Downtown Crossing

By - 4/20/18 - 3:17 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Hyannis man after, they say, he robbed the TD Bank branch at 24 Winter St. in Downtown Crossing yesterday evening - and then stuck around the area. Read more.

By - 4/17/18 - 10:24 pm

Corwin Wickersham videoed the goings on at the Downtown Crossing T-Mobile store last week.

By - 4/14/18 - 9:31 am
Downtown Crossing cruiser crash

Crash aftermath. Photo by KMV.

Around 3 a.m. on Washington Street, WBZ reports.

By - 4/9/18 - 9:02 am

The MBTA reports delays towards Oak Grove on the Orange Line because of a train with a door that wouldn't recycle at Downtown Crossing earlier.

By - 4/8/18 - 2:57 pm

Boston Police report arresting two Mattapan teens - and say they are looking for two more - for a violent robbery on Winter Street Saturday night. Read more.

By - 3/21/18 - 9:59 am
Stimson

UPDATE: Bail set at $10,000 for larceny and possession of Class E drug, but he's not going anywhere because he had bail on three open drug and larceny cases revoked, DA's office reports.

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man on a larceny charge this morning after finding him with a bottle of prescription pills belonging to a man who had been found dead at the Downtown Crossing Red Line station.
Read more.

By - 2/26/18 - 6:19 pm

The MBTA reports residual "moderate" delays from an Orange Line train that came to an end near Downtown Crossing.

By - 2/22/18 - 5:09 pm
Pigeon sheltering from the snow in Downtown Crossing

As the snow began to fall on Washington Street in Downtown Crossing this afternoon, a pigeon found a place to ride out the storm.

On the other side of the Shawmut Peninsula, some sailors were not as eager to get in from the snow: Read more.

By - 2/15/18 - 10:31 am

Boston Police report arresting a Quincy man on gun and pot-distribution charges after he was unable to outrun officers who spotted him in an apparent drug transaction at Tremont Street and Temple Place yesterday afternoon. Read more

By - 2/14/18 - 10:00 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Orange Line towards Oak Grove because of a newly recalcitrant train.

By - 1/19/18 - 8:51 pm
Potsquatch

Potsquatch, Springfield's leafiest mascot, paid a call on the Hub today. Craig Caplan snapped his photo in Downtown Crossing. Read more.

By - 1/3/18 - 1:30 pm
Flooding at Downtown Crossing

The T has shut its busiest station after a pipe burst and sent water flooding onto the station floors. This comes not long after a briefly flaming Green Line trolley roof at Park Street caused delays on that line.

Ben Rey, who took the photo, reports he got on the last train to Forest Hills from DTX, around 1:20 p.m. Both lines are still running, but bypassing the station.

By - 11/7/17 - 5:42 pm

A train died at Downtown Crossing and now the MBTA reports "moderate" delays towards Ashmont and Braintree. Peter Amstutz reports the train had help on its journey across the River Styx:

at RL at DTX, was a commotion & someone yelling stop the train, someone pulled emergency break, whole train out of service!

By - 11/3/17 - 7:28 pm

Tim Lawrence took in the annual Illuminus Boston in Downtown Crossing tonight. It repeats tomorrow night.

By - 10/31/17 - 9:32 am
Confederate sticker in Downtown Crossing

Garry Waldeck spotted Johnny Reb's pickup in Downtown Crossing this morning. The truck's registered in Pennsylvania, which, we seem to recall from history class, was on the Northern side during the War of Southern Aggression.

By - 10/27/17 - 6:04 pm

At 6:01 p.m., the MBTA reported "moderate" delays on the Orange Line towards Forest Hills after a train gasped its last at Downtown Crossing - the second Orange Line train to die in today's afternoon rush hour.

By - 10/9/17 - 9:36 pm

Stabbed in the leg at West and Tremont streets around 9:30 p.m.

By - 10/7/17 - 3:13 pm
Anti-Columbus protesters in downtown Boston

Pilotblock watched a march through Downtown Crossing today by protesters who want to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day.

By - 9/29/17 - 8:02 pm
Webster Bank suspect

A man who'd taken to robbing a different Boston-area bank once a month was arrested today, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.