most prestigious road races in the world. At that point, the majority of 27,000 runners had crossed the finish line. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:22:41 +0000 25449 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Two Explosions Rock Boston Marathon Finish Line; At Least 3 Dead, Dozens Injured