A Boston man charged with kidnapping a woman at gunpoint and locking her in the trunk of his car before she escaped on a busy highway has been held on $500,000 bail.
Bodio Hutchinson, 34, was arraigned Wednesday on multiple charges.
Barbara McAveeney, of Winchester, was found dead in her home and police are looking for her son.
Boston authorities say they have concluded that a man who took his own life in September was the person responsible for the death of his 6-year-old son two days earlier.
A suspect, Bodio Hutchinson, 34, of Boston, is in custody. Boston Police Commissioner Williams Evans said Hutchinson had an outstanding warrant for assault and battery on a police officer and on drug charges.
Rev. Osagyefo Sekou was charged with assaulting a police officer and was released Monday night. He joined WBUR’s Morning Edition.
A man found dead after a five-alarm fire in Boston late last week had been stabbed multiple times and police have launched a homicide investigation.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers say any evidence showing his now-deceased brother participated in the triple homicide is critical to their defense.
A Harvard University student accused of making a bomb threat to get out of a final exam may avoid federal prosecution.
A Superior Court judge ruled Friday to allow Aaron Hernandez’s BlackBerry as evidence in the murder case against him. The defense argued it was seized under a false claim of legal authority. Prosecutors said they had a valid warrant and that Hernandez’s lawyers turned it over willingly.
The two brothers have been convicted of operating an oxycodone distribution scheme that brought hundreds of thousands of pills to the region and netted $5 million in proceeds.
The Supreme Judicial Court has expanded the rights of candidates for public office to conduct political activity on private commercial property.
Earlier this week, a judge set $25,000 bail for one of the three men. The two others are still awaiting hearings.