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Police Make Arrest In Courthouse Bomb Threat

March 27, 2015

Police have arrested a man they allege called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the courthouse where the trial of Aaron Hernandez is being held. Police say the threat had nothing to do with the Hernandez trial.

Police Shoot, Kill Armed Man During Domestic Disturbance

March 27, 2015

District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. says 40-year-old Neil Seifert, of Charlton, fired two rounds from the double-barreled 12-gauge shotgun at about 1 a.m. Friday.

Aaron Hernandez’s Fiancee Discusses Money, Gun At Murder Trial

March 27, 2015
Aaron Hernandez's fiance Shayanna Jenkins testifies during his murder trial Friday. (CJ Gunther/AP)

Shayanna Jenkins also told jurors Friday that she found a handgun in a kitchen junk drawer before the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Commentary: Some More Boston Olympics Poll Questions I’d Like To Ask

March 27, 2015
People hold up placards against bringing the Olympic Games to Boston during the first public forum regarding the city's 2024 Olympic bid in February. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Analyst Todd Domke has some additional questions that would stir the “conversation” Boston 2024 leaders now say they want.

Report: Glitch Cuts Off Food Stamp Benefits For Thousands Of Eligible Residents

March 27, 2015

Advocates for the poor say efforts to modernize the state’s food stamp program and weed out fraud have left thousands of eligible residents without benefits.

State Considers Route 3 Toll Lanes

March 27, 2015

State transportation officials are considering adding paid express lanes on a section of Route 3 south of Boston in an effort to ease congestion and improve safety.

Tsarnaev Jurors Hear Testimony On Victims’ Deaths, Examine Bomb Replicas

March 27, 2015

Jurors are hearing from medical examiners testifying about the deaths of three victims near the finish line. On Day 14 of the trial, the prosecution also had jurors touch replicas of the bombs.

Boston Woman Charged With Marathon Injury Fraud

March 27, 2015

A Boston woman has been indicted on charges of fraudulently receiving tens of thousands of dollars in benefits by claiming she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Getzlaf Scores In OT As Ducks Rally Past Bruins

March 27, 2015
Boston Bruins center Carl Soderberg (34) cannot control the puck as Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen (31) falls out of position while Ducks defenseman Simon Despres (24) and Ducks center Ryan Kesler (17) look on in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Ryan Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift Anaheim to a 3-2 victory over Boston on Thursday night.

Forecast: Up To 2 Inches Of Snow Saturday As Cold Returns

March 27, 2015
Snowfall estimates for the Boston area. (David Epstein/WBUR)

Rain continues to fall today, possibly changing over to snow by early Saturday. Meteorologist David Epstein says that the coating to 2 inches we see tomorrow may not be the last of snow this season. More snow may come our way next week.

Another Spring Sign: Fenway Park Is Mowed For 1st Time This Year

March 26, 2015
Fenway Park covered in snow this winter. (Courtesy Red Sox via Twitter)

Fenway Park groundskeepers are beginning to get the field ready for Opening Day in Boston.

Key Moments Day 14 Of Tsarnaev Trial Testimony: How The Bombs Were Built

March 26, 2015

Testimony in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Thursday focused on how the bombs used on Boylston Street and in Watertown were built.

Jury Shown Graphic Autopsy Photos Of Boston Bombing Victim

March 26, 2015

A medical examiner testifying Thursday described in graphic detail the devastating injuries that ravaged the body of Krystle Campbell and caused her to bleed to death on the pavement.

Hernandez Trial Resumes After Courthouse Bomb Threat

March 26, 2015

A bomb threat called in to the courthouse where the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is being held has temporarily halted proceedings.

Top Court Officials Sound Alarm Over Baker Budget

March 26, 2015
Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants (Stephan Savoia/AP)

Gov. Charlie Baker’s budget would lead to more severe service cuts in the Judiciary than during the “darkest days” of the Great Recession, requiring hundreds of layoffs and court closures, Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants told House and Senate budget writers Wednesday.

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