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The first print issue appeared on May 6, 1871. The first post published on Tumblr appeared on September 20, 2010.

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They got ‘em

Police say the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings exchanged gunfire with law enforcement for an hour while holed up in a boat before being captured.

Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis says the suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (JOH’-kahr tsahr-NY’-ev), was hospitalized late Friday in serious condition.

His brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan, was killed earlier Friday in a furious attempt to escape police.

The brothers are suspects in Monday’s marathon bombings, which killed three people and wounded more than 180 others. The men are also suspected of killing a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer in his vehicle late Thursday.

Students at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania can get the “morning-after” pill by sliding $25 into a vending machine, an idea that has drawn the attention of federal regulators and raised questions about how accessible emergency contraception should be.

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police on Wednesday released photos an English-speaking teenage boy who wandered into the city nine months ago saying he had been living for the last five years in the forest with his father.
Police spokesman Thomas Neuendorf said all attempts to identify the boy since he emerged in the German capital on Sept. 5 have been unsuccessful, and they are now hoping the release of his photo may produce some leads.

Turkey killed in drive-by shooting - The Hour Publishing Company: Wilton: wilton police department, capt john lynch, turkey shooting,

WILTON— Around 6 a.m. last Thursday, an eyewitness said a small white van driving on Silver Spring Road stopped in front of a house, while the passenger stuck a shotgun barrel out the window and fired a single shot and killed a turkey walking along the road, police said. The assailants immediately drove away leaving the turkey behind. Police said no shell casings or any other evidence was found at the scene other than the dead turkey.