A Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted Antwan Wathey, 26, of second-degree murder for using his car to kill a man with whom he'd been physically fighting minutes earlier in 2012.
Wathey faces formal sentencing on Monday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The DA's office provided this account of the death of James A. Taylor at Talbot Avenue and Westcott Street on April 13, 2012:
In a lawsuit filed this week in US District Court in Boston, Derrick Sims alleges that Hangtime barraged him and other innocent phone users with large numbers of bogus text messages to try to get them to download its friend-connecting app:
Over the course of an extended period of time beginning in at least 2013, Defendant and its agents directed the mass transmission of wireless spam to the cell phones nationwide of what they hoped were potential customers of Defendantâ€™s social networking services.
The Boston Business Journal reports only JetBlue put in a bid to rename an MBTA station and that bid was rejected because it was for less than the amount that would make it worth the T's effort to rename a station.
A Woburn man and his teen brother found themselves being held up at knifepoint in an alley when they traveled to Mattapan last week to meet with a man they thought wanted to sell him a phone, in a deal they'd brokered on Facebook.
Police responding to their 911 call were unable to find the suspects. But then, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, police learned the main suspect had made a similar phone offer to the brother on Facebook.