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By adamg - 5/17/22 - 2:23 pm

Update: Arrested in Roxbury.

Boston Police have charged a Lawrence man for a rape early Saturday on Harrison Avenue - now they have to find him.
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By adamg - 5/16/22 - 1:10 pm
Warrenton Street

Clearing everybody out. Photo by Live Boston

Live Boston reports people began fleeing Theater District clubs in a hurry early Sunday after a report of possible gunfire inside Venu on Warrenton Street.

No shell casings or other evidence of gunfire were found after the 1:30 a.m. incident. Still, Venu and nearby clubs were evacuated to allow for police sweeps, and after people "ran for cover after reports of shots fired inside of one of the clubs."

By adamg - 5/15/22 - 5:55 pm
Wanted suspect and car

Boston Police have released photos of a man and his Honda Fit that they say are wanted for a rape on Harrison Avenue sometime before 6:30 a.m. Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/14/22 - 5:08 pm
Wanted women

Boston Police have released photos of women wanted for a double stabbing at Stuart and Warrenton streets around 2:20 a.m. on April 20.

If you recognize any of the women, you can contact detectives at 617-343-4248, or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 4:58 pm

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.

By adamg - 4/20/22 - 9:07 am

Update: Suspect photos released.

Two people were stabbed at Warrenton and Stuart streets around 2:20 a.m., Stanley Staco reports. Both victims were taken away in critical condition.

The stabbings came just hours after a community meeting on violence in Chinatown.

By adamg - 4/19/22 - 10:01 pm

Boston Police told Chinatown residents and business owners that they will soon be assigning six officers to Chinatown between 2 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. - two to keep guard over the Chinatown Gate and four on bicycles to patrol the neighborhood as bars in nearby areas let out and people pour into Chinatown for food. Read more.

By adamg - 4/17/22 - 8:01 am
Chinatown shooting scene

Police talk to witnesses after the shootings.

Boston Police report two men were critically injured in a shooting near Beach and Hudson streets around 2:30 a.m. and that two out of towners were arrested for the gunfire after proving unable to handle the rotary at Sullivan Square in Charlestown. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/22 - 1:21 pm

A convicted drunk driver already facing several charges for a crash on Kneeland Street near Hudson Street early Monday will likely face additional or more severe charges because the pedestrian she allegedly hit has died, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 4/1/22 - 9:06 pm

Tufts Medical Center President Michael Tarnoff announced today that, with the imminent closing of the hospital's in-patient services for children, it will stop intensive treatment of young cancer patients July 1, because many of the patients require overnight stays that the hospital will no longer have for them. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/22 - 9:12 pm

A Quincy man who refused to wear a mask at one of Chris Rock's performances at the Wilbur Theatre last night was arrested after allegedly attacking two theater staffers, his own father and a Boston Police officer, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/22 - 8:24 pm

Boston Police report a man who carjacked somebody on Beach Street in Chinatown Thursday afternoon - after first dragging the car's owner for a while - drove over to Steriti Rink on Commercial Street in the North End, behind which he jumped into the inner harbor and then foundered there for awhile until Boston officers and State Police could get him out of the cold water. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/22 - 11:41 pm
Parcel 25

Parcel 25; steam plant and Reggie Wong Park not included.

The MassDOT board today approved a 99-year lease for construction of a new building between Kneeland, Lincoln and Albany streets that would include a deck over a part of I-93. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/22 - 4:33 pm
Dumb sign allegedly advertises an urgent auction

An irate Back Bay resident filed a 311 complaint about the stupid signs that popped up everywhere yesterday, blue this time, unlike they yellow signs that popped up everywhere last fall: Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/22 - 11:55 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Hei La Moon on Beach Street has posted signs on its doors that it'll be moving into the smaller Food Opera food court that is supposed to be replacing Chau Chow City, but which has run into financial difficulties.

Hei La Moon is on the first floor of that old parking garage off the Greenway that a Toronto developer wants to replace but keeps changing its mind about just how to do so.

By adamg - 2/16/22 - 12:52 pm
Orange Line Valentine's card: Babe, u r smokin!

This Valentine's Day card was supposed to be a joke, right? Source.

At least it wasn't one of the new trains. Dave Baron was among the people on an Orange Line train that began to smoke at Chinatown around noon. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/22 - 12:55 pm

WHDH reports on the protest.

Tufts Medical Center announced last month it would shut the former Floating Hospital for Children and move patients over to its larger rival, Boston Children's Hospital.

By adamg - 1/25/22 - 12:49 pm
Rendering of 150 Kneeland St.

Rendering by RODE Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a 115-unit condo building at the site of a former nightclub at 150 Kneeland St. that will be "fully electric" and which will mean the development of 20 units of "deeply affordable" apartments on Oxford Street. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/22 - 10:47 am

Tufts Medical Center announced today it's shutting down its 41 in-patient beds for children to create new space for "critically ill adults" - although it said it will keep its neonatal ICU and several primary-care programs for kids and teens open. Read more.

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