Technicians were called to the courthouse at about 1:15 p.m., though the Boston Fire Department said there was no confirmed hazmat incident.
Barry Cadden and Glen Adam Chin, two of 14 NECC employees arrested for their role in a deadly meningitis outbreak, appeared in Federal Court.
A former police chief has been sentenced in a kidnap-murder case that resulted from the prosecution of a cannibalism case.
New documents filed in federal court show the costs of defending James “Whitey” Bulger have topped $3 million.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a judge to order federal prosecutors to give them more time to make their case against the death penalty.
The best fate for infamous South Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger will be to end his life in “anonymity,” said Gerry Leone, a WBZ-TV legal analyst and former Middlesex County District Attorney.
During the Whitey Bulger trial, TV stations will not be allowed to broadcast the arguments.
The Moakley Federal Courthouse has been evacuated after a bomb threat.
A Waltham Police officer was in federal court Tuesday afternoon to face child pornography charges.
Sal DiMasi, 67, was convicted in June 2011 of charges including conspiracy, extortion and honest services fraud.