Revere

By - 11/8/13 - 3:30 pm

A Marlboro man was arrested yesterday on charges he pointed a loaded gun at a woman he saw walking down the street and forced her into his Jaguar in an attempt to get her to start turning tricks for him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office charges.

Jean Doresca, 26, was arraigned today on charges of armed kidnapping, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon,... Read more

By - 10/29/13 - 10:42 am

Suffolk Downs officials said today they were shocked to learn of the issues raised by a state investigation into operations at their proposed casino operator earlier this month - especially after learning state investigators had started asking questions about them several months earlier.

Meanwhile, officials said they are talking to a number of new possible casino operators, but can't guarantee they'll have one selected by... Read more

By - 10/21/13 - 8:33 pm

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission today, Caesars Entertainment said Massachusetts gaming investigators raised red flags over three issues related to its proposed involvement in the Suffolk Downs project: One executive's past "employment by public companies in the internet gaming industry," the company's overall financial health, but most important, a "business relationship related to a license agreement for branding of a... Read more

By - 10/18/13 - 8:13 am

Hevis Lleshi, who worked with Annie Dookhan at that now closed crime lab in JP, faces arraignment today on charges she rear ended another vehicle while drunk Wednesday evening.

Lleshi, 32, of Quincy, was arrested at North Shore Road and Oak Island Street in Revere, the DA's office says, adding police found her "visibly intoxicated" and blew a .24 on a breath test. The pregnant... Read more

By - 10/16/13 - 6:15 am

REVERE- At the Christopher Columbus Day Parade held in Revere on October 14, 2013, Interim Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins once again lost control of himself when he began acting like an animal, and threatened to “kick his opponent’s (Bennett) ass…”

This most recent mental meltdown by Tompkins, who called Bennett a “f@$%&ng bitch,” occurred in public in front of Revere City Council President... Read more

By - 9/25/13 - 10:59 am

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who attacked another man on a Blue Line train entering Revere Beach on Sept. 17 after the two had had an argument at Maverick.

He's described as Hispanic, 30-35, about 5'7" with a heavy build and black hair.

If you see him, contact Transit Police at 617-222-1050, or send an anonymous tip to 873873.

By - 9/23/13 - 5:11 pm

A Revere man faces arson and attempted-murder charges after his house caught fire while his wife was inside last night.

Dale Peretti, 40, had bail set at $25,000 at his arraignment today, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.

Prosecutors charge Peretti doused the first floor of the house with gasoline, then lit a match in the dining room - outside the bathroom his... Read more

By - 9/3/13 - 10:06 am

Click on this link to watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZszLm-CCmio&feature=player_detailpage

Jean Jackson, the owner of La Paix barber shop at 1059 Hyde Park Avenue in Boston, testifies how Suffolk County Interim Sheriff Steven Tompkins unlawfully pulled out his badge and demanded that the store owner remove Douglas Bennett for Sheriff's sign "because it was too early to put up campaign

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By - 8/25/13 - 12:06 pm

Peter DeConnick, 46, will be arraigned Monday on charges of murder for the death of Ronald Russo, 50, whose body was found in a blood-soaked Revere Beach Parkway mobile home last night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Authorities were called to that scene by a civilian at about 8:30 last night an investigators believe the suspect stabbed the victim in the course

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By - 8/25/13 - 10:57 am

Wonderland bridge

Kris Haight photographed the new pedestrian bridge between Wonderland station and the beach in Revere.

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 8/25/13 - 8:44 am

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On Friday evening I went to Revere Beach with a friend of mine for some Kelly's. I hadn't been to the Wonderland T Stop in a very long time so I was kind of surprised that how quickly the pedestrian bridge went up.

Outside of the skateboarders totally loving the bridge and the stone work, I was kind of... Read more

By - 8/22/13 - 6:45 am

BOSTON- Steven Tompkins will face a BMC Roxbury District Court Criminal Magistrate over Theft and Property Destruction on September 10, 2013.

Suffolk County Interim Sheriff Steven Tompkins of 106 Williams Street in Hyde Park will face a Criminal Magistrate over the theft and property destruction of rival Sheriff Candidate Douglas Bennett’s campaign signs in Egleston Square in Roxbury last Wednesday August 14, 2013 between... Read more

By - 8/21/13 - 11:51 pm

A Winthrop man who allegedly exposed himself to a father and his son inside a bath house on Saturday and then urinated all over the booking room at the nearby State Police barracks after being scooped up off Blue Line tracks was ordered to pay $1,000 bail and wear a GPS monitor while his case is pending, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Chelsea... Read more

By - 8/8/13 - 8:42 am

For the second time in two weeks, the Blue Line couldn't run during the morning rush hour due to wire problems.

By - 7/25/13 - 9:35 am

USO, the non-profit group that provides off-hours relaxation and "Care packages" for members of the US military, is suing Revere-based NECCO, alleging the company kept advertising "Red White and You" Sweetheart candies as benefiting service members even after a deal between the two lapsed.

In its suit, filed in US District Court in Boston yesterday, USO acknowledges NECCO donated $75,000 to the organization in 2009... Read more

By - 7/22/13 - 9:34 am

Sand embrace

Photographynatalia took a trip to Revere Beach for the annual sand-sculpting competition.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 7/1/13 - 11:17 pm

State Sen. Sal DiDomenico reports that Global Oil has decided to cancel plans to run trains full of ethanol to a proposed "blending" facility in Revere. The decision came after the legislature approved a bill that would have basically prohibited the new facility.

By - 6/4/13 - 6:48 pm

KerivanA Marblehead man admitted today he head butted an MBTA bus driver at Wonderland last July, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

John Kerivan, 48, headed into court asking for a suspended sentence in exchange for pleading guilty to assault and battery on a public employee. Assistant District Attorney Thomas Ozbolt, who headed... Read more

By - 5/31/13 - 7:58 am

1919 bathing suitsSee it larger.

With triple-H conditions forecast through the weekend, it might be time for a trip to Revere Beach, as Leslie Jones took in 1919. But you might want to get there early - it can get crowded, as he showed... Read more

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