By - 10/13/16 - 1:53 pm

Boston Police report a man wielded a knife and a cane in an attack on two other men around midnight on Oct. 7 on Beach Street.

Both victims were taken to Mass. General for treatment.

By - 10/13/16 - 11:14 am
Kirk Figueroa

UPDATE: Police say Figueroa was not licensed to carry a gun in Massachusetts. And Army says he didn't serve in the Army Reserves.

Kirk Figueroa, the East Boston man police say opened fire on officers responding to a domestic-violence call at his home, listed his occupation as founder of a private-security...

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By - 10/13/16 - 10:48 am
Unpaved street in old Boston

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

Bonus UHub points if you can identify the one part of Boston that still doesn't have paved roads.

By - 10/13/16 - 9:33 am

King Bhumipol Adulyadej of Thailand, who was born at Mount Auburn Hospital, has died. He was 88.

The king was the son of Prince Mahidol of Songkla, who was a student at Harvard Medical School at the time.

By - 10/13/16 - 9:27 am

The Huntington News reports somebody was held up at gunpoint around 1:20 p.m. on Saturday at Massachusetts and Columbus avenues, and that the robbers fled "in a black car with the Zipcar logo on the side."

By - 10/13/16 - 9:12 am

The Globe reports on seven derailments last year and five this year.

By - 10/12/16 - 11:18 pm

Updated, 8:50 a.m., Thursday.

Two Boston Police officers were critically injured in a gunfight that broke out when they responded to a domestic-violence call around 10:50 p.m. at 136 Gladstone St. Read more.

By - 10/12/16 - 9:48 pm
Satanic Temple Boston

Local Satanists say it's time the Boston City Council give the devil his due - by letting them open one of the council's bi-weekly meetings with an invocation.

The council has long started its regular meetings with an invocation by a member of the local clergy, who are invited on a rotating basis by individual councilors. Read more.

By - 10/12/16 - 3:10 pm

Around 3 p.m. in McLaughlin Playground. Police are looking for two men, both black, both in their 20s, both 5'7" or 5'8" and skinny. One wore a red bandana, one had hair dyed blonde. They took the victim's green backpack. They ran down Bucknam Street towards Heath.

By - 10/12/16 - 2:51 pm

The Santander Bank branch at 575 Boylston St. was held up around 2:40 p.m. by a black man, mid-30s, 5'8" and 180 lbs., in a tan cap. He showed a note, said he had a gun, but didn't show one, stuffed the cash in his pants, then ran down Boylston Street towards Dartmouth Street.

The branch was also held up last month.

By - 10/12/16 - 2:24 pm

The T had to halt Orange Line service in both directions at Back Bay around 2:10 p.m. when a man went for a walk on the tracks towards Tufts. Transit Police officers found the wayward soul and escorted him to a waiting cruiser for a ride down to TPD headquarters for a little booking action.

By - 10/12/16 - 1:49 pm

Around 1:40 p.m., by a man on a moped.

By - 10/12/16 - 1:24 pm

Boston firefighters responded around 1:15 p.m. to 11 Ormond St., for an attic fire. The fire was reported knocked down around 1:38 p.m.

By - 10/12/16 - 12:33 pm

And just in time for Curt Schilling to run for the Senate on the issue. CommonWealth ponders the pairing and the impact on Charlie Baker, the Republican who signed the measure and who is up for re-election then.

By - 10/12/16 - 12:08 pm
Ronald Brown

Ronald Brown, 52, was held without bail today on charges he entered a South End apartment early Tuesday, tied up two women and raped one of them.

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By - 10/12/16 - 11:28 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Christine Sullivan watched the sun come up over Boston Harbor this morning.

She wasn't alone: Read more.

By - 10/12/16 - 10:00 am

Not because he's Zoolander handsome or anything, but because police helpfully shut down the Mass. Ave. Bridge from Boston into Cambridge this morning so he could film a scene there for a movie.

By - 10/12/16 - 9:18 am

Wicked Local Cambridge reports on the vigil to commemorate Joe Lavins of Lexington, who died last week.

Cambridge Day looks at ways to reduce bicyclist deaths.

By - 10/12/16 - 12:35 am

UPDATE: Arrest made.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say sexually attacked the occupants of an apartment at Clarendon Street and Columbus Avenue after entering through a rear window around 4 a.m...

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