Downtown Crossing

By - 7/16/18 - 10:00 pm

Police found a man on Tremont Street at Park Street with fresh slice wounds to the hand he said were inflected by another man armed with a machete, around 9:35 p.m., possibly on Temple Place.

By - 7/3/18 - 11:49 am
Sideway T sign in Downtown Crossing

Kara Solomon shows us how workers took a T sign for a whirl while working on the new AT&T store in Downtown Crossing.

By - 6/22/18 - 6:09 pm
Boston Fire Department at Downtown Crossing Macy's

Firefighters responded to the eighth and seventh floors of 1 Summer Street in Downtown Crossing late this afternoon where rooms containing uninterruptible power supplies and large batteries at Markley Group's data center began filling with arc'ing and smoke and then water when the sprinklers went off. Read more.

By - 6/5/18 - 8:13 am

Boston Police report arresting Edward Tarencz, 30, on a charge of unarmed bank robbery for an incident yesterday at the TD Bank branch at 24 Winter St. Read more.

By - 5/17/18 - 5:51 pm

A 16-year-old was arrested yesterday for a May 2 shooting on Washington Street that left Temple Place shut at rush hour, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Read more.

By - 5/11/18 - 8:53 am

The MBTA is reporting delays of up to 20 minutes in either direction on the Orange Line due to a train with "a mechanical problem causing smoke at Downtown Crossing."

By - 5/4/18 - 3:21 pm

DD808 looked down and spotted tons of pugs in the courtyard of Old City Hall on School Street this afternoon.

By - 5/4/18 - 8:39 am
Boston firefighters at Downtown Crossing

Boston firefighters, not waiting for the next Oak Grove train. Photo by Amelia Mulligan.

Around 7 a.m., tracks on the Orange Line burst into flames at Downtown Crossing, creating delays of up to 30 minutes as power was shut to let Boston firefighters do what they do best.

By - 5/2/18 - 5:23 pm
Temple Place shut

Normally bustling street shut. Photo by Felicity Lingle.

Shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Washington Street near Temple Place. The victim managed to walk up Temple Street, about a third of the way towards Tremont, before falling to the sidewalk, where police found him.

By - 4/29/18 - 1:11 pm

La bibliotequetress reports:

Oh, no! Went to beloved Boston Shawarma on Washington St for my ritual Sunday work lunch & it's closed! Sign in window says lease ran out 4/25. That means 2 empty storefronts side by side--landlord plans?

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.
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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.