A crash sent an off-duty cop and another person to the hospital near the Forest Hills T station around 11:25 p.m. Roads around the station were shut down as firefighters worked to free the officer from the wreck of his car.
A federal appeals court today upheld the conviction of a Dorchester man who pleaded guilty to trying to burn down the businesses and residences of people who annoyed him, from Roslindale to Cambridge, over a two-year period.
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Alrighty then, just got a press release from Wynn, the people who want to build a casino in Everett, about this week's vote in Revere in favor of a Suffolk Downs casino. It reads in part:
WYNN SETS WORLD RECORD FOR FIVE-STAR AWARDS... Read more
Todd Glaskin asks:
Need a recommendation for a good dinner place tomorrow within walking distance to Berklee Performance Center.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted Antwan Wathey, 26, of second-degree murder for using his car to kill a man with whom he'd been physically fighting minutes earlier in 2012.
Wathey faces formal sentencing on Monday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The DA's... Read more
Kathy Cahill asks:
Where to find locally made cannolis in JP-Ros-Hyde Park?
Boston Police will be on scene during the filming. Traffic detours will be in place, affecting traffic in the immediate area. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.
Ed. note: Wouldn't it be awesome if actual veterans of Occupy Boston occupied the fake Occupy Boston?
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports residents continue to complain about problems getting their mail despite the postal service's apparent effort to clean house at the local post office.
Welby said she will be cutting out the Gazette articles on the problem and sending them with her bills that have come late, hoping she wonâ€™t get charged a late fee.
The Boston Business Journal reports only JetBlue put in a bid to rename an MBTA station and that bid was rejected because it was for less than the amount that would make it worth the T's effort to rename a station.
A Woburn man and his teen brother found themselves being held up at knifepoint in an alley when they traveled to Mattapan last week to meet with a man they thought wanted to sell him a phone, in a deal they'd brokered on Facebook.
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Hingham Police reported yesterday:
Officer just stopped driver for speeding & driver was shaking. Said he just won $50K & was going to Lottery HQ. Showed him scratch ticket.
The officer let him continue on his way to Lottery HQ in Braintree with just a warning to slow down.
We ask because Winchester Police report:
A mountain lion has been sighted in Winchester. A resident reported seeing a mountain lion in the Dunster Lane, Pepper Hill Drive neighborhood off of Ridge Street. Massachusetts Environmental Police responded and viewed the animalâ€™s paw print and stated the tracks strongly resembled that of a mountain lion.
UPDATE: The Globe reports officials now think the beast was a dog or coyote, not a mountain lion.
Kristin MacDougall reports an amok truck got stuck tonight at Pleasant and West streets in Malden.