Posts Tagged Massachusetts

Pressure cooker parts, BBs, nails found in Tsarnaev’s home

BOSTON (AP) — Nails, BBs, pressure cooker parts and other potential bomb components were found inside Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s family apartment in Cambridge, an FBI agent testified Wednesday.

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Hernandez lawyers fight to bar jail calls from murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The judge overseeing the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez says prosecutors are “about a week or so” away from resting their case against the former New England Patriots player.

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Boston Olympic group urges statewide referendum on 2024 bid

BOSTON (AP) — The group behind Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics said Tuesday that it wants the residents of Massachusetts to decide whether the effort to bring the games to the city should go forward.

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Teen asked to adapt ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ for stage

In this Sept. 21, 2014 photo released by Ellen Harasimowicz, Noah Altshuler poses in Groton, Mass. The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, has picked 17-year-old Noah Altshuler to go back to the famous book and build a play from it this summer after visiting key Twain locations like Hannibal, Missouri, and Elmira, New York. (AP Photo/Ellen Harasimowicz)

NEW YORK (AP) — A new stage adaptation of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” has been commissioned from an up-and-coming playwright not much older than Sawyer was in the landmark book.

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Terrorism expert says Tsarnaev note uses jihadi material

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombers fired 56 bullets at police during a violent confrontation days after the 2013 attack, a ballistics expert testified Tuesday during the federal death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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