By - 6/26/17 - 12:05 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Michael McCarthy of second-degree murder for the death of Bella Bond in 2015, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The verdict means a life sentence with the possibility of parole after 15 years.

By - 6/26/17 - 8:44 am

Home-security system worked, NBC Boston reports. A Fall River man was also charged.

By - 6/26/17 - 8:42 am

The Boston Business Journal reports problems with the Globe's new printing presses in Taunton have caused problems at the Herald, which the Globe prints.

By - 6/25/17 - 11:45 pm

UPDATE: McKinney ordered held without bail at his arraignment Monday.

Boston Police report they have arrested Jakyres McKinney, 25, today on charges he murdered Javoni Boyd, 19 (at right), at 165 Delhi St. in Mattapan on June 13.

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By - 6/25/17 - 11:23 pm

State Police report they are looking for a man they say was jumped and robbed by four teens on the Esplanade around 8:25 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20. Read more.

By - 6/25/17 - 10:14 pm

Great Spaces Boston created a time-lapse video of the clouds over Boston late in the day....

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By - 6/25/17 - 8:51 pm
Bunny in the Back Bay

Beancounter spotted this bunny on Marlborough Street today.

By - 6/25/17 - 6:09 pm

Andrea watched a Boston Cab driver hop onto the sidewalk to get around the Sunday ban on cars down Mem. Drive.

By - 6/25/17 - 10:10 am

Sunday is no fun day when an outbound train dies at Ruggles, causing what the MBTA calls "minor" delays.

By - 6/25/17 - 10:07 am

According to posters in the Keep Roslindale Quirky Facebook group, there's a guy driving a Good Humor truck around the neighborhood who seems to always be very late for something: As his truck blares "Camptown Races" over and over and over again, he rushes down the neighborhood streets, never actually stopping for the people who hear him and try to race outside to get a SpongeBob ice-cream, only to have their hopes dashed once more by the Too Fast Ice Cream Man.

By - 6/25/17 - 12:31 am

Around 12:25 a.m. at 72 Bragdon St., off Ernst Street.

By - 6/25/17 - 12:29 am

In the area of 154 Heath St., around 12:10 a.m.

UPDATE: NBC Boston reports the victim is 8. She is expected to recover.

By - 6/24/17 - 12:42 pm

Some volunteers who say they collected 34 used syringes in Howes Park in Roxbury today found a creative way to display them.

By - 6/24/17 - 11:15 am

The Herald reports the City Council is looking at a proposal to seek more liquor licenses for Boston, which is pissing off the restaurants that paid $300,000 and up for theirs, but which would make the owner of a competitive-axe-throwing joint in Philadelphia look at expanding to Boston, because what could be better than tossing back a few and then tossing a few axes?

By - 6/24/17 - 9:52 am

UPDATE: Devers reports: "Driver just left. He spent half an hour, in the rain, straining to straighten out that fence. Looks about right now. Good on him."

Chris Devers reports a Globe Direct driver backed into his neighbor's fence this morning. He adds: Read more.

By - 6/24/17 - 9:49 am
Toilets? Ick

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint to assert that visitors don't need to be reminded of bodily functions on the Greenway:

These porta potties on the walkway of the greenway are a terrible example of poor judgement. whoever made the decision to allow:approve these in this location where people are eating/ drinking and enjoying the city needs to rethink how the city should be represented.

By - 6/24/17 - 12:35 am

State Police report a Roslindale man whose engine was overheating as he drove south on 128 near Highland Avenue around 10 p.m. on Friday pulled into the breakdown lane and got out of the car - only to be hit by another vehicle, the driver of which then just kept on going. Read more.

By - 6/24/17 - 12:10 am

In the arm and upper back, possibly in the area of Cortes Street around 11:45 p.m., Friday. Injuries not considered life threatening.

Police did not initially find the victim, but instead found a long blood trail that took them into the South End.