Martin Jiminez of South Boston pleaded guilty today to bludgeoning Melissa Hardy to death in June, 2013, and was sentenced to life in prison, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Because he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, Jiminez will be eligible for parole in 15 years.
According to prosecutors, Hardy had broken up with Jiminez, who had beaten her, the month before, but... Read more
Capt. John Greland at District C-6 reports what the owner of a car parked in the rear of the high school found this morning:
Vandalized windows, smashed large boulder found on sunroof.
A concerned citizen complains about a thoughtless dog owner in the park at W. 3 and B streets in South Boston:
Woman in park with dog off leash. This is a No Dog park. A neighbor went out to tell her and she was yelling at him and being very rude. Please have park patrolled and ticket people like her- tons of babies play... Read more
Two complaints this fine fall morning from citizens trying to catch some winks early on a Saturday morning. First, on Alger Street, a resident complains about guys slicing up train tracks. Train tracks? Train tracks.
7:30 on Saturday morning and there is a private crew on Alger street in South Boston . With no permits . Using saws to cut up railroad tracks. No... Read more
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today tossed a lawsuit by Skyhook Wireless of South Boston against Google, saying the company failed to prove Google maliciously tried to keep its location services off Android phones in 2009 and 2010.
If anything, the court ruled, the fault was entirely Skyhook's, for failing to ensure its software would work properly with the application programming interfaces Google wrote for... Read more
WBZ reports a key question is whether she was his ex or they were still an item; he claims she broke in and attacked him and his current love and that she fell down stairs; she claims she found him with another woman and he pummeled her in anger at being caught.
An aggrieved citizen complains about all the fuzzballs clicking their nails across the hardwood floors of the Starbucks on West Broadway.
The city replies ISD is scheduling a visit to the establishment.
Capt. John Greland at District C-6 reports somebody left a pillow on an electric stove this morning at 82 O'Callahan Way and the fire department had to be called in to put it out.
A ten-screen complex being planned for Seaport Square across from Fan Pier will feature reserved seating in custom recliners for moviegoers who will be able to sup on small plates and sip from their wine or beer.
Kerasotes Showplace Theatres has begun work on its proposed Showplace Icon for a building in front of one of the current Vertex buildings. The company highlighted its proposal... Read more
Eileen Murphy watched this pair successfully rescue their football from the chilly waters of Pleasure Bay at Castle Island today - without either of them getting dunked in the briny deep
One of his victims, a 33-year-old man from Quincy, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say. The other, a 26-year-old man from Waltham, was taken to... Read more
MC Slim JB spotted Buzz on the 9 bus in South Boston this evening.
UPDATE, 11 p.m.: Tree fell on Northeast Corridor tracks between Canton Junction and 128. Providence bound train just stopped.
Skatefitz snapped the tree that fell clear across L Street in South Boston tonight.
Dougie Fresh shows us his driveway in Everett (where, he adds, his car was not parked):
A disgusted citizen complains about noshers getting their fix at Boston Bagel Co.:
Bagel addicts double parking at this busy intersection. This is a public safety issue and somebody is going to get hurt trying to cross here.
The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire around 8:20 a.m. at 712 E. 5 St. did an estimated $750,000 in damage.
One firefighter suffered a shoulder injury fighting the blaze, which started on the first floor and spread to the second. No residents were injured.
The Herald reports that Massport is getting ready to build a 1,700-space garage to replace all the parking lots that have been torn up for all the development that is generating all the traffic. that is increasingly clogging the streets of the Innovation District.