A federal jury in Concord, NH yesterday convicted Edward McLarnon, 69, of receiving firearms with intent to commit murder and three related weapons and explosive charges in bid to go on a murder spree that was foiled because the person he bought all the weaponry from was an undercover FBI agent. Read more.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays due to a deceased train at Malden.
WBZ reports a guy who tried making off with cans of Red Bull from a Malden convenience store left the backpack he'd allegedly stuffed the sugary drinks into behind, returned, slapped the store clerk who'd followed him, then ran off without the backpack - which also contained "personal identification items."
Jesse Lacatena, 23, and Elisha Rockett, had bail set at $50,000 and $100,000 respectively for their role in a bloody fight that started on Spring Lane early Friday. Read more.
Greg Cook photographed the Lantern Walk around Fellsmere Pond in Malden last night.
The Globe reports.
The T reports "moderate" delays due to a train now pushing up daisies at Malden.
There are similar delays on the Blue Line due to a deceased train at Government Center.
On Friday, WBUR reported on the curious case of Jean Morose Viliena, who once allegedly used a paramilitary group to beat up and kill opponents when he ran a small town in Haiti but who now lives a quiet live in Malden, well clear of the charges that would face him if he ever returned to his homeland.
Today, WBUR reports that one of the three Haitian men who filed a suit in the US against him "died unexpectedly" Friday night.
NBC Boston reports on a Saturday incident in which a Proud 'Murrican in Malden decided to scream at a couple of Dunkin' Donuts workers that "Trump is here go back home!" Another woman in turn started screaming at her to shut the frick up and go home herself.
First workday back and all, of course.
Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.
WBZ reports the Malden Fire Department is investigating what made at least four manholes explode today.
WBZ reports on the fire in the Medford Street strip mall where Edge Liquors is.
The Herald reports the guy confessed after police noticed inconsistencies in his story.
UPDATE: The power problem is on account of the third rail catching fire.
From the T web page:
Orange Line notice: Due to a power problem at Malden Center, please board on the northbound platforms between Oak Grove and Wellington for northbound and southbound service.
A shuttle train will operate in both directions between Oak Grove and Wellington Stations. Please board on the northbound platforms.
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