The Revere Journal reports on what draws the hunters to Revere - and why its state rep wants to keep them out.
The Revere Journal fills us in on the search for an armed local man who allegedly took over a local club through threats and some actual violence. At one point, the Journal reports, the guy and an accomplice beat a club employee with a rifle butt, then kidnapped him - losing him when he managed to jump out of their moving car.
MBTA Transit Police report arresting two guys who didn't take kindly to news early this morning that a T worker wouldn't personally drive them back home and that a cab driver wouldn't take them to Blue Hill Avenue for a flat $20.
Ivan Hernandez, 22, of Dorchester, and Jevaun Jacques, 21, of Mattapan, face a variety of charges for a melee outside Wonderland station around 1:30 a.m. that police say started when they went up to a T employee, said they were T workers themselves and that he should drive them post haste to Blue Hill Avenue. When he refused, police say, they kicked his car. Then, police say:
A ton of kite surfers flocked to Revere Beach today to take advantage of the strong winds.
Revere, Saugus and State Police are looking for whoever beat a man half to death outside Kappy's Liquors and Bill and Bob's Roast Beef around 5 p.m. yesterday.
The victim was taken to Mass. General with life-threatening injuries. State Police said this morning he is expected to survive.
Police are looking for a black man with dreadlocks, possibly in a gray hoodie. A search that included police dogs and a State Police helicopter in the woods along the Revere/Saugus border was called off around 11 p.m.
A Revere man was indicted this week on charges he won contracts from Revere city agencies to trim trees by submitting high bids from dummy companies - and then a fake insurance certificate - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Daniel Hibbard, 52, will be arraigned Monday on a 12-count indictment for procurement fraud and presenting a false claim to a public agency for contracts he won from the city of Revere and the Revere Housing Authorit, the DA's office says.
The DA's office explains the allged scam:
A Revere woman wanted for slicing up a rival in a fight, hitting a cop and ramming two cruisers in a car with two kids inside in 2001 was recaptured this week in Chelsea, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports
No, really. The Revere Journal chats with Brian Poe about his beachside home:
Speaking with the Journal in a recent interview, Poe said that watching the sunrise over Revere Beach and hanging out in various Beach locales has given him the respite to continually go into Boston and create meals that generate quite a buzz.
Trains are dead in Revere thanks to a downed wire, so that that means busing between Orient Heights and Wonderland - and a chance for passengers stuck near Revere Beach to get a first-hand taste of how the Revere Fire Department evacuates people from trains. Expect, as they say, significant delays.
Another T worker caught snoozing on the job, this time at Revere Beach.
UPDATE: The storm knocked out power in Salem and Saugus and NECN reports cars in flood waters on Broadway in Malden.
Rob Bellinger traveled to Revere Beach yesterday for the sand-carving festival, including this sandy statue of a see-through Medusa.
A Revere woman was charged with stealing copies of some of her criminal records out of East Boston District Court this week, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Nicole DiFazi, 24, allegedly entered the clerk's office Monday and asked for copies of some of the records in her criminal file. The DA's office says:
The Revere Journal reports city officials were scheduled to file a criminal complaint against Everett state Rep. Steve Smith over conditions in a building the legislator owns in their city.
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.
State Police posted this photo of Trooper Carolyn Manzi taking a lost boy back to his mom at Revere Beach yesterday.
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.