A federal judge today ordered Francisco Severo Torres of Fitchburg sent to a federal prison medical center in Devens, or an equivalent facility, for at least 30 days to determine whether he is competent to face trial on charges he tried to open a door on United flight to Boston and then lunged at a flight attendant with a sharp object he fashioned from a metal spoon handle. Read more.
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Man charged with trying to open a door on a flight to Boston and then trying to stab a flight attendant
Passengers on a United flight from Los Angeles to Boston tackled a Fitchburg man yesterday after he tried to open an emergency door, then tried to stab a flight attendant with a metal spoon he'd fashioned into a weapon shortly before the plane was about to begin its descent towards Logan, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.
Two United jets clipped wings at the terminal this morning, NBC Boston reports, adding officials learned of the mishap when a passenger on one plane tweeted a photo of the wing action.
One of three men wanted for stealing purses and luggage at Logan and New York airports was arrested last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Hyde Park man on bail in Brighton copper-theft case charged with trying to sneak a loaded gun onto a plane at Logan
A Hyde Park man traveling with a child was arrested at Logan Airport yesterday after he allegedly tried to get a loaded handgun onto a plane - while traveling with a child - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Matt Frank was not the only person who went to the beach in Winthrop this evening to see the full moon rising.
Steve watched it rise from East Boston: Read more.
Man who thought he would just be passing through Logan on his way to Brazil arrested for the child pornography a customs inspector claims to have found on his tablet
A Cincinnati man who landed at Logan yesterday on a flight from Ontario and planned to leave on a flight for Brazil was instead locked up overnight pending arraignment on a charge of possession of child pornography for the more than 2,000 videos depicting sexual acts on children under 12 a federal investigator says was on his tablet. Read more.
Live Boston captured Air Force 1 over Bayswater Street in East Boston on its final approach to Logan today.
Ben Youtz got a good look at the plane after it landed from a passing commuter ferry: Read more.
Joan was at Nahant Beach this afternon when the storm showed up and just burst right over her head. She managed to get a couple of good shots "just before we grabbed our stuff and made a mad dash for the car."
Chelsea Scanner watched the storm advance from Chelsea, and watched the lightning streak down in the direction of Everett and Somerville: Read more.
National Weather Service explains why our weather records come from Logan, where the weather isn't the same as in much of the rest of Boston
MassDOT just announced, that with one exception, people who use the T can doff their masks: Read more.
WBZ reports the PlayStation, in somebody's luggage, was in such bad shape it just looked weird on an X-ray and, being better safe than sorry, State Police ordered the terminal evacuated this afternoon.
Florida man charged with in-flight sexual attack can fly back home, but can forget about flying to professional conferences for now, judge says
A Bonita Springs, FL man charged with masturbating and feeling up the woman next to him on a flight from Newark to Boston was released today on $10,000 unsecured bond and will be allowed to fly back home, but then he'll have to stay off planes - the judge in his case rejected his request to fly to professional conferences while his case is pending. Read more.
Florida man charged with masturbating in his seat and feeling up the woman next to him on a flight from Newark to Boston
Update, Nov. 29, 2022: He pleaded guilty.
A Florida man who allegedly tried getting off on a plane before he got off the plane was arrested at Logan Airport Friday, the US Attorney's office reports. read more.
Council candidates discuss environmental issues in a district that includes an international airport
The East Boston Times-Free Press reports on an environmental forum with Gabriela Coletta and Tania Del Rio, who are running to replace Lydia Edwards as the District 1 (East Boston, Charlestown, North End) city councilor.
Going through her mother's stuff, Jessamyn West found the some clippings from the early to mid 1960s, when her mother won a contest to name the swanky new restaurant going into the Logan Airport control tower. Read more.
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