Woman fends off sexual attacker at Braintree T stop, then he attacks her again, police charge

Transit Police report arresting a Quincy man for a pair of attacks on the same woman at the Braintree T stop around 10 p.m. on Saturday.

Police say Marc Dicarli, 40, noticed a woman bending over to pick up something she'd dropped at the bus station, so he

Came behind her and indecently assaulted her. The victim tried her best to push the suspect away. The suspect ceased his behavior temporarily and walked away however he returned to the victim's location and physically assaulted her again. The victim attempted to defend herself and eventually police responded.

Dicarli was charged with indecent assault and battery and assault and battery, police say.

Innocent, etc.

Group of teens sought for robbing food delivery person, attacking man in the Fenway

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 22:45

A pizza-delivery guy was robbed of his keys and the pizza he was carrying at Edgerly Road and Westland Avenue around 10:45 p.m. by a group of eight to ten black teenagers. About 15 minutes earlier, another man was attacked, possibly by the same group, nearby on Huntington Avenue.

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Woman who was dragged by car after argument dies; driver arrested

Boston Police report a woman dragged a block down Mass. Ave. early Sunday night has died.

Police say Cusandra Webb, 29, of Dorchester, was in a car with Brianna Smith, 26, when they began to argue about something:

The victim had exited the vehicle and was injured when the operator drove off as victim was attempting to re-enter the vehicle.

WBZ reports that as Webb was on the street, a cab drove over her.

Smith was arrested at Mass. Ave. and Pompeii Street around 3:55 a.m. and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and OUI.

Innocent, etc.

Giving addicts a safe place to shoot up a step too far?

Brianne Fitzgerald, an RN with a master's in public health explains why "harm reduction" efforts, such as an Albany Street facility where addicts can come down from a high under medical supervision, shouldn't be expanded to include "safe injection" sites:

It's essentially giving up hope on people who use IV drugs. One might even call this end-of-life or hospice care. The idea of such a facility takes away a person’s autonomy and essentially forces a social agenda that supports the normalization of IV drug use over active care and treatment.

Man paralyzed in 2013 Arborway crash dies

The family of Kevin Cellucci posted yesterday that he had died, 3 1/2 years after a speeding West Roxbury teenager rolled his SUV across the Arborway and plowed into Cellucci's pickup as he drove to a job.

The driver, Nikolas Papadopoulos, got a year in jail for causing the crash, which also left one of his passengers permanently paralyzed.

Cellucci leaves his wife Tina and his three sons, Stephen, Declan and Paul.

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