BOSTON — A federal judge has dismissed the extortion case against two Boston City Hall officials.
Two members of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's Administration - Kenneth Brissette and Timothy Sullivan - are accused of pressuring organizers of the Boston Calling music festival into hiring union workers.
Their attorneys denied the allegations against them.
Jury selection was supposed to begin Monday, but on Wednesday, a judge canceled the trial date to decide if the case should move forward or be dismissed.
On Thursday, the judge decided to dismiss the case against Walsh's aides altogether.
Walsh's Office sent Boston 25 News the following statement:
With the case dismissed, Walsh's Office said Brissette and Sullivan to return to City Hall.
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