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French Toast Alert Level: Low. Explanation.
By - 1/20/17 - 10:37 pm

About 10:25 p.m. in Hunt Playground behind Almont Street. Nobody hit.

By - 1/20/17 - 9:17 pm
Wanted for South Boston incident

Boston Police have released a photo of a guy they say may have been near where a propane tank exploded next to a police cruiser outside District C-6 this morning. released a photo of a guy they say may have been near where a propane tank exploded next to a police...

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By - 1/20/17 - 5:32 pm

MassDOT today announced a task force to figure out where to put a taxpayer-funded heliport in the Seaport.

Although state and city officials initially promised GE a place to land helicopters as part of their package for getting the company to move to Fort Point, state officials now say lots of people are just dying for a place to which they can pilot their choppers: Read more.

By - 1/20/17 - 5:12 pm

A Blue Line train decided rush hour would be a good time to die, and it did, at State Street.

By - 1/20/17 - 4:21 pm
Protesters in Dewey Square in Boston

Steve Abreu looked out his window shortly after 4 p.m., when anti-Trump protesters who gathered there began to march towards the Common.

Meanwhile, scores of state troopers traveled to the South Boston convention center this afternoon to go over plans for protecting the much larger march planned from the Common to Copley Square. Read more.

By - 1/20/17 - 3:10 pm

MassDOT says the T will provide more frequent service on subway lines and more coaches on commuter lines tomorrow to get people to and from the Women's March for America, which starts from the Common at 11 a.m.

Blue Line riders, however, should allow more time than they usually would to get to the Common because that line will terminate at State for maintenance work between there and Bowdoin.

By - 1/20/17 - 3:01 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered Genki Ya, 232 Tremont St., shut for two days because BPD detectives caught three underage BU students with rum drinks - and the realistic-looking but fake out-of-state IDs they'd used to buy them. Read more.

By - 1/20/17 - 1:07 pm

Michael Ratty reports the Taco Bell at Northeastern University is gone, leaving Boston with just one Taco Bell, on VFW Parkway northbound in West Roxbury, just past the Dedham line and just before the new sex-toy shop.

By - 1/20/17 - 12:46 pm

A gun police say they found in a man's car on a Dorchester street can be used as evidence against him in an upcoming trial, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.

By - 1/20/17 - 12:16 pm

The city of Boston posted this video yesterday.

By - 1/20/17 - 10:50 am

The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports Mayor Walsh is looking for help in the legislature to garner Boston 151 new liquor licenses to be doled out over a three-year period.

Like the 75 new licenses Boston got in 2014, Walsh is proposing that most of the new permits be limited to neighborhoods outside Boston Proper and the waterfront.

By - 1/20/17 - 10:14 am

Penny Cherubino discovers there's a name for all the ice fragments that have been building up in the Public Garden lagoon.

Earlier:
Nervy in the Public Garden.

By - 1/20/17 - 9:27 am
Cruiser on fire in South Boston

The fire under the cruiser outside C-6. Photo by Tom Kujala.

Somebody ignited a propane tank next to a parked cruiser outside District C-6 on West Broadway around 8:20 this morning.

Michael Daniels reports: Read more.

By - 1/20/17 - 9:09 am

Transit Police will step up patrols in North Station and Boston Garden security guards will no longer be allowed to eject the homeless from the train station following the Globe's report on how some security guards apparently took out their aggressions on homeless people in the station.

By - 1/19/17 - 9:27 pm

Boston Police report they are investigating an indecent attack on a female juvenile near the bridge that crosses from Truman Parkway to Glenwood Avenue over the Fairmount Line train tracks and the Neponset River about 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By - 1/19/17 - 6:09 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports Lyft and Massport have reached an agreement under which Lyft drivers who pass a state background check can be summoned to Logan. Uber is working on a similar agreement.

By - 1/19/17 - 5:45 pm

The T is reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line because of a train that flatlined at Charles/MGH.

By - 1/19/17 - 4:27 pm

Marcos Garcia, 32, of Everett, had bail set at $5,000 today at his arraignment on charges he abused his girlfriend's five-year-old son on Jan. 12.

A Chelsea District Court judge also ordered Garcia to stay away from the victim and witnesses - and from all children under 18, except for the child he has with his wife.

According to the DA's office: Read more.