Around 10:40 p.m. on Blue Hill Avenue near Walk Hill. Victim was conscious and alert.
The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow considers whether to approve a proposed Nigerian restaurant in Dudley Square. And a second Nigerian restaurant, in Mattapan, could come before the board within a month for permission to open.
The Herald reports the Baker administration has stopped plans to buy "diesel multiple unit" trains that would have allowed the Fairmount Line to run at subway-like frequencies, saying now's not the time to load up on new technologies on the T. Read more.
DMUs are passenger coaches with their own diesel engines, which can be more easily assembled into smaller trains at non-peak hours; the Patrick administration had touted them as a way to improve service on the line - and also to serve the proposed West Station stop in Allston on the Worcester Line and connect Back Bay with the South Boston convention center.
A Dorchester District Court judge today set bail of $500,000 for James Horton of Dorchester, a seasonal Boston DPW worker who is charged with hitting two little kids on bicycles Saturday night, then fleeing the scene as one of them lay there, dead. Read more.
Around 9 p.m. on Rexford Street near Cummins Highway.
Rather than risk rejection after the mayor's office opposed them, the owners of Macumba Latina on River Street have withdrawn their request to offer bottle service at several VIP tables.
The owners made their pitch at a Boston Licensing Board last week - at which the mayor's office opposed the proposal, in part because they had yet to talk to any residents' groups.
Macumba Latina, 477 River St., finds out tomorrow whether it can legally start offering tableside liquor service. Read more.
photo credit Faith Ninivaggi
Shortly before 6 p.m. in the area of 130 River St., Stanley Staco reports. The victim was wounded seriously enough the homicide unit was called in, just in case.
A Saturn and a Focus collided head on shortly before 9 p.m. on Blue Hill Avenue near Deering Road. One of the cars burst into flames. Three people were injured. The road was shut.
Boston Police report a motorist who head a loud bang around 8:25 a.m. yesterday on Elizabeth Street in Mattapan, spotted a man standing over a gun - and then stopped to confront him.
The man, police say, stood up and ran towards Astoria Street, without the gun.
Updated Thursday with info from BPD.
Boston Police report a 26-year-old man was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after he lost control of his scooter and crashed around 9:40 p.m. outside 236 River St.
Police continue to investigate how he lost control. The man remains in the hospital.
Around 11:35 p.m. at Fremont and Babson streets. At least eight shots fired.