A Brooklyn man was arraigned today on charges he walked into an apartment at the West End Apartments last month and fatally slashed the throat of a 75-year-old man who often kept his door unlocked so neighbors and caretakers could check on him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
West End man who left his apartment door unlocked murdered by New Yorker who snuck in, slashed his throat, ate some of his food, DA says
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No matter how obnoxious an ejected bar patron gets, a doorman shouldn't just kick him in the balls, board concludes
The Boston Licensing Board today formally warned Bodega, 69 Canal St., that the correct response for a staffer being harassed by somebody who'd just been ejected is to call 911, not kick him in the crotch. Read more.
A Randolph man faces a variety of charges after he allegedly ran a woman down outside North Station early this morning, while a couple of his pals face charges that they made asses of themselves at the scene and then again at the police station, where they were arrested after allegedly chest bumping cops and challenging them to a fight, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Early morning commuters at North Station greeted by a man yelling racist slurs, at least until he was arrested
Transit Police report that around 5 a.m., a man from Lowell began yelling racial epithets at commuters and station workers, and that he refused entreaties from officers to shut up or leave, so they arrested him for trespassing.
Causeway Street shut for more than an hour by what turned out to be a pressure cooker sitting on the sidewalk
In a city with a bad history with pressure cookers, police took no chances when a report came in about a suspicious device just sitting on Causeway Street in front of the Garden and North Station around 1:30 a.m. Read more.
Top Gun caught the end of another exciting match on Storrow Drive inbound by Mass Eye and Ear today, in which the final score was, yet again: Read more.
Josh Bittker snapped the spiffy new lane near MGH yesterday: "The new Cambridge St. protected parking lane looks great!"
A Woburn developer that won approval for a 90-room hotel at 104 Canal St., at Valenti Way, is seeking city approval again to begin construction, but this time for a hotel with 98 rooms. Read more.
State Police say they prevented environmental protesters from blocking the Leverett Circle Connector at rush hour
State Police report arresting five Extinction Rebellion climate-change protesters they say were getting ready to use several pink 55-gallon drums outfitted so they could lock arms through them to make traffic even worse than usual this morning on the Leverett Circle Connector and on the ramps that connect to it. Read more.
Covid-19 delays in court proceedings don't help contractor that had trouble figuring out who to sue when it didn't get paid for work on North Station movie theater
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that rules it issued in the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic to temporarily halt statutory time limits on court actions are of no help to a contractor that kept suing the wrong corporate entities for payment for work it did to build North Station movie theaters - because the suit it also filed was largely based on the "mechanic's lien" it filed in the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds, which is not a court. Read more.
Dr. Scott Hadland, chief of adolescent medicine at Mass. General, reports on a recent missive from a doctor in another state and asks for some advice: Read more.
A roving UHub photographer reports these two mini-buns seem to be doing well in one of the more vegetated patches near Whittier Place in the West End Apartments.
Ben Genaux says he was surprised to see this sign at Mass. General today.
"Little guy had everyone hyped up after the game!" Kory Gladysz reports after the Celtics game-7 win against Milwaukee.
Roofie madness: Board hears four more cases of possible drink tampering, bars take steps, some ER docs not doing toxicology scans
Update: Board rules all of the bars did what they could and should have and have taken steps to try to keep it from happening again, so no violations.
The Boston Licensing Board this week held hearings on four more possible cases involving tampered drinks given to women - one at a bar in an incident that was just a week after another possible drugging there. Read more.
A Mattapan man was arraigned yesterday on charges of cocaine trafficking and disturbing a correctional institution after he was allegedly caught with more than 18 grams of the white powder - some found "on his person" during a strip search - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
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