By - 5/12/15 - 9:11 am
Gridlock at Forest Hills

Go figure: Crews painted all these new don't-block-this-box boxes around Forest Hills in anticipation of the overpass shutdown and motorists promptly figured screw this, we're going to block these boxes just like we always do, as Chris shows us this morning.

By - 5/12/15 - 7:39 am
Dinari and Kamaia - new lions at the Franklin Park Zoo

The Franklin Park Zoo announced yesterday it's obtained two lions to replace Christopher, who died of old age last month. Read more.

By - 5/11/15 - 11:17 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they describe as a gun-toting gang member after a foot chase this morning - a little more than a week after he was shot in an apparent gun battle that left a street littered with 19 shell casings. Read more.

By - 5/11/15 - 5:11 pm
Bolt bus on fire

Tyler captured the flaming, exploding Bolt bus on the eastbound turnpike in West Newton. State Police report two lanes are shut - and that no one was injured. Read more.

By - 5/11/15 - 3:43 pm

Cornelius Jackson, 23, was ordered to stay out of Revere Beach at his arraignment today on charges of trespassing, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and furnishing a false name in connection with yesterday's melee, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/11/15 - 3:33 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Everett store is re-opening this Friday; owner credits pressure from fans on social media.

By - 5/11/15 - 3:29 pm
Nevin King

Boston Police report the man found shot to death outside 67 Winthrop St. in Roxbury on Thursday was Nevin King, 24.

By - 5/11/15 - 3:09 pm

DonorsChoose.org is a Web site that lets teachers seek donations for classroom or project supplies. The site made news last week when Stephen Colbert announced he would help fund all 1,000 requests from his native South Carolina - about $800,000 in all.

Boston teachers currently have 103 requests in the system. Read more.

By - 5/11/15 - 2:19 pm

A day after a brawl that shut down the streets around Revere Beach, State Police announced increased patrols on warm weekend evenings starting this Friday.

The increased State Police patrols will add several uniformed and undercover troopers, as well as a K-9 unit, to the regular State Police patrols that already cover the beach. ...

By - 5/11/15 - 12:15 pm

The Globe reports the operators of the one-time "festival" marketplace plan to start charging the street performers who provide much of the festival feeling a fee to entertain shoppers.

By - 5/11/15 - 9:27 am
Arborway backed up at Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain

Mark shows us the backed up new roadway alongside the old Casey Overpass around 9 a.m. on the first morning the overpass is shut towards Jamaica Pond. Read more.

By - 5/11/15 - 9:03 am
Countdown clock at Longwood on the Riverside Line

Photo by MBTA.

The MBTA reports this morning it's turned on countdown clocks at all the Riverside Line stops in Brookline.

By - 5/10/15 - 11:05 pm

Around 10:40 p.m. Police and paramedics found him in a car at Washington and E. Lenox streets.

By - 5/10/15 - 10:00 pm

You just can't get it at the Richie's Slush store on Revere Beach Parkway in Everett anymore. Boston Restaurant Talk reports the outlet has closed, while the wholesale operation, which produces the essence of summer for supermarkets and the like, continues to operate.

By - 5/10/15 - 8:58 pm
Jumping into the Charles River near Harvard Square

Louis Gudema watched people jumping into the Charles from the Weeks Bridge at sunset this evening.

By - 5/10/15 - 8:41 pm

Stanley Staco reports a bench-clearing, bottle-throwing brawl involving up to 200 people at the Revere Beach bandstand brought police from Revere, Lynn, Chelsea and Boston racing in to break things up, along with Transit and State Police.

NECN reports the brawl started when two women got into a fight, their boyfriends joined in and then pretty much everybody around them decided, what the hell, why not, and started throwing punches and tossing bottles.

By - 5/10/15 - 12:47 pm
Mother's Day Walk for Peace

Molly Lanzarotta was among the thousands who marched in the Mother's Day Walk for Peace in Dorchester this morning.

Honoring Louis: Interview with Tina Chéry, founder of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.

By - 5/10/15 - 12:35 pm

The Globe reports on upcoming changes at Boston 2024.