Just in time for the evening rush hour, the T reports "moderate" delays towards Alewife on the Braintree side due to some sort of track problem at JFK/UMass.
Boston Police report a man was fatally shot around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at 56 Nightingale St.
The man, in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. He is Boston's second homicide victim this year.
A gun police say they found in a man's car on a Dorchester street can be used as evidence against him in an upcoming trial, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.
The East Boston Savings Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. was held up around 2:15 p.m. by 20-year old Hispanic man, 5'6" to 5'8" and wearing a gray hoodie under a North Face jacket, with black pants and sneakers.
Greg Cook chronicled the Mass Action Against Police Brutalityâ€™s MLK Day March for Justice, which had a stop on the steps of the Dorchester courthouse this afternoon.
The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission ruled last month that the Boston Licensing Board erred in requiring the new owners of a Washington Street liquor store to stop selling nips. Read more.
Around 6:30 p.m. on Dakota Street between Boyd and Greenbrier. Nobody hit.
WBZ reports MassDOT workers spent the night checking out light poles along I-93 in Dorchester to try to avoid a repeat of a Thursday morning incident in which a pole crumpled to the ground - where a bus then hit part of it, sending it flying into the front of a car. The driver was not hurt.
Sandy's Variety Store, 378 Washington St., held up around 11:10 p.m. by a black man in his mid-30s, in a black hoodie and shoes and khaki cargo pants. Got cash and a carton of cigarettes.
The Meetinghouse Bank branch at 2250 Dorchester Ave. was held up around 10:10 a.m. by a white man, about 5'5" and wearing a black baseball hat. He may have fled by jumping in a cab and may be the same guy who held up the East Boston Savings bank branch in Andrew Square on Wednesday.
The T had to hold a train from Braintree at JFK/UMass so Transit Police could remove a woman who refused to put out her cigarette, filling her car with the smell of smoke.
Boston Police have released a surveillance photo of a guy stealing a package off a porch on Harborview Street on Dec. 7.
If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-343-4335 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800)-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).
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