A grand jury today indicted Ashok Patel, a Hanover doctor with an office on the campus of Dorchester's Carney Hospital on charges he tried to earn extra money by charging patients for addiction drugs even though the state was reimbursing him for them, the state Attorney General's office reports. Read more.
A man was shot at Blue Hill Avenue and Quincy Street around 10:10 p.m. Police officers arriving on scene were forced to take cover behind cars when the shooter kept shooting.
The victim was shot in the arm. No officers were hit. The shooter dropped his gun and may have fled in a car.
Around 9:40 p.m. on Howard Avenue near Sargent Street. Non-life-threatening injury.
The train has since been taken to the Red Line equivalent of a glue factory and service on the Ashmont branch is supposed to be OK now, the MBTA reports.
Federal and Boston investigators are continuing to carve up a string of Boston fried-chicken places owned by Pakistani nationals and Americans of Pakistani origin in an investigation that has already led to guilty pleas by two men and the shutdown of a Hyde Park fried-chicken joint. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board holds hearings on five fried-chicken take-out places in Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan on Tuesday to decide whether to pull their food-serving licenses after their main owner pleaded guilty to federal tax-fraud charges related to their operation. Read more.
Lance Holloman, 30, was charged with two murders Sunday that left an East Taunton man dying on the side of I-93 and a New Hampshire woman fatally shot in Holloman's Dorchester home, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and State Police report.
Both in the stomach, shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Kingsdale Street at Standish Street, Scott Parkinson reports.
Shortly after 8 p.m. at 2 Creston Park.
In the leg, at Brook Avenue and Dudley Street, around 9:20 p.m.
Scott Stevens, Jr., 32, of East Taunton, died this afternoon at Boston Medical Center, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Stevens and his father, Scott Stevens, Sr., 54, of Raynham, were shot Sunday afternoon as they rode their motorcycles south on I-93 near Neponset Circle. His father suffered less severe injuries, police say.