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By adamg - 12/26/19 - 2:32 pm
Pascal

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins confirmed today that a West Roxbury woman killed her young children and then herself at the Renaissance parking garage near Ruggles station yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 12:34 pm

Transit Police report arresting Andrew Cephas, 21, on a variety of gun-related charges for an incident at Ruggles that ended with a shot fired yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/19 - 4:47 pm

Update: Arrest made.

Transit Police report gunfire at the Ruggles T stop around 3 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/19 - 5:01 pm

The MBTA reports workers have put out the "leaf debris that was smoldering" just inbound from Ruggles that was causing smoke and delays of up to 15 minutes on the Orange Line as train drivers were ordered to stand by rather than risk driving through the Great Smoky Tracks. No word if the $50 million in extra T spending the governor just announced includes money for rakes.

By adamg - 1/29/19 - 12:02 am

Around 9:30 p.m., an Orange Line train pulled out of Ruggles on its way downtown. Only a rider, for whatever reasons, had her arm partially stuck outside one set of doors as the train began to move. When the driver didn't seem to respond to the intercom, a rider pulled the emergency brake. Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/18 - 4:55 pm

News @ Northeastern reports on a new pedestrian bridge dropped into place (very, very carefully) over the Northeast Corridor and Orange Line train tracks over the weekend to connect the Fenway and Roxbury parts of the Northeastern campus. It took a week just to assemble the crane that would put the bridge in place.

By adamg - 10/4/18 - 9:01 am

The Huntington News reports a well meaning Northeastern student gave $60 to a guy at Ruggles who said he needed to get back to New Hampshire. Campus police caught up with him and escorted him off campus.

By adamg - 7/16/18 - 9:42 am

So Keolis had to cancel the 7:32 a.m. train out of Needham for some reason, which meant the next train into town was packed with two trains' worth of people. And, Kerry O'Brien reports, no air conditioning. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/18 - 9:18 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to the signal problems. Lauren Picone helps define "moderate" on the T:

It's taken me half an hour to go two stops on the Orange Line.

By adamg - 9/27/17 - 10:55 am

Boston police officers did nothing wrong when they arrested a teenager on gun charges near Ruggles station in 2015 because they had ample reason to suspect he'd been involved in a criminal act, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/20/17 - 9:58 pm

Last month, workers quickly took down Samsung ads at South Station that basically called people in Mattapan phone thieves. Earlier today, Malia Lazu found a couple new Samsung ads also at South Station, that basically do the same thing, only this time swapping in Worcester and Ruggles. Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/17 - 12:35 pm

State officials gathered at Ruggles station this morning to formally break ground on a $38-million project that will mean a new commuter-rail platform and a new lower busway and elevators. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/17 - 11:43 am
Ziu

Transit Police report arresting Ilirian Ziu, 50, of East Boston, on civil-rights and destruction-of-property charges for an incident on July 13 at the Ruggles station on the Orange Line.

Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/17 - 9:55 pm
Wanted man

Transit Police report they are looking for this man for an incident at Ruggles on the Orange Line, shortly after 6 p.m. yesterday. Police say the guy "targeted two females based on their perceived country of origin with verbal abuse" and, as long as he was at it, smashed a window on a passing outbound train. Read more.

By adamg - 7/7/17 - 2:48 pm
Wanted for Ruggles robbery

Transit Police report they're looking for this guy for the unarmed robbery of a 62-year-old woman at Ruggles around 8:05 a.m. on June 27.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text tip to 873873.

By adamg - 6/25/17 - 10:10 am

Sunday is no fun day when an outbound train dies at Ruggles, causing what the MBTA calls "minor" delays.

By adamg - 6/22/17 - 2:40 pm

Transit Police report a woman was hit by an outbound Orange Line train at Ruggles around 12:30 p.m. Her death remains under investigation, but police say they do not suspect foul play.

Buses were called in to shuttle riders between Jackson Square and Back Bay as the investigation continued.

By adamg - 12/19/16 - 3:58 pm

The MBTA today announced that a long planned upgrade to Ruggles station should get underway next year. In addition to a new 800-foot long commuter-rail platform that will let more trains stop at the station, the T is also planning an overhaul of the lower busway, replacement of four elevators and the addition of a fifth and expanded pedestrian canopies at either end of the station. Read more.

By adamg - 12/19/16 - 8:29 am

Around 8 a.m., Adam Kessel boarded an inbound Needham Line train only to find (again):

Bodies packed tight, including in vestibules between cars. Unsafe, uncomfortable. Illegal?

A few minutes later, he checked in from Ruggles:

Train just left Ruggles with dozens unable to deboard, trapped on train. No one around to hear shouts.

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