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Wrong place, wrong time: Untold stories of bystanders arrested during Watertown manhunt

Wrong place, wrong time: Untold stories of bystanders arrested during Watertown manhunt

As officers from dozens of law enforcement agencies descended on Watertown, Massachusetts during the manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the early hours of April 19, 2013, at least three people near the scene of the shootout were truly in the wrong place at the wrong time. They were each spotted by officers and, for different reasons, ended up spending the night behind bars.

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FBI releases photos, interviews, and evidence logs from Todashev shooting

FBI releases photos, interviews, and evidence logs from Todashev shooting

It’s been just over two years since an FBI agent fatally shot Ibragim Todashev during an interview in Orlando. Last week, the Bureau released more than 200 pages on Todashev, a friend of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, including graphic photos from the scene of the shooting and summaries of interviews with a handful of acquaintances.

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Requester's Voice: Laura Rótolo

Requester’s Voice: Laura Rótolo

Laura Rótolo is a lawyer and advocate at the Massachusetts chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. For this week’s Requester’s Voice, we caught up with Rótolo to discuss the ACLUM’s lawsuit against the FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office over records related to the Massachusetts Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Boston Marathon bombing.

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