Police: Dorchester woman finds burglar in her house, locks him in a bedroom

Boston Police report arresting a man they say broke into a home on Greenwich Street in Dorchester early this morning only to fall asleep on a comfy couch after the homeowner locked him into her son's room.

According to police, after using a chain and padlock around 4 a.m. to ensure the burglar didn't go anywhere, the elderly homeowner went down to District C-11 to report the unwanted presence:

Morning does not become the Red Line; Orange Line also isn't fine

Major delays on the Red Line this morning. At Quincy Center, a train died and one car filled with smoke. Then the doors wouldn't open. Kerstin Haley reports:

People busted open the windows to let people out.

The Orange Line is also having its problems - once you could get to the trains. JTGard6306 reports:

Firefighters rescue elderly woman from Dorchester house fire

UPDATE: The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports the woman died.

The Boston Fire Department reports an elderly woman suffered serious injuries before firefighters rescued her this morning from a fire in her home at 31 Greenwich St.

The fire was reported shortly after 6 a.m. and went to two alarms before being brought under control. The cause is under investigation.

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 06:05

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