Transit Police report arresting an itinerant hot-dog vendor who tried opening up one of the food stands inside the Orange Line station this morning without a permit - but with several outstanding warrants.
Police say a T worker called police around 5 a.m. when he realized something wasn't kosher, because the guy setting up the carts was not one of its usual workers.
Officers managed to ketchup with and grill Dana Reis, 56, of Medford; in fact, he was still at the cart when they arrived:
Police are looking for a white Chevy Malibu or Impala in connection with gunfire on Leroy Street around 11:35 p.m. The car stopped at the corner of Ditson and Leroy, a man got out, walked a few doors down to 27 Leroy and fired a gun five or six times.
He ran back to the car, got in the back seat and he and three other people already in the car sped away. He's described as a black man in a dark hoodie and dark jeans.
Police found gun damage to a car outside the house.
Adam Myerson lives at Ditson and Leroy and reports:
Heard 5-6 shots, car speeding away. ... [T]he car was parked at the end of my driveway, which faces Leroy.
Transit Police report they're looking for this guy for going balls to the wall on a hurtling Red Line train Sunday night.
According to police, the dude exposed himself to passengers on an outbound Red Line train between North Quincy and Wollaston around 9:50 p.m. He complemented his display with lewd comments - and a hairy-sac "Tea Bag" T-shirt.
If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or text an anonymous tip to 617-222-1050.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former Whitey Bulger lieutenant on charges he took control of a small Beacon Hill church and then looted the income from an apartment building it owns for a decade.
Edward MacKenzie was arraigned in US District Court in Boston this week on a variety of racketeering, money laundering, wire fraud and extortion charges, all related to his role as director of operations of the Boston Society of the New Jerusalem, which owns the Swedenborgian Church and the 18-story apartment building atop it on Bowdoin Street, across from the State House.
Stephen Doran, who served Lexington as a state representative for 14 years, was arraigned today on a charge of trafficking in methamphetamine.
Doran, first elected to the House when he was just 23, in 1980, was arrested yesterday after leaving for the day from the Match Middle School, where he was a tutor and where State Police charge he accepted delivery of a package containing 480 grams of "a crystalline substance believed to be methamphetamine," the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports:
WFXT reports a man exiting Hurricane O'Reilly's, 150 Canal St., early Saturday was beaten and kicked so badly by a group of men that he spent two days in the Mass. General ICU with head injuries.
A Boston Police report shows police responded to the incident around 2 a.m.
The bar is down Canal Street from another bar that recently got a five-day license suspension after an incident in which two bouncers put four people into the hospital.
Around 9:20 p.m. by a guy who showed a gun, jumped over the counter, grabbed some cash, then ran out the back and towards Walnut Park.
He's described as black and Hispanic, in his 40s and wearing a blue Adidas zip-up hoodie.
Boston Police issued an Amber Alert after the 13-year-old, Jonathan Moore, Jr., was taken.
They continue to search for his father, Jonathan Moore.
Police are looking for a red 1997 Camry. Mass plates 634RH4.
He might be making a run for Georgia.
Two people found with gunshot wounds in a car on Bowdoin Street between Adams and Hancock were apparently shot as they drove by a home on Mt. Ida Road by Homes Avenue around 7:30 p.m. At least one of the victims was in bad enough shape that the homicide unit was summoned, just in case he dies.
Update: Boston Police report one victim was a man, 23, and a woman in her 40s. Both were taken to Boston Medical Center and are expected to survive.
Two pairs of men fired several rounds at each other around 6 p.m. at Washington and Brinsley streets, but failed to hit anybody. Three of four suspects were quickly taken into custody; a gun was found on Brinsley.
Men get to spend rest of life in prison for murdering boy delivered by emergency C-section after one of them shot his motherBy adamg - 5/21/13 - 3:39 pm
The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld first-degree murder convictions for two men who decided to escalate an Orange Line staredown with a rival in 2003 by shooting him, only the guy with the gun missed and instead put a bullet into a woman whose baby was only two weeks from term.
The baby was delivered alive in an emergency Caesarian section, but died shortly after.
The state's highest court ruled Chimezie Akara and Andre Green got a fair trial and they can now spend the rest of their lives thinking about the evening of February 5, 2003, when they turned car 1205 on an inbound Orange Line train into a shooting gallery as it pulled into Mass. Ave.:
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Michael Corbin and Earl Fulgiam for the 2011 double murder of Billie Marie Kee and Kevin Thomas, Jr. in their apartment at 957 Hyde Park Ave., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The verdict means a mandatory sentence of life without possibility of parole.
According to the DA's office:
MBTA say this guy is wanted for indecent assault and battery for an incident that happened last Tuesday at Park Street.
According to police, "a female victim was inappropriately assaulted" by him while they were getting on a C trolley.
He's described as 25-30. In addition to his red T-shirt, he wore a gray hoodie with black horizontal stripes, blue jeans and sneakers.
If you know him and are disgusted, contact Transit Police at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text tip to 873873.
Updated with MIT info.
Boston Police report the victim was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the 3:30 p.m. incident.
A mangled silver and black bicycle, believed to be hers, was found several blocks away on Bay State Road at Silber Way, Brian D'Amico reports.
Police are swarming the area around the Sovereign Bank branch at 38 Leo Birmingham Parkway, looking for the man who held the branch up around 9:20 a.m.
He's described as black, medium height, with a gap between his front teeth. He was wearing a blue Sox cap, a bright red hoodie and black pants. He displayed a black handgun.
Stanley Staco reports the victim was taken away in bad shape following the 8:25 p.m. incident at Blue Hill Avenue and Woodcliff Street.
Marco Tulio Flores, now 19, today pleaded guilty to strangling Jaime Galdamez with a dog chain and then setting his body on fire after years of sexual abuse, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Flores accepted the voluntary-manslaughter sentence rather than face a murder charge for the 2011 death of Jaime Galdemez, the DA's office says.
"This was a just resolution to an utterly tragic case," DA Dan Conley said. "It provides accountability for a life that was taken cruelly, but it also recognizes the strong mitigating factors and the potential outcomes at trial."
According to the DA's office:
A pedestrian who suffered no visible injuries when "brushed" by a car whose driver was making a turn made a series of phone calls to get money out of him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Instead of money, however, Deborah Yi, 24, got a trip to a State Police barracks, after she was arrested on an extortion charge after allegedly accepting an envelope full of cash from the driver - who had immediately reported the calls to police, the DA's office says.
According to prosecutors, the driver, a lawyer:
Peterson Cherimond is the latest in a long string of people with Dorchester connections to be sentenced in relation to mortgage scams in recent years.
Under the terms of a plea deal, in addition to agreeing to spend 87 months in a federal prison, Cherimond agreed to repay $2.2 million in restitution to several lenders he and two accomplices scammed out of fees on mortgages on houses in Brockton, Mattapan, Halifax and Worcester, the US Attorney's office reports.
According to prosecutors, Cherimond hired two front people to apply for mortgages they had no way to pay for. Cherimond, who paid the two $1,500 to $3,000 per property and who provided them with forged documentation, would then pocket the proceeds.