Police and fire investigators are both looking at how the pre-teen suffered the injuries around 9:30 p.m. at 320 Talbot Ave. WBZ reports the cause was fireworks. Somebody in the apartment initially told first responders a microwave oven had blown up.
Boston Police report a man in his 20s was shot dead around 11:35 a.m. outside 68 Hancock St. A passerby, a woman in her 50s, was shot in the leg and taken to a local hospital for treatment.
A Red Line rider forwards this photo of a guy who tried and failed to get the attention of the two women on either side of him, or maybe upskirt them, on an Alewife-bound train between JFK/UMass and South Station.
We just walked through Roslindale Square and there are so many gypsy moths you have to keep your mouth closed to avoid one flying in. Reports are coming in of equally gross conditions in South Boston and Dorchester.
Josh Deering reports his flight into Logan last night had to sit 20 or 25 minutes at the gate to clear a swarm of the moths to connect the jetway.
Gunfire around 8:05 p.m. at the intersection of Hildreth and Wildwood streets left at least three cars with fresh bullet holes or scratches. No people, however, were reported hit.
Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 10:15 p.m. on Clifton Street near East Cottage. A car was also hit.
The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports the Santander Bank branch at 585 Columbia Rd., at Stoughton, was held up yesterday.
The suspect is described as 5'7" or 5'8" and muscular.
If he looks familiar, contact the task force at 617-742-5533. There could be a reward in it for you.
A Dorchester man who admitted he was drunk when he took the life of a teenager waiting to cross the street with his bicycle was sentenced today to 12 years in state prison, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
WHDH reports a crash around 2:45 a.m. on I-93 southbound near South Bay sent six people to the hospital, including a state trooper who was stopped by the side of the road dealing with another crash when a car slammed into his patrol car.