Kevin Davis reports he was on Delta flight 2101 around 4:30 p.m., getting ready to taxi to the runway en route to Atlanta, when the plane stopped:
Sitting in a plane on the tarmac at BOS surrounded by fire trucks. I don't think this one is taking off anytime soon. ...
Turns out plane was on fire. Fire is out, deplaning now onto runway... Read more
City and state officials formally broke ground today on a luxury-housing project along Marginal Street and Pier One.
The first of seven buildings in the $46-million Portside at Pier One project is a five-story apartment building with 176 units - 26 designated as "affordable" - along with ground-floor retail space. It's due to open next spring. Ultimately, the project will include a total of 550... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that started in the basement of 29 Leyden St. shortly before 2 p.m. displaced six residents and did an estimated $200,000 in damage. There were no injuries.
A concerned pet-owning citizen complains about catch basins along the East Boston stadium and Greenway:
my dog was running upon the snow suddenly he started yelling and crying i try to see what happen to him he had gotten is leg stuck and in the momentum fractured two bones. ... my little one fracture his legs and will cost me at list four thousand.... Read more
Police say the victim was visiting with Tatibayev's roommate in their 161 Cottage St. apartment when:
An altercation between the victim and his friend’s roommates broke out. During the altercation, the victim says one of the roommates stole his... Read more
Yesterday, it was a fire, today it was leaking fuel, this time on a plane getting ready to taxi to a runway for takeoff, WBZ tweets. Both are 787 Dreamliners.
The Boston Fire Department reports a technician walking through the plane after it had landed and passengers had deplaned noticed smoke, eventually traced to the compartment on the plane's underside.... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire shortly after 10 p.m. at 61 Eutaw St. brought firefighters, EMTs and police.
The fire, which started in a mattress, is now being looked at by arson investigators, the department says, adding that while EMTs were brought in to evaluate four residents - two of whom were taken to the hospital - police were summoned "for assistance... Read more
A Puerto Rican man was arrested at Logan Airport Friday after State Police found more than eight pounds of cocaine in the wheelchair on which he rolled into the terminal, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Emannuelli Rojas-Moraza, 33, of Carolina, PR, was detained at Terminal E by state troopers at the request of Homeland Security and US Customs agents. According to prosecutors:
Customs... Read more
The MBTA forwards this photo from the Blue Line repair facility in Orient Heights, where workers have made a Christmas tree out of a "bolster rack" of trucks used to hold the axles of Blue Line cars.... Read more
East Boston News posts a complaint from Meridian Street about all the Logan cabs that scurry along it now:
We residents of East Boston that live on and around Meridian Street, East Boston get to hear, see, smell, breath and dodge the steady stream of hundreds of empty Logan taxis that bless our streets again this morning and all day long. But that's O.K.... Read more
An aggrieved citizen reports from Princeton Street in East Boston:
Pile of trash on street including a dirty thong.
With a photo of said pile of trash and said dirty thong.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that the call history on a simple flip phone is no different than any other evidence police might find on a person under arrest and that they can look at it without first obtaining a search warrant.
The state's highest court, however, said it was withholding judgment on the matter of more complex smartphones.
As other courts have noted... Read more