The MBTA says it's disposed of the remains of a dead train at JFK/UMass and so the Red Line should be back to what passes for normal nowadays.
The Boston Fire Department reports a basement short circuit started a fire on Welles Avenue overnight that caused an estimated $300,000 in damage to a block of stores.
Firefighters responded at 1:25 a.m. to 84-88 Welles Avenue, home to a beauty salon and a barbershop and an empty storefront.
There were no injuries.
Around 4:10 p.m. on West Park Street near Westcott Street. The driver fled on foot. Police found him - and the baby in the car with him, not long after, both appeared physically OK. At least five shots fired, possibly from another car.
Around 9:10 p.m. at 140 Callender St. Not considered life threatening.
The Dorchester Reporter has the details.
The Board of Appeal yesterday approved a developer's plan to replace a commercial building and two houses with a nine-unit condo building with retail and office space on Savin Hill Avenue at Sydney Street. Read more.
Ednilson Dacosta, 28, of Dorchester, was shot around 3:30 a.m. as he sat in a car on Windsor Street at Evereteze Way, Cambridge Police and Middlesex District Attorney's office report. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Boston Police report finding "dozens of spent shells" in the area Upham Avenue near Hancock Street in Uphams Corner late Thursday.
Police say four cars and two houses were hit, but that no people were in the hail of bullets around 11:45 p.m. Police report finding two 9-mm handguns in a dumpster on Upham Avenue.
Around 8:25 p.m. at Wainwright and Brent streets.
The Dorchester Reporter has the scoop on Nordblom Co.'s plans for the old Globe plant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld a Dorchester woman's conviction for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon - the belt with which she struck her five-year-old son in the face after he acted out in kindergarten. Read more.
A Roxbury woman has pleaded guilty to 33 credit-card fraud and larcency charges related to the money and credit cards she stole from employees at three schools in Dorchester, Roxbury and Somerville and Massachusetts General Hospital, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Around 3:15 p.m. on Harlow Street, off Howard.