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Trains lapsed into unconsciousness on the Red Line and the C, D and E trolley lines. But the Orange line saved the worst for last: A dead train at Ruggles that sat there for nearly 20 minutes before operators got the idea to get the train behind it to push it... Read more
A queasy citizen posts a photo of three headless chickens just off Washington Street, south of Melnea Cass Boulevard in Roxbury.
The city quickly marked the case closed - chicken carcasses picked up.
During a chase, one of three suspects was captured; one officer was injured, although not from gunfire. Police set up a perimiter around the high school as they searched for the other two.... Read more
In addition to the $500,000 in damage done by a fire Friday night, somebody at 10 Wyoming St. in Roxbury is now out up to $1 million for the value of the 176 marijuana plants police found growing inside.
Plus, of course, the owner faces criminal charges if found. Police add the Boston Fire Department's arson squad is on the case.
Police... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports two firefighters were injured in the blaze - one when he was forced to jump from a second-floor window onto a porch to avoid the fire. Damage from the fire, reported around 11 p.m., was... Read more
The city of Boston has submitted applications to the FCC for two low-power FM radio stations, one broadcasting municipal information from high atop that round senior-citizens building in Egleston Square, the other a more educational station at East Boston High School.
A Brockton man "snuffed out a life of promise" in a Tremont Street phone store in July when he shot the store's young clerk in the stomach - after the clerk put his hands up - Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said today.
Elosko Brown, 27, was ordered held without bail at his arraignment in Roxbury District Court. The DA's office provided the following... Read more
MONDAY UPDATE: Brown ordered held without bail, DA's office reports.
Boston Police report arresting Elosko Brown, 27, on charges he murdered a young clerk inside a phone store this past July.
Joseph Morante was just 19, a recent high-school graduate who was engaged to be married, when he died after being shot on the job on July 31.
Brown is scheduled for arraignment... Read more
Boston Police report they are investigating how a toddler girl wound up at 1833 Washington St. yesterday afternoon with injuries that would claim her life.
Kim Janey got off the 28 bus in Roxbury this afternoon to see this green man just standing there.
Police have no suspects yet, but are hoping members of the public can help fix that, by calling detectives at 617-343-5628 or contacting the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463)... Read more
Around 9:40 p.m. at 124 Eustis St. Police are looking for a mid-90s maroon Honda or Toyota low rider with a noisy muffler seen leaving the scene.
A man suspected of beating and robbing a woman outside the Walgreens on Washington Street in Roxbury on Oct. 13 was arrested Friday by officers who recognized him from a wanted poster, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
James Keane, 47, had bail set at $5,000 at his arraignment yesterday on charges of armed robbery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and larceny... Read more
Boston and Transit Police are investigating a collision around 8 a.m. at Parker and Ruggles streets in which an MBTA bus apparently rear-ended a private car being driven by a Boston police officer.
The two candidates for mayor of Boston told a large crowd in Roxbury Wednesday night that the city in many ways remains as racially divided today as it did in the years after busing.