WCVB reports a sixth-grader was packing pepper spray when it accidentally went off in a classroom at UP Academy today.
A man who'd been creeping on a group of woman at dbar followed one into the restroom and sexually assaulted her after she came out of a stall the night of July 21, a BPD officer told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.
Victim identified as Nervan Joshua Luc, 19.
A man was fatally shot in the head as he sat in a car on Norwell Street, near Washington Street around 7:10 p.m., according to NBC Boston.
However, PCFN reports police found his body, still in the car, about a mile away, at Talbot Avenue and Norfolk Street. This was right outside the Great Hall, where the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute and City Council President Andrea Campbell were leading "a community conversation on public safety issues" in Campbell's district. Read more.
David Finnerty stayed a respectful distance away this morning while taking a snapshot of the turkey that has roamed Ashmont Street and Peabody Square the past few months.
The Dorchester Reporter reports that in addition to the usual concerns about traffic and rootless condo dwellers, opponents of developer's plan to put 96 condos on the very tip of Port Norfolk have a new issue: Ever higher tides caused by climate change. A BPDA planner told a recent meeting that "over the next 50 years or so, the 2018 village will shrink to a sliver in the center as tidal waters eat away at the edges."
Tory Bullock offers to help white people avoid embarassing gaffes:
UPDATE: Bail set at $1,000.
A New Hampshire 16-year-old could be brought to Boston face arraignment by the end of today on charges he threatened to "kill everyone" at bars in Dorchester and downtown, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
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