Archive of earlier #Watertown/Boston Twitterwatch

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YourAnonNews3:49pm via Sprout Social

#Breaking: Gunfire in #Watertown, police scattering yelling at news to "Get Back."

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sullim013:47pm via Twitter for iPhone

Have never watched/ seen/ heard of anything like this before. It's like a movie. A bad one. #BostonStrong

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MichaelSkolnik3:47pm via TweetDeck

waiting for bomb squad to check this old guy out. they may use robot.

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PGA273:46pm via Web

could this be it finally?

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Michael_Pru3:45pm via Web

Pray for our first responders. #PrayForBoston

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MDMorrison823:45pm via TweetDeck

Just heard a quick rush of sirens and speeding vehicles. Then nothing. #Watertown

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PGA273:43pm via Web

Got someone on ground, unclear who...

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PGA273:42pm via Web

Curly brown haired young man spotted with backpack...another

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MichaelSkolnik3:43pm via TweetDeck

white male, 60-70 years old. 160-170 lbs. blue jeans. brown jacket. device is in his jacket. WHO THE HELL IS THIS?

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MichaelSkolnik3:42pm via TweetDeck

"got a device on him" "got him at gun point"

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Boston_Police3:41pm via Web

UPDATE: Vehicle (MA Plate: 316-ES9) found unoccupied. Car being processed for evidence by authorities. pic.twitter.com/c4cDHrgd4E

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MichaelSkolnik3:39pm via TweetDeck

ABC News reports MIT officer killed was ambushed, killed in cold blood while he was sitting in his car (via @roncorning)

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ChrisVillani443:38pm via Twitter for iPhone

Question that I keep asking is why would these guys stay in the area?

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YourAnonNews3:35pm via TweetDeck

Tsarnaev brothers had passports of Kyrgyzstan according to Kyrgyz officials - ow.ly/kdPUE

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EstherMathieu3:35pm via Facebook

Thinking of you all in Boston <3

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beforesunrise3:30pm via Twitter for iPad

I love my neighborhood. Make this end. #inmansq#cambridge #prayforboston

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PGA273:28pm via Twitter for iPad

Located Honda CRV in Cambridge registered to suspect 1, unoccupied

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BostonGlobe3:21pm via HootSuite

RT @martinepowers#MBTA Gen Manager Bev Scott says Transit Police officer "lost a lot of blood," but is out of surgery now

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PGA273:21pm via Twitter for iPad

Asking for a Russian translator now but not sure why

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lindstucker3:19pm via Twitter for iPhone

MT@jbg: @alertnewengland @universalhub folks, the CRV with MA plate 316 ES9 has been located and cops are all over it.

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MichaelSkolnik3:13pm via Twitter for iPhone

Honda has been found. Suspect not in it.

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SeanKellyTV3:12pm via Echofon

Yarmouth and Dennis Police rolling into town. Cape PDs assisting with enormous search.

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MichaelSkolnik3:12pm via Twitter for iPhone

Late last night after they stole Benz, cops said that they were going to NYC. Soon after comment, cops found them. Wonder about accomplice?

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ChrisVillani443:11pm via Web

Pretty sure if anyone "saw this coming" they wouldn't have kept their mouths shut about it

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SeanKellyTV3:08pm via Echofon

Search continues. Little change here in Watertown. Streets still quiet except for police. People following warning to stay indoors.

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markpothier3:08pm via Twitter for iPhone

Normally packed commuter lots south of Boston empty.

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ChrisVillani443:06pm via Web

A lot more of "we never could have seen this coming" from people who knew him, what else would they say?

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MDMorrison823:06pm via TweetDeck

Crazy tough week at #MGH and this stuff happens outside my door step. PD doing a great job.

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PGA273:05pm via Twitter for iPad

@StepsSealFate me too but seems he's outsmarted them all night, may have left b4 the lockdown somehow even

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PGA273:05pm via Twitter for iPad

@StepsSealFate me too but seems he's outsmarted them all night, may have left b4 the lockdown somehow even

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YourAnonNews3:05pm via TweetDeck

Dead Boston bombing suspect posted video on religious prophecy associated with Al Qaedabit.ly/117gq8z | via - @MotherJones

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MichaelSkolnik3:05pm via Twitter for iPhone

Still confused how Dzhokar eluded the police on foot last night after shoot out. Dumped the car and took off on foot! Over 10 hrs ago...

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GlobeJenPeter3:02pm via TweetDeck

They "appeared to embody the best of the ... immigrant experience." Quick profile of two brothers. bo.st/Zx73k5

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johnwolfson3:00pm via HootSuite

Mass Ave & Westland Ave in Boston. Ghost town.ow.ly/i/1VwUH

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clamberton72:58pm via Camera on iOS

Picture outside my sister-in-laws place earlier this morning. #7news pic.twitter.com/Yj9NNnc79L

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efeghali2:58pm via Tweetbot for iOS

Noooooo RT @AyeshaKazmi: Are American twitter users ACTUALLY going after Czech twitter users thinking they're Chechen?! #Watertown

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7News2:56pm via TweetDeck

SUSPECT VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: Mass plates: 316 ES9 grey Honda CRV, via CT state police

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janeroper2:56pm via Web

I don't have much to compare it against, but I'd say the police of #Boston and surrounding communities are doing a damned good job.

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kaitlynsoares2:55pm via Twitter for iPhone

Everyone who has died in this #BostonMarathon - #MIT#Watertown chaos has been under 30 years old. Atrocious.

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juliehallboston2:55pm via Twitter for iPhone

Eerie. @Garrywaldeck: Downtown crossing at 950am on a friday #ghostown @universalhub@CharlestwnPatch pic.twitter.com/IUatmVDKxf

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jessbidgood2:52pm via Twitter for iPhone

The lot where we're locked down is now dotted with state police, as helicopter circles overhead.pic.twitter.com/iX79a0Rj9F

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SchwartzHub2:51pm via Twitter for iPhone

Oddly, only place people seem to be out is the corner of Cambridge and Elm. pic.twitter.com/Rpp9YcSppG

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GlobeJenPeter2:51pm via TweetDeck

Have never seen the newsroom bustling so much quite this early. We journalists are not generally an early rising bunch. #Globe

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kaitlynsoares2:48pm via Twitter for iPhone

Just when I thought my heart couldn't break more. MT @BostonGlobe: Photo of killed MIT officer Sean Collier, 26: ow.ly/i/1Vws9

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MichaelSkolnik2:47pm via Twitter for iPhone

UPDATE: PD looking for a third suspect (accomplice) who is the person they are looking for on the Amtrak train. They have train surrounded.

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brianjdamico2:43pm via TweetDeck

US Coast Guard HH-60 Jayhawk flying low and slow over Boston right now, heading north-ish when they flew over my location.

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YourAnonNews2:42pm via Sprout Social

Jeez... okay, fine: Earlier on the scanner: bit.ly/117lzgQ@TheRealJohnHunt I was asleep for the "in and out" joke. #Watertown

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brianjdamico2:41pm via TweetDeck

PHOTOS: The scenes from this incident during the overnight, #MIT#Cambridge and #Watertown.flickr.com/photos/brianjd…

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mvarmazis2:38pm via Tweetbot for iOS

Helicopters and sirens nearby, neighbors’ baby crying. I’m glued to the news.

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cbsboston2:38pm via SharedBy

Video Demonstrates Intense Firefight With Marathon Bombing Suspects « CBS Boston shrd.by/t9AOq0

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brianjdamico2:37pm via TweetDeck

Most of the "excitement" at the scene appears to have quieted, officers continuing to do their work, searching for the bad guy.

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BostonGlobe2:36pm via HootSuite

BREAKING NEWS: MIT police officer killed in confrontation with terror suspects was Sean Collier, 26, of Somerville, per Middlesex DA.

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Mister_Wang2:35pm via Web

When all this is done we need to a) hold journalism accountable for being terrible b) make sure our future journalists don't become this.

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ChrisVillani442:34pm via Web

Also turns out, much of the info on the scanner was incorrect, speaks to the confusion, bravo to law enforcement for handling this mess

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erinmharris2:34pm via Twitter for iPhone

So the media is telling us the police want people to stop tweeting locations/pics/etc, but the media thinks they can still do it??

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YourAnonNews2:34pm via TweetDeck

BREAKING NEWS - CONNECTICUT POLICE ASKED TO PUT OUT AN APB FOR HONDA CRV MA TAG#36ES9 POSSIBLE SUSPECT WITH SUICIDE VEST. via - NBC.

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WCVB2:33pm via dlvr.it

Boston travel: Trains, buses halted, planes flyingon.wcvb.com/11l0Ibq

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ChrisVillani442:31pm via Web

A lot of people feeling bad for tweeting the info on the scanner, but if this guy had a smart phone, he could have just listened in himself

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mvarmazis2:30pm via Tweetbot for iOS

Controlled explosion about to happen near Inman sq per Boston Police notice on FB.

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PGA272:28pm via Twitter for iPad

Relying on TV with the scanners turned off is like going back in time

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stoolpresidente2:26pm via HootSuite

Did they really shut down the scanners?I should be grandfathered in with all other manhunters who have been at this since 10pm last night

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AtwaterWCVB2:24pm via Twitter for iPhone

Several officers searching for 2nd suspect tell me they fear he may have explosives strapped to him #WCVB

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lindstucker2:23pm via Twitter for iPhone

Now sirens. and more 'copters. #Watertown

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PGA272:21pm via Twitter for iPad

Scanners all cut off darn

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Mister_Wang2:20pm via Twitter for iPhone

It's moments like this when we're supposed to love Twitter, but I really just find myself kind of revolted by all of it.

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susantran2:18pm via Echofon

Closer look at evidence markers around a green vehicle that neighbors say has blown out windows.#Watertown #7News twitpic.com/ckf7aa

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ekouf32:17pm via Camera on iOS

Wrong town to mess with #watertown #wegonfindyoupic.twitter.com/4keAU5obZX

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DanielAdams862:15pm via Twitter for iPhone

#breaking Boston police on scene on **** Ave say SWAT teams are searching homes here for 2nd suspect. "We don't know where he is."

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SeanKellyTV2:13pm via Photos on iOS

Just after 9am and Watertown still looks like this. High alert and tense for last 7+ hrs.pic.twitter.com/lEEjlw6fmA

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7News2:12pm via TweetDeck

DEVELOPING: Level of alert down. Will not report more details with respect to investigation. #7News

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efeghali2:09pm via Tweetbot for iOS

Hey Boston..no..hey world, if you catch someone harassing your neighbor because they are Muslim, do something about it. **** ain't right.

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BostonGlobe2:07pm via HootSuite

UPDATE: SWAT team, armored car surrounding both car and house near [deleted previous tweet with address at request of police]

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MassStatePolice2:06pm via Twitter for BlackBerry®

Another photo of Suspect 2, White Hat. If seen, do not approach but call 911 immediately.pic.twitter.com/aQno2EP3yM

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WesleyLowery2:05pm via Twitter for iPhone

FBI just cleared everyone further back.

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MichaelSkolnik2:04pm via TweetDeck

just looked at twitter account where threat appears. could be fake, could be real. in any event, they should be able to track IP quickly

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efeghali2:02pm via Tweetbot for iOS

Ugh RT @BuzzFeedAndrew: …………. RT @benhjacobs: "It certainly seems these individuals are Islamic terrorists" Come on, CNN. Ugh.”

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MichaelSkolnik2:01pm via TweetDeck

police say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is posting online "i will kill all of you because you killed my brother."

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MassStatePolice2:00pm via Twitter for BlackBerry®

Reminder-stay in home order remains in place Watertown, Boston, and residents of Cambridge, Belmont, Newton and surrounding towns.

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AtwaterWCVB2:00pm via Twitter for iPhone

HS guidance counselor tells me second suspect had a lot of friends and did well in school #WCVB

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PGA271:56pm via Twitter for iPad

Searching 3rd floor now

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SeanKellyTV1:53pm via Echofon

Police on rooftops with guns out all staring in same direction.

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Boston_Police1:52pm via Web

#MediaAlert: WARNING: Do Not Compromise Officer Safety by Broadcasting Tactical Positions of Homes Being Searched.

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WesleyLowery1:49pm via Twitter for iPhone

"Is it safe, should we leave?" Girl asks her friend. "Yeah, right. This is history. We're staying here," he responds

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MichaelSkolnik1:48pm via TweetDeck

cops on top of buildings with guns drawn. FBI agents with big guns. this could the house where the young man is.

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MichaelSkolnik1:47pm via TweetDeck

"It looks like we have some type of rocket or something in the basement here." -police

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YourAnonNews1:47pm via Sprout Social

#Watertown: Officers calling for EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) after entering home.

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BostonGlobe1:45pm via HootSuite

BREAKING: Police are calling to the house on Willow in Watertown through loudspeakers.

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WesleyLowery1:43pm via Twitter for iPhone

Nothing to indicate man is suspect or came from suspects' alleged apartment. Still - a man looks to be in custody.

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skwulf12:54pm via Twitter for iPhone

Chilling, but touching picture of Syrians standing in solidarity with #Bostonpic.twitter.com/Bw3JqZeLTl#watertown

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