All-Clear Declared at Statue of Liberty After Bomb Threat

Authorities reportedly issued an all-clear after hundreds of visitors evacuated the Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island on Friday afternoon due to a bomb threat at the iconic American landmark.

The NYPD bomb squad was on the scene investigating amid reports of a suspicious, according to the U.S. Park Police, Pix 11 reports.

Father of 8-Year-Old Boston Bombing Victim Faces Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Court

His eyes focused, his voice steady, William Richard took the stand on Thursday to testify against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of murder in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Showing remarkable composure, Richard sat 10 feet away from the defendant as he testified about the worst day of his life. On April 15, 2013, the bombings claimed the life of his 8-year-old son, Martin. His 6-year-old daughter, Jane, lost part of her leg in the attack.

Boston Bombing Survivor Ties the Knot with His Rehab Nurse

The worst thing to ever happen to James Costello was also the best.

The Boston Marathon bombing survivor – who was famously photographed in the wake of the April 15 attack, burned and with his clothes hanging in tatters – has married Krista D’Agostino, the nurse he met in rehab after the tragedy.

The Most Shocking Photos of the Boston Bomber Manhunt

In an unprecedented closure of a major American city, police locked down Watertown, Mass., Friday in a hunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the second suspect in Monday’s horrific Boston Marathon bombing.

The first suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was killed overnight as Boston police swept through the quiet town and a nation sat in shock, watching their television sets – and their Twitter feeds, where residents posted shocking photos of SWAT teams in their front yards, bullet holes in their living rooms, and armed vehicles rolling through the sleepy suburban streets.

President Obama in Boston: We Will Not Be Intimidated

President Barack Obama sought to inspire a stricken city and comfort an unnerved nation Thursday, declaring that Boston “will run again” and vowing to hunt down the perpetrator of the twin blasts that brought mayhem and death to the Boston Marathon.

“If they sought to intimidate us, to terrorize us … it should be pretty clear right now that they picked the wrong city to do it,” Obama said.