A 17-year-old was arraigned today on charges he took a trip up to Tremont and Gurney streets on Mission Hill yesterday afternoon and began firing his P85 9mm semiautomatic handgun, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police report.
Ian Holness, 27, will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court tomorrow for the fatal shooting of Rashaan O'Neil, 34, at a party at 92 Wales St. early last Christmas, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Holness was arrested today by the BPD Youth Violence Strike Force.
The Supreme Judicial Court today tossed charges against a Green Line rider caught snapping photos up the skirts of female Green Line riders in 2010.
In its ruling, the state's highest court said the law used to prosecute Michael Robertson applies only to "nude" or "partially nude" women in private locations, such as bedrooms, not to clothed women - even women with no undergarments - in public places such as the T.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that people seeking to overturn drug convictions based on the work of disgraced state chemist Annie Dookhan still have to prove that was the overriding reason they agreed to plead guilty.
In several rulings today, the court agreed that Dookhan's thousands of falsifications represented an "egregious" ethical and legal breach and that lawyers for defendants would not have to spend any time trying to prove that.
A Dorchester woman has gotten so sick of what she says are incessant calls from a debt-collection company over some other woman's debts that she's sued to make the calls stop.
In a lawsuit filed yesterday in US District Court in Boston, the woman says that even if she were the person who owes money, the repeated calls from Federal Bond and Collection Service, Inc. of Hatboro, PA are harassment and violate the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
The Defendant's representative advised that it was calling for a "Rosa Linda."