Modern technology and a 1990s court decision have created a narrow flight corridor off a Logan runway that can mean hour after hour of planes roaring over Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury, from late at night to early in the morning, driving residents nuts. Read more.
Students at the Trotter School on Humboldt Avenue assembled into a big peace sign today for Peace Day. They're working with Children's Services of Roxbury, which is getting ready for an attempt to break the Guinnes world record for the largest peace sign made entirely of people on Boston Common at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
The Bay State Banner introduces us to the candidates, two of whom will survive Tuesday's preliminary to compete in November for the seat being given up by Tito Jackson.
Jamaica Plain News reports on a formal complaint about "unbearable" jet noise of late, notes a new citizen group, Boston South Fair Skies, holds an organizing meeting tonight at 6:30 at the Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway.
School Superintendent Tommy Chang today notified students, staff and parents at Greater Egleston High School that "Headmaster Julie Coles is on leave due to an ongoing internal investigation." Read more.
Federal and Boston investigators are continuing to carve up a string of Boston fried-chicken places owned by Pakistani nationals and Americans of Pakistani origin in an investigation that has already led to guilty pleas by two men and the shutdown of a Hyde Park fried-chicken joint. Read more.
A man was shot around 2 p.m. on Monday at 77 Maple St. Stanley Staco reports homicide detectives were called in due to the severity of his injuries.
Several shots fired around 9:25 p.m. at Zeigler Street and Wheatley Way.
Tabari Muhammad, 25, is scheduled for arraignment today on charges he fatally shot Tremayne Jackson, 22, and Mibsam Wiggins, 23, in the parking lot of the Walgreens at 416 Warren St. on May 3, 2013. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board holds hearings on five fried-chicken take-out places in Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan on Tuesday to decide whether to pull their food-serving licenses after their main owner pleaded guilty to federal tax-fraud charges related to their operation. Read more.
Around 9:40 p.m., on Regent Street near Dabney Street. Homicide detectives were requested because of the severity of the victim's injuries.
WBZ reports two adults, two kids and a dog were inside at the time of the Clarence Street crash, but that there were no injuries.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court said today that prosecutors can use alleged cocaine and a crack pipe as evidence against a man caught up in raid on a Eustis Street house of prostitution in 2013. Read more.
One in the back, one in the leg, around 7:25 p.m. on the basketball courts.
A Quincy man who tried to stab a T bus driver through a bus window held onto the bus as the driver hit the accelerator to get away from him, Transit Police report.
Shortly after 9:30 p.m. near where the road passes Harold Street, between Humboldt and Walnut avenues. No reports yet of any people, cars or buildings hit.
A man convicted of first-degree murder for the death of a rival gang member on Burrell Street in Roxbury on Feb. 23, 2011 got a fair trial and will spend the rest of his life in prison without chance of parole, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.
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