Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick expressed thanks Friday night to "all of those law enforcement resources, assets and, more important, people, professionals who brought their 'A' game" leading to the arrest off the second Boston Marathon bombings suspect. "It's a night where I think we're all going to rest easy," he said.
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"We're so grateful to bring justice and closure to this case," Massachusetts State Police spokesman Col. Timothy Alben said at a news conference about the capture of the second suspect in the Boston bombings. "We're exhausted, folks, but we have a victory here tonight."
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There will be a news conference at 9:30 p.m. ET regarding the Boston Marathon bombings case, the Boston police department tweeted.
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Boston police tweeted Friday night, "CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over. And justice has won. Suspect in custody."
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Law enforcement officials erupted in cheers in Watertown, Masssachusetts, on Friday night -- moments before Boston police tweeted that the lone remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was in custody.
After the ebullient shouts, police began heading away from the backyard of a Watertown home where the suspect, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, was believed to have been holding up in a boat.
Soon thereafter, an official in a law enforcement vehicle with tinted windows was asked by someone, "Is that him?"
The person inside the vehicle responded, "Yes" -- precipitating more cheers among the residents gathered nearby.
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The suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is in custody, Boston police tweeted.
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Law enforcement officials repeatedly appealed for surrender by a person believed to be Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the suspect in this week's Boston Marathon bombings, who was inside a boat in the backyard of a house in Watertown, Massachusetts, according to CNN staff at the scene. Among other things, they said, "We know you're in there" and "Come out with your hands up."
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The FBI took two males and a female into custody for questioning Friday evening at New Bedford, Massachusetts, residence believe to have been connected to Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, New Bedford Police Lt. Robert Richard said.
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FBI agents interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev -- the 26-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed following a gunfight with authorities overnight -- in 2011 at the request of foreign government, an FBI official said Friday. The other government -- who the official would not name -- suspected that Tsarnaev may have ties to extremist groups. The FBI investigated, including interviewing Tsarnaev, but the matter was closed after no derogatory information was found, according to the official.
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A person believed to be Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the suspect in this week's Boston Marathon bombings, is cornered on a boat in a yard in Watertown, Massachusetts, law enforcement officials said.
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Authorities believe the person they've engaged in Watertown, Massachusetts, is Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in this week's deadly Boston Marathon bombings, a law enforcement official told CNN.
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