A brawl that started on a 23 bus, then spilled onto Washington Street, brought both Boston and Transit police racing to the scene around 4:10 p.m. One person received a minor stab wound to the back of the neck near Dorchester District Court, Transit Police report, adding another person had bleach poured on him.
The stabbing victim was taken to a local hospital; the bleaching victim was treated at the scene by Boston EMTs.
Police shut Washington between Melville and Park as they investigated. At least one person was arrested.
Two Roslindale brothers were charged as leaders of a drug trafficking ring that also allegedly employed their mother - and several other people across the city - local and federal law enforcement officials said today. The ring allegedly did much of its business out of... Read more
Two Transit Police officers couldn't keep a large man from flinging himself off the Orange Line bridge over the Mystic River early on Nov. 17, but they didn't give up on him - ultimately helping him out of the cold water and into the back... Read more
The Portland Press-Herald reports some Montreal businessmen are raising funds to create an overnight "hotel train" service between Montreal and Boston - by way of Portland. A one-way ticket for the 14 1/2-hour ride on the 30-mph train would be $150. The real market isn't us, but beach-mad Montrealers who just love them some Maine beaches.
Cambridge Day reports the location where the old club was set to return to now looks set to become a pet store instead.
The Tech reports on an outbreak of gastroenteritis on campus; officials are not sure if it's norovirus.
Stanley Staco reports it happened around 1:50 a.m., suspect jumped into a black Scion that then sped away.
The Red Sox want to expand the number of stands inside Fenway Park that can serve up hard liquor - and to extend beer sales at games that run long.
The team is scheduled to appear before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday to seek... Read more
Remarks by the President at Afternoon Hanukkah Reception - a reception attended by, among others, Dana Gitell, who coined the term "Thanksgivukkah."
Police are looking for two men for a holdup on Firth Road in Roslindale late this afternoon. The two used either a knife or a boxcutter, then fled toward Florence Street.
The suspects are described as black, one 5'11" and the other 5'8". Both wore black hoodies and black pants.
Boston Police are looking for two men and a woman for some expensive shoplifting around 5 p.m. at the Akris Boutique, 16 Newbury St.
All three were in their 50s and spoke with a European, possibly Russian, accent.
One man was 6'2" and wore a... Read more
Mandela's speech at Harvard in 1998:
RIP, Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013.
Tower Ladder 10 came to the aid of an injured man on the roof of 28 Bishop Joe L. Smith Way around 11:30 this morning. The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters strapped him to a "Stokes basket," then lowered him to the ground, where EMTs were waiting to rush him to the hospital.