Niambe McIntosh, daughter of the late reggae singer Peter Tosh and a BPS special-education teacher, appears in a YouTube video seeking a bail reduction for her brother Jawara McIntosh, a Dorchester resident arrested in Mahwah, NJ in June after police say they stopped him for driving drunk and then found more than 65 pounds of pot in his car's trunk.
The Globe cites sources.
Golar Richie sent e-mail to supporters tonight inviting them to "a Mayor of Boston endorsement event" at 10 a.m. on Saturday at First Parish Church, 10 Parish St., in Dorchester.
A Suffolk Superior Court judge today ruled against Calvin Carnes' request for a new trial for the brutal 2005 slaying of four men in a Dorchester basement, repeatedly calling his reasoning "without merit," the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Judge Patrick Brady's ruling that Carnes got a fair trial comes three years after the Supreme Judicial Court, the state's highest, also ... Read more
The teen was arraigned for attempted murder today for a shooting on Corona Street that sent an 18-year-old to the hospital in serious condition last night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The teen, already facing burglary charges in a separate incident, was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, adding his name was not released... Read more
Boston firefighters responded to 93 Homes Ave. for a fire around 11:20 a.m. It was declared knocked down around 11:40 a.m.
As LifeLesson617 noticed in Grove Hall, the T did a better job of relocating bus stops along "key" bus routes than it did putting up signs alerting riders and drivers to just where those new stops are.
This is what happens when the MBTA changes bus stops that been parking for 100+ years.... Read more
The final race of this year's America's Cup is scheduled for 4:15 p.m. today, involving futuristic hydrofoils off California. But once, the races took place off England and Rhode Island, and often featured yachts built or upgraded at George Lawley & Son, a boatyard that operated in South Boston until 1909 and then in Dorchester by the Neponset until it shut down in 1946.... Read more
A man standing in back of a house on Corona Street was shot in the buttocks from behind around 11:25 a.m.
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to shut Mac's Guest House, 194 Callender St., after hearing a BPD detective recite a litany of complaints dating back years - including two active rape investigations in which police cited Mac's for "permitting immoral conduct" and failing to call police.
At a hearing yesterday, District B-3 Lt. Det. Brian Larkin acknowledged that owner Lorenzo Clark has made... Read more
A Chinese national who managed to forget his backpack with $2,400 in US currency, $39,500 in American Express travelers cheques and his passport while shopping in the South Bay Mall yesterday got everything back thanks to an honest man.
Boston Police report they are investigating how two men came to be lying on Greenwood Street early this morning, one of them dying in the middle of the street from what appeared to be serious head injuries, the other collapsed on a resident's porch with serious stab wounds.
Police say that shortly after 1 a.m., officers responded to a call about a man lying... Read more
Firefighters are at Quincy and Mascoma, hoping gas-company workers show up soon to help fix the hole in a six-inch gas main there.
UPDATE: Firefighters began clearing the scene around noon, but Quincy will remain shut for a few more hours so that National Grid workers can fix the main.