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State Police Bomb Squad with robot. (WBZ-TV)

Police Inundated With Suspicious Backpack Calls Since Marathon Bombings

Massachusetts State Police say they’re getting more calls than ever before to check possible explosives and suspicious items.

06/26/2014

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Best Summer Backpacking Trips In America

While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.

04/22/2014

Kevin Edson's booking photo. (Photo courtesy: Suffolk County D.A.)

Wakefield Man Held On $100,000 Bail In Boston Marathon Finish Line Bomb Scare

A Wakefield man was ordered held on $100,000 bail Wednesday on several charges connected to a bomb scare at the finish line of the Boston Marathon Tuesday.

04/16/2014

Kevin Edson in Boston Municipal Court, April 16, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Kevin Edson’s Family: ‘Sorry And Emotionally Overwhelmed’ By Finish Line Bomb Scare

The family of a Wakefield man charged in a bomb scare at the finish line of the Boston Marathon Tuesday is apologizing for his actions.

04/16/2014

Backpack left unattended on Boylston Street. (WBZ-TV)

Source: Bag Detonated In Boston Contained Rice Cooker, Confetti

Police detonated two bags near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Tuesday night.

04/15/2014

Danvers Police cruiser. (WBZ-TV photo)

Backpacks Banned At St. John’s Prep In Danvers After Threats

St. John’s Prep in Danvers is increasing security after threats were discovered in a bathroom.

01/06/2014

Timothy Courtois (Photo courtesy: Maine Department of Public Safety)

Police: Man Took Assault Rifle To Batman Movie In Maine

A 49-year-old Maine man told police he was carrying a weapon while attending a screening of the latest Batman movie Saturday night.

07/23/2012

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