The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 04/25/2013 1:10 PM | Comments: 0
Last Modified: 04/26/2013 6:13 AM
NEW YORK, N.Y. - New York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly spoke at a briefing Thursday.
Kelly says the two suspects had a pressure cooker bomb and five pipe bombs they wanted to set off.
They said Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-KHAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) told Boston investigators from his hospital bed that he and his brother had discussed going to New York to detonate their remaining explosives. They said they decided it spontaneously.
Kelly had said a day earlier that the Boston Marathon bombing suspects were targeting New York, but was later briefed by federal officials.
Tsarnaev travelled to New York at least once last fall. There is a photo of the suspect in Times Square.
Tsarnaev's older brother, Tamerlan (TA'-mehr-luhn), died in a shootout with police.
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
Bowman promises different city hall, highlights 'efficiencies'
Rash of injuries means Jets still evaluating new players
Broken net for city's at-risk kids
Veteran Manitoba RCMP officer alleged to have molested child
AFN wants outside probe into teen's death
Province spent $844 million on infrastructure last year, an increase of $115 million
Man in custody after weapons-related investigation
Tories want government to release consultant's report on Phoenix Sinclair inquiry
Police looking for two bronze plaques stolen from community of Dunnottar
Man gets jail after assaulting, choking police officer
Sanders says voters should be told hard truth about city's financial woes
Clouds, rain on the way
Art gallery sets weekend opening attendance record for its new Dali exhibitions
Van 'driven erratically' crashes into construction equipment
Russia upset over Canadian visa denials
Former NHL player, hall of famer Hergesheimer dies
Judy W-L's ties targeted
CanRock stalwarts The Tea Party in town Dec. 2
Abbas does more harm than good
Tories months late with jihadi tracking tool
Magnotta's trial takes look at photos of parcels
Dialogue through dance
Uh-oh, more goalie worries
Canadians paying more for dairy, poultry
Radio personality charged
Nicole Kidman reveals heartbreak at father's death
History abounds in HBC Archive
Hot in the kitchen business
Health groups call for flavoured tobacco ban
US Ebola labs, health equipment arrive in Liberia
Music streaming service Spotify launches in Canada
Dalhousie suspends rugby club over hazing
EU says Apple gets illegal tax benefits in Ireland
Seven rescued from sinking vessel off BC