Cambridge

By - 5/24/17 - 8:18 pm

The T reports "minor" delays because of signal problems at Alewife. Seth Rosenberg provides the opposing viewpoint:

This is a bold faced lie. I just got booted off a train at central that had moved 6 stops in 40 mins. At least call it severe.

By - 5/22/17 - 8:40 pm

Yasuna Murakami, 44, of Cambridge, was arrested at the Canadian border Saturday on a wire-fraud charge that could mean up to 20 years in federal prison, as he tried to re-enter the US, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/18/17 - 5:45 pm

Cambridge Day reports the guy will also have to take an anger-management class for his role in the 2015 incident. A jury convicted him of guilty of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, negligent operation and leaving the scene of a personal-injury accident.

By - 5/18/17 - 8:56 am

Signal issues at Alewife are making for a less than optimal commute this morning.

By - 5/14/17 - 9:31 pm

State Police report a woman suffered serious injuries trying to get across Memorial Drive near Micro Center around 5:15 p.m.

State Police say the woman, whose identity they are still trying to ascertain, was hit in an westbound lane by a motorist driving a 2009 BMW M5. The road was shut in both directions for an investigation.

By - 5/13/17 - 7:08 pm
Sean Spicer between bushes in Porter Square

Bob Sawyer spotted Sean Spicer, or, at least, a photo of his head, among the bushes in Porter Square today.

By - 5/12/17 - 9:32 am

Cambridge Day reports how Councilor E. Denise Simmons, serving as mayor this year, began yelling at Councilor Nadeem Mazen, not running for re-election this fall, over something to do with a budget meeting on the city elections department.

By - 5/11/17 - 9:58 am

MIT Police report that LaVerde’s Market, in the Student Center, 84 Massachusetts Ave., was burglarized last night: Read more.

By - 5/8/17 - 10:55 am

Cambridge Police report arresting a local man they say has been breaking into apartments for two years. Read more.

By - 5/5/17 - 8:49 am

The Herald reports on the arraignment of a Chinatown resident and four others on charges they forced women from Queens to work as prostitutes for 12 hours a day with no pay at brothels in Chinatown, Quincy, Cambridge and North Reading.

By - 5/4/17 - 10:31 pm

The Crimson reports that more than 60 students who took "Harvard’s flagship introductory computer science course" last fall have had to face hearings to answer charges of "academic dishonesty" - which the Crimson adds may have been unintentional and due to stupidly vague rules on student collaboration.

By - 5/3/17 - 10:02 am

Cambridge Police report they are investigating gunfire at Sciarappa and Hurley streets around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday - and that they will step up patrols in the area. Read more.

By - 5/1/17 - 4:59 pm

And just as rush hour starts.

By - 4/28/17 - 9:35 am

Somewhere between Alewife and Harvard is a Red Line train that has bought the farm, causing what the T calls "minor" delays.

By - 4/27/17 - 4:39 pm

RoadTrip New England took in the Baker House piano drop at MIT today.

By - 4/21/17 - 11:04 pm
Wanted man

UPDATE: Transit Police report the suspect turned himself in.

Transit Police have issued a BOLO for a guy they say started screaming at a group of young kids and their chaperone on a Green Line trolley to Lechmere yesterday afternoon - and then physically attacked their chaperone at the station. Read more.

By - 4/21/17 - 9:47 pm

Lights blinked off at some 1,000 residences and businesses around 8:30 p.m. Eversource estimates 10:15 p.m. for full restoration.

By - 4/21/17 - 3:05 pm

The Times reports the Justice Department has singled out nine jurisdictions - including the entire state of Connecticut - as the first places to possibly lose federal grants over their refusal to let local law enforcement hand over whatever information ICE wants.