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.
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.
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.
Revere Police urged people not already in Revere to stay... Read more
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.
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... Read more
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
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
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.
The Globe reports on Supreme Judicial Court Justice Robert Cordy, who once did lobbying for Suffolk Downs and who worked for then Gov. William Weld, now a lawyer for Steve Wynn, which is battling Suffolk Downs/Mohegan Sun for the Boston area's one casino license.
Lawsuit? Mayor Walsh issued this statement today on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission's decision yesterday that Boston isn't a referendum-holding host community for either of the proposed local casinos:
Based on the ambiguous and arbitrary process the Gaming Commission has pursued, we believe that we have multiple options available to us at this time.
We are continuing to work aggressively to determine the appropriate... Read more
Yeah, sure, casinos right on the city line will have major impacts on Boston, but Boston is not a "host community" for either of the proposed casinos, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission decided today. The vote means Boston will not be able to hold referendums on the casinos that could block them permanently.
Commission members unanimously rejected arguments by Boston officials that the Suffolk Downs racetrack,... Read more
Stephen Crosby just announced that while he knows he's impartial despite his longstanding ties to one of the owners of the site of a proposed Everett casino, too many other people think he can't be, so he's recusing himself from any discussions or votes related to the proposed casinos at Suffolk Downs and in Everett.
Authorities say they've been unable to identify a man whose body washed up on Revere Beach last week and are seeking the public's help.
The man's body was in very bad shape, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, adding that forensic anthropologists consulted by State Police believe he was between 20 and 40 - and likely closer to 20 than 40. The... Read more
State Police report the body has been delivered to the medical examiner to determine cause of death. No word on identity, although the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports the body, found late this morning, appears to be that of an adult.
A passerby spotted them late this morning just inside the water at the shoreline and called his observations in at about 11:30.... Read more
Anthony Pasco, 29, of Chelsea, was scheduled for arraignment yesterday on charges he broke into a Revere home on Tuesday. However, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports:
Those proceedings were delayed for medical reasons - his encounter with the residents of that home left him with injuries requiring his hospitalization at Mass General. He has since been discharged and is now expected in court... Read more