The train has since been taken to the Red Line equivalent of a glue factory and service on the Ashmont branch is supposed to be OK now, the MBTA reports.
Federal and Boston investigators are continuing to carve up a string of Boston fried-chicken places owned by Pakistani nationals and Americans of Pakistani origin in an investigation that has already led to guilty pleas by two men and the shutdown of a Hyde Park fried-chicken joint. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board holds hearings on five fried-chicken take-out places in Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan on Tuesday to decide whether to pull their food-serving licenses after their main owner pleaded guilty to federal tax-fraud charges related to their operation. Read more.
Lance Holloman, 30, was charged with two murders Sunday that left an East Taunton man dying on the side of I-93 and a New Hampshire woman fatally shot in Holloman's Dorchester home, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and State Police report.
Both in the stomach, shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Kingsdale Street at Standish Street, Scott Parkinson reports.
Shortly after 8 p.m. at 2 Creston Park.
In the leg, at Brook Avenue and Dudley Street, around 9:20 p.m.
Scott Stevens, Jr., 32, of East Taunton, died this afternoon at Boston Medical Center, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Stevens and his father, Scott Stevens, Sr., 54, of Raynham, were shot Sunday afternoon as they rode their motorcycles south on I-93 near Neponset Circle. His father suffered less severe injuries, police say.
NBC Boston reports a man was shot, shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday, at 124 Glenway St. His injuries were not considered life threatening.
At 11 Santuit St., near Roseland Street, around 10:20 p.m. The victim was declared dead at the scene, Boston Police report.
Gretchen Van Ness is one of the motorists who got stuck in what turned into at least 90 minutes of gridlock on I-93 southbound this afternoon after police shut the road following a double shooting near Neponset Circle. She reports people have been "terrific" and kept their cool - and that this guy walked down the road handing out Oreos.
A few years ago, a self-proclaimed "Boston insider" wrote a book about moving to Boston. Seems fine, except as one Dorchester resident noticed the other day, the book declares that Dot residents often call their neighborhood "The Chest."
While newcomers will want to stay clear of certain areas of the Chest, several are worth considering, especially if you're on a budget.
Officer Mike Keaney rounds up District C-11's latest stupid-criminal reports, including one involving a guy who burst into an Ashmont store with a gun, got impatient with how slowly the manager was getting him money from the cash register and reached over the counter to grab some bills, putting his gun down on the counter in the process - letting the manager grab it and turn the tables on him.
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