By - 5/26/18 - 2:03 pm

State Police report a pedestrian was struck and killed on Morton Street near Fuller Street around midnight by a driver who just kept on going west on Morton.

State Police say they victim, a man, 40, was declared dead at the scene.

By - 5/26/18 - 11:12 am
Old Roxbury gasholder

Abandoned gasholder in 1968.

At the intersection of Southampton Street and Massachusetts Avenue are two unusual round buildings. The smaller is the New Market Pizza and Grill, which is perhaps the most ornate pizza place in the city. And the other is a solid six-story brick hotel, formerly the Roundhouse Suites, now the Best Western Plus Boston Hotel. Read more.

By - 5/26/18 - 10:11 am

WBUR reports on Dr. Steve Schlozman's campaign to get CVS to change its hold music.

By - 5/25/18 - 5:34 pm
Passengers walk in a Silver Line tunnel at South Station

Something went south on a Silver Line bus coming into South Station this afternoon and that jammed everything up.

Gavin Schoch, who took the photo, reports he and other passengers on his inbound Silver Line bus just sat there for 20 minutes until a T inspector "evacuated" them via the walkway to South Station.

By - 5/25/18 - 5:03 pm

An inbound Orange Line train had to be taken out of service at North Station because its doors weren't working right and that gummed up the works for the rest of the line.

By - 5/25/18 - 4:08 pm
Pro-Trump graffiti in Roslindale

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint today asking the city to remove the "ridiculous graffiti" at the Fallon Field playground in Roslindale today.

It must be tough being the only Trumpie on your block, so you feel like you have to act out somehow, because this is not the first time stuff like this has showed up at Fallon Field.

By - 5/25/18 - 3:52 pm

After eight days of deliberation, a Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Dartanyan and Niccokawan Pledger of second-degree murder for the March 21, 2016 shooting that killed Allex Bryant on Humboldt Avenue, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/25/18 - 3:39 pm
Ireland

Cambridge officials announced today the city has hired Roderick Ireland, retired chief justice of the state Supreme Judicial Court, to conduct an independent review of how Cambridge police officers arrested a 21-year-old Harvard student standing naked on a Massachusetts Avenue traffic island on April 13. Read more.

By - 5/25/18 - 10:40 am
Car with I AM A CAR license plates

Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko spotted this car on Washington Street in Roxbury today.

By - 5/25/18 - 9:53 am
Waving chicken and the Custom House in Boston

Redsox223 took in the neon signs on display on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, including the official UHub neon sign - the old Fontaine's chicken.

Copyright Redsox223. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 5/25/18 - 9:52 am
Wanted man

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who robbed another passenger on a Route 16 bus at Old Road and Ellington Street in Dorchester, around 1:50 a.m. on May 11. Read more.

By - 5/25/18 - 9:24 am

Thank goodness we have Dan Kennedy to keep us updated with what now seem to be twice-daily dispatches from the front lines of our paper of record. In addition to the latest #metoo case, he reports the Globe is planning on some downsizing, at first through buyouts, but eventually with layoffs if needed.

By - 5/25/18 - 9:09 am

Cambridge Police report arresting Jean Griffin, 41, of Fields Corner, on a variety of charges - including armed assault to murder - for an incident Saturday in which several rounds were fired into a second-story residence at Elm and Cambridge streets. Read more.

By - 5/25/18 - 8:59 am

The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports on ongoing discussions between city and state elected officials, Massport and the BPDA over the fate of land on the Little Mystic that the then BRA rented to Massport for $1 for a 40-year period for use as the Boston Autoport, which started out as a place to receive cars being shipped to local dealers, but which now has office space for rent as well. Massport's lease on the land runs out next year.

By - 5/25/18 - 8:54 am

The Boston Sun reports the USPS is looking for space to replace the current post office, due to be replaced by a new office building; an official acknowledges it's rough going due to the difficulties of finding a large space in a tight real-estate market.

By - 5/25/18 - 8:27 am
By - 5/24/18 - 9:26 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports that former Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson is becoming CEO of Verdant Medical, Inc., a Randolph-based medical-marijuana company. Read more.

By - 5/24/18 - 3:05 pm

WBZ reports the dog, now at the MSPCA's Angell Medical Center in Jamaica Plain, was found by a passerby on Friday at Centre and Willow streets.

By - 5/24/18 - 2:32 pm

If you watch one city-council video this year, make it this one - and watch the woman in the lower right corner.