Sky Rose writes she couldn't find a good map of the platforms at Dudley Square - the T's busiest bus stop - so she made one herself.
Cornell Mills, son of convicted former state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson, now faces a variety of charges for masquerading as a licensed real-estate broker - eight counts of larceny over $250, seven counts of fiduciary embezzlement, seven counts of being a broker without a license and one count of being a common and notorious thief - the Massachusetts Attorney General's office reports. Read more.
Ryan McAskill admired the new artwork at Longwood this afternoon.
Inside 79 Walnut Park, around 6:40 p.m.
Boston firefighters and EMTs worked to save the life of a cat trapped inside a burning building in Roxbury this morning. Read more.
UPDATE: Boston Police report he was shot repeatedly.
Around 8:55 p.m. at 180 Ruggles St., off Tremont. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today a woman who swallowed what appeared to be a bag of heroin in full view of a police officer shouldn't have been charged with "misleading a police officer" because he knew exactly where the bag was. Read more.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 7:05 p.m. Friday to Bailey's Coin-Op Laundry, 1135 Harrison Ave. for what turned into a two-alarm fire that started in a dryer.
The fire caused an estimated $100,000 damage, the department says.
UPDATE: The coffee shop passed a re-inspection on Marc. 14 and was allowed to re-open.
A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered Red Barn Coffee Roasters in the Longwood Galleria shut for a series of health violations, many focused on the lack of hand washing by workers. Read more.
Police are investigating at least five rounds shot in the area of Hewes and Rockland streets around 12:30 p.m. No victims yet.
Boston Police report a woman was indecently assaulted at Fort Avenue and Beech Glen Street around 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday.
The suspect is described as black, mid-20s, about 5'11" and wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and a black knit hat. After the attack, he ran down Beech Glen, police say.
Tanya Freeman-Wisdom, who has been serving as interim headmaster at the John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science, was today announced as the school's permanent headmaster.
The O'Bryant lost its most recent headmaster in June. Unlike at Boston Latin School, whose headmaster resigned after a year of racial tension, there was little controversy - Nicole Gittens left to become a deputy school superintendent in Brookline. Read more.
City Councilor Andrea Campbell's public-safety committee holds a hearing on the topic of "violence in Boston" Tuesday evening.
The session, requested by City Councilor Tito Jackson (Roxbury) starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Thelma Burns Building, 575 Warren St. in Roxbury. Read more.
James Jackson last week filed papers with the state for a campaign for the District 7 city-council seat Tito Jackson is giving up this fall.
By our count, that makes 11 candidates for the seat in the fall elections, but we could be missing one or two or a dozen. The candidates don't really become official until they return signatures on the petitions the city elections department isn't releasing until next month.
Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko noticed some milk crates out for trash pickup this morning on Elmore Street in Roxbury. Oh my God, who are we kidding: That's a you-know-what-ton of milk crates. Was somebody running a dairy out back?
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