For the seventh time, the Supreme Judicial Court declined to overturn Paul Robinson's conviction for the murders of Patrick Hughes and his nephew, also named Patrick Hughes, in the family drugstore on Tremont Street across from Mission Church on Dec. 21, 1968. Read more.
The Board of Appeal today approved plans to replace an old pet-care place at the lonely corner of Tremont and Herald streets with a new seafood place that would offer outdoor seating in warmer months. Read more.
A federal grand jury today indicted Francisco Torres, 37, of Mattapan, on two counts of distributing cocaine and one count of conspiring with others to distribute cocaine. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting a security guard after he allegedly pistol whipped a man, pointed a gun at him and then, when the man was down on the ground, began kicking him.
Police add that luckily for all concerned, the security guard, Andrew Pierre, 34, could not have actually shot the man because he'd loaded all the magazines in both the guns he was packing backwards. Read more.
WBZ reports police tracked Wes Doughty from Middleton, where he allegedly carjacked somebody and tied him up with a seatbelt, to Tremont Street in Roxbury, where he stopped to pick up something to drink at Hollywood Liquors - which let his victim untie himself and escape.
State Police report Doughty then drove away in the man's gray, 2006 Accord, Mass. plates 7KLY80.
Around 10 p.m. at Tremont and Gurney streets, near the Roxbury Crossing Orange Line stop.
A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted Atlantic Drain Services of Roslindale and its owner, Kevin Otto, on charges of manslaughter and misleading investigators for the October drowning deaths of Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks 14 feet down while working on a trench at Dartmouth and Tremont streets on Oct. 21, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved a plan by a Dunkin' Donuts franchisee to fill in an empty storefront on Tremont Street at West Street with a new Dunks.
When open, the location means people needing a Dunkin' Donuts iced coffee while standing at Tremont and West will no longer have to walk an entire two blocks to the Dunkin' Donuts at Tremont and Park or Washington near Winter and Summer.
The developers who replaced a ramshackle old building on Tremont Street at St. Cyprians Place with a six-story, 16-unit building are now proposing to replace a neighboring ramshackle building with a 24-unit addition. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered Genki Ya, 232 Tremont St., shut for two days because BPD detectives caught three underage BU students with rum drinks - and the realistic-looking but fake out-of-state IDs they'd used to buy them. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board yesterday approved a malt and wine license for Quick Pick Convenience, 973 Tremont St. Read more.
WHDH reports one man was stabbed in the neck, the other in the back during a fight that may have involved wooden stakes pulled out of the ground around 4 p.m. outside the Subway shop, 144 Tremont St.
An attorney for New York Pizza, 224 Tremont St., pleaded with the Boston Licensing Board this morning not to punish his client for large crowds early one October morning because of the role the place plays in keeping drunks from behind the wheel. Read more.
Subway, 961 Tremont St., held up around 10 a.m. by two men, one with a gun. Both suspects were described as black, one about 6' and in his 20s or 30s and wearing a black coat with a gray hoodie, the other about 5'8" and wearing a cream coat and 45 to 50.
Kathleen O'Donnell paused to admire the scene outside Sault New England on Tremont Street in the South End this morning.