Michael Walsh, 80, was arraigned today in charges he raped and indecently attacked a Dorchester boy more than two decades ago, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Around 8:15 p.m. near Homes Avenue. Nobody hit, but bullets may have gone through a couple of windows of houses along the road.
Around 9:50 p.m. at Dudley and Monadnock streets.
Shot around 8:10 p.m. at 55 Downer Ave., Mass Incident Paging reports. Boston Police report the victim was in his early 20s.
UPDATE: Victim identified as Phillip Woods, 23.
617 Images reports the three were shot at Nightingale and Wales streets around 2:20 a.m. The dead victim was pronounced at the scene. Boston Police report all three were men in their early 20s.
A bullet went through a wall and into a nearby resident's apartment.
And we suspect what was going through the mind of that truck driver on the Expressway southbound by South Bay this afternoon could be abbreviated "WTF?!?"
The Santander Bank branch at 585 Columbia Rd., around 1 p.m. by a black man, about 35, wearing black clothes and sunglasses and with facial hair. He fled on foot.
The branch was held up in June.
Around 9:40 p.m. in the entrance to the playground off Bourneside Street. Nobody hit.
Oh, don't worry, it's not that Councilor Frank Baker doesn't love Wahlburgers as much as everybody else - how could he not? - it's just that given how scarce liquor licenses are in this town, he doesn't think it's fair that the Boston Licensing Board give them a license for a South Bay Mall add-on where construction has barely started. Read more.
Won't it be grand when the T finally gets those new Red Line trains that shouldn't break as much? Maybe in our lifetimes?
It'd be pretty funny if you got pulled over on Gallivan Boulevard by the guy in this 1967 Michigan State Police cruiser, wouldn't it? Dorchester this morning is still standing in for riot-torn Detroit for some movie.
Blake Stacey wonders what this "persistent water splashy thing" off the UMass Harbor Walk is.
On Wednesday, the Boston Licensing Board hears the first 14 requests it has for the five "unrestricted" liquor licenses that became available Sept. 1 and which holders can borrow against and then resell. Read more.
Around 11:10 p.m. at Bowdoin and Tebroc streets.
The Supreme Judicial Court today affirmed an order for a new trial for Sean Ellis, one of two men convicted of fatally shooting BPD Det. John Mulligan in 1993. The Suffolk County District Attorney's office says it will once again try Ellis for first-degree murder - in what will be his fourth trial on the charge.
The court had rejected Ellis's first appeal for a new trial in 2000, but agreed with a Superior Court judge that he should get a new trial because of the discovery of "evidence regarding the victim's participation in crimes of police corruption with several Boston police detectives who investigated his murder, and information provided to the police regarding possible third-party culprits." Read more.