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Another round of heavy rain moving through portions of SE Texas today. Some heavy showers and thunderstorms were as far north as China and Nome this morning. By this evening most of the rain will start to move out. Highs today will reach the mid 80's. Our coverage of showers goes down to 50% for Friday with highs in the upper 80's.
Investigators identify 8-year-old killed in Boston Marathon bombings
BOSTON (CNN) - The 8-year-old boy killed in the explosions at the Boston Marathon has been identified as Martin Richard, The Boston Globe reported.
The boy was at the event to watch his father race, according to TV station WHDH.
Richard's mother and 6-year-old sister were recovering in a hospital after suffering serious injuries, the TV station reported. It said the boy's mother underwent surgery for an injury to her brain and his sister lost a leg in the explosion.
Overall, three people were killed and at least 144 were hospitalized after two bombs exploded near the finish line of the marathon on Monday afternoon.
No suspects have been identified in the case, which federal authorities are classifying as an act of terrorism. A person of interest, however, has been detained. Their apartment was searched overnight.