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Security stepped up at Free Press

On race day, Oct. 20, backpacks and duffel bags won’t be accepted at gear check; only clear bags provided to runners will be allowed. All bags brought to the marathon are subject to search by security or law enforcement.

Rich Harshbarger, executive race director and executive director of consumer marketing for the Detroit Media Partnership, said safety is always a top priority.

Marathon officials, he said, met with local, state and federal agencies for a series of planning sessions to address the emergency preparedness response.

“We created new ways to communicate more effectively in the event of an emergency,” he said.

Harshbarger said officials decided to meet earlier after the Boston Marathon on April 15, when bombs planted near the finish line exploded and left three people dead and hundreds injured.

Harshbarger would not nike air max 90 say whether there will be an increased police presence at the marathon an nike air max 90 d would not discuss specifics of the security plans.

“We want everyone to feel comfortable that we’ve done everything we can to protect the runners, spectators and volunteers, but we can’t reveal details of our security operations,” he said. “Doing so would compromise the ability to respond to emergency situations.”

This year, every runner will be given a clear drawstring bag at the marathon’s Health Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday at Cobo Center. Only these bags will be accepted at gear check on race day, Harshbarger said.

As well, all backpacks or large packages will be subject to search, he said.

According to a New York Times article earlier this month, security restrictions also were put in place for the New York City Marathon in November. According to the marathon’s website, all bags entering race venues and events will be subject to search, anyone going i nike air max 90 nto the family reunion area will be subject to a screening and baggage search, and some items are banned, including backpacks, strollers and hydration backpacks.

Harshbarger said just over 27,000 runners will participate in the Detroit marathon this nike air max 90 year, and up to 50,000 spectators are expected. If participants or spectators see suspicious activity, he said, they should alert a volunteer, security personnel or police.

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Security Stepped Up as Santa Monica College Reopens

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (KTLA) Hundreds of people gathered Monday evening for a vigil at Santa Monica College to honor those killed in last week shooting rampage.

Right outside the library where police ended suspected shooter John Zawahri violent spree, mourners lit candles to try to brighten up the horror that happene nike air max 90 d in the community.

She and her father, Carlos Navarro Franco, 68, a longtime groundskeeper at nike air max 90 the college, were shot while inside the father SUV in a parking lot on the campus.

He was reportedly taking his daughter to the college bookstore to buy textbooks at the time.

The mother of the 23 year old suspected gunman released a statement on Monday through her neighbor expressing sadness. may be assumed, I am in mourning for my family and t nike air max 90 hose who were also affected by this horrific tragedy over the past few days, Randa Abdou said.

cannot express my great sadness for the families who are also suffering at this terrible time, she said.

do ask the media to please give me time to grieve and come to grips with the overwhelming sorrow. This has befallen all of us. rampage began around noon on Friday, at the home of Abdou former husband, 55 year old Samir Zawahri.

Zawahri and the couple son, 25 year old Christopher were shot to death. Their home was then set on fire.

The suspect then shot and wounded a woman who driving by, police said.

He then carjacked a woman at gunpoint and forced her to drive to Santa Monica college, according to police. She was not injured.

Along the way, Zawahri allegedly fired at a city bus traveling down Cloverfield Boulevard near Pico Boulevard. Three people suffered minor injuries.

Then, the gunman allegedly fired at the Franco SUV, which crashed into a parking lot wall.

An unidentified woman in her 50s was shot and killed outside the library on campus.

Zawahri then made his way into the library, where he took aim at students, firing at least 70 rounds, police said.

Zawahri was shot and killed by police officers at the library.

The ammunition was strapped to his body including his chest and thighs as well as in pouches in his clothing and protective vest. More ammunition was found in a black bag.

According to the Times, Zawahri had approximately 40 magazines each capable of h nike air max 90 olding 30 bullets.

The motive behind the shootings remained under investigation, but law enforcement sources said Zawahri had struggled over his parents bitter divorce several years ago.