The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to a third-floor fire at 48 Nixon St. in Dorchester at 10:38 p.m. on Friday. There were no injuries.
Around 12:40 a.m. on Bentham Road. Boston Police report the man, in his late 20s, died at a local hospital.
WFXT reports on the incident at Cedar Grove involving a man who didn't have any money but didn't want to get off the trolley.
Boston Police report arresting Mike Moffet, 34, of Weymouth, for allegedly grabbing a 75-year-old woman's purse outside Florian Hall Sunday afternoon.
Police say they nabbed Moffett yesterday on a charge of unarmed robbery.
Boston Police report two people, a woman believed to be in her 30s, and a male in his teens, were shot around 2:25 p.m. outside 152 Washington St., near Morse Street.
The woman was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The teen was treated for a less serious injury.
Shortly after noon, John Burger reported the line to vote at the West Roxbury library was around the corner and up near the Lyndon School.
A federal judge this week sentenced Jaquan Casanova to 28 years in federal prison for shooting a man on the orders of the leader of a multi-state prostitution ring convinced the man was ratting them out to the feds, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.
Around 10:15 p.m. at Angel Market, 6 Glenway St., by several people in hoodies.
A couple days ago, the Globe reported how Keolis treats the Faimount Line like its spare-parts bin - pulling equipment off the line when other lines have problems. This morning, Samantha Sergeant reports:
now 754 Fairmount Readville is having engine issues after already 20mins late! WTF R WE PAYING U 4?!?!
The Krafts think the old Bayside Expo Center, now owned by UMass Boston, would make a great location for a Revolution stadium. And Shirley Leung, on the rebound from the Olympics, swoons.
Some may say I have never met a stadium I didn’t like. But I really like this one. What’s most exciting is the opportunity to build something different in a part of the city that could use an economic jolt. It’s not another strip mall, big-box retailer, or luxury condo tower — and that’s a good thing.
Bidding for the sprawling Olympics tore the city apart, but a Dorchester stadium could be the project that brings everyone together.