Boston Celebrates the Capture of a Marathon Bomber

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A city that's been under siege for five days is now breathing a huge sigh of relief. One suspect is dead and the other is safely in custody. Watertown streets are lined with residents cheering and applauding as triumphant law enforcement officials drive past. 

From NBC News:

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Here's a photo of happy Bostonians:

And a few more from the AP:

And Reuters:

Tonight's Red Sox and Bruins games were canceled, but over at Citi Field, our Matt Sullivan reports:

Video from the Northeastern University area:

And Brian Williams attempted to get his Boston on by suggesting that residents would be "pahtyin' wicked hahd," which was embarrassing. 

The celebration is, of course, bittersweet. Four people are dead and many more were injured. There's still a lot of work to be done. 

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