BREAKING: All MBTA service has been suspended.
BREAKING: @AP sources say Boston bomb suspects are brothers from Russia region near Chechnya, lived in United States for at least one year. Surviving Boston bomb suspect identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge.
Just a reminder: If you live in Watertown, Waltham, Newton, Cambridge, Belmont, or Allston-Brighton, police urge you to stay indoors. If you own a business in one of those communities, police ask that you remain closed.
The name Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the same name as the second suspect who is still at large, appears on a list of recipients of $2,500 City of Cambridge 2011 City Scholarships. The scholarships are given to seniors at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School who are pursuing higher education.
EMAIL FROM NEWTON POLICE CHIEF
While a search is in progress for the 2ndBoston Marathon bombing suspect, Newton residents are urged to follow the advice of Massachusetts officials and stay INDOORS until you receive further instructions.
Newton businesses are ALSO asked to remain closed until further notice.
The MBTA is completely shut down in the greater Boston area so please DO NOT DRIVE, WALK OR CONGREGATE AT ANY LOCAL MBTA STATIONS.
THIS SUSPECT IS ARMED AND DANGEROUS. DO NOT OPEN YOUR DOORS TO ANYONE EXCEPT UNIFORMED PERSONNEL WITH CITY IDENTIFICATION CARDS. MOST IMPORTANTLY, PLEASE LIMIT THE USE OF 9-1-1 CALLS FOR TRUE EMERGENCIES ONLY, AS OUR PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL WILL VERY BUSY OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS. PLEASE STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Chief Howard Mintz
Newton Police Department
Businesses in the area of 480 Arsenal Street in Watertown are closed until further notice, WBZ reports.
Update by officials from the parking lot of the Arsenal Mall in Watertown.
Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was born in 1994, the year of the first Chechan uprising against Russia. He may have been named after Dzhokhar Dudayev, the first president of Chechnya and Chechen leader who fought against Russians during that war.
WBZ-TV is broadcasting an interview in person in Maryland another man they are identifying as another uncle of the suspects, Alvi Tsarni, said he saw the surveillance photos released by the FBI yesterday but did not recognize his nephews.