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By adamg - 6/23/24 - 11:55 am

Yesterday, we recounted Trevyn Langsford's saga about missing a performance of a Somerville musical about the T because he was on a Red Line train behind another Red Line train that had died near Charles/MGH, and then he and everybody else was ordered off so his train could push the disabled train out of the way (well, to a train yard).

We later heard from Laura Dickerson, who was on the train that died. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/24 - 10:17 pm

A man was shot at Harbor Point Boulevard and Westwind Road in the Harbor Point complex in Dorchester around 9 p.m.

One car had a bullet go through one of its tires.

By adamg - 6/22/24 - 9:29 pm

Boston Animal Care and Control reported tonight that the cow or bull last seen near the Flaming Grill buffet in Roslindale continues to hoof it around the neighborhood. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/24 - 5:14 pm
Remains of a flaming Honday at Mass. Ave. and Huntington Avenue

Jonathan Cohn captured the epilogue of a flaming Honda at Massachusetts and Huntington avenues this afternoon.

By adamg - 6/22/24 - 4:54 pm

Update: The train may have been disabled by morons.

Trevyn Langsford had tickets to see T: An MBTA Musical at 2:30 today at Somerville's Rockwell Theater, but missed the show because his Red Line train got stuck behind a train that died at Charles/MGH. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/24 - 12:44 pm

Boston Police and Animal Control responded to American Legion Highway near the Walgreens and Flaming Grill buffet around 7:20 this morning on reports of a bull that had been wandering around there until some people in a UHaul chased it up into the woods of Crane Ledge next door. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/24 - 12:05 pm
Boarded up building and New York cab on Federal Street

The Fort Pointer came across the channel this morning and strolled around Federal Street as it was getting re-made as a post-apocalyptic New York for the Walking Dead series.

Still, at least we're getting some new subway signs: Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/24 - 11:24 am
OT slip showing he worked four hours one night when he left after two

OT slip showing he worked four hours one night when he left after two, via US Attorney

A federal judge this week sentenced BPD Sgt. William Baxter to seven months of home confinement, followed by 29 months of probation, for putting in for overtime for hours he did not actually work while in a position at the department evidence warehouse in Hyde Park. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/24 - 10:50 am

Martin Evans compares Boeing's quality-control issues with GBH's recent and "shameful" layoffs and show terminations, says both have lost sight of their "core competencies:" Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/24 - 1:51 pm

Cambridge Police report a woman bicycling on Hampshire Street died this morning after the driver of a box truck heading in the same direction turned right onto Portland Street, killing her. Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/24 - 1:06 pm
Hawk on top of a Green Line car

Tim Murphy reports this hawk rode a BC trolley from the Government Center loop to at least Arlington, where he snapped these photos, today, wonders if anybody had the heart to tell the hawk that BC is probably the wrong school for it.

By adamg - 6/21/24 - 12:51 pm

A disgusted citizen filed a 311 complaint about the way BPS only announced it was canceling school today late in the day on Thursday: Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/24 - 12:27 pm

A Middlesex Superior Court jury this week convicted two participants in an armed standoff that lasted 8 1/2 hours on the side of Rte. 128 in Wakefield on gun charges. Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/24 - 11:51 am

Boston Magazine reports the downtown law firm Prince Lobel Tye has fired Lesley Delaney Hawkins for allegedly "delivering a bogus liquor license to a client." Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/24 - 10:41 am

On June 21, 1974, US District Court Judge W. Arthur Garrity issued his ruling in the case of Morgan v. Hennigan, which changed the city forever, concluding the Boston School Committee had created a segregated school system and that it was past time for a change: Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/24 - 9:45 am
Upside down Tucson on A Street

On the Channel captured the scene on A Street at Melcher Street in Fort Point, where the driver of a Hyundai Tucson somehow flipped the vehicle shortly before 8 a.m. He was able to get out of the SUV himself before first responders arrived.

By adamg - 6/21/24 - 9:35 am

Update: Bicyclist died.

Cambridge police, firefighters and EMTs responded to Hampshire and Portland streets around 8:25 a.m. for a bicyclists on the ground following a crash with a truck. The bicyclist was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, after police, who arrived first on the scene, administered CPR.

By adamg - 6/20/24 - 10:13 pm
Zombiemobile with a parking ticket

Seems there's only so far you can go to replicate post-apocalyptic Manhattan on the streets of Lowell, so the producers of The Walking Dead were setting up some props for filming in downtown Boston today, like at High and Congress. A roving UHub photographer couldn't help but note that a BTD employee ticketed a zombiemobile.

By adamg - 6/20/24 - 9:56 pm
Park Street stabbing suspect

Surveillance photos of suspect and escape car via BPD.

Boston Police have released photos of the man they say stabbed two people in a fight that also sent two other people to the hospital near the main entrance to the Park Street T stop on June 13. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/24 - 2:46 pm

Boston Public Schools has decided that instead of just closing the BPS schools along the Celtics victory parade route tomorrow, they're closing all schools all across the city, so today is the last official day of school. Read more.