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By adamg - 9/26/21 - 6:26 pm

Boston EMS reports nine people had to be taken to local hospitals after an up escalator at Back Bay reversed and began going down, around 6 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/21 - 5:51 pm

It's like March, 2020 again at the Harvard Business School, which has ordered a week-long return to remote-only education for first-year MBA students, because it seems too many future masters of the universe have been ignoring basic Covid-19 precautions - to the point where the business school made up two-thirds of new Covid-19 cases among Harvard students this month despite comprising only 9% of the total school population. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/21 - 3:18 pm
Wanted for attack on Mission Hill

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police have released photos of a man they say threatened to stab a security guard at 1520 Tremont St. with a small, sharp object around 4 a.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/21 - 3:05 pm
1395 Washington St. rendering

Rendering by Embarc Studio.

A developer has filed plans to replace three restaurants at 1395-1405 Washington St. in the South End with a $23-million, seven-story condo building. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 10:49 pm

Some guy who just moved to Boston (to go to BC, from the looks of things), is freaked out by all the turkeys in Boston.

Ed. note: Tonight, I opened our side door to throw out some trash and there was an oppssum just sitting there, all "don't kill me!"

H/t The Pumpkin Spice Must Flow.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 10:45 pm

Cambridge Police report a man was stabbed in the stomach outside the Best Buy at CambridgeSide Place around 7:30 p.m., "following an apparent road rage incident."

The victim, 34, was conscious and alert when taken to a local hospital, police say, adding "the suspect reportedly left the area in a vehicle with another male."

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 10:14 pm

Cambridge Day reports a group formed last month that says it represents parents last week filed suits in three counties alleging that requirements that children wear masks in schools are illegal and do no good and may even harm kids. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 9:48 pm
Westview crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Updated with BPD information.

Boston Police report a man and a woman were shot at 240 Westview St. in the Franklin Field development around 9 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 5:57 pm
Rainbows over Boston and Charles River

Ng took in a double rainbow over the Charles and Boston this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 4:16 pm
Passengers waiting for a train that isn't coming at Maverick

Passengers waiting for an alleged shuttle train to Boston around 3:40. Photo by Nicholas Bauer.

Something went all fizzzly and sparky on the Blue Line this afternoon, turning what is normally a quiet Saturday into the equivalent of a rush-hour commute as the T scrambled to arrange a shuttle train between Maverick and Aquarium on the outbound tracks because the inbound tracks were no longer usable. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 4:04 pm

A Springfield minister whose son is a senior majoring in architecture at UMass Amherst has posted a copy of a racist email sent to Black students on campus. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 3:44 pm
Seized shotgun

Agent holds shotgun seized with drugs. Photo via DEA affidavit.

A Mexican woman faces a minimum of five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to working with her son to sell two kilos of cocaine in East Boston's Maverick Square to a buyer who turned out to be working for the feds, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 1:26 pm

Acting Mayor Kim Janey today urged her supporters to vote for Michelle Wu in November. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 11:56 am

Cambridge Day introduces us to Asian jumping worms, which are really more like Asian wriggling worms, but in any case are worse for the local flora than all the other earthworms that came over with Europeans. You can recognize them by the white band around them and by the way they wriggle intensely when prodded.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 11:50 am

WBZ reports somebody drove into Foreign Auto Body Co. on Cambridge Street around 3 a.m.

By adamg - 9/25/21 - 11:48 am

Car Talk: Behind the Scenes with Tom and Ray Magliozzi (1995)

WBUR reports today's rebroadcast of the classic show will be its last. Ray and Tom Magliozzi started the show in 1977. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 11:10 pm

Multiple gunshots reported around 10:50 p.m. on Mt. Pleasant Avenue between Mt. Pleasant Terrace and Forest Street. At least two cars were hit in what might have been a gun battle.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 11:06 pm

A Thank You and Farewell After 34 Years

Lovett started working at the cable news show even earlier part time.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 10:50 pm

A federal appeals court ruled today that Frank Salemme and henchman Paul Weadick got a fair trial in 2018 on charges they murdered the owner of the Channel nightclub to keep him from talking to federal investigators looking into Salemme's criminal activities. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 2:43 pm
People demanding the end of Haitian deportation from Del Rio

Ron Newman attended a protest at the JFK Federal Building in Government Center today.