Boston firefighters responded around 12:20 p.m. to 5 Drummond St., for a second-floor fire that they put out quickly.
Charles Washington, 44, admitted today he led a ring that used signatures and other personal information from wealthy people to gain access to $4 million in bank accounts - and that he helped siphon out $2 million of that amount. Read more.
Officers responding to reports of shots fired in the area of Elder and Eastman streets around 10:30 p.m. found two people in a running car engulfed in flames. Officers were unable to get them out of the car and had to wait for firefighters to arrive to put out the fire. Read more.
Around 11:20 p.m. on Centre Street at Redwood Street.
The Dorchester Reporter gets a look at UMass Boston's latest ideas for the Bayside Expo Center it owns - which call for building "a modern-day Harvard Square."
Aroud 10:25 p.m. at MR Convenience Plus, 646 Blue Hill Ave., near Glenway Street.
Around 7 p.m., Stanley Staco reports.
Heineken has apparently paid somebody to paint little murals at some liquor stores in Roxbury and Dorchester that read "Roxbury Love" and "Dorchester Love," as appropriate, over large stars featuring a bottle of their product. Fine as far as it goes, but see if you can spot any similarities to the well known "Roxbury Love"/Mandela mural painted awhile back by a couple of local artists: Read more.
The Dorchester Reporter reports Nordblom, a Burlington-based developer that has focused on the suburbs, has agreed to buy the old Globe plant on Morrissey Boulevard.
Around 11 p.m. on Harlow Street, with shell casings found in Mary Hannon Park.
In the back and stomach on Inwood Street, around 7:20 p.m., Scan Boston reports.
A Charlestown woman was ordered today to repay the $1,836,862 in tax-refund checks the government says she cashed on the job at All Checks Cashed on Washington Street in a scheme involving purloined Puerto Rican social-security numbers. Read more.
Larry Davidson likes the Industry, a new higher-end restaurant at 750 Adams St. with features more typically found downtown or along the waterfront, such as valet parking and a "nitrogen fueled draft beer system" - although he says he's going to keep the Ashmont Grill as his primary go-to Dot restaurant.
Well, there was one small problem with the menu. Usually when I go to a new restaurant I find two or three entrees I really want to order, which makes it a relatively easy choice. But at The Industry I wanted to order everything on the list of entrees!