A Charlestown District Court judge set bail at $300 today for Antwan Crawford on charges he kicked an eight-year-old girl at the Community College Orange Line stop last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
According to the DA's office:
Witnesses at the scene reported that, just prior to kicking the child, Crawford had been engaged in a verbal altercation with another passenger... Read more
Looks like the Charlestown roadway is getting the same treatment as the Forest Hills overpass: The city announced today it's going for the surface-road approach rather than an underpass:
"In partnership with the Charlestown community, we're working to transform Rutherford Avenue from a highway to a neighborhood-friendly, urban boulevard," Mayor Thomas M. Menino said. "Residents will be able to take advantage of new connections... Read more
Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.
Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.
Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more
A town in Washington has built a replica of the Zakim Bridge - for squirrels. It now also serves as something of a memorial to the man who thought it up - who died before the 12-foot-long replica could be installed:
Dick, a retired Longview attorney who had a lifelong fascination with bridges, was familiar with the Zakim Memorial Bridge because it appeared in... Read more
The 6:30 a.m. inbound train died. As of 9 a.m., it still hadn't made it into Boston.
Updated Saturday afternoon.
Boston Police report arresting a man they say locked himself into a 170 Medford St. apartment with a woman and a gun - which he fired once.
Police say officers arrived at the scene last night to investigate a report of a man with a gun.
The witness directed officers to the first floor apartment. Officers knocked on the door and... Read more
City statistics for the week ending Jan. 5 show Roxbury and... Read more
A man headed southbound on the Tobin Bridge pulled his car over on the Charlestown side around 2:20 p.m. and jumped over the railing to his death, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
State Police and Boston firefighters and EMTs responded. He was pronounced dead at the scene and the incident "is currently being investigated as a non-homicide," the DA's office says. An ID... Read more
MBTA Transit Police report a man trying to hold up the Dunkin' Donuts at 99 Cambridge St. in Charlestown yesterday had his plans foiled by a T cop in search of a cup of coffee.
According to police, Michael Wallace, 35, entered the store around 5:30 p.m. and took out a long silvery object:
He then pointed it at a female employee working behind... Read more
The I-Team investigates ice showers on the iconic span.