David Wittenberg captured the scene today at the precinct at the State House.
Around 10:45 p.m., Stanley Staco reports.
David Geller filed this report on some excitement on the Common yesterday:
Landed right next to our Sunday morning football game at the softball field. Was swooping for a squirrel but missed him.
Four of the five candidates running to take Mike Ross's place on the City Council said tonight it's way past time for the city to give District 8 more elementary schools.
The fifth candidate, Angelica Addivinola might have agreed as well, but she didn't attend a forum sponsored by the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay at the Copley Square library. The field will... Read more
This just in from City Hall:
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department announced today that a 2013 Park Permit has been granted to the MassCann/NORML Boston Freedom Rally to hold an event/concert on Boston Common on September 14. The permit gives the group permission to hold the event from 12pm-6pm on September 14.
Mass. Eye and Ear reports some of its top docs have just released findings on figuring out the best way to stop a nose bleed severe enough to warrant a trip to the ER:
According to the study, nondissolvable packing demonstrated the highest rate of failure or recurrence (57.4 percent) for initial bleed management. Chemical cautery was significantly more successful in achieving lasting hemostasis... Read more
Michael Buell photographed a protest against military action in Syria outside John Kerry's Louisburg Square digs this afternoon.
Roving UHub photographer Will Kilburn reports:
While I was listening to the Clash's "Police On My Back" on the Worcester Line, this little guy landed on my leg... and stayed there all the way to Beacon Hill, where I finally... Read more
Maria Elena Cruz watched the whole thing unfold shortly after 5 p.m.:
Just witnessed an assault on a woman at MGH Station. This amazing guy jumped out of his bike, in front of cars to save her. Huge dude choked and dragged woman to floor right outside the back-door exit of MGH. Guy riding bike on street jumps in front of cars to confront... Read more
A Middlesex County prisoner about to get medical treatment at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary managed to grab a deputy sheriff's gun and shoot him. A second deputy then shot the prisoner in the... Read more
Signal problems on the Longfellow or track problems at Charles/MGH, take your pick of announcements.
Sometimes, the truth is just kind of boring: That upside-down lemon ice cone on the State House is just masking some repair work to the dome - including installation of a hidden lightning rod inside the pine cone at the top, Associated... Read more
DNA test results show Albert DeSalvo "was the source of seminal fluid" found at the murder scene of Mary Sullivan in 1964, law-enforcement officials announced today.
Specifically, DNA specialists calculated the odds that a white male other than DeSalvo contributed the crime scene evidence at one in 220 billion. At the time Sullivan was killed, only about 3.2 billion human beings were alive on the... Read more