UPDATE 4:05 P.M.: Local runners safe after explosions rock Boston Marathon
All four of the Alexandria area women who were competing at the Boston Marathon today are OK after two bombs reportedly exploded near the finish line of race.
Preliminary reports say that two people were killed and at least 100 injured by the blasts.
The explosions occurred in a sidewalk area at about 1:45 p.m.(Central Standard Time), about two hours after the first finishers crossed the line.
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