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Officials Announce Safety Measures For Boston Stretch Of Marathon

City officials have announced improved public safety measures for the final two miles of the world’s oldest marathon,

04/12/2014

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Marathon Security To Include 3,500 Police; Backpacks Discouraged

More than 3,500 police officers will patrol this year’s Boston Marathon, more than double the number deployed last year, when two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260.

03/10/2014

Boston police inspected the truck on Van Ness St. after getting a call it might be suspicious. (WBZ-TV)

Suspicious Truck Leads To Brief Evacuation Outside Fenway Park

Boston police cleared out part of the area outside Fenway Park Wednesday morning because of a suspicious truck.

10/30/2013

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Bradley Jay: ‘What Do You Want Out Of Life?’

Click play to find out what folks really want out of life and see how it compares to what you would have expected.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/23/2013

The Massachusetts State Police set up its mobile command post at the WBZ visitors parking lot across from Artesani Park in Brighton, the main staging point for the 2013 Head of the Charles Regatta. (Credit: Steve Saleeba/CBSBoston.com)

Security Bolstered For 2013 Head Of The Charles Regatta

Added security measures are in place for this weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta.

10/19/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Do Enhanced Security Measures At Sporting Events Make You Feel Safer?

The NFL is instituting a new bag policy at all stadiums for security reasons. Backpacks and purses are out. Clear, plastic bags are in. Good call by the league? Do enhanced security measures make you feel safer?

08/16/2013

Boston Pops

Attendance Down For July 4th Boston Esplanade Celebration

Amid high temperatures and heightened security, attendance appeared down Thursday at Boston’s Fourth of July celebration.

07/04/2013

bomb sniffing dog inside MBTA station

MBTA Announces Stepped Up Security, Free Rides Home For July 4th

The MBTA says it is planning a large security increase on July 4.

07/02/2013

Police stand guard outside the Worcester funeral home that handled Tsarnaev arrangements. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio's Kim Tunnicliffe)

Mass. Senate Approves $47K For Marathon Bomber Funeral Home Security

The state Senate has allotted $47,000 to reimburse the city of Worcester for securing a funeral home that held one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers.

06/28/2013

State and local police joined the DCR Tuesday to announce the changes on the Esplanade. (Photo by Paul Burton)

July 4th Fireworks Security Changes: Mass. Ave. Bridge Closed, Bag & Cooler Limits

State and local law enforcement announced Tuesday the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge will be completely closed to the public and there will be significant restrictions on bags and coolers.

06/25/2013

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