The little rubber doohicky that keeps jamming the doors on some Green Line trains

Paul Levy discusses Green Line trolleys that get delayed at stations because they have a little rubber thing at the bottom of doors that catches on the nubbly yellow warning strips on platforms, forcing the drivers to get out and whack the doors - and how complaining about the problem doesn't seem to get anything done.

Police: Portsmouth, NH motel barricader was same guy who shot at a Cambridge cop this morning

Police in Cambridge and Portsmouth, NH say a man who barricaded himself into a motel before fatally shooting himself was the same man wanted for firing on a Cambridge police officer investigating a housebreak at Fifth and Gore streets shortly after midnight.

Cambridge Police report they tipped off their Portsmouth counterparts after learning in their investigation that Nicholas Cammarata, 30, of Saugus, had apparently headed to America's Best Inn there.

Police say Four Corners raid yields drugs, assault rifle, money

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 12:50

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man and seizing heroin, marijuana, an assault rifle and more than $10,000 in cash in a raid Thursday afternoon.

Police went into 14 Rosseter St. around 12:50 p.m. Among their items seized: 42 grams of heroin and 14 bags of pot.

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South Boston parade organizer says gay group only got in because of a mistake

Allied War Veterans Council Commander Brian Mahoney writes this week that some hapless volunteer mistakenly approved Boston Pride's application to march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade, that he and other parade officials didn't know the group was gay until two days before the parade and decided to let them march anyway.

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