By - 5/20/17 - 7:59 pm

Shocking few people who know who he is, Setti Warren announced today he'll join the field of Democrats who will jostle next year to take on Charlie Baker.

This is Warren's second bid for statewide office - he briefly ran for the Senate seat won by Elizabeth Warren.

By - 5/20/17 - 12:14 pm

Boston Police report gang-unit officers who thought a particular teen from Dorchester might be carrying a gun were proven right twice when they stopped him at 158 Walnut Ave. in Roxbury around 10:10 p.m. yesterday and found him carrying two guns - a Ruger .45 caliber firearm and a Taurus 9mm. Read more.

By - 5/20/17 - 10:58 am

Patrice Taddonio reports she was at Thai Spice on Centre Street yesterday evening to pick up her takeout order when she realized she'd left her wallet 45 minutes away in Everett. Read more.

By - 5/20/17 - 10:50 am
Crashed machinery on I-93 in Canton

I-93 strewn with fresh wreckage.

State Police reported this morning:

Machine on trailer, hit overpass, I-93 SB at x.3 in #Canton. No injuries. Left lane open.

By - 5/20/17 - 10:42 am

WBZ reports Salem State University has shut down its official Twitter account because somebody figured out the password and used the account to express his inner racist.

By - 5/20/17 - 10:34 am

Chris Wysopal reports the Globe has closed the incognito/privacy mode loophole that used to let people read unlimited numbers of articles online without a subscription.

By - 5/20/17 - 12:26 am

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of a car break-in around 4:50 a.m. at Abbotsford and Harold streets on Friday found a car with the passenger-side door ajar and a guy asleep in the driver's seat: Read more.

By - 5/19/17 - 6:55 pm

Or maybe it's the other way around. In any case, the Globe reports the T has stripped those sexytime bed ads.

By - 5/19/17 - 5:47 pm
Fire in Chelsea

Chelsea fire. Photo by Cybah.

Chelsea firefighters are on Shurtleff Street for what is now a three-alarm fire.

Cybah, who lives next door, reports everybody seems to have gotten out OK.

By - 5/19/17 - 5:39 pm

This afternoon near the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

UPDATE: Preliminary investigation shows no evidence of foul play, the DA's office reports.

By - 5/19/17 - 2:35 pm
Celebrating Haitian independence

Caitlin Kerrigan's first-grade class at Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy in Mattapan celebrated Haitian Flag Day today with the flags and necklaces they made yesterday.

By - 5/19/17 - 1:49 pm

A Roxbury-area developer has filed a letter of intent with the BPDA to build a 25-story tower at 2345 Washington St., on what is now a parking lot. Read more.

By - 5/19/17 - 12:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting Charlie Brea, 31, for the murder of Luis Martinez outside the now shuttered Breezeway on Blue Hill Avenue at closing time on Oct. 23, 2010. Read more.

By - 5/19/17 - 10:12 am

A man whose actual identity remains in question faces federal racketeering and gun charges as part of an overall federal and local investigation that resulted in dozens of indictments last year.

A second man was also charged with new MS-13-related racketeering charges in an indictment released this week. Read more.

By - 5/19/17 - 9:19 am
45 Townsend St.

Rendering by Studio G Architects.

Kensington Investment Co. has filed a letter of intent with the BPDA to turn the former Radius hospital complex off Townsend and Harrishof streets into a 322-unit market-rate apartment complex with 217 parking spaces, a cafe and a billiards room. Read more.

By - 5/18/17 - 11:09 pm
Target's Aaron Hemquist at Roslindale meeting

Target's Aaron Hemquist talks about proposed Roslindale store.

Some 50 Roslindale residents and Roslindale Square business owners had a pretty clear request for Target officials tonight: Replace the food aisles in their proposed replacement for the Washington Street Staples with office supplies or even more clothes, because they don't want to see the nearby Village Market - a cornerstone of the village's revival, driven out of business. Read more.

By - 5/18/17 - 9:31 pm
Fire on Evelyn Street

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 41 Evelyn St. around 7:45 p.m. for what turned into a five-alarm fire. Read more.

By - 5/18/17 - 5:45 pm

Cambridge Day reports the guy will also have to take an anger-management class for his role in the 2015 incident. A jury convicted him of guilty of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, negligent operation and leaving the scene of a personal-injury accident.

By - 5/18/17 - 5:24 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he shot at two people sitting in a car on Downer Avenue on Sunday, hitting one of them. Read more.

By - 5/18/17 - 5:10 pm

Touka wonders where she can buy squid ink in Boston.