By - 9/14/17 - 4:38 pm
Man on crane

Man on crane. Photo by Nate Morrow.

Updated, 5:15 p.m.

Around 4:30 p.m. a shirtless man went into the construction site at 6 West Broadway, near the T stop, and climbed to the top of a 15-story crane, where he spent about 40 minutes clambering around the cables at the very top before starting to head down. Read more.

By - 9/14/17 - 3:53 pm

A man walking dogs discovered the body of a woman behind the West End House around 6 a.m. today. Police have determined it was a suicide.

By - 9/14/17 - 3:46 pm

An electrical fire at Haymarket means the T is now busing riders between Lechmere and North Station.

By - 9/14/17 - 1:28 pm

Roslindale Village Main Street reports Shaking Seafood, "a New Orleans Cajun-style seafood restaurant," will replace the large ceramic tiger and elephant statues of Jerusalem Trading on Poplar Street. Read more.

By - 9/14/17 - 1:14 pm
Denzel Washington equipment in the South End

Molly S. snapped some of the equipment today for "Equalizer 2." No word if the actor himself is in town (he was supposed to be filming in Marshfield in November), but we hear part of the plot involves him battling bank robbers from Charlestown and the trouble he has just getting there because he keeps getting detoured.

By - 9/14/17 - 11:57 am

The Patriot Ledger reports a four-story condo building about a month away from completion went up in flames overnight - its sprinkler system still not functioning. Read more.

By - 9/14/17 - 11:15 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today agreed with a Lynn-area woman that her former boyfriend has to be ordered to leave her alone, but overturned a lower-court decision ordering him to surrender his guns, after hearing about a 15-month harassment campaign that included showing up at her workplace, her yoga studio and a Starbucks to threaten her. Read more.

By - 9/14/17 - 10:14 am
Wanted for flute thievery

BU Police have put out an APB for a man they say stole a handmade, sterling silver Arista flute from the School of Fine Arts on Aug. 29. Read more.

By - 9/14/17 - 9:31 am

The Citizens Bank branch at 26 Central Sq. was held up around 9:10 a.m. by a white or Hispanic man, about 5'4" with a light beard, wearing a hoodie with gray, black and red stripes. He showed a note, then fled with cash in an unknown direction.

By - 9/13/17 - 8:49 pm
Jerry Gomes

Boston Police report the person shot to death on Payson Avenue last Thursday was Jerry Gomes, 16, of Roxbury.

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By - 9/13/17 - 8:47 pm

The Herald reports the death of Jennifer Maiola, managing editor of the Boston Guardian, from breast cancer. Read more.

By - 9/13/17 - 8:33 pm
Big windmill

There's a little DCR park along the Mystic River behind Assembly Row in Somerville, where you can get a good view of the Amelia Earhart Dam, the new casino and smokestacks of the old Mystic Generating Station.

By - 9/13/17 - 8:10 pm

Shortly after 8 p.m. at 2 Creston Park.

By - 9/13/17 - 7:50 pm

Dan Kennedy has the latest on the Globe's printing problems, which is not much, except that at least one top honcho is now an ex honcho due to the issues, whatever they are, and that a second might be in that state as well.

By - 9/13/17 - 4:42 pm

Cambridge Police today announced the arrest of Lamaree Wallace, 20, of Roxbury, on charges he fired at least one shot into a house on William Street, off River Street, around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By - 9/13/17 - 4:31 pm

Mayor Walsh today announced the Greater Boston Immigrant Defense Fund to help immigrants who suddenly find themselves threatened by actions in Washington and locally. Read more.

By - 9/13/17 - 1:38 pm

A federal judge ruled today a former researcher at Children's Hospital has no rights to the data on a laptop he tried to take with him when he left the hospital, because he never actually owned the device. Read more.

By - 9/13/17 - 11:20 am

In November, members of Brookline Town Meeting will get to decide whether to recognize the fact that women can and do serve as the town's top elected officials by voting on a measure that would replace "selectman" and "selectmen" with "selectwoman" and "selectwomen" in town bylaws. Read more.

By - 9/13/17 - 10:55 am
Old printing shop in Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.