The Stateof Massachusetts will hold a moment of silence Monday afternoon to mark oneweek since two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon,killing three people and wounding more than 180. The one minute of silence isat 2:50 PM Eastern, the time of the first explosion. After which, bells willring across the state.
Officialssay the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect could be formally charged anyday now. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains hospitalized and unable to speak, with agunshot wound to the throat. In addition to federal charges, he could facestate charges in connection with the fatal shooting of MIT police officer SeanCollier. The state and city of Boston plan a moment of silence today.