J. Nathan Matias watched artillery fired on the Common this evening to welcome what Rob McDougall reports are various governors and other people in town for some sort of confab - more specifically, the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers.
McAllister Crowley reports hearing six or even very loud booms and then "everyone at Downtown Crossing started running."
I'm not exaggerating when I say DTX was in a state of panic. People were clutching kids sprinting away.
Transit Police report a male bicyclist, 25-30, rode around a crossing gate in the down position at Park Street in Somerville around 1:30 p.m. and was promptly struck and killed by an outbound Fitchburg Line train.
Boston Police report a suspect in a double shooting that left Allex Bryant dead on Humboldt Avenue in March has been arrested in Atlanta, GA.
Dartanyan Pledger, 24, of Dorchester, was nabbed by US marshals on Thursday, police say. Pledger was arrested in 2015 for an armed robbery in Dedham.
Still sought: Niccokowan Pledger-Grant, 26, of Quincy, (left in the photo above), who is also wanted for murder and Lisa Lewis, 24, of Quincy, who will be charged as an accessory after the fact when found.