By - 7/30/14 - 10:52 pm

WBZ reports Revere Police have arrested a woman on charges she rummaged around a Revere firehouse while firefighters were at a fire and then used one firefighter's credit card at some local stores.

By - 7/30/14 - 10:02 pm

A woman riding her bicycle in the Southwest Corridor knocked off by a guy who managed to make off with her iPhone 3G after failing to get her bike. She suffered a busted lip and a black eye in the attack.

Police started looking for a white man with tattoos and quickly found a possible suspect nearby.

By - 7/30/14 - 9:49 pm

The City Council voted today to form a commission to figure out how to honor former Mayor Ray Flynn and agreed to back efforts to rename the Ferdinand complex in Dudley Square the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building.

By - 7/30/14 - 7:07 pm

A federal appeals court today upheld the 3 1/2-year sentence of local defense attorney Robert George, in a decision that reads more like the outline for a crime novel than your traditional dry appellate ruling.

We write today about the curious case of Robert George,

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By - 7/30/14 - 6:50 pm

UPDATE, 7:10 p.m.: The bomb squad determined the package was not suspicious but was somebody's misplaced property.

Not only is the store now shut, but Boylston Street in front of the store is closed to pedestrians and motor vehicles.

By - 7/30/14 - 4:51 pm

Chronicles of the Hood Blimp scores an interview with one of the pilots of the Hood Blimp.

By - 7/30/14 - 2:34 pm
hatchet in dashboard

State Police report an axe came flying through the windshield of a car traveling south on I-95 in Topsfield this morning due to the carelessness of the driver of the landscaping truck in front of them - who failed to tie down the hatchet:... Read more

By - 7/30/14 - 2:16 pm
Emerald Ash Borer

State officials confirmed today a dread Emerald Ash Borer was found in a trap at the Arnold Arboretum earlier this month and that they are now working on a quarantine zone that would be similar to, if somewhat less strict, than the one recently lifted... Read more

By - 7/30/14 - 1:59 pm

The City Council agreed today to hold a hearing on how to regulate Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing services.

Councilors Bill Linehan - who proposed the hearing - and Steve Murphy said it was time for regulation to protect public safety and out of fairness... Read more

By - 7/30/14 - 1:33 pm

The City Council voted unanimously today to issue a formal summons to landlord Anwar Faisal to appear at a hearing on Aug. 13, or risk possible arrest.

Faisal has declined past requests to appear voluntarily at council hearings on his rental practices. City Councilor Josh... Read more

By - 7/30/14 - 12:23 pm

UPDATE: You can now donate cash via the East Boston Harborside Community School Council.

Right now, the most immediate need for folks burned out of their homes this morning is clothing.

By - 7/30/14 - 11:34 am
Truck stuck on Storrow Drive

Roving UHub photographer Ryan Smith happened upon this freshly Storrowed truck at Silber Way sometime after 11 a.m. today.

By - 7/30/14 - 10:59 am

Around 1:40 a.m. at Pleasant and Stoughton streets, according to Boston EMS Incidents, which reports the man was standing and conscious when paramedics and EMTs arrived.

By - 7/30/14 - 10:35 am

Dan Kennedy reports Eagan will write for the Globe's impending Catholic Web site, which will be called Crux.

By - 7/30/14 - 10:28 am

WBZ takes a look at Valore Books - and its 700 Better Business Bureau complaints.

By - 7/30/14 - 10:04 am
Jalapenos at a Market Basket

Chris Rich scanned the produce aisles at one of the three Market Baskets in Billerica today.

By - 7/30/14 - 9:50 am
Sad Mike Ross is sad about seagulls

Mike Ross tapped out a column today that's ostensibly about the problems with the American patent system but which is really about his hatred for seagulls.

Some see the world for all its glory; I see a bunch of problems in need of tinkering.

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By - 7/30/14 - 9:08 am
Large fire in East Boston

UPDATED, 12:20 p.m.

Boston firefighters raced to Webster and Sumner streets around 8:30 a.m. for a fire that fire officials say may have started with a short circuit at 309 Sumner and then spread to 102 Webster and 311 Sumner.

Jaime Hutkin reports a... Read more

By - 7/29/14 - 11:33 pm
Colorful garage in Fort Point

Heather Parker attended the formal lighting-up tonight of Joanne Kaliontzis' glowing art on the side of the Channel Center Garage. More photos.

By - 7/29/14 - 11:24 pm
Safety rally on Cambridge Street

Chris Rich attended the Cambridge Street safety rally in Allston this morning.

Copyright Chris Rich. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.