The mother of Stephanie McMahon, found beaten to death in her River Street apartment in 2014, is asking a judge to find the city of Boston responsible for her death, because, she alleges, the two Boston police officers who responded to her daughter's apartment and removed her violent ex-boyfriend failed to lock him up, which let him return the next day and beat her to death. Read more.
UPDATE, 4/4: Store passed a re-inspection and was allowed to re-open.
A city health inspector today shut the Stop & Shop at 1025 Truman Parkway after wastewater and sewage began coming up through floor drains in the bakery, produce and deli departments and meat and produce storage and preparation areas. Read more.
Shoppers entering the produce side of the Hyde Park Shaw's tonight were greeted by this table featuring: Some toilet paper, some soup mixes, Milk Bones, some nacho cheese dip and a plant that looked like it could really use some water, all under blue and green balloons.
Shoppers then left the immediate area wondering what they had just seen.
On neighborhood Facebook groups, West Roxbury, Roslindale, Hyde Park and Jamaica Plain residents report being startled awake either shortly before or after 5 a.m. by at least two loud booms. On Twitter, Pete Cannon reports: Read more.
At Truman Parkway and Mountfair Terrace, around 9:25 p.m.
The Boston Fire Department reports that shortly after noon, somebody drove a Hyundai Genesis into first a light pole and then the house at 1482 Hyde Park Ave.
Both the driver and a passenger were extricated from the remains of the car and taken to a local hospital for care. Both are expected to survive.
UPDATE: Nothing found, Steve Cooper at WHDH reports.
WCVB reports that State Police are combing land around Turtle Pond off Enneking Parkway for Joseph Brancato, 21, last seen several weeks ago on Mendelssohn Street in Roslindale, where he was staying with a Marine recruiter. NECN reports that among the agencies that sent investigators to the area is NCIS, which investigates possible criminal activity in the Marine Corps.
Officials at Most Precious Blood Church have begun looking at leasing church property to an apartment developer as a way to ensure a new revenue stream for the church and two affiliated parishes in Readville and Milton.
But at a meeting last night at the former St. Anne School in Readville, parishioners soundly opposed a proposal to turn the main church building on Maple Street into 24 apartments and convert a basement chapel into the main worship area. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved Sadiq Ahmad's request to re-open the shuttered New York Fried Chicken take-out place on River Street, near Hyde Park Avenue, as New Yorker Fried Chicken. Read more.
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