By - 8/13/14 - 5:06 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the city council could try to ban Haystack, an app that lets users alert others about parking spaces they're leaving. Haystack's tyro of a CEO direly warns that if the council does this, it is consigning Boston to become... Read more

By - 8/13/14 - 3:12 pm

Wait, so there might be a limit to how many luxury apartments Boston can support? Apparently so.

By - 8/13/14 - 12:43 pm

The hospital went dark shortly after noon. Generators kicked in, non-emergency procedures have been postponed.

By - 8/13/14 - 11:48 am

Starts 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22 at the new A Street Park at Channel Center in Fort Point.

By - 8/13/14 - 11:37 am

A Ditson Street resident forwarded this image from her home's surveillance camera of two men right after they'd held up an elderly man at knifepoint around 5 p.m. yesterday at Ditson Street and Arcadia Park in Fields Corner.

She reports:

Victim was unharmed but

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By - 8/13/14 - 11:27 am

UPDATE: Jackson ordered to observation for 20 days, the DA's office reports, adds Jackson did not know her victim.

Michelle Jackson, 27, is scheduled for arraignment today on charges she plunged a pair of scissors into another woman's chest around 5:30 p.m. yesterday at ... Read more

By - 8/13/14 - 11:06 am

South End Pizza and Grill, 768 Tremont St. in the South End, received warm support from city officials for its proposal to extend its closing time from midnight to 2 a.m., seven days a week, at a Boston Licensing Board hearing today.

The pizzeria says... Read more

By - 8/13/14 - 10:22 am

An Emerson student who says she was raped by a fellow student in 2012 is suing the college under federal equal-education and crime-reporting laws.

In her suit, filed this week in US District Court, Jillian Doherty alleges she "endured months of pain and suffering following... Read more

By - 8/13/14 - 8:11 am

The Globe reports the Beacon Hill Civic Association filed suit yesterday against the handicap access ramps the city started installing, also yesterday.

The group alleges the ramps don't fit in with the historic nature of the august neighborhood, that there are alternative designs... Read more

By - 8/12/14 - 9:33 pm
At Ignite in Somerville

Myron Freeman took in the annual Ignite festival in Somerville over the weekend.

Copyright Myron Freeman. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 8/12/14 - 7:58 pm

Around 7:30, Dan Berlin reported an unusual sight on the turnpike westbound:

Anyone else in Boston see the four people happily riding their Hubway bikes ON THE MASS PIKE?! Yikes.

In e-mail, he explains they look like they got on at Mass. Ave.... Read more

By - 8/12/14 - 6:05 pm

Boston Police report they are looking for a man who grabbed a woman from behind as she was walking home in South Boston early Sunday - and fled on a black mountain bike after he was startled by another person.

According to police, the... Read more

By - 8/12/14 - 5:14 pm

A Franklin man was arrested on a charge of operating under the influence of drugs after he allegedly drove his car right into Route 240 bus in Randolph this morning, Transit Police report.

Transit Police, who released the video of the crash, say 13... Read more

By - 8/12/14 - 3:59 pm
Saying good bye to Robin Williams in the Public Garden

All day, people slowly approached the Public Garden bench made famous in "Good Will Hunting" to remember Robin Williams.

Most quietly stood there, lost in their thoughts.

Good Will Hunting bench
By - 8/12/14 - 2:58 pm

Boston Police report that a shooting on Devon Street last night is now a homicide.

Police did not release any information about the identity of the victim.

By - 8/12/14 - 2:55 pm

Around 2:45 p.m. on Centre Street, across from the liquor store.

Police are looking for four suspects, one a woman in a long dress with orange stripes who did the stabbing and three men, one wearing a GPS ankle bracelet and a blue-and-white striped shirt.... Read more

By - 8/12/14 - 12:48 pm

At 1:33 p.m. on June 14, police say, a man with a cane walked into the Green Dragon on Marshall Street. He proceded straight to the men's room in the rear of the bar - and then never came out, until after a bar employee,... Read more

By - 8/12/14 - 12:21 pm

Transit Police are investigating a crash shortly after 10:30 a.m. that sent a man to the hospital.

A T spokesman says:

A man crossed in front of a Route 15 bus near Dudley and Albion Streets. He was transported to Boston Medical center with

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