Shaun Harrison, 55, is scheduled for arraignment this morning on charges he shot a 17-year-old at 100 Magazine St. around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.
Harrison was charged with assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault and battery and unlawful possession of a firearm, police say.
Blue Mass. Group ponders the seeming oddity of a Republican governor wanting to increase spending on our broken public-transportation system while Democratic leaders in the House, are, at best, cool to the idea.
You know whatâ€™s â€ścrazyâ€ť? Whatâ€™s crazy is that the T doesnâ€™t work, and that the legislature doesnâ€™t really seem to care. Thatâ€™s crazy. DeLeo, Mariano and the rest of them can natter on all they want about a long-term maintenance plan and the T structure â€śand whatnot,â€ť blah blah blah. But meanwhile, maybe somebody should make sure that the trains donâ€™t catch fire.
Xconomy reports the price of a cab medallion in Boston has dropped from $700,000 to $500,000 in just one year - and that Carriage News, a newspaper for the Boston taxi industry, stopped publishing last month.
The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld an Everett resident's assault and battery conviction that was based in part on a DNA test that showed the blood on his sweatshirt belonged to the man he stabbed.
Manuel Arzola sought to overturn the conviction on the grounds the DNA test was the equivalent of a police search requiring a warrant, which police in Chelsea didn't get after arresting him.
The Globe reports on the first day of the Tsarnaev trial, which included his lawyer laying the groundwork to blame it all on his older, and, of course, dead, brother and testimony from a manager at Marathon Sports, outside of which one of the bombs exploded.
Tsarnaev faces a possible death sentence if convicted.