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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.