Reports coming in of explosions near the finish line at the Boston Marathon.

Live coverage at Fox 25 (no embed available)

Serious injuries — (warning on link, gruesome) missing arms and legs (warning on link, gruesome) according to eyewitness interviewed on television. (Update — latest reports are two dead, 20+ injured…. NY Post reports 12 dead)

6 p.m. — At televised news conference Boston Police Commissioner denies that a suspect is in custody contrary to prior reports.

6:15 NBC News reports “possible suspect” being “guarded” in hospital.

7:45 p.m. — There really is no new “news” coming out of the networks or elsewhere, so I’m not going to open a separate post yet. You can follow developments in the Twitter feed below. Early speculation often is wrong, so let’s wait for the facts.

[television live stream and Twitter feeds moved to new post, #BostonMarathon Bombing Updates]

Video as explosion happened (Via):


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