At Balsan and Ashton streets, around 5:40 p.m.
Boston Police report a guy who sped away from an attempted traffic stop at Highland and Centre streets in Roxbury around 11:15 p.m. yesterday crashed into an SUV down Highland at Marcella, kept on going and disappeared - after first abandoning his red Camry at Humboldt Avenue and Elbert Street.
According to police: Read more.
The Cambridge Fire Department reports (with photos) that firefighters rescued the freezing pup from the frigid waters of the Charles near the Eliot Bridge around 3:50 p.m. today.
Updated Sunday morning with Brookline PD info.
Two family members got into an argument that ended with them stabbing each other at the VFW post at 386 Washington St. Read more.
Stars and Stripes reports that one of the first casualties of the Republican-forced government shutdown is the Armed Forces Network, which broadcasts stateside news, entertainment and sports to military members and their families overseas. And that means no Patriots game on TV for them tomorrow, Allston/Brighton Vets reports.
Duke Bennett visits the new Dunkin' (yes, just Dunkin') at 588 Washington St. in Quincy (where Wild Willy's Hamburgers used to be).
A developer has proposed replacing a vacant five-unit building at 81 Chestnut Hill Ave., at William Jackson Avenue, with a 15-unit residential building. Read more.
KMV ran across the results of this crash early this morning at Congress and Purchase streets.
The Revere Journal reports Jake the Turkey, who'd increasingly proven to be a menace to both traffic and himself, has been relocated to woodsier surroundings in cranberry country.
For months, Jake has been in Ward 4 and surrounds. Just about everyday he strutted down Broadway, stopping traffic, posing for cell phone photographs, pecking at car tires and anything he found interesting on the sidewalk.
The MBTA reports "minor" residual delays from a Red Line train that couldn't make it up Savin Hill.
A woman walking her dog along Back Street in the Back Bay this afternoon spotted these two men with bandanas on their faces waltzing away from the Dartmouth Street overpass, where they'd just placed a "Deport Them All" banner over Storrow Drive. Read more.
An outbound trolley at Copley Square kicked the bucket and now there are "moderate" delays on the Green Line, the MBTA reports. This is on top of problems on the Riverside Line due to an inbound train that died earlier at Reservoir.
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