Leroy "Hitman" Martin, 34, of Brighton, was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail at his arraignment on a variety of charges related to a high-chase from Revere to Cambridge that ended with him under arrest in the Kendall Square T stop.
Martin was arraigned in Chelsea District Court on charges that include unlawful possession of a firearm, improper sale of a firearm, unlicensed... Read more
A Swampscott man allegedly expressed his frustrations at a partner pulling out of a business venture by knocking him to the ground outside a Revere restaurant, kicking him and then tearing a chunk of his nose off with his teeth, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Kenneth Michaud, 41, was arraigned today on charges of mayhem, assault and battery, assault and battery with a... Read more
The Revere Journal reports on one man's campaign against the proposed Suffolk Downs casino, which would be mostly in East Boston, but enough in Revere that that city gets to vote on allowing it as well.
A Medford man and his Winthrop girlfriend were arraigned today on charges of armed assault with intent to murder for a March 24 incident on the Blue Line that left a rider unconscious and with serious injuries that might have been even worse if the man had managed to get access to his knife, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
According to prosecutors, Paul... Read more
NECCO has sued one of its distributors, charging the company stopped paying its bills and threatened to "flood the market" with cheap knock-offs of candy hearts and wafers.
In a suit filed yesterday in US District Court, the Revere-based candy maker says it wants the $378,532.44 it claims Allied International Co. owes it in unpaid invoices, plus lots of damages.
NECCO alleges that Allied stopped... Read more
State and Revere Police braced for trouble today on receiving intelligence that hordes of Boston high-school students were going to skip class and descend on the little seaside town and do what hordes of Boston high-school students are supposedly wont to do.
Flocks of state troopers walked up and down the sidewalk in the hot sun in their warm uniforms. State troopers on motorcycles... Read more
So what was state Rep Kathi Reinstein's initial reaction to the news that her colleagues will consider making Rex Trailer the official state cowboy?
"What about Fluff?" the Revere Democrat tweeted this morning.
Of course! You may recall Reinstein filed a bill in 2006 to make the Fluffernutter the official Sandwich of the Commonwealth after state Sen. Jarrett Barrios, D-Somerville-for-Christ's-sake, proposed banning... Read more
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The Herald reports a clerk magistrate at Chelsea District Court has been reassigned to another court as investigators try to figure out how three guns being held in a court evidence safe were stolen.
Two of the guns were from cases in which the trials had already ended, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The third, however, was being held as evidence against... Read more
State Police report an East Boston man who's already been ordered to stay away from the wheel for the rest of his life was arrested for drunk driving Wednesday night in Revere.
Albert Diaz, 52, stunk of booze and had glassy, bloodshot eyes when a state trooper stopped him around 11 p.m. after spotting him speeding and weaving on Rte. 16 in a Hyundai, police... Read more
First we read about the crooked Revere cop charged with punching a blogger in the face. Now comes word a Revere woman is charged with throwing a glass of beer at comedian Steve Sweeney.
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It is the winter of â69 in Boston and Eddie Coyle is a bottom of the barrel hood attempting... Read more
Revere Police arrived at a Proctor Avenue home Monday evening on a report of a stabbing and were met by the resident. According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office:
The 65-year-old victim responded to an officer's inquiries as to who was hurt by turning and showing them a large kitchen knife still stuck in his back just above the waistline.
The man told police... Read more
CommonWealth reports on plans to begin shipping 3.9 million gallons a week of ethanol into Revere, on trains that will lumber down the Fitchburg commuter-rail line into Charlestown, where they will switch to the Newburyport/Rockport line up to a "blending terminal" to be mixed into the gasoline that is now shipped along the Rose Kennedy Greenway in 18-wheelers.
[Revere Fire] Chief Doherty chuckled when... Read more
An East Boston man had bail set at $25,000 today at his arraignment on charges he drove into a Revere pedestrian early yesterday, then sped away.
According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, a witness who had stopped at the same gas station as Ravida watched Ravida hit and kill Sothany Pen as she was walking home from work shortly before 6 a.m.... Read more
Updated 3:30 p.m., Monday.
A woman was struck and killed around 5:50 a.m. on Lee Burbank Highway by a motorist who then drove away, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Jon Ravida, 47, of East Boston, was arrested by Revere and State Police today, according to the DA's office.
Evidence shows Sothany Pen, 22, was crossing the road east to west when hit by... Read more