A sleep-deprived citizen reports from Northampton Street:
The guy living at 182 Northampton has a minivan and the alarm goes off EVERY SINGLE NIGHT, several times, between 1 and 4 in the morning. I have submitted this ticket three times and have never even received a response -- please, tell me who I should call or what I should do. It is getting really... Read more
Boston Police report arresting a Quincy man on charges he broke into the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in the South End early this morning after he allegedly turned on a series of electric candles, then broke out the sacramental wine and wafers for a little snack before falling asleep.
Police say they were alerted to the mans's presence by somebody with a legitimate... Read more
Jed Hresko captured a new train countdown clock at Mass. Ave. on the Orange Line tonight. The T began rolling out the service on the Red Line a few months ago. He reports:
Pretty sophisticated. The sign changes from ARR to BRD right as the train... Read more
When a trademark group representing professional sports leagues demanded Stephen Sirabella stop selling reproductions of championship rings, he didn't just pull down his Web site and stop offering the rings on eBay. He sued.
In a lawsuit filed yesterday in US District Court in Boston, Sirabella argues that the Coalition to Advance the Protection of Sports Logos fouled out with an October letter... Read more
Boston Daily reports Trojan will be handing out vibrators from "pleasure carts between noon and 4, thereby avoiding the possibility of a dustup with the authorities at City Hall Plaza, where they originally wanted to sex us up.
Boston Police report arresting a one-man crime spree who, they charge, broke into two businesses in the South End and the Back Bay early this morning and then tried to sell some of his ill-gotten goods at a Back Bay convenience store.
Police say Juan Maddox, 44, started his night around 2:45 a.m. at the Buttery, 312 Shawmut Ave., where he made off with a... Read more
Angel Carraquillo is planning a Dec. 1 opening for Mana Escondido Cafe, 68 Pembroke St., where he says he'll dish up Puerto Rican specialties such as mofongo, as well as some dishes he says are currently unavailable anywhere in Massachusetts.
The offices of the mayor and at-large City Councilor Felix Arroyo declared themselves "delighted" and "extremely excited," respectively, at a Boston Licensing Board... Read more
A man released from prison thanks to possible tampering of the evidence against him by former state chemist Annie Dookhan is scheduled for arraignment today on a new charge of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Torrie Haynes, 30, of Dorchester, was arrested near East Berkeley Street and Harrison Avenue Friday afternoon, the DA's office says:
At... Read more
Brockton24_7 tweets somebody fell on the tracks at the Mass. Ave. stop shortly before 3 p.m. Service was, of course, halted to let him be scooped up.
Boston Police report a man walking in the alley between West Brookline and West Canton streets around 7 p.m. yesterday found himself confronted by three teens on bikes:
As the victim continued to walk, one of the suspects (unknown black male wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt) blocked his path and stated, "Give me all your (expletive)" and reached towards the victim. The victim stated,... Read more
A man who allegedly fled to Texas after gunning a man down in the South End last year and a man convicted of torturing a cat and then tossing its flaming carcass into an East Boston apartment building have hearings today on requests to overturn their separate drug convictions because of possible evidence tampering by ex-state chemist Annie Dookhan.
The Suffolk County District Attorneys'... Read more
UPDATE: Victim identified as Nicholas Martineze, 22.
Three Hyde Park residents - one wearing a court-ordered GPS device for a drug conviction last year - were ordered held without bail today on charges they murdered a man in another car last night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Shakeem Johnson, 22, Jaquan Hill, 19, and Raymond Concepcion, 15, all of Hyde Park, were arraigned... Read more
Boston and State Police are swarming the area from Boston Medical Center to Freeport Street in Dorchester, looking for evidence in a shooting spree that left one man dead and that ended with arrests after... Read more
Marcus Pixley, who had his bail lowered because the cocaine he was charged with wanting to distribute was tested by alleged disgraced state chemist Annie Dookhan, was arrested last night in Quincy and is scheduled for arraignment this afternoon in Suffolk Superior Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
A judge last month reduced the convicted rapist's bail on the coke charges from $5,000... Read more
A Suffolk Superior Court judge this morning issued an arrest warrant for Marcus Pixley, who skipped out on a scheduled court appearance yesterday on drug-distribution charges, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Pixley was originally held on $5,000 bail for his February, 2011 arrest in the South End for allegedly selling two... Read more