Kamaya Farikafi, 23, of Chelsea, is being held in an Ohio jail today pending his return here to face murder charges for the death of Melvin Cortes, 32, of Everett. Read more.
Chelsea and Transit Police are investigating a three-vehicle crash that involved an MBTA bus on the Chelsea side of the Meridian Street Bridge shortly after 10:30 p.m., Only in Chelsea reports.
Nobody on the bus was injured, but the driver of the car that may have caused the crash fled on foot, possibly into East Boston, possibly with a head injury.
The bridge was shut from East Boston into Chelsea.
WCVB reports one teen is dead, another with a gunshot wound to the foot following a fusillade of bullets at Shurtleff and Bellingham streets around 5:30 p.m.
Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office have released a surveillance photo of a car sought in connection with the shootings. It's described as silver or gray, possibly an older model Honda. If you think you've seen it, contact Chelsea Police at 617-466-4880 or State Police at 617-727-8817
Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.
Chelsea High School will be shut again on Monday and Tuesday so workers can fix the cracked pipes that were letting flies into the school, Chelsea Superintendent Mary Borque reports. Read more.
Federal authorities today announced the arrest of an alleged bank robber they'd dubbed the Spelling Bee Bandit because his notes were so poorly written.
During each robbery, the man handed the teller a note with the word “ROBERY” or “ROBERT” demanding cash.
Ten Boston-area men and one guy from California have been indicted on charges they imported "significant quantities" of meth from San Diego to the Boston area, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.
The Chelsea Record reports Chelsea's police chief had to assure local immigrant residents that ICE agents in town this week were after two specific people with extensive criminal records, not to sweep them up.
With the amazing sunset tonight, even the tanks along Chelsea Creek looked cool, as Matt Frank shows us.
WCVB reports the boy was in his apartment when hit by a stray bullet tonight.
Banker & Tradesman says John Keith is the best person to take over the normally obscure office of Suffolk County Register of Deeds.
A seasoned Boston real estate agent, Keith has a general familiarity with how the Registry operates and seems genuinely eager to learn what he doesn’t know.
The Globe profiles the five candidates who show up at candidate forums - Katie Forde, Stephanie Everett, Mike Mackan, Jeffrey Ross and Paul Nutting - and the two who couldn't be bothered, so why waste time mentioning their names?
Whoever wins will face three independents in November.
Ed note: The primary is this Thursday. Yes, it's an oddball date that probably only benefits one of the candidates who doesn't really want to deal with forums.
After a T locomotive died in Beverly, Pan Am Railways lent Keolis one of its old Guilford locomotives to help pull its train back to Boston - as spotted by a roving UHub photographer at Mill Creek in Chelsea.
A roving UHub photographer got front-row seats to watch a crew drag a cement truck off the commuter-rail tracks in Chelsea it had rolled on early this afternoon.
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