WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead. Police announced via Twitter that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was in custody. His brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan, was killed Friday in a furious attempt to escape police.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been holed up in a boat in a Watertown neighborhood. The crowd gathered near the scene let out a cheer when spectators saw officers clapping. “Everyone wants him alive,” said Kathleen Paolillo, a 27-year-old teacher who lives in Watertown. Boston Mayor Tom Menino tweeted “We got him,” along with a photo of the police commissioner speaking to him. Continue Reading
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