Boston firefighters responded around 5:25 p.m. to 24 Norway Park for what turned into a three-alarm fire that spread into the walls and attic. The bulk of the fire was reported knocked down around 6:15 p.m.
No residents injured.
After stabbing his girlfriend's children - 15, 11 and 9 - on Saturday, Rock Aurelian of Hyde Park allegedly demanded one of the first officers on the scene shoot him dead.
The cop refused and Aurelien was arraigned in West Roxbury Municipal Court today on three counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and armed assault with intent to murder for the River Street attacks, from which officials say the three victims will recover. Read More
The Herald reports three children were stabbed around 1 p.m. in a River Street house and that a man is under arrest.
The Herald reports the Baker administration has stopped plans to buy "diesel multiple unit" trains that would have allowed the Fairmount Line to run at subway-like frequencies, saying now's not the time to load up on new technologies on the T. Read more.
DMUs are passenger coaches with their own diesel engines, which can be more easily assembled into smaller trains at non-peak hours; the Patrick administration had touted them as a way to improve service on the line - and also to serve the proposed West Station stop in Allston on the Worcester Line and connect Back Bay with the South Boston convention center.
Area police are on the lookout for a supermarket shrimp thief after he hit a Pembroke store employee trying to take down his license-plate number - and then started to drive away with the worker on his hood. Read more.
Thomas Baker, 62, had been missing since last week. The Patriot Ledger reports a state trooper and a search dog found his body, and that there is no evidence of foul play.
Milton, Boston and State police continued searching along the Neponset River for Thomas Baker, 62, but began searching the woods of the nearby Blue Hills Reservation as well. Read more.
The Suffolk County Mosquito Control Project says it will have trucks spraying parts of West Roxbury on Monday and Tuesday nights and parts of Hyde Park and Roslindale on Wednesday night. Read more.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday convicted Gregory Colandris, 24, of motor vehicle homicide and leaving the scene of an accident causing death for a crash Nov. 23, 2013 at the Hyde Park/Dedham line that left his passenger dying in the front seat as he ran away. Read more.
Around 10:40 p.m. at 19 Norton St. Knocked down not long after.
Firefighters are at Blake Estates on Hyde Park Avenue, across from the Shaw's, for a fire on the third floor, called in around 7:15 p.m. and knocked down not longer after.
Photos of Hondas on cinderblocks in Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, West Roxbury and Hyde Park (may require Facebook login).