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Marathon Security

Boston police were keeping careful watch Sunday in the area of the Boston Marathon finish line. (WBZ-TV)

Tight Security In Place On Eve Of First Boston Marathon Since Bombings

Crowds flocked to the Boston Marathon finish line Sunday but on Monday the area will essentially be locked down with heightened security in place.

04/20/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Are You Concerned About Marathon Security?

Boston Police are planning changes to their security plan after a scare at the finish line on Tuesday evening, hours after remembrance services marking one year since the Marathon bombings.

Kevin Edson told police he had a rice cooker in his backpack. Officers told him to place it on the ground, the area was evacuated, and the backpack was detonated.

04/17/2014

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Arrest Prompts Changes To Boston Marathon Security

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says patrols will be stepped up because of Tuesday night’s incident.

04/16/2014

BAA

Boston Marathon Organizers Confident Of Safe Race

Organizers and law enforcement officials are urging Boston Marathon spectators to leave backpacks and other bags at home. They also say crowds will be limited at the finish line where two bombs exploded a year ago.

04/16/2014

Surveillance cameras like this one will help upgrade security along the Boston Marathon route. (WBZ-TV)

Marathon Security Upgraded With Network Of Surveillance Cameras

Images will feed in real-time into eight command centers in a connected network that did not exist last year.

04/11/2014

WBZ-TV Security Analyst Ed Davis (WBZ-TV)

Davis: Boston Marathon Security Is “Balancing Act”

Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis joined WBZ-TV for exclusive insight on securing the Boston Marathon.

03/04/2014

The Boston Marathon.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

BAA Announces Security Changes For Boston Marathon Runners

The Boston Athletic Association has announced new rules for runners in this year’s Boston Marathon.

02/26/2014

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