Boy, it's going to be great when the spiffy new Orange Line cars arrive and you'll get to spend extra time enjoying them, thanks to the sort of signal problems the T is reporting at Community College.
State Police report charging two teens from Everett for a prank note left on a friend's car that led to the evacuation of both the community college and the neighboring T stop on July 25.
A train decided to end it all at Community College and now the Orange Line is wicked slow.
Tim Hanafin shows us the sitch at Community College around 6:50 p.m., after a train dumped him and everybody off there, leaving them stranded, waiting for a shuttle bus or a sign from God or something.
UPDATE, 6:25 p.m. The T stop has been re-opened and normal service is resuming.
The Orange Line came to a halt in both directions after State Police responded to Bunker Hill Community College for a bomb threat late this afternoon. The T is now running shuttle buses between North Station and Sullivan Square.
The T reports "moderate" delays due to an Orange Line train that reached a premature end of the line at Community College.
Transit Police report an off-duty Transit cop who went to investigate why a T worker was ordering two people off an Orange Line train at Community College quickly found himself under attack by a Saugus man and his daughter.
According to police, the train had just pulled into the station around 11:45 p.m. on Friday ... Read more.
UPDATE: Arrest made.
Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for allegedly assaulting a family at the Community College Orange Line station yesterday.
The subject depicted accosted a family and made harsh sexual comments directed at a nine year old child female.
If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.
It's buses between Community College and North Station on the Orange Line this morning.
A gun-toting suspect twice managed to elude police in Charlestown tonight - first by running away from a Boston Police officer near the Navy Yard, then by apparently walking through the Orange Line tunnel from Community College to North Station, where he got up on the platform and disappeared. Read more.
He was the shirtless guy, covered in cuts and holding a brick, just standing there right outside the station, around 3:30 p.m. yesterday.
"Yeah, I did it," Stephen Fusco, 46, of Malden, told officers, Transit Police report.
Fusco, scheduled for arraignment today in Charlestown District Court on a charge of making threats to commit a crime, did not proffer a reason for applying his brick to a train window.
UPDATE: Another Red Line train died at Harvard around 5 p.m. Of course.
There's a dead trolley on the Riverside Line and an Orange Line train was emptied at Community College around 3:30 p.m.
Oh, by the way, the T is looking for riders to join a "customer opinion panel" to answer surveys every three months and get a chance to win a monthly LinkPass.
A Charlestown District Court judge set bail at $300 today for Antwan Crawford on charges he kicked an eight-year-old girl at the Community College Orange Line stop last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
According to the DA's office:
Fluorescent tube at Comm. College Station nearly landed on my head, hit the ground and exploded.
The MBTA reports a Charlestown man was arrested for allegedly grabbing a woman's behind at Community College on the Orange Line on July 8 and that a Brighton man was arrested at Copley this morning for allegedly rubbing against a woman from behind on a B trolley - and then pinning her in and continuing to grind away.
In the Orange Line incident, John Velho, 36, allegedly grabbed a woman's buttocks around 6 p.m. on July 8, then immediately apologized. But he allegedly then followed the woman onto the platform, where she reported him to an inspector, who responded by ordering a halt to Orange Line service and calling police. Velho then fled from the station, the MBTA says, adding Velho was arrested today on a charge of indecent assault and battery.
Dramatic shot of the Oscar Meyer Weinermobile outside the Community College T stop.
Quick, which will take over your entire brain faster? The jingle for Oscar Meyer or the one for Fluff?
CS was on an Orange Line train close enough to that electrocuted guy to smell his burned flesh as the current to the train shorted out. Just as bad was the awful way passengers had to get off the train - after 45 minutes of just sitting there, they were led down the tracks to a Bunker Hill Community College parking lot::