A homeless man who figured out how to enter one of the Zakim Bridge's towers climbed to the top and stole a 60-lb. airplane warning light last month - the second one he's stolen - State Police charge.
Clifford Beckford, 34, allegedly stashed his newest light at the historic Warren Tavern in Charlestown, after leaving the first light outside the Old State House in downtown...Read more
An East Boston man faces OUI charges after a crash in which he somehow managed to avoid plummeting to the ground early Sunday.
According to State Police, Vannak Sao, 33, was heading north on I-93 around 6:25 a.m. on Sunday when he:
Crashed through a light pole, a sign for the exit, and several lengths of chain link fence, launching off the upper deck of...Read more
From yesterday's commute.Read more
Ryan Hamilton Walsh's trip to the airport this morning went more slowly than he expected due to delays caused when a truck overturned in the slush on I-93 at the entrance to the tunnel just past the Zakim.
Walsh reports the driver clambered out OK - as you can see above. The truck, however, was not going to be going anywhere anytime soon.
â€” Matt Karolian (@mkarolian) January 25, 2015
Karolian reports this was heading onto the Zakim, adds:
Wish I had sound, made an impressive thump followed by impressive screams from the future Mrs....Read more
Norfolk County DA Michael Morrissey, whose office will prosecute the 11 people arrested in Milton yesterday (including Angela Davis, but, no, not that Angela Davis), says:
The disregard for the safety and welfare of innocent citizens...Read more
State Police report a total of 27 arrests at this morning's protests on I-93 south at Mystic Valley Parkway in Medford and I-93 north in East Milton Square.
Meanwhile, Easton firefighters report an ambulance carrying a trauma patient to a Boston hospital had to be diverted to another facility because of the blockage in Milton.
While the Medford protesters stood across the highway,...Read more
After weeks of trying to evade police lines at highway ramps downtown and in the Back Bay in nighttime attempts to shut down a road, Black Lives Matter protesters managed to shut down I-93 this morning in East Milton Square and at Mystic Valley Parkway in Medford.
Kin Moy was among a group of protesters who managed to evade police and briefly get onto a ramp to I-93Thursday night:
I was filming some arrests that were unnecessarily forceful and aggressive, and I tried to catch...Read more
Firefighters from Boston and Somerville rushed to I-93 north around 7:15 a.m. when a car burst into flames on the Exit 26 ramp just past the Zakim. By the time they got there, however, the car was fully involved. And traffic was a mess.Read more
Just in time for Thanksgiving, Traffic Hackers has gone live with both live data and predictions for when you should head out - if your plans include the turnpike, I-93 north of the city or Rte. 3 south of it.
The site uses real-time data from MassDOT and historical data to try to show you how the roads are doing - without a single...Read more
State Police report arresting a Brockton man after he allegedly drove into a school bus on I-93 north in Quincy around 3:40 p.m. yesterday
Police say they didn't have much trouble catching up with Zacarriah Peeples, 22:
Peeples fled on foot from his vehicle after the crash but became stuck on the top of a fence which had barbed wire.
No students on the...Read more
A man walked onto I-93 southbound at South Bay around 1 a.m., and popped into the high-speed lane - where he was promptly struck and killed by a Mercedes, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The man, 38, from Boston, did not survive.
The driver, a 47-year-old man from Brockton, stayed at the scene, the DA's office says:
The operator remained at the scene,...Read more