Local Doctor, Runner Helps Wounded

EUGENE, Ore. — A Florence doctor who just finished the marathon rushed to help the bomb’s victims. Dr. Paul Pearson was just a few blocks a way when the explosions happened. Despite the confusion and panic, he stopped to help whomever he could. But Pearson says he wasn’t alone in his efforts. “It was just … Continue reading »

Boston Bombings Called Act of Terror

BOSTON (CNN) — As the City of Boston deals with the aftermath of Monday’s horrific attack, President Obama said Tuesday the FBI is investigating it as an act of terror. “The American people refuse to be terrorized. What the world saw yesterday in the aftermath were stories of heroism, kindness, generosity and love,” Obama said. … Continue reading »

Runners Talk about Boston Bombings

EUGENE, Ore. — The Boston Athletic Association’s website listed 351 runners from Oregon, 24 runners from Eugene, registered in the Boston Marathon Monday. KEZI 9 News spoke with Larry Coxe, who just finished the race and was in the medical tent being treated for dehydration when the bombs went off. “Quickly connected explosions happened and … Continue reading »

INTERVIEW: Local Runners at Marathon

BOSTON — Portland resident and University of Oregon grad Scott McCulloch (above right) ran the Boston Marathon for the first time Monday. KEZI 9 News talked with him over the phone after the two explosions happened near the finish line. He says his hotel isn’t far from the finish line, but it’s on lockdown, so … Continue reading »

Boston Marathon Explosion: Two Dead

BOSTON — Two explosions have been reported near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, causing injuries. ABC News reports that the explosions occurred hours after the top runners finished the race. It reports several people were injured by the blasts. According to the Boston Police Department’s twitter page, two people died and 23 people … Continue reading »

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