(CNN) —In the aftermath of two bomb blasts near the finish line of Monday's Boston Marathon, Boston police confirm two dead and dozens injured,
according to Cheryl Fiandaca, head of media relations for the Boston police. Local hospitals report at least 71 patients are being treated for
-- President Barack Obama said Monday he ordered the "full resources" of the federal government" to respond to the Boston bombing on Monday, and
that he also called for increased security around the United States as necessary.
-- Investigators are classifying Monday's bombings in Boston as a terror event, but it is not clear if domestic or foreign, a federal law enforcement
official with knowledge of the investigation said. The official said there was no known threat in advance of the marathon. No one is in custody, the
source said. The two explosive devices were small packages and are not believed at this time to have included C4 or other plastic explosives, the
-- Boston's fire chief told other law enforcement authorities that they have found what they believe is an unexploded explosive device, a government
official tell CNN's Joe Johns.
-- A federal law enforcement source tells CNN's Chris Cuomo that experts are working to dismantle another explosive device. The device is small and
does not appear to contain shrapnel, but an explosion may generate shrapnel from places where the explosion was put, the source said.
-- Bomb-sniffing dogs were working the area of bombing and nearby streets, checking every single item on curb or near the street, "every construction
cone, every Port-A-Jon" to make sure there were no explosive devises left, WHDH-TV in Boston reported.
-- A cell phone service overload around the center of Boston is hampering the bombing investigation, two federal law enforcement sources tell CNN.
-- The Boston Marathon Facebook page says: "There were two bombs that exploded near the finish line in today's Boston Marathon. We are working with
law enforcement to understand what exactly has happened."
-- Injured people are being treated in medical tents that had been erected near the marathon finish line to treat exhausted runners. Other injured are
being taken to the several hospitals that are within two miles.
-- A Massachusetts General Hospital spokeswoman tells CNN there are 22 injured at the hospital as of 5 p.m. Six of those injured are "critically
-- Nine patients from the explosion were at Tufts Medical Center as of 4:10 p.m., according to spokesman Jeremy Leachan. No word on their
-- Boston Medical Center says it has 20 patients from the explosions, including two children.
-- The American Red Cross sent 100 additional blood products to Boston area hospitals to help with treatment of victims of Monday's incident, Red
Cross spokeswoman Anne Marie Borrego said.
-- Google's Crisis Response team created a "Person Finder" tool to help marathon runners, their families and friends, and spectactors keep track of
each other and quickly share information about people they know, Google spokeswoman Susan Cadrecha said. The web address is
-- There were no credible security threats ahead of the Boston Marathon, according to a state government official.
-- All off-duty Boston police officers have been ordered to report to their districts, WHDH -TV reported.
-- More than 400 Massachusetts National Guard troops were already on duty, assigned to help local police keep the marathon route clear for runners.
-- The FAA placed a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) over an area in Boston at the request of law enforcement. The TFR was initially a three
nautical mile radius from the site and extended from the surface to 3,000 feet. The FAA has reduced the radius to two miles. The FAA put a ground stop
in place briefly to change the runway configuration at Logan Airport, but has lifted it.
-- Boston police investigated whether a third explosion, at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, was connected to Monday's two bombings at the
Boston Marathon, Police Commissioner Ed Davis said. They decided it was related to a mechanical problem. The JFK School of Government at Harvard
University in Cambridge --- miles away from the library in the Dorchester section of Boston -- was evacuated.
-- Boston's Mandarin Oriental hotel was evacuated as a precautionary measure ordered by Boston police, spokeswoman Molly Kinsella said. "With
respect to the two explosions that occurred during the Boston Marathon near Copley Square, all colleagues and guests located at the hotel are
accounted for and safe," she said.