An arrest in the Boston Marathon bombings was made, said CNN.
Oops, no an arrest has not been made, according to authorities.
Poynter sums it up by noting: Confusion reigns in reporting of Boston ‘arrest’
Here's a chart of the confusion; a video is below.
Mother Jones calls it "a perpetual lesson of past tragedies: Don't trust what you hear or read early on." It lists "eight instances of early information from past attacks that turned out to be wrong."
-- Bob Davis