Police are looking for two men for a holdup on Firth Road in Roslindale late this afternoon. The two used either a knife or a boxcutter, then fled toward Florence Street.
The suspects are described as black, one 5'11" and the other 5'8". Both wore black hoodies and black pants.
Boston Police are looking for two men and a woman for some expensive shoplifting around 5 p.m. at the Akris Boutique, 16 Newbury St.
All three were in their 50s and spoke with a European, possibly Russian, accent.
One man was 6'2" and wore a long navy-blue pea coat, navy-blue pants and a navy-blue tie. Another man wore glasses and had a mustache. He was clothed in a khaki trench coat accented with a yellow scarf.
One man wore a knit winter hat; the other a scally cap.
Kara Sassone reports a bus with a large Penn State Nittany Lion on the back is the reason so many Storrow Drivers are fuming this rush hour - he managed to get to the BU bridge inbound and then almost got Storrowed there. Or as somebody from the team put it:
So we have been on the road all day..are 400 feet from our last exit and the bus can't get under the last bridge on the interstate.
Alice, who took the photo, reports from the scene:
Tower Ladder 10 came to the aid of an injured man on the roof of 28 Bishop Joe L. Smith Way around 11:30 this morning. The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters strapped him to a "Stokes basket," then lowered him to the ground, where EMTs were waiting to rush him to the hospital.
CommonWealth reports Herald owner Pat Purcell paid a visit to John Henry's Brookline manse to
offer his condolences give his regards, to see if there are any further ways the two media outlets could work together (the Globe already prints the Herald) and, maybe, to caution about possibly moving the Globe's printing operations from Morrissey Boulevard to the Telegram and Gazette printing plant in Millbury that Henry says he won't sell along with th