Fire in the hole, on the tracks between Boylston and Arlington Friday afternoon:
... FD had a hard time verifying that the power to the trains was turned off before they could go into the tunnels: lots of conflicting reports about whether or not the T had turned it off. ...
Man also allegedly threw a barstool at supervisor at Vox.
Hosea Richardson, 32, of Newton, charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault by means of a firearm.
755 Boylston St.
Man stabbed repeatedly; taked to Brigham and Women's. Suspect found sitting on bench a couple weeks away.
Commonwealth Ave. and Dartmouth St.
Officer on detail arrested suspect soon after.
370 Boylston St.
Does bright orange make you more likely to want to stab somebody? Alyssa Boehm ponders that as a possible answer to the recent designation of Back Bay station as Stab City.
Attacked on Orange Line platform; taken to BMC in critical condition.
On BadTransit, David R. reports on his two-hour commute from Copley Square to Watertown yesterday that featured: No express bus, a broken Orange Line, a creeping Red Line train that stopped repeatedly in the tunnel between Central and Harvard and, finally, after he gets somebody to pick him up, his discovery of where all the 71 buses were:
... ALL OF THEM - I literally mean all of them, were disabled by the star market. Riders were standing out in the street with the thumbs hanging out. ...
Victim stopped at light; two men motioned as if they had gun, got in. Forced him out of the car at Berkeley.
Arlington and St. James streets
Victim shot repeatedly; at Boston Medical Center and expected to live.
St. James Ave. and Berkeley St.
Paul R. Donahoe, 22, Jason A. Arias, 20, and Deandre D. Zollarcoffer, 18, of Dorchester charged with using a baseball bat to assault and rob people in four separate incidents.
Victim taken to Brigham and Women's in serious condition; expected to live. Trio charged with stabbing, beating and kicking the victim.
911 Boyslston St.
Ivan Sosa, 37, charged with murder in employee area near Turner Fisheries.
10 Huntington Ave.
Man sees his co-worker getting assaulted; goes to help and attacker stabs him. Taken to Boston Medical Center with stab wound not considered life threatening.
1114 Boylston St.
Boston College student charged with using a broken beer bottle to slash man after a verbal altercation at the Foggy Goggle.
911 Boylston St.
Woman jumped by three men, who knocked her to the ground, then kicked her in the head and pointed a gun at her as they dragged her five feet while trying to get her to shut up and shake her Prada and Fendi bags loose. One suspect nabbed. Victim treated at scene.
47 Huntington Ave.
Man, 42, stabbed in arm, unable to provide any info, taken to local hospital.
93 St. Botolph St.
Guns, shmuns. Obviously, the most important crisis facing Boston today is sandwich boards on Newbury Street! So Lewis Forman looks forward to more Newbury Street action:
... Maybe the city will offer a "Chalk Buy Back Program" for the shop owners. ...