By - 7/24/16 - 10:37 pm

Boston Police report a man on a scooter officers started following early this morning because he was riding around Roxbury without a helmet turned out to be a carjacking victim looking for the guys who stole his SUV. Read more.

By - 7/24/16 - 10:27 pm

Around 9:30 p.m. on Hancock near Rill.

By - 7/24/16 - 10:08 am
Ligotti

Joe Ligotti, who's made a career out of being a cigar-chomping loudmouth, is suing WMEX over the way he says he was secretly fired last year.

WMEX hired the Guy from Boston away from a weekend slot on WTKK last June, had him do the station's morning drive show, then ditched him a little more than a month later. Read more.

By - 7/24/16 - 9:05 am

Wicked Local Cambridge reports on the ruse by a waitress at a Mass. Ave. restaurant (which narrows it down).

By - 7/24/16 - 8:11 am

Andrea Doremus Cuetara reports seven people were arrested after stopping construction of the Spectra Energy pipeline near the Deutsches Altenheim Saturday. Read more.

By - 7/24/16 - 5:04 am

WBZ reports a monitor dislodged by high winds last night fell on Remy's head, sending him home for the night.

By - 7/23/16 - 9:39 pm
Sunset over Boston Harbor

Jocelyn watched the sun go down over Boston tonight.

Melissa, meanwhile, drove into the sunset in Cambridge: Read more.

By - 7/23/16 - 8:25 pm
Tree down on Massachusetts Avenue near Harvard Square

Harvard Cycling spotted this downed tree on Mass. Ave. near Harvard Law School.

Ben Henry looked out his window at a tree down on West Springfield Street in the South End: Read more.

By - 7/23/16 - 6:49 pm
Storm moving in over Boston

It looked like a killer death storm was about to swallow up Boston late this afternoon. That John Gage was able to post this photo strongly suggests it didn't.

It did, however, get pretty intense in places such as Chelsea and Melrose: Read more.

By - 7/23/16 - 12:49 pm
Maura Healey: Fascist or Communist?

Is Healey a fascist or a communist? Probably both, protesters say.

Hundreds of people converged on the State House today to protest Attorney General Maura Healey's decision to ban the sale of more types of semi-automatic rifles in Massachusetts and demand she rip her order up. Read more.

By - 7/23/16 - 8:45 am
Car in flames in Somerville

Laurie Beth Brunner was in the Twin City Plaza McDonald's yesterday when a car parked right outside went up in flames. She captured the transition from ride home to burned out hulk, which took just a few minutes. She reports Somerville firefighters arrived quickly and that the driver got out of the car safely.

By - 7/23/16 - 1:17 am

Around 1:10 a.m. on Payson Avenue, near Glendale Street. Two shell casings recovered.

By - 7/22/16 - 11:35 pm

A man got out of a van, then started shooting at it around 11:30 p.m. on Evelyn Street, off Blue Hill Avenue. The van sped away.

By - 7/22/16 - 11:22 pm
Corn growing out of a Roslindale sidewalk

Watch out, Iowa. This corn plant is growing out of a crack in the sidewalk on Glendower Street (although it would have been more poetic had it been growing a block over on Cornell).

By - 7/22/16 - 10:09 pm

Shortly before 10 p.m. at 156 Fuller St., Mass Incident Paging reports. A car was also hit.

By - 7/22/16 - 10:02 pm

Shortly before 10 p.m., police were alerted to a woman swimming in Boston Harbor off Maverick Square. Arriving officers determined she was OK, but she refused their entreaties to swim towards them and get out of the water. Before the BPD harbor patrol could arrive, however, she decided to listen to them and swam to shore. EMS was requested for an evaluation.

By - 7/22/16 - 9:52 pm

A person was shot shortly before 9:40 p.m. at 90 River St. in Mattapan, Jeff Durham reports. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

By - 7/22/16 - 9:42 pm
Lightning south of Roslindale

Ed Grzyb watched lightning strike south of Roslindale around 9 p.m. in a storm that proved not to be a repeat of Monday's tree destroyer.

By - 7/22/16 - 8:53 pm
Fire on Chelsea Street in East Boston

Before the firefighters arrived. Photo by Laura Chadwell.

A five-alarm fire ripped through the multi-family building at 107-109 Chelsea St., next to Santarpio's, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The fire, in the six-unit, three-story building was reported at 7:23 p.m. It did not cause any injuries, the department says.

By - 7/22/16 - 4:09 pm
Rockport Line sign

keeping their trains running on time. They apparently don't even know the correct order of the stations they are supposed to stop at.