Police say the victim was visiting with Tatibayev's roommate in their 161 Cottage St. apartment when:
An altercation between the victim and his friendâ€™s roommates broke out. During the altercation, the victim says one of the roommates stole his watch and stabbed him.
Police say they found Tatibayev in the area and in possession of the victim's watch. Officers found a knife in his bedroom. He was charged with armed robbery and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.
Police and firefighters are swarming around 38 Brookview St., where a man who may have a Molotov cocktail is refusing to come out of an apartment. Brian D'Amico reports police have begun evacuating surrounding buildings - and have brought in MBTA buses to provide shelter for displaced residents.
On Sunday 1/13/2013 from approximately 7:00pm to 10:30pm MIT experienced a denial of service (DoS) attack. During this period external network connectivity to and from MIT was down for the large majority of the Internet. IS&T staff responded and service was restored by 10:30pm.
UPDATE, 11:20 p.m.: mit.edu is back up, although the co-gen page still shows the Anonymous message.
Revenge for Aaron Swartz's death? TechCrunch reports MIT's Web site is down, although some testing here (ping and traceroute) suggests the entire mit.edu domain is no longer listed in DNS.
Trapped resident signals firefighters with flashlight. Photo by BFD.
Boston firefighters are at 5 Everett Ave., where a fire called in around 4:15 p.m. trapped two people.
Firefighters got them out, suffering smoke inhalation, the Boston Fire Department reports. one was promptly put in an ambulance to Children's Hospital. The fire, in a six-unit, three-story building, went to three alarms before firefighters got it under control.
The department says 16 people were displaced and estimates damage at $500,000. Investigators are now on scene, trying to determine the cause.
On Dec. 25, 2010, a two-alarm fire did roughly $400,000 damage to 9 Everett Ave.
The folks at Railroad.net report the Grand Junction Bridge, under the BU Bridge, re-opened to train traffic on Friday.
The bridge, the only connection between railroad tracks north and south of Boston within 128, was was shut by inspectors in November. This forced Amtrak, MBCR and CSX to re-route freight trains and trains carrying cars needing repairs on a 108-mile journey through Worcester County.