Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed on Vassar Street around 1 a.m. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.
Police responded to two locations for shots fired: Humphreys Street at Humphreys Place in Uphams Corner around 9:30 p.m. and Armandine Street just off Washington around 12:15 p.m. No reported injuries.
The Boston Licensing Board today sided with residents and elected officials and denied a license for a liquor store proposed for 438 Blue Hill Ave.
At a hearing yesterday, residents and representatives from the mayor, six city councilors and two state representatives said there was no public need for yet another liquor store in an area that already has eight of them within a half mile.
The Dorchester Reporter reports that when it comes to "Uber of [Fill in the Blank]" companies flooding Boston, most react like Dorchester is on the dark side of the moon.
Among the Dot rats irked by that: Mayor Marty Walsh, who says enough's enough.
Shabazz Augustine, 36, pleaded guilty today to second-degree murder for the 2004 death of Julaine Jules of Malden, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
UPDATE: License request rejected.
Grove Hall residents and religious leaders packed the Boston Licensing Board hearing room today to urge the board to reject a license request for a Blue Hill Avenue liquor store.
The proposed Blue Hill Liquors, 438 Blue Hill Ave., is "absolutely tone deaf to the people of Grove Hall," City Councilor Tito Jackson said. Read more.
WBUR reports on the 6-4 vote by the state education board to make Dorchester Collegiate Academy shut down due to low test scores and high attrition rates.
About 20 stunned parents in bright yellow shirts with the DCA logo stormed out after the vote, many in tears.
Around 2:40 p.m. outside 69 Nightingale St., near Wales. Police are looking for a black man with short hair and a puffy coat, who drove away.
Dot. Ave. is shut between Sudan and Crescent because of a crash sometime before 11:30 a.m. The Herald reports the pedestrian, a man in his 60s, died.
Forest Hills became the end of the line in more ways than one for one Orange Line train. Also, a Mattapan trolley exhaled its last at Ashmont. The T reports both lines are now moving again.
Our own Suldog makes the case for preserving the historic trolleys that run between Ashmont and Mattapan Square.
Melissa Benedict, 35, of Dorchester, was arraigned today on charges of motor vehicle homicide and leaving the scene of an accident causing personal injury or death for an incident around 8 a.m. yesterday on Washington Street near Harvard Street that left a man lying in the street, dead, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.