By - 5/1/16 - 9:55 pm

The 7-Eleven at 473 W. Broadway was held up around 9:30 p.m. by a white man, about 5'10" with a scruffy beard and wearing a red mask and a dark jacket with a gray lining.

By - 5/1/16 - 7:28 pm

Scotirish gives us an overview of the day's festivities along the Charles.

One cannot help but also be impressed by the number of portable toilets (although they were probably there for the Walk for Hunger).

By - 5/1/16 - 6:19 pm
Lambert's in Dorchester bans Roger Goodell

Lambert's on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester makes it pretty clear that Goodell better not show his face there, as Joel Pettigrew shows us.

Earlier:
World's best salad bar, now with free Brady.

By - 5/1/16 - 2:31 pm

Around 2:20 p.m. inside 726 Dudley St.

By - 5/1/16 - 2:06 pm
Needle in a cup in Moakley Park in South Boston

A concerned citizen reports there's only so much one person can do to rid the playing fields of Moakley Park of needles: Read more.

By - 5/1/16 - 1:45 pm

Boston Police report a raid on D&D Market, 734 Blue Hill Ave. yesterday morning uncovered a pound and a half of marijuana, scales and packaging used to distribute it in smaller amounts and 23 rounds of ammunition. Read more.

By - 5/1/16 - 10:49 am
Turkey in Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mark Novak had a little face time with a turkey in Mt. Auburn Cemetery today.

By - 5/1/16 - 8:24 am
Boston firefighters at 11 Temple St. on Beacon Hill

Firefighters ascend a 50-foot ladder to an upper floor. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at 11 Temple St., off Cambridge, sent one firefighter to the hospital with a hand injury.

The fire, reported at 12:10 a.m., displaced between 20 and 25 residents - none injured - and caused an estimated $750,000 in damage.

By - 5/1/16 - 8:16 am
Fire hit this building on Montello Street in Dorchester

The rear of 8 Montello. Photo by BFD.

An hour after a fire on Dacia Street, the rear porches at 8 Montello St. caught on fire, the Boston Fire Department reports. Read more.

By - 4/30/16 - 10:45 pm
Stork on old Boston Lying-In Hospital

What? It's just a myth? Explain the storks that still adorn the exterior of the old Boston Lying-In Hospital on Longwood Avenue (part of Brigham and Women's Hospital since 1980).

The storks were there in 1927, when Thomas Marr photographed the hospital.

By - 4/30/16 - 7:15 pm
Fire on Dacia Street in Dorchester

The structure on fire. Photo by BFD.

A shed already marked as dangerous by firefighters caught on fire around 7 p.m. behind 50 Dacia St. in Dorchester and spread to two three deckers at 12 and 16 Woodcliff, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The fire displaced 22 people on Woodcliff Street, the department says, adding the cause is under investigation.

By - 4/30/16 - 2:34 pm
Coyote on Thompson Island

Thomas Mann reports he paddled out to Thompson Island in Boston Harbor this morning - and spotted this coyote. It's the first time he's ever seen one on one of the harbor islands.

By - 4/30/16 - 2:12 pm

Ortiz didn't just hit the game-winning home run against the Yankees yesterday. WBZ reports he hit the home run after promising a sick little kid he'd do so - just like Babe Ruth once did.

By - 4/30/16 - 1:40 pm
Scooter under a Duck Boat on Beacon Street.

The remains of the scooter. Photo by dd808.

Around 11:30 a.m. at Beacon and Charles streets. WCVB reports a passenger on the scooter survived, but was rushed to the hospital.

By - 4/30/16 - 1:26 pm

Mirna Hernandez says her sister Aura Garcia shouldn't have died on Dec. 31, 2013 - all she was doing was walking across the Meridian Street bridge.

In a lawsuit filed this week in US District Court in Boston, Hernandez charges negligence on the part of both the city and the bridge tender for her 45-year-old sister's death: Read more.

By - 4/30/16 - 11:22 am

Somewhere between JFK/UMass and Braintree, a Red Line train saw eternity and now there are "moderate" delays on the line.

By - 4/30/16 - 11:14 am

Cambridge Day takes note of the increasingly stern measures the council is taking to maintain decorum, even at the risk of ignoring that pesky First Amendment.

By - 4/30/16 - 11:04 am

Boston.com's Alison Pohle reports on an incident in one guy's Uberized Honda Element.

Uber at first told her the driver would receive "coaching opportunities" on how not to make women passengers feel like they're about to be raped, then, after her story went up, announced he was no longer an Uber driver.

By - 4/30/16 - 10:44 am

The T reports escalators and elevators at Haymarket, North Station, Government Center, Lechmere and Science Park aren't working because they've lost power. That also means the fare gates at some stations are open and the lights are off. The T is running a shuttle bus between Park Street and Lechmere for Green Line riders who can't take the stairs.