Boston firefighters are at 29 Myrtlebank Avenue, where a second-floor, rear porch erupted in flames around 5:50 p.m.
State Police say they continue to investigate the incident, in which they say Correia made it across the southbound side of I-93 before getting hit on the northbound side just past Columbia Road.
A multi-car crash around 9:45 p.m. on Gallivan Boulevard at the trolley bridge left one car in flames, several people possibly injured and the road shut.
Federal officials yesterday charged Arif Ali Sha, 66, with selling counterfeit goods out of stores in Dorchester, East Boston and Chelsea for ten years. Read more.
An official at UMass Boston says the school is trying to stamp out white-supremacy posters that have been appearing on campus in recent days. Read more.
The Dorchester Reporter reports the money will keep the Mattapan Line's historic trolleys running while the T figures out what to do to maintain service in the long run.
Around 3:15 p.m. at Woodrow Terrace and Jones Avenue.
Around 3:10 p.m. on Fairmount Street at Milton Avenue. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was called in.
Boston Police report a man driving a minivan reported stolen in Quincy last night crashed head on into an MBTA bus stopped at Talbot Avenue and Lithgow Street around 9:50 a.m.
The driver was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The T driver and four passengers were also taken to local hospitals for care of non-life-threatening injuries.
Around 5 p.m. at Talbot Avenue and Aspinwall Road (at least one spent shell recovered) and on Adams Street near Robinson Street and Ronan Park.
Brianne Fitzgerald, an RN with a master's in public health explains why "harm reduction" efforts, such as an Albany Street facility where addicts can come down from a high under medical supervision, shouldn't be expanded to include "safe injection" sites:
It's essentially giving up hope on people who use IV drugs. One might even call this end-of-life or hospice care. The idea of such a facility takes away a person’s autonomy and essentially forces a social agenda that supports the normalization of IV drug use over active care and treatment.
Shortly before 10 p.m. at Harvard and Bernard streets.
WCVB reports a woman suffered life-threayening injuries after a woman with whom shed been fighting outside Victoria's Diner dragged her down Mass. Ave. around 4 a.m.
Boston Police report arresting a 17-year-old after a school-police officer found "a 7.65 caliber Deutsche Werke handgun loaded with a single round of ammunition" around 8:30 this morning.
The student was charged with being delinquent for unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and unlawful possession of a large-capacity feeding device, police say.