Around 11:30 p.m on Maverick Street near Geneva Street; the bullet may have come through his door.
An annoyed citizen complains about what has become a nightly ritual on Haynes Street in East Boston:
Commercial vehicle in resident parking, vehicle is parked overnight, everynight, shows up and struggles to parrellel park for 15-20 minutes with loud back-up beeper despite scores of neighbors screaming and yelling at him. He swears at them and walks away.... Read more
UPDATE: He was found safe, his GPS unit pinging, at the Savin Hill Red Line stop around 1:30 p.m.
The autistic teen from East Boston was last seen yesterday around 8 a.m. He's 19, 6' tall and 150 lbs., has short brown hair and wears glasses. He likes to ride the T, so might be on a train platform somewhere.
He was wearing a GPS... Read more
A federal appeals court ruled today that Kevin Hensley got a fair trial and that he will spend the rest of his life in state prison for murdering his wife in their Byron Street home after she served him with divorce papers in 2002.
Hensley argued he was deprived of his Sixth Amendment right to confront his accusers because the medical examiner who testified at... Read more
The BRA last night approved a developer's plans to tear down a small factory and warehouse at 245 Sumner Street and replace it with a 34-unit residential building that will also have retail space on the first floor.
The Residences at 245 Sumner, which represent the first major new development not directly on the waterfront, next go before the Zoning Board of Appeals on July... Read more
Firefighters battling a brush fire off Bennington Street south of Orient Heights asked the T to shut down the Blue Line around 8:20 p.m., because the fire is close enough to the tracks they did not want to have to worry about what might happen should their streams of water hit the overhead electrical lines.
Around 8:20 a.m., Matt Karolian reported:
No movement. Police, fire and EMS trying to make their way to the vehicle(s).
Melissa Desingco looked out the terminal window at Logan to see a Southwest plane getting way too into the personal space of a JetBlue plane that was scheduled to be headed to Chicago this morning.
Boston EMS Incidents reports that around 11:40 p.m. on Thursday a man showed up at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center on Gove Street, stabbed to the chest and stomach.
UPDATE: Police report the man said he was stabbed somewhere on Webster Street and that his wounds were not life threatening.
Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury teenager and three companions they say they found inside a car in East Boston that did not belong to any of them.
According to police, around 8:50 this morning, an East Boston resident called 911 to report four guys were breaking into his car at 6 Clippership Lane. Officers found "a damaged steering column and 4 males... Read more
The state Department of Public Health today released a study of people living around Logan Airport:
Among children, study results identified some respiratory effects indicative of undiagnosed asthma (i.e., probable asthma); children in the high exposure area were estimated to have three to four times the likelihood of this respiratory outcome compared with children in the low exposure area.
Among adult... Read more
The East Boston Times-Free Press reports inspectors wrote 120 tickets for improper trash disposal on Eagle Hill on just one day this week.
Andrew Zimmern, yes, the weird-food guy, reports he was pretty freaked out shortly before 11 a.m. when he looked out the window of the Delta terminal and saw a plane spewing flames and smoke out on the tarmac.
Am I alone seeing a plane on fire on Tarmac at Logan in Boston? Lots of lights and responding vehicles and a blackened hull spewing... Read more
An East Boston 13-year-old who told police last night she had been abducted after school and then driven around the neighborhood for several hours by a guy in a van eventually admitted she made the story up, a Boston Police spokesperson said today.
But not before police started a search for the van - and then had to call in officers from other parts of... Read more
Christian Ilsey shows off the striped bass he caught yesterday on his boat out of Jeffries Point.
For the second morning in a row, Jason Rowe got to photograph a truck whose driver couldn't negotiate the tight turn under Rte. 1A at Neptune Road - the turn that's marked with a no-turn sign for tractor trailers that's apparently written in symbols too complex for some drivers to understand, as Kdabbler shows us: