Police & Fire

Freedom Trail Suspicious Package: Is it a Bomb or Shoes?

The bomb squad closed off Hull Street on Saturday to examine a reported suspicious package left along the Freedom Trail between the Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. BrownBrindleDogOwner captured the action on video, answering the big question: is it a bomb or just shoes left by a forgetful tourist?

Police & Fire

Backpacks Detonated at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Two loud booms were heard throughout downtown on the night of the one-year anniversary ceremonies of the Boston Marathon attacks as police detonated two unattended backpacks near the finish line. A suspect was taken into custody who allegedly said the backpack contained a rice cooker full of confetti. Police said the detonations were precautionary in Read More…