French Toast Alert Level: Guarded. Explanation.
By - 9/7/17 - 1:36 pm

Officer Mike Keaney rounds up District C-11's latest stupid-criminal reports, including one involving a guy who burst into an Ashmont store with a gun, got impatient with how slowly the manager was getting him money from the cash register and reached over the counter to grab some bills, putting his gun down on the counter in the process - letting the manager grab it and turn the tables on him.

By - 9/7/17 - 1:23 pm

A man who was arrested on gun charges in May when police allegedly found him asleep in a car with a gun on the center console was arrested on gun charges yesterday after police stopped his car for allegedly driving with an expired registration. Read more.

By - 9/7/17 - 12:40 pm

Kerry Byrne reports that local chef Brian Poe was on St. Martin when Irma hit, but that he has managed to check in and is OK.

By - 9/7/17 - 12:24 pm

WCVB reports officials are investigating how a car on the Newburyport/Rockport Line train separated from the rest of the train yesterday.

By - 9/7/17 - 12:17 pm

An annoyed citizen files a complaint about a remarkably stupid, persistent truck driver at the corner of Anderson and Myrtle on Beacon Hill this morning:

A big truck keeps honking indecently at an abandoned vehicle parked on the street. Neighbors have asked the driver of the big truck to stop honking and go around the abandoned car, but he is not. It's very disruptive in the neighborhood

By - 9/7/17 - 11:51 am

Skanska said today that PTC is leasing 250,000 square feet of space in its new 17-story office tower at 121 Seaport Blvd. and will move its corporate headquarters there from Needham. Read more.

By - 9/7/17 - 11:32 am

A small Brockton company and a Massachusetts resident are suing German car companies for what they say was "a two-decade long conspiracy among German auto manufacturers to unlawfully increase prices on all German Luxury Vehicles." Read more.

By - 9/7/17 - 10:09 am

Our resident scold, who normally spends his days complaining about our driving habits and kids on his lawn, is happy today because Boston has become world classier than New York: GE moved here, Berklee is bigger than whatever allegedly passes for music education in that sad, sorry city to our south and, oh, yeah, Yankees suck!

By - 9/7/17 - 10:01 am

Three men were stabbed outside the Tedeschi market at Broadway and Stockton Street overnight. One died, the other two were taken to a Boston hospital for treatment, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/7/17 - 9:19 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Jerry Gomes, 16.

Boston Police report a man shot in the head while sitting in a car outside 10 Payson Ave. around 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By - 9/6/17 - 6:22 pm
Dennison Drew

A Quincy man who tried to stab a T bus driver through a bus window held onto the bus as the driver hit the accelerator to get away from him, Transit Police report.

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By - 9/6/17 - 4:24 pm

UPDATE: Ayyadurai will appeal, lawyer says.

A federal judge in Boston today dismissed V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai's libel lawsuit against a California tech Web site that published more than a dozen articles disputing his claims to have invented e-mail as a 14-year-old in 1978. Read more.

By - 9/6/17 - 3:03 pm

Attorney General Maura Healey today certified 21 possible ballot questions for the November election in 2018.

Proponents now have until to collect Dec. 6 to collect at least 64,750 valid signatures to have any hope of actually getting their questions before voters next fall. Several of the measures she certified cover similar ground - a state association of retailers, for example, will have to decide just which version of their proposals to cut the state sales tax it will seek to get on the ballot. Read more.

By - 9/6/17 - 2:19 pm

Isaiah Thomas writes about getting The Call from Danny Ainge.

People had these signs they made, and I can still see them: THIS IS FOR CHYNA. WE <3 ISAIAH. That sort of thing. Then they did a moment of silence, the whole arena, in Chyna’s honor. And it was like … man. I just realized, in that moment, that I didn’t need the court to shield me. I didn’t need to block it all out, and pretend I wasn’t grieving. I didn’t have to be alone in this. The whole arena was right there with me. Honestly, it felt like the whole city of Boston was...

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By - 9/6/17 - 1:39 pm

A Boston Municipal Court judge today ordered Davongie Stone, 20, of the South End, ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail for a knife attack in Downtown Crossing early Sunday that sent the victim to the hospital with numerous chest wounds, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. Read more.

By - 9/6/17 - 1:22 pm

Boston Police report detectives ordered the immediate evacuation of several dozen non-residents at Phi Delta Theta, 97 Bay State Rd. on Sunday night after they discovered a place filled with both water from the ad-hoc waterfall and way too many people - including at least one hapless freshman with a Bud Light. Read more.

By - 9/6/17 - 11:12 am

A train decided to end it all at Community College and now the Orange Line is wicked slow.

By - 9/6/17 - 9:33 am

Stone Hearth Pizza on Western Avenue in Allston has closed for good, Boston Restaurant Talk reports.

By - 9/6/17 - 9:18 am


BOSTON - Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s controversial move to fight the city’s addiction crisis with a new fence, has largely moved the problem to the other side of the street, Investigative Reporter Eric Rasmussen uncovered.

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