The Mass Emergency Response topic contains stories about large-scale attacks or threats, often involving terrorism, active-shooter situations, or bombings. Such events require several departments and agencies to respond to the same incident, making clear communication a priority.
Three people are reported dead and as many as 170 others are injured following a series of explosions that erupted near the finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday. The FBI zeroed in on two suspects, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed in a shootout, and his younger brother Dzhokhar, who is in custody. - Full Story