Shortly before 1 a.m. at 58 Decatur St. He was taken to Mass. General and is expected to survive.
A man just arrived from Ireland is charged with stealing a cannoli at knifepoint from Bova's on Salem Street shortly after 3:30 a.m., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The DA's office says Robert McTernan, 25, of Newbridge, Ireland, was only a few hours off a plane from the auld sod... Read more
UPDATE, Saturday evening: Police say the man's condition has been upgraded to stable.
Boston Police report finding a 23-year-old man stabbed in the chest outside 160 Brighton Ave., near Harvard Avenue, around 2:20 a.m.
The man was taken to Beth Israel Hospital with a life-threatening injury, police say. Police say that when officers arrived, the first thing they noticed were bouncers at the Tavern... Read more
Boston Police are investigating a stabbing shortly after 9 p.m. near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Humboldt Avenue. The homicide unit was called in, just in case. Police are looking for a black male, in his mid-20s, who may have ridden away on a bicycle.
Shortly before 11 p.m. on Logan Way. Suspect is described as a black man, stocky, 5'6" and wearing a red cap and a red-striped shirt. He was seen fleeing toward Andrew Square and might be bleeding himself. Boston Police report the victim is expected to survive.
UPDATE: Arrest made.
A Dorchester man became Boston's fifth murder victim since Saturday when he was fatally stabbed in an argument at a route-23 bus stop in Roxbury this afternoon.
Friends have identified him as Rashad "Rizzy" Barnes, 25.
A Mattapan man who allegedly stabbed his nephew inside the Mattapan House of Pizza Tuesday night will be charged with murder now that his relative has died, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.
Brian D'Amico reports firefighters responding to a fire on the fourth floor of 2 Fidelis Way around 9 a.m. had to deal with not only a dead person in the kitchen, but a second victim who began swinging a knife at them.
Brian D'Amico reports State and Boston police flooded the area around the Stony Brook stop on the Orange Line after a knife fight shortly after 4 p.m. - even as people nearby celebrated Boston's ties to the Dominican city of Bani in the annual Convite Banilejo. A State Police helicopter and K9 units were brought to the scene to look for a third suspect.... Read more
Brian D'Amico reports a man was stabbed around 12:30 p.m. in the area of Longwood Avenue and the Riverway. He managed to run away and get to the Longwood Green Line stop on the Brookline side of the Muddy River, where police found him and summoned EMTs for what they said were not life-threatening injuries. The robber, meanwhile, got away with nothing.
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A mother used her body as a shield to try to block a woman waving a large knife at her two young children in the West End yesterday - 19 years after the woman was acquitted by reason of insanity for repeatedly stabbing another mother in a Charlestown supermarket.
Suffolk County prosecutors say that Diane Huggins, 58, approached a 35-year-old Back Bay woman and her... Read more
Boston Police report a fight in front of the Social Security office shortly before 2 p.m. ended with three people stabbed - one of them fatally. Friends tonight are identifying the murder victim as Lance Hartgrove, 15.
The other two victims are expected to survive; neither was older than 21.
An officer on detail for the Sandra Bullock movie - the one for which... Read more
Boston Police report a 19-year old found at Marion and Bennington streets shortly before midnight was rushed to Mass. General, where he was pronounced dead.
Boston Police report arresting a South Boston woman for an alleged case of domestic violence that sent a man to the hospital in serious condition yesterday afternoon.
Patricia Gibson, 49, is charged with stabbing a man around 4 p.m. at 288 E. 8 St., police say.
The victim, 44, is expected to survive, police say.
Innocent, etc.... Read more
Updated Saturday morning.
Sara Kelly, 20, was arrested and charged with her murder, police say, adding the two "were known to each other."
Boston Police report an altercation near the Garden after last night's game between some Celtics fans and some people wearing Heat clothing ended with one of the Heat fans stabbing one of the locals:
Officers were advised the incident occurred on Beverly Street alongside a fence which divides the Boston Garden property and Beverly Street. Officers spoke with witnesses who were leaving the Celtics... Read more