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Kevin Edson

Kevin Edson is charged in connection with a hoax at the Boston Marathon finish line. (WBZ-TV)

Bomb Threat Charge Dropped In Alleged Marathon Anniversary Hoax

A bomb threat charge has been dropped against a man accused of placing a backpack with a rice cooker near the Boston Marathon finish line on the anniversary of the 2013 bombings.

06/03/2014

Kevin Edson (WBZ-TV)

Man Charged In Boston Marathon Finish Line Bomb Scare Competent To Stand Trial

A man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a rice cooker in a backpack on the anniversary of the 2013 bombings has been found competent to stand trial.

05/07/2014

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

Keller @ Large: Mental Illness Too Big To Ignore

Kevin Edson’s mother’s plight is an important reminder of one of our biggest social problems.

04/17/2014

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

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