Revere

By - 9/18/14 - 2:05 pm

In 2012, Robert Greim interviewed jockeys at Suffolk Downs.

Next Thursday, the state Gaming Commission plans to discuss the imminent shutdown of the track and what to do about it - and the workers who are losing their jobs:

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission fully understands and is saddened by the impact discontinuance of live thoroughbred racing at Suffolk Downs will have on the lives of

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By - 9/18/14 - 8:09 am

Dear friends, supporters, and loved ones,

I want to thank you for your hard work over these past 15 months in our effort to win the Sheriff’s race. Although we did not come out on top, we did finish 2nd in the election and I am proud to say that 1 out of every 4 Boston voters wants me to be their Sheriff, the... Read more

By - 9/14/14 - 10:29 am

State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office today released an interview with Marlene Taraskiewicz, whose daughter Susan was murdered in September, 1992.

In the interview, Traskiewicz pleads for anybody with information to contact State Police, but adds:

We've been here 22 years. I am a very healthy woman and I am not going away. You're going to look over your shoulder until the

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By - 9/8/14 - 8:02 am

WBUR reports on the decision between Suffolk Downs/Mohegan Sun in Revere and Wynn in Everett - two months before voters decide whether to allow any casinos in the state at all.

By - 8/23/14 - 10:09 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports that when a 21-year-old got kicked out of a party on Oak Tree Lane in Revere for brawling, he went and got his pa and a female relative and returned to apply some justice:

The 21-year-old and 50-year-old men are believed to have struck the residence with rocks and baseball bats.

Unfortunately for them, the 77-year-old owner of... Read more

By - 8/11/14 - 10:42 am

The Boston Business Journal reports the Massachusetts chapter of the American Institute of Architects finds the Mohegan Sun proposal for Revere much better on the outside.

By - 8/10/14 - 8:42 am

WCVB reports on the fire last night in an apartment building at 190 Campbell Ave. The Red Cross reports more than 35 people were made homeless.

The victim was 64.

Revere and State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office are investigating the fire, but a spokesman for the DA's office says:

Although the cause and origin of the fire remain under investigation,

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By - 8/5/14 - 9:51 am

Wire troubles on the Blue Line mean buses instead of subways between Orient Heights and Wonderland this morning.

By - 8/1/14 - 4:57 pm

Channel 5 report: "We're not sure if that belongs to that Dunkin' Donuts on that side or the one behind the Sunoco gas station."

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 7/30/14 - 10:52 pm

WBZ reports Revere Police have arrested a woman on charges she rummaged around a Revere firehouse while firefighters were at a fire and then used one firefighter's credit card at some local stores.

By - 7/28/14 - 7:25 pm

National Weather Service experts report that based on the evidence on the ground, the tornado that hit Revere this morning seemed to have had maximum winds of 120 m.p.h. and that it traveled two miles on the ground along Broadway.

The funnel, 3/8 of a mile wide, would be an EF2 on the 0-5 scale used to measure tornadoes.... Read more

By - 7/28/14 - 10:33 am
Downed trees in Revere

Numerous streets blocked by fallen trees and downed wires; police warning of gas leaks. See the comments for the initial statement from the National Weather Service.

Some video:

Revere Police urged people not already in Revere to stay... Read more

By - 7/26/14 - 10:47 pm

Around 9:30 p.m., WBZ reports.

Earlier:
Two shot in Revere.

By - 7/26/14 - 8:45 am

Updated with info from the DA's office.

Two bystanders at a fight outside a Revere Beach club wound up shot early this morning, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.

Both victims, a man, 33, and a woman, 36, were taken to Mass. General and are expected to survive. Mike, who first reported the incident, said one was shot in the leg and... Read more

By - 7/22/14 - 11:30 am
Wanted in Revere

Revere Police are looking for a woman they say walked into the city's Central Fire Station with two children on July 7 while firefighters were at a fire on Revere Beach.

The female proceeded to walk around the Fire Station and later took a wallet belonging to a Firefighter that was left behind. Later that evening, the above pictured female used stolen credit cards

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By - 7/7/14 - 6:10 pm
Storm view from Seaport in South boston

The view from the Seaport around 6:05 p.m. See larger. Photo by Allen Rines.

You know, the part of our sprawling county where the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning?

A TRAINED SPOTTER IN LYNN REPORTED A FUNNEL CLOUD TO THE SOUTHWEST AT 555 PM.

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By - 6/30/14 - 12:11 pm
Enzo the parrot is missing

State Police have issued an APB for Enzo, a 6-year-old African Gray who flew out of his Revere home. Trooper Dustin Fitch says:

Enzo could have flown anywhere in the Revere, Everett, Malden or Saugus area. If you see Enzo anywhere, please message me and I'll inform Enzo's family who misses him.

Fowl play is not suspected.... Read more

By - 6/10/14 - 5:21 pm

A guy charged with nearly disemboweling a man and slicing up a woman after an argument at the Wonderland Blue Line stop was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 at his arraignment yesterday in a Whidden Hospital room - where he is now being treated for his own chest pains - the Sufffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Matthew DeCosta, 29, is charged with armed... Read more

By - 6/6/14 - 9:45 pm

Police say a man stabbed two people at the Wonderland Blue Line station around 9:30 p.m., then hopped on a Blue Line train. He only got as far as the next stop - Revere Beach - because police had the train stopped there until they could arrive to arrest him.

Transit Police report he stabbed a man and a woman. Both were taken to... Read more

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