By - 6/16/11 - 4:01 pm

Last week, Boston hosted the American Public Transportation Association's annual rail conference. A highlight of the conference is always the rail rodeo, in which teams from subway systems across the continent compete in both train maintenance and operation.

Turns out some Blue Line riders had to take a shuttle bus instead of trains to let the teams do some competition - and get some... Read more

By - 6/10/11 - 8:23 am

Herald photog Mark Garfinkel chronicles his day yesterday: High-school kids at Revere Beach, lightning (specifically, high-school kids at Revere Beach watching lightning), the search for a missing jet skier off Lynn and a shootout between police and a barricaded suspect.

By - 6/9/11 - 11:42 am

Local and State Police are on high alert: They've gotten word that many Boston high-school students brought bathing suits with them to school and are planning to head for the beach. Revere hates Boston kids with the blinding passion of 10,000 suns, so of course they're already closing roads and bringing in extra officers and prisoner transport vans.... Read more

By - 5/20/11 - 4:34 pm

A Saugus man wanted by the Army for going AWOL now faces charges in Revere that he dragged a puppy down the street long enough to make one of its paws bleed, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Prosecutors urged Robert H. Dambra, 30, be held without bail; Chelsea District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes set bail at $450. According to the DA's office, police... Read more

By - 5/19/11 - 3:35 pm

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A Revere man who worked for an MBTA pass subcontractor was arrested today on charges he used pass equipment to print up commuter-rail and subway passes he'd sell for a discount on Craigslist.

Andres... Read more

By - 5/12/11 - 7:03 am

The Revere Journal reports on a brawl that erupted after a minor fender-bender in a Dunkin' Donuts parking lot:

Cordischi seemed to be getting beaten, so her pregnant friend got out of the car to try to break up the fight.

The pregnant woman screamed at Giangrande to get off her friend.

When Giangrande heard the scream, she allegedly turned around and cold-cocked the

... Read more
By - 4/22/11 - 5:05 pm

The boyfriend of a five-year-old boy's mother was arrested today after State Police and EMTs found the boy "unresponsive" on the sidewalk near his home on Revere Beach Parkway, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Joseph Testa, 28, will be arraigned Monday in Chelsea District Court on charges of assault and battery on a child causing serious bodily injury, wantonly or recklessly permitting bodily... Read more

By - 4/20/11 - 4:43 pm

The Revere Journal reports that cop arrested last week may only be the tip of the iceberg.

By - 4/20/11 - 11:59 am

Your Mom Is So Revere:

You give her a gift certificate to Dunkin Donuts and carton of Malboros for Christmas every year.

She talks like Beachmont is four towns over "YOUS GOIN ALL THE WAYTA BEACHMONT?"

She gets offended if people think she is from Medford.

Yer Cambridge Mom jokes.... Read more

By - 4/12/11 - 11:08 pm

Todd Randall, a Revere police officer, was arrested today on charges he was caught accepting $200 in FBI bribe money in exchange for fixing a court case in Chelsea District Court and then lying about it to FBI agents, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports.

According to the US Attorney's office, Randall, 40, drove to an Everett home of an FBI informant on... Read more

By - 3/21/11 - 4:07 pm

The Globe reports the mesh disks are now turning up on Revere Beach, just six miles north of Boston Harbor.

By - 3/16/11 - 9:22 am

The former director of the Revere Public Library was indicted yesterday on charges he used city money to buy hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of books, DVDs, software and "collectible curios," that he either kept or sold on eBay - including elephant tusks.

Robert Rice, 45, of Rowley, was charged with three counts of larceny over $250, three counts of embezzlement by a city... Read more

By - 3/12/11 - 11:54 pm

Check another one off your bucket list: Watch woman iron the sand at Revere Beach.

By - 3/9/11 - 7:57 am

A Revere man nabbed on Saturday for alleged drunk driving - for the fourth time - told a judge Monday he didn't realize his arrest meant he wasn't supposed to drive, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.

Chelsea District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes sternly warned Jesse Dalrymple to not drive home from court - or anywhere else - at least until his case... Read more

By - 3/4/11 - 3:27 pm

LaraThe owner of a school-van service was arraigned yesterday on charges he sexually assaulted a young girl in one of his vans on the way home from school on Tuesday.

Sergio Lara, 53, was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail at his arraignment in Chelsea District Court on charges of rape of a... Read more

By - 2/23/11 - 2:20 pm

Nelson Banol of Revere was sentenced to 5 1/2 months in federal prison today for his role in a plot to steal supplies from Mass. General and ship them to Colombia.

Banol, who worked at the hospital, admitted he stole $3,240 worth of sutures over a 19-month period, along with another man who is charged with stealing roughly $163,000 worth of pediatric pulse oximetry sensors,... Read more

By - 2/16/11 - 2:04 pm

A Revere man was arraigned today on charges he went berserk in a pick-up mounted with a snow plow outside his house last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

According to the DA's office, Michael Ciarlone, 54, came out of his Bradstreet Avenue home late on Jan. 14 to find a car parked in "his" space. Prosecutors allege he used the plow to... Read more

By - 2/10/11 - 11:33 am

The Revere Journal reports on the stabbing at the Squire Lounge this past Friday, allegedly by a man known only for his Irish heritage. A second would-be victim managed to beat off the Irish man and his pals with his cane, the Journal says.

By - 1/30/11 - 10:10 am

State Police are investigating the shooting death of Mario Rosa, 24, at his 170 Bellingham Ave. home about 10 p.m. Saturday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.... Read more