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By adamg - 5/26/22 - 4:10 pm

A man in his car on Northampton Street outside Boston Medical Center was robbed Tuesday afternoon by two men who jumped into his car - with one of them removing his key while the other put him in a chokehold, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/22 - 8:56 pm
First responders at collapse scene

First responders work to free, save trapped worker. Photo by Boston EMS.

Boston EMS reports that after first responders rushed to the old L Street power plant after a floor collapsed while workers were demolishing it this afternoon, they were able to remove two injured workers fairly quickly, but the most seriously wounded man remained trapped in the rubble. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/22 - 2:56 pm

Live Boston reports on a 1 a.m. stabbing on Albany Street, across from the Boston Medical Center ambulance bays. His attacker might have gotten slashed as well, if not to the extent of immediately needing the services inside the building.

By adamg - 2/11/22 - 12:57 pm
Surveillance photo of man

Photo via Transit PD.

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy who used a knife as part of his refusal to pull a mask up over his nose on a 1 bus outside Boston Medical Center at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street last week.

Police say the guy got on a bus around 8:50 p.m. on Feb. 4: Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/21 - 2:12 pm
Anti-vaxxers return to Boston Medical Center

Jacob Oppenheim reports the small knot of anti-vaxxers who blared their message outside Boston Medical Center on Columbus Day returned this afternoon to fail to convince any hospital workers to quit their jobs.

By adamg - 10/11/21 - 2:32 pm
Protester outside Boston Medical Center

The scene, such as it was, on Harrison Avenue. Photo by Justin de Benedictis-Kessner.

A tiny group of protesters mad about vaccine mandates paraded on Harrison Avenue outside Boston Medical Center this afternoon, yelling repurposed slogans such as "My body, my choice!" and vainly trying to convince BMC workers to refuse to get a shot. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/21 - 9:31 pm

Around 9:15 p.m. in the area of 774 Albany St. A bullet went through a window at 780 Albany St. A suspect was detained on Harrison Avenue near East Concord Street, on the other side of the BMC campus. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/21 - 11:42 am

Boston Police report arresting a Texas resident with a loaded gun inside Boston Medical Center's Shapiro Center early Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 3:13 pm
Oops: Message saying pretend you didn't have a shot appointment

Unsupported link? Aunty Courtney got this text after signing up

Boston Medical Center says that on Friday, it inadvertently shared contact info for a new Covid-19 vaccination signup system that wasn't supposed to be made available to the general public - so it began sending out somewhat mysterious cancellation texts to people who had signed up for appointments today or in coming days. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/21 - 12:26 pm

Boston Medical Center yesterday announced it's opening clinics in several Boston neighborhoods to provide Covid-19 shots to eligible residents - those on the state's Phase 1 list and people 75 or older. Read more.

By adamg - 12/27/20 - 8:35 pm

Live Boston reports Boston Police are investigating whether Wyse Richardson, charged with beating a senior Pompeii Street resident during a burglary late on Christmas Eve may have also attacked an EMT at Boston Medical Center about 15 minutes earlier. Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/20 - 11:31 pm

Some workers at Boston Medical Center, the first hospital in the state to receive doses of the Pfizer vaccine, went outside to celebrate: Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/20 - 9:37 am

WBUR reports, adds other hospitals will get doses over the next couple of days. Front-line hospital workers will be the first to get shots.

By adamg - 7/25/20 - 10:49 am

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say walked into Boston Medical Center with a loaded gun Friday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/20 - 9:00 am

WBUR reports on efforts by Black residents at Mass. General, Brigham and Women's and Boston Medical Center to boost both minority employment and do more about health disparities between white and minority patients.

By adamg - 4/10/20 - 12:01 am
Racial, ethnic makeup of Boston Covid-19 patients - blacks make up 40%

Boston today released preliminary Covid-19 data that show some 40% of the patients are black, even though blacks make up only 23% of the city population. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/20 - 10:58 pm

Dr. Jon Santiago reports at the end of his shift in the Boston Medical Center emergency room tonight: Read more.

By adamg - 4/6/20 - 10:53 pm

WBUR reports, says this is the first time something like this has happened during the current Covid-19 emergency.

By adamg - 4/5/20 - 12:13 pm

Jon Santiago, an emergency-room doctor at Boston Medical Center (and also a state representative from the South End), talked this morning about the shift he was just getting off, reports that what's happening is already raising troubling questions about such things as who to put on a ventilator: Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 9:14 am

NBC Boston reports both Brigham and Women's and Mass. General each reported more than 40 Covid-19 diagnoses among its workers, while Boston Medical Center reported 15.

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