A man who went into court ready to acknowledge he was walking across the Northeastern campus with a loaded gun had his conviction dismissed because campus police didn't have enough of a reason to "seize" him in the first place and because the judge in the case failed to ask him at the start of his trial if he were really sure he wanted to admit possession of the gun. Read more.
And the lowest of them all is Massachusetts, according to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control.
Three shots fired on Barry Street, near Barry Park, around 9:55 p.m. No victims.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that prosecutors can use a pellet gun found in a man's Jeep as evidence against him when he goes on trial for an alleged case of road rage on I-93. Read more.
Tim Devin watched Somerville High School students get into the positions they've been taught to assume during a school lockdown in a walkout this morning to call for restrictions of guns used for mass murders.
On Stanwood Street between Laredo and Normandy streets. No apparent victims.
WBUR reports on a Someville meeting of alumni of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.
At Cedar and Washington streets, around 9:50 p.m. Injuries not considered life threatening.
UPDATE: Suspect arrested.
A man with alleged ties to a South End gang was arrested today on charges he participated in a shooting on Shawmut Avenue on Jan. 14, according to Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which report a second man, with alleged ties to a rival Roxbury gang, was arrested yesterday on charges he tried and failed to shoot somebody around the corner on Trotter Court a couple weeks later. Read more.
Officials at MIT and UMass Amherst said today that high-school students shouldn't worry about their admission status if their high schools discipline them for walking out of class in anti-gun protests.
Boston School Superintendent Tommy Chang announced today he would fight any effort to arm BPS teachers - not that he's likely to see any proposal from either City Hall or BPD, where officials have long called for more restrictions on guns, not fewer. Read more.
30 Sparhawk St., shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Monday, Boston EMS Incidents reports.
Boston Police report a man officers tried to stop for a broken brake light on Columbia Road at Geneva Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. instead sped away - and then crashed into several cars at Columbia and Glendale Street, where he got out of his still moving car and ran away, only to be pursued and captured. Read more.
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