Tragedy in Boston: 2 people killed, 23 injured in explosions during marathon

Good afternoon, everyone.

We are working on many stories for  you this afternoon in the newsroom, including tragic news out of Boston.

Shortly before 3:00 p.m. EST, two explosions occurred at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Two people were killed; there are reports of multiple injured people, including some with missing limbs and children with burns. We are working with our stations across the country and with local participants in the Boston Marathon to bring you full coverage of this story which is shaking our country today. Stay with KLTV for the latest at 4, 5 and 6, and read more about it on

Also, we have a sad story out of Pittsburg today. A student was killed and three others were injured in a wreck that occurred when a teenager lost control of her car. We'll tell you what we know at 6.

Stay with us for those stories plus many more, and join Meteorologist Brett Collar for the latest weather updates in the StormTracker7 Weather Center. He'll let you know exactly what to expect for the rest of your week and into your weekend.

We'll see you soon,

Stephanie Frazier

KLTV Web Producer