East Boston

By - 12/28/16 - 3:24 pm

Boston Police report the teen found dead, apparently of stab wounds, near East Boston Memorial Stadium Christmas eve was Luis Fernando Orellano Ruano, 18. They identified his origin only as Central America. Read more.

By - 12/26/16 - 11:50 pm
Vigil at 5 p.m. in East Boston Memorial Stadium

East Boston residents plan a peace vigil at 5 p.m. on Thursday in East Boston Memorial Stadium, near where the body of a teenager stabbed to death was found Christmas eve.

The victim was the sixth teen to die in East Boston to die in a violent or suspicious manner since September of 2015.

A list of the deaths: Read more

By - 12/25/16 - 12:04 am

Updated, 10 a.m., 12/25.

Boston Police report finding the body of a male who appeared to be in his older teens with fatal stab wounds near the East Boston Memorial Stadium around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

He would be the third teen murdered in East Boston this year and the fifth since September, 2015.

By - 12/18/16 - 12:54 pm
Drugs and guns seized in East Boston

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of a man with a gun at a triple decker on Bennington Street between Putnam and Prescott Thursday night stumbled on a cache of drugs and weapons that included Read more.

By - 12/17/16 - 2:44 pm
Space saver on Everett Street in East Boston

No points added to the score for creativity for this Everett Street spot, but the judges awarded bonus points for throwing down a chair and a bucket in a space that wasn't fully cleared, as Christopher shows us.

By - 12/15/16 - 10:11 am

One of the T's newest subway trains suffered a premature demise at Orient Heights and now there are "moderate" delays on the Blue Line.

By - 12/15/16 - 12:22 am

The body found in Belle Isle Marsh near the Suffolk Downs T stop on Friday has been identified as a 16-year-old East Boston boy reported missing on Nov. 13, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 12/14/16 - 8:00 am

617Images shows the damage from a crash around 4 a.m. in Orient Heights. The Blue Line is currently running normally.

By - 12/13/16 - 4:55 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Cristian Santa, 25, of Revere of voluntary manslaughter for the stabbing death of John Barrientos in 2012. Read more.

By - 12/11/16 - 10:33 am

WHDH reports on the body found in Belle Isle Marsh Friday afternoon.

If that turns out to be the case, it would be the third murder of a teen in East Boston this year, and the fifth since September, 2015. Three of the previous murders have been linked to the MS-13 gang.

By - 12/9/16 - 6:59 pm

Around 4:30 p.m. off a path off Bennington Street in East Boston, near Napoles and across from the Suffolk Downs T stop.

In May, an elderly man was found with serious traumatic injuries, which killed him 10 days later.

By - 12/7/16 - 10:37 am

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved a four-story condo building at 194 Havre St., next to the lot where the same family is currently building another four-story building - on a block where most of the other houses are two or three stories. Read more.

By - 12/7/16 - 9:50 am
301 Border St. proposal

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plan to replace auto-body repair shops with a six-story condo building at 301-303 Border St.

The BPDA had approved City Realty's plans for the $21.6-million, 64-condo project, which will include ten 3-bedroom units and consolidate five lots into one, last month. Read more.

By - 12/2/16 - 11:52 pm

Around 11:30 p.m. at 389 Meridian St. Police were unsure whether his wounds were caused by a gun or a knife.

By - 11/28/16 - 11:18 pm

A rollover crash on McClellan Highway near Byron Street around 11 p.m. left one person dead. Police are looking for a second car spotted speeding from the scene. Read more.

By - 11/28/16 - 6:15 pm

A Swampscott man faces two counts each of manslaughter and OUI motor-vehicle homicide for an August crash just outside Logan Airport, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Steven Birenbaum, 27, had bail set at $5,000 today at his arraignment in Suffolk Superior Court. Read more.

By - 11/24/16 - 9:00 am

The East Boston Times-Free Press reports on what a non-Hispanic student at East Boston High told his largely Hispanic classmates what they could do with themselves after the election. BPS says it was an isolated incident.

By - 11/6/16 - 10:23 am

Tamas K-L took in a landing at Logan yesterday.

By - 10/30/16 - 12:41 pm
Truck stopping traffic at 1A in East Boston

Usually trucks get stuck where Neptune and Bennington streets and Rte. 1A come together, but today's truck-related jam up, Eastie Strong shows us, was at the Sumner Tunnel entrance.