No possibility of parole, ever, for Adam Cassino, whom a Suffolk Superior Court jury has just convicted of first-degree murder for the death of Barbara Tagen, 65, in August, 2011, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Cassino came under suspicion when workers at the Bridgewater State Hospital program where he'd just been brought for treatment noticed blood on his shoes.
Prosecutors say... Read more
A jury was seated today for the murder trial of Adam Cassino, charged with murdering a neighbor in August, 2011, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Cassino was arrested on unrelated charges the day after Barbara Tagen, 65, was murdered in her Dorchester Street apartment and sent to a Bridgewater State Hospital drug clinic - where staffers began asking questions after allegedly finding... Read more
Is stuck somewhere near Andrew, full of increasingly cranky people who don't like being stuck underground, squashed together.
A man who started drinking at one Dorchester Avenue bar, continued across the street, then returned to the first wound up getting both hauled before the Boston Licensing Board today for serving an intoxicated patron.
The lawyer for one of the bars, the Aces, 551 Dorchester Ave., tried to sidestep the police citation by citing Andrew Square's problem with drug addicts and methadone clinics. He... Read more
Once in a while I hear what I believe is a foghorn here in Southie. Any idea where it's coming from?
Boston Police report a fake BWSC worker got pretty pushy on Boston Street in South Boston around 10:30 a.m. yesterday.
Police say the guy knocked on the victim's door and when she opened the door a crack said he was with "the water department" and needed access to her apartment to fix a leak in the apartment next door. When she demanded ID, he... Read more
The T had to stop inbound Red Line service from the south shortly after 7 a.m. to try to get this fool off the tracks between Andrew and Broadway. The T reports he managed to flee before... Read more
A water main broke around 5 p.m. on Southampton Street, sending water gushing into the Andrew T stop, buckling the road and causing headaches for area motorists and police officers trying to... Read more
Jessica Orndorff tweets:
Just saw an MBTA bus in Andrew with "!*%?&$" on its display.
Boston Police report two women died after being hit by cars in separate incidents Friday and Saturday.
The driver, who was operating a Brookline cab, did stop and... Read more
Adam J. Cassino was ordered held without bail yesterday at his arraignment on charges he beat Barbara Tagen to death in her Andrew Square apartment last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Cassino, 25, was arrested on an unrelated warrant the day after prosecutors say Tagen was murdered - her body was not discovered for several days. He was sent to a... Read more
Boston Police report a worker at Marian Manor was attacked in Andrew Square by a co-worker's gun-wielding muscle - four guys in a car - Saturday night.
According to police, the suspect felt his co-worker had stolen "his weed and money." He was arrested, the four pistol whippers, however, escaped.
District C-6 reports a man was stabbed in the right arm and robbed of $212 around 7:15 p.m. on Thursday at 363 Dorchester St.
The victim told police he was approached by three light-skinned Hispanic males who addressed him in Spanish. One was described as 18, 6'1" and about 220 lbs., with thin sideburns and a goatee and wearing a gray hoodie and a... Read more
The department reports the occupant of the first floor is a recent Boston Fire recruit who was listening to the department radio channel in a classroom at the Moon Island training facility when he heard his own address being called out. He was... Read more
District C-6 reports that when the help at the Connection, 560 Dorchester Ave., asked a particular guy to leave at closing time on May 8, he pulled out a silver handgun to object. Workers got him outside, where he pulled out his gun and stated "I'll shoot you." Instead, however, he ran down Dorchester Street.... Read more
The suspect, described as a white Hispanic male, about 27, 5'6" and 170 lbs, in a black hat and sweatpants and a red hoodie,... Read more
The subject placed a bag on the counter and threatened the tellers, verbally demanding cash. The teller placed cash into the bag and the... Read more