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French Toast Alert Level: Guarded. Explanation.
By - 3/29/15 - 4:29 pm

Boston Police report that John Moynihan - shot point blank in the face Friday night underwent several hours of surgery today to remove the bullet from his neck.

Officer Moynihan is currently listed in stable and improving condition and is expected to be moved out of the Intensive Care Unit in the coming days.

By - 3/29/15 - 3:59 pm

Boston Police report a woman who'd gotten into an argument with the boy's father grabbed his four-year-old son and stabbed him shortly before 6:50 p.m. yesterday at 106 Paris St. WCVB reports she slashed the boy's neck.

Police say people who witnessed the... Read more

By - 3/29/15 - 3:48 pm
BB guns seized by Boston Police

Boston Police report arresting three teens - two 15 and one 13 - for one of the armed holdups in the South End last night.

Police say officers alerted by radio to a robbery near Titus Sparrow Park around 10:10 p.m. found three... Read more

By - 3/29/15 - 3:37 pm
U-Haul driver smashes into Foley's Liquors in Brookline

DR happened upon the aftermath of a crash in which the driver of a U-Haul truck managed to plow into the front of Foley's Liquors on Cypress Street. No injuries, at least, he reports.

By - 3/29/15 - 3:26 pm
Human tiger on the Esplanade

Enoch Pratt spotted this chimera on the Esplanade today, goes: "Why?" to which we, of course, reply: "Why not?"

By - 3/29/15 - 12:50 pm

Sarah asks:

Can anyone recommend a body shop in the Watertown/Brighton area where I can replace my side view mirror? Not just the glass.

By - 3/29/15 - 12:40 pm

You might not think the South End, Charlestown, the waterfront and the Fenway are still in need of urban renewal, but the BRA would beg to differ. NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a BRA effort to convince the public it still needs special power over development - which includes the right to take land by eminent domain - across 3,000 acres of Boston. The first meeting on the authority's bid to extend the urban-renewal powers set to expire this year is Tuesday at 6 p.m. in its 9th-floor hearing room in City Hall.

By - 3/29/15 - 7:55 am
Looking at the Daughters of Edward Darley Boit at the Museum of Fine Arts

Myron Freeman took in a couple of people taking in Sargent's Daughters of Edward Darley Boit at the MFA recently.

Copyright Myron Freeman. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 3/28/15 - 11:17 pm

Around 11:10 p.m., between Bowdoin Street and Homes Avenue. Somebody may have gotten out of a dark-colored Jeep to begin firing at a white Honda. Both fled.

By - 3/28/15 - 10:29 pm

Stanley Staco reports that around 8:40 p.m., a woman sitting in her apartment on Senator Bolling Circle was hit by shots fired from outside the building. Her baby was not hit.

By - 3/28/15 - 10:24 pm

UPDATE: Three teens arrested for at least one of the attacks.

Stanley Staco reports a woman was held up at gunpoint at W. Newton and Tremont streets around 9:45 p.m. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his early 20s, with... Read more

By - 3/28/15 - 6:04 pm

Because if you do that, a police officer might get curious and amble over to see what you're up to.

Transit Police report arresting Ryan Ross, 30, on a charge of receiving stolen property worth more than $250 around 9:15 p.m. yesterday after officers... Read more

By - 3/28/15 - 5:57 pm

Lauren photographs one of the bald eagles that have taken to roosting behind her house as they prepare a nest.

By - 3/28/15 - 5:53 pm

The Herald reports the owner of the Remy's franchise on the waterfront will reopen the shuttered Fenway Remy's in time for opening day - and is planning things such as businesspeople's lunch specials to fill the place during the 284 days a year the Sox don't play at home.

By - 3/28/15 - 5:47 pm

State Police report a driver's decision to get out of his car to exchange papers after a minor collision on I-90 westbound in Brighton last night proved fatal:

Preliminary information collected in the investigation by Trooper John Adams indicates that a minor collision

... Read more
By - 3/28/15 - 12:09 pm

UMass Boston has alerted its students and staff they can just stay home on Monday due to the official opening of Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US Senate. A roving UHub recipient of the alert forwarded us a copy:

The University of Massachusetts

... Read more
By - 3/28/15 - 11:58 am
Proposed new Quaker Lane in downtown Boston

Architect's rendering of proposed new Quaker Lane.

Related Beal has filed plans for its Congress Square project downtown, which would combine and reuse existing downtown office buildings with new structures clustered around a Quaker Lane rebuilt as "an intimately scaled pedestrian way finished with catenary lighting, sculptural seating and landscaping."

In a... Read more

By - 3/28/15 - 10:38 am
Angelo West

Police Commissioner William Evans today identified the man fatally shot in a confrontation with officers at Humboldt Avenue and Ruthven Street last night as Angelo West, 41, of Hyde Park.

Police say West had a long and violent record. He was convicted of ... Read more

By - 3/27/15 - 11:31 pm

In the stomach and leg, around 11:25 p.m. outside 75 Seaverns St. The suspect wore a green Celtics jacket.

By - 3/27/15 - 6:45 pm

Crime scene. Photo by Jed Hresko.

John Moynihan

A Boston Police officer was shot around 6:40 p.m. at Humboldt Avenue and Ruthven Street. A second ambulance was summoned for a suspect, also shot, but he was declared dead at the scene.

Police Commissioner William Evans said the officer, John T. Moynihan, 34,... Read more