JP Shipley shows us what happened when the driver of a big rig tried to cram under the Orange Line's Medford Street bridge in Malden this morning.
Around 2:30 p.m., the T was reporting delays of up to 20 minutes on the Orange Line due to an outbound train with "a mechanical problem" near Malden Center bad enough to have the train after it called up to push it to Oak Grove.
A federal judge this week dismissed a lawsuit over the lack of hazelnuts in a local company's Hazelnut Crème Coffee as a whole latte nothing because the woman who brought the suit didn't make a strong enough case on exactly how she was harmed. Read more.
WFXT reports. The Sox have yet to actually win the AL East title (although they could tonight).
A Malden man who blamed two officials for being part of an alleged conspiracy to steal his house will likely spend the rest of his life in federal prison for planning a murder spree with the weapons he bought from an arms dealer who turned out to be an undercover FBI agent. Read more.
Shortly after 11:30 a.m., the Orange Line came to a halt so a T employee could extinguish the trash that burst into flames between Malden Center and Wellington.
Alyssa Hiller spotted a couple of people heading out for some sledding in Malden today.
Gordon Hallett looked down Concord Street in Malden this morning.
A federal jury in Concord, NH yesterday convicted Edward McLarnon, 69, of receiving firearms with intent to commit murder and three related weapons and explosive charges in bid to go on a murder spree that was foiled because the person he bought all the weaponry from was an undercover FBI agent. Read more.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays due to a deceased train at Malden.
WBZ reports a guy who tried making off with cans of Red Bull from a Malden convenience store left the backpack he'd allegedly stuffed the sugary drinks into behind, returned, slapped the store clerk who'd followed him, then ran off without the backpack - which also contained "personal identification items."
Jesse Lacatena, 23, and Elisha Rockett, had bail set at $50,000 and $100,000 respectively for their role in a bloody fight that started on Spring Lane early Friday. Read more.
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