Cambridge

By - 1/8/17 - 10:48 am

A Haverhill man was stabbed in the back, shoulder and forearm during a brawl outside a Mass. Ave. nightclub around 12:30 a.m., Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By - 1/7/17 - 6:48 pm

Comcast subscribers in Cambridge and Somerville are reporting they're Internet-less at this hour, although they still have TV. Dani B. reports he got a 10 p.m. restoration estimate.

By - 1/5/17 - 4:03 pm
Image of Cambridge bank robber

Morales at Cambridge robbery. Note scarf hiding neck eagle tattoo. Photo via MSP.

State Police just reported they've captured James Walker Morales in Somerville. He was arrested by a state trooper who spotted him around 4 p.m., near Foss Park and Wheatland Street. Read more.

By - 1/5/17 - 10:21 am
James Walker Morales

From Morales's wanted poster.

UPDATE, 3:58 p.m. WBZ reports he's been captured in Somerville.

UPDATE: Cambridge Police report the suspect may be escaped Cambridge desperado James Walker Morales.

Police searching for the guy who held up the Bank of America branch at 772 Mass. Ave. around 9:30 a.m. halted the Red Line so they could search cars for him - because they know that bank robbers like to try to escape on the Red Line when they don't have a getaway car.

By - 1/5/17 - 9:48 am

V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai this week sued Techdirt, a techie Web site, for slander for two years of articles repeatedly denouncing Ayyadurai's claims to have invented e-mail as a teenager in New Jersey in 1978. Read more.

By - 1/4/17 - 3:29 pm

Cambridge Day reports Crimson Corner, the former Nini's Corner, is now slated to become a pizzeria - one of numerous changes in Harvard Square that would leave people visiting for the first time in awhile wondering what happened to the square they used to know. Out of Town News, of course, is already facing a possible eviction by its landlord, the city of Cambridge.

By - 1/4/17 - 9:54 am

Cambridge Police report arresting, Tyrick Cannon, 55, on charges he slashed a clerk in the arm at a Central Square convenience store around 3 a.m. Read more.

By - 1/2/17 - 11:34 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Elephant Walk in Cambridge has closed its trunk, apparently for good.

By - 1/1/17 - 1:36 pm
Morales

State Police and federal marshals are looking for James Walker Morales, 35, an Army veteran from Cambridge who had been awaiting trial in a Rhode Island prison on charges he broke into a Worcester armory and stole ten handguns and six rifles. Read more.

By - 12/30/16 - 3:52 pm
Snow squall over Cambridge

Tamas K-L watched the snow squall move over Cambridge around 2 p.m.

Tenar reports:

TFW driving on Rte 95 & there's a snow squall btw Rte 1 & Highland Ave with bright& sunny skies on either side.

By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

By - 12/27/16 - 6:30 pm

The T says there are "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to malfunctioning signals at Alewife.

By - 12/25/16 - 8:04 pm
Water main bursts in Cambridge

What happens when a water main bursts. Photo by Andrea.

A burst water main is making a mess of Harvard Street in the area of Inman and Prospect in Cambridge tonight.

By - 12/23/16 - 10:31 am

Neal Doyle reports Emma's, 40 Hampshire St., is closing for good next week. The South End outlet, he adds, is staying open.

Boston Restaurant Talk has some background on Emma's, which opened in 1960 in Huron Village, then moved to Kendall Square in 2000.

By - 12/19/16 - 8:21 am

The Crimson reports hackers apparently connected to the Russian government put some malware in a hacked up copy of a Kennedy School paper on the problems with American elections, then sent it out to addresses at American think tanks and non-profit groups, in the hopes people would open up the alleged document and infect their computers.

By - 12/12/16 - 6:42 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports it will be doing training - complete with simulated smoke - at One Kendall Square, Cardinal Medeiros Ave. and Binney St. between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. tomorrow (and will then repeat the training on Dec. 15, 19 and 20):

The exercise will include multiple fire trucks staging in the loading dock areas. This simulated smoke will likely be seen by people in the vicinity but will not be a hindrance to the public or traffic.

By - 12/9/16 - 9:05 am

WBUR interviews one of the 11 Cambridge Rindge and Latin School students burned out of their homes in last week's 10-alarm fire: He rushed out with his three-year-old sister without even putting shoes on, then went back inside twice to make sure everybody was out.

By - 12/8/16 - 10:32 am

Cambridge Day reports on swastikas and other unspecified "hateful language" that appeared in three boys' rooms at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School this week.