Shot around 8:10 p.m. at 55 Downer Ave., Mass Incident Paging reports. Boston Police report the victim was in his early 20s.
Around 8:45 p.m. on Dudley Street between Langdon and Shirley streets, John Duffill reports.
Boston Police officials said today an internal-affairs investigation into a widely publicized May incident involving a man and an off-duty cop whose car he swatted with an umbrella showed the police officer did nothing wrong; in fact, he did everything he was trained to do after an apparent felony. Read more.
You know fall's here when the Swan Boats go away. Penny Cherubino watched them being disassembled today for winter storage.
The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned a man's conviction for illegal gun possession in Roxbury because while police found him with a gun, they should never have stopped him in the first place - and that the fact that he tried to elude officers cannot be used against him because black men in Boston might have legitimate reasons to be wary of police. Read more.
Shortly after 9 a.m. a driver making the turn from South Street onto Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale somehow flipped over at Birch Street. Read more.
Amazon has agreed to send representatives to a Manor Neighborhood Association meeting on Thursday to talk about the distribution center it now runs on Sprague Street on the Dedham/Readville line. Read more.
WBZ has the details on the recall of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles sold in Massachusetts and other states due to possible listeria.
Mary Ellen spotted this drenched bald eagle at Millennium Park during the rain yesterday.
The Boston Business Journal reports T officials are musing aloud about how wonderful it would be if they could replace all the cars on the Red Line with new cars with better brakes, which would let them run trains more often. No cost estimates yet, and, of course, we won't even start seeing the new cars already on order until 2019, if everything goes according to schedule.
Boston Animal Control reports:
We need your help! These two sweet girls were abandoned tied to a tree at the Arnold Arboretum on Saturday (9/17/16). If you recognize these dogs or saw anything, please let us know. 617 635 5348.
The Santander Bank branch at 6 Francis St. was held up around 4:10 p.m. The suspect is described as a black man, in his 40s or 50s, about 6' and slim, and wearing a black zip-up hoodie over a blue button-up shirt and a red T-shirt and white sneakers with trim.
The Globe reports Don Chifaro finally realizes he's just never going to get to replace the Aquarium garage with one of the tallest buildings in the city and so will file plans for something a bit less grand, but more in line with BRA recommendations.
Octr202 took some time out of this morning's rush to enjoy the fountains at the Alewife T stop.
Adriana Li notes the profusion of Chinese restaurants in Malden.