City | 7:53 pm | March 30, 2010 | By Lindsey Raymond, Colin Ross, and Esther Zuckerman

Bomb scare clears out courthouses

Traffic came to halt downtown for about an hour and a half Tuesday after police evacuated three New Haven courthouses because of a bomb threat. The threat came shortly before 4 p.m. Police with bomb-sniffing dogs entered the courthouses starting around 5 p.m. Yale, New Haven and state police, as judicial and federal marshals, were »