A jury was seated today for the murder trial of Adam Cassino, charged with murdering a neighbor in August, 2011, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Cassino was arrested on unrelated charges the day after Barbara Tagen, 65, was murdered in her Dorchester Street apartment and sent to a Bridgewater State Hospital drug clinic - where staffers began asking questions after allegedly finding... Read more
WGBH provides this animated re-enactment of the cursive exchange at the Bulger trial the other day. Will they be animating the descriptions of the rope that was too thick to strangle somebody?
Bulger in the morning, Tsarnaev in the afternoon. As Channel 25 shows us, it was a regular circus outside the Moakley Courthouse today, especially with a flying wedge of Konspiracy Kids in for the day to support the living Marathon suspect. Also on hand: cab-reservation service Hailo, which apparently thought tourists and Tsarnaev fans would... Read more
In reply to a Citizens Connect complaint about spots along N Street held for people with disabilities that never seem to get used at night, the city replies:
The mayor's commissioner for persons with disabilities investigated a number of spaces on this street and removed some. for further questions or specific addresses where the commission should investigate a space, contact our office at (617)... Read more
The landmark waterfront restaurant, which had actually been fading away for years, closes its doors forever next month, the... Read more
Boston Police report a white man in his 40s was found dead in a car at the parking lot at 646 E. Broadway this morning. The cause of death remains under investigation.
A Mansfield company that makes systems for depositing thin coatings on things says Gillette is violating its patents in the way it makes its Fusion ProGlide razor blades extra sharp.
In a lawsuit filed yesterday in US District Court in Boston, Zond says it had extensive talks with Gillette about using its plasma technology to apply thin films to razor blades, but then Gillette... Read more
So there, authority says to South Boston.
Martin Jiminez, 43, was ordered held without bail today at his arraignment on charges he killed Melissa Hardy, 33, in his apartment late Sunday or early Monday, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which says that after he killed her, he padlocked her body in his bedroom and took off on a drunken bender in a car belonging to a member of... Read more
State Rep. and mayoral hopeful Marty Walsh says the address where a woman was found dead yesterday was a place for recovering drug addicts to live without any supervision. A resident of 752 E. 4 St., Martin Jimenez, faces arraignment today for her death.
Walsh vowed to clean them up if elected:
Unregulated sober homes are a problem in Boston, where the housing stock... Read more
Martin Jimenez is expected to be arraigned on murder charges today after police found the body of a woman in his apartment yesterday evening, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Steve Saleeba helps fill us in on all the commotion:
So these three women are hanging out at Carson Beach in the wee hours this morning. After awhile, two of them notice the third is mising, they assume the worst, contact State Police and before you know it, a full-bore search is going on in Dorchester Bay.
At least until some woman goes... Read more
Jonathan Berk has set up a Twitter feed to re-post all the tweets from reporters at the trial.
Kenneth Connolly, 53, had bail set at $750 at his arraignment in a hospital room at Boston Medical Center for an incident in South Boston that ended with him getting shot by a state trooper, a Boston police officer or possibly both, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
BPD officers and a state trooper responding to reports of a man shooting a gun on... Read more
No more "alleged" about it. Whitey Bulger's lawyer, Jay Carney, yesterday admitted his client was a loansharking, drug-dealing thug. Just not a government-informing thug. From the Globe, which provides a cast of characters.
WBUR has more on Carney's attempt to turn the trial into a referendum on government corruption.