A box “that had markings indicating that it may be hazardous” was found in the basement of a home in Roxbury on Wednesday, sparking a hazardous materials situation.
Haymarket MBTA Station was closed to passengers Tuesday after an incident involving a radiation scare.
Mayor Menino has pushed to keep trucks carrying hazardous materials from passing through crowded neighborhoods like the North End and Chinatown.
Emergency personnel are investigating possible suspicious devices or materials at a residence hall at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
A man’s body was found dead in a car in Watertown after an apparent suicide on Saturday night.
The woman at the center of Tuesday’s cyanide scare killed herself with the poison, but did so while preventing serious injury to anyone else.
A woman was found dead in an apparent suicide due to cyanide poising in her Brighton home on Tuesday.