Saturday, April 20, 2013
Montgomery County community where the suspects' uncles live besieged by media.
The investigation into the Boston Marathon bomber case turned to Maryland on Friday with media flocking to a Montgomery County neighborhood to hear the suspects' uncle plea for his surviving nephew to surrender. Some 12 hours later, police captured Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev hiding wounded in a boat at a house in Watertown, MA. Speaking to reporters outside his home in Montgomery Village, a planned community near Gaithersburg, Ruslan Tsarni said he wanted to directly address his 19-year-old nephew who was the focus of a manhunt that locked-down Boston and its suburbs Friday. "Turn yourself in. Ask for forgiveness,” Tsarni said, flanked by cameras and reporters in front of his home in a quiet suburban Washington, DC, neighborhood. Tsarni said …
Friday, April 19, 2013
USA Today: Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old identified by police as the dead Boston bombing suspect, called his uncle Thursday night and asked for forgiveness.
One of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings called one of his uncles in Montgomery Village on Thursday night to ask forgiveness, USA Today reported. Tamerlan Tsarnaev—the 26-year-old identified by police as the dead Boston bombing suspect—spoke with his uncle, Alvi Tsarni, for the first time in more than two years, according to the report. "He said, 'I love you and forgive me,'" Alvi Tsarni said, according to the report. On Friday morning, FBI agents and Montgomery County police went to the Montgomery Village home of Ruslan Tsarni, another uncle of the suspects. Ruslan Tsarni urged his surviving nephew to surrender to police and ask for forgiveness. He said he had not been in touch with the suspect's family for many years. Read …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
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Monday, July 2, 2012
Residents cut off from emergency access describe a frustrating waiting game.
(UPDATED, 10:57 a.m., 7/3) -- Tammy Hartwell spent Monday night on the floor in her mother-in-law’s basement. The cool surface was one of the few comforts available to her while she waited for officials to remove a tree that left everyone on her block stranded, with no road access, no power and no water, she said. Like thousands of Montgomery County residents, Hartwell has been without power and other amenities since Friday’s storm. The destruction left by the powerful system prompted Gov. Martin O’Malley to declare a state of emergency, and the county to open cooling stations to beat the coinciding heat. The sudden nature of the storm has left PEPCO and several county and state agencies scrambling to address the needs of residents in …