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By adamg - 1/22/20 - 3:29 pm

So close ...

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 3:22 pm
Dunks license plate on a Porsche on Beacon Hill

That license plate on that car on Beacon Hill, parked in front of a handicap ramp. It was cold, so Ryan didn't stick around to see if the driver came back double-fisting iced coffees and wearing cargo shorts with a Sox cap on.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 3:12 pm

New Acela Fleet Video on the Move at Hornell

Amtrak has released some video of one of its next-generation Acela trains outside the Alstom factory in Hornell, NY. It's scheduled for a trip out to a federal train-testing facility in Colorado next month. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 12:48 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Haley House Bakery Cafe in Roxbury has had a "soft opening," with a more formal grand opening set for Feb. 1. It had closed a year ago.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 10:13 am

CommonWealth reports.

Northeastern University, meanwhile, reports Customs and Border Patrol has refused to tell it why agents blocked one of its Iranian students from leaving Logan and then put him on a plane out of the country 30 minutes after a judge ordered them not to.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 9:42 am

Brookline Police report arresting a man on a charge of vandalism for an incident at Davis Avenue and Emerson Street around 3 p.m. on Tuesday: Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 8:53 am

The MBTA is blaming a "power problem" at Park Street for delays on the Green Line. Shortly before 8 a.m., Jed reported:

Just hit a big bump then saw sparks on the Green Line C Train. Track 2 disabled train.

At 8:25, he shows us how passengers got from the trolley to the station: Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 8:49 am

The MBTA reports the Red Line is back to normal after a train at Charles developed an embarrassing "mechanical problem."

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 10:12 pm

WBZ reports a guy walked into Ngoc Lloi Jewelry, 1391 Dorchester Ave. in Fields Corner, Monday night, asked to see some jewelry, then took out a hammer and smashed a jewelry case and helped himself to about $50,000 in jewelry.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 2:14 pm

Eversource reports nearly 3,000 Boston customers have lost power, clustered along Brighton and Commonwealth avenues, outbound from Packards Corner.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 11:42 am

One fine Saturday evening in October, so many people wanted to get into the Draft, 34 Harvard Ave. in Allston, there was a line outside. A guy went up to another man who was with a group of women and asked them all for their IDs. He was carefully scrutinizing them when one of the bar's actual doorman spotted the action and rushed over to demand the guy give the people their IDs back. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 11:26 am
Accord with no wheels

Erin S reports she was greeted by a newly wheelless Accord when she left her Medford home this morning.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 11:18 am

Boston Police report arresting four teens - aged 13 to 17 - on charges they punched a man in the back of the head, then robbed him on Centre Street near Jackson Square around 5:40 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 9:54 am

UPDATE: Judge dismisses the case because the student is already out of the country, so no longer under his jurisdiction.

Susan Church, one of the lawyers working to keep a Northeastern student from Iran in the country, reports that Customs and Border Patrol agents put him on a plane bound somewhere out of the US even as they...

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By adamg - 1/21/20 - 9:41 am

Boston Police report arresting a Chelsea man who displayed a realistic looking BB gun inside Crush Pizza and 7-Eleven on State Street last night. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 8:13 am

The MBTA reports an inbound Red Line train left Broadway around 8 a.m., then thought better of it and decided to just sit there - about an hour after another train died outbound at Harvard. Katelyn reports from the train: Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/20 - 8:06 am

Around 6:30 a.m., an Orange Line train headed for Forest Hills joined the choir eternal at State Street, causing delays.

By adamg - 1/20/20 - 9:35 pm

UPDATE: Removal stayed for 48 hours, although he remains in CBP custody; hearing in federal court tomorrow morning.

Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein Abadi, who got a visa from the State Department a week ago so he could fly her to start as a freshman in an economics program at Northeastern, is now being held at Logan's Terminal E, where Customs and Border Patrol wants to put him on a flight back out of the country. Read more.