Editor’s Note: Throughout the course of the afternoon there were conflicting reports concerning the status of a suspect in the Boston bombings. Some media organizations reported that a suspect was in custody while others reported that there was no suspect at all. As a member of the Associated Press and a CBS affiliate we were presented with a situation where our two primary news partners presented conflicting information. At this point we decided to simply present the information as it was provided to us being careful to cite our sources.
WASHINGTON – Initially, the Associated Press reported that the suspect was in custody. CNN and Fox News reported a suspect was under arrest.
BREAKING: Law enforcement official: Boston Marathon bomb suspect in custody, expected in federal court. -BW