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By adamg - 3/27/21 - 11:16 am

Transit Police report that around 6 p.m. on Thursday, a man told officers at Back Bay that his bike was missing from the bike storage area there.

And then, just as the man was describing the bike to the officers: Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/21 - 8:03 pm
Pagan

Transit Police report arresting Carlos Pagan, 38, on charges he was the guy who figured out how to get into a Bank of America ATM at the Massachusetts Avenue Orange Line stop and make off with a cash "cassette" on March 10. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/21 - 9:35 pm

NBC Boston reports on the fatality, which happened shortly after 8 p.m.

By adamg - 3/17/21 - 9:04 am

The MBTA announced last week that it's just not going to run any trains at all between Oak Grove and Sullivan Square as it fixes the aging switch that caused yesterday's derailment at Wellington and does other track work there for the next three weeks. And it's pulling all of the new Chinese-by-way-of-Springfield trains on the Orange and Red Lines - like the one that came off the tracks as it tries to figure out what happened.

By adamg - 3/16/21 - 5:27 pm

The T has issued a statement on the derailment in the area where workers were supposedly making track improvements at Wellington today: Read more.

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By adamg - 3/16/21 - 12:37 pm

WHDH reports one of the new Orange Line trains derailed in the track work zone near Wellington around noon. Read more.

By adamg - 3/15/21 - 9:01 am

It's not just that the MBTA chose today to cut service by 20% on the Orange Line, but there's a "track issue" near Community College causing 20-minute delays. Also, it's frickin' cold out.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 11:11 am
Wanted for ATM heist

Update: Suspect arrested.

Transit Police report they are looking for a guy they say broke into a Bank of America ATM at the Massachusetts Avenue Orange Line stop and made off with a box full of cash around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text tip to 873873.

By adamg - 3/3/21 - 1:02 pm

Transit Police report officers had to boot Beelzebub out of Forest Hills Monday night for frightening a woman on the Orange Line with a hellish pickup technique. Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/21 - 2:12 pm
Firefighters on the Orange Line at Jackson Square

Firefighters in the pit. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters were able to get a man out from under an Orange Line train at Jackson Square around 9:50 a.m.

He was taken to a local hospital for care. The incident remains under investigation, the department says.

By adamg - 1/23/21 - 11:18 am

Transit Police report arresting Tyler Logan, 28, of Leicester, after he allegedly stared at a woman at the Orange Line fare gates while doing things a grown man shouldn't be doing in public, around 9 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/10/21 - 1:37 pm
Wanted for questioning: Two women

Transit Police have released photos of two women they want to talk to about a stabbing at Downtown Crossing around 9:45 p.m. on Jan. 3. Read more.

By adamg - 12/3/20 - 4:31 pm
Socially distanced Orange Line riders wait for a bus at Jackson

Socially distanced Orange Line riders wait for a bus at Jackson. Photo by La Bibliotequetress.

A man was hit and killed by an outbound Orange Line train at Massachusetts Avenue shortly before 2:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/25/20 - 9:11 am
Storrowed truck in Malden

Operation Ryan came across a peeled back trailer this morning at the Orange Line bridge over Medford Street in Malden.

By adamg - 11/14/20 - 12:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting a teen on various gun charges Friday night after gunfire was reported on Annunciation Road. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/20 - 1:59 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man witnesses was standing on an outbound Orange Line train and masturbating right in front of two seated women as the train approached Stony Brook around 10 a.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/20 - 9:22 am

The Globe shows how delays were already mounting for the new cars even before March.

By adamg - 10/17/20 - 10:36 am
Downtown Crossing emergency response

Emergency response at Downtown Crossing. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports emergency crews responded to Downtown Crossing around 2 a.m. after a man was found on one of the third rails on the Orange Line. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

By adamg - 10/5/20 - 3:08 pm

Brian Kane reports that CRRC is now 12 to 15 months behind schedule in churning them out at its Springfield assembly plant. The Boston Business Journal reports that means Orange Line riders could continue to see their superannuated cars until April, 2023, 15 months after originally planned, while the last of the wizened Red Line cars could still be in service until September, 2024, 12 months later than expected.

By adamg - 9/29/20 - 9:22 am
Orange and Red Line cars in the Cabot Yard in South Boston

The first couple of test models of the new Orange Line cars now sit with new Red Line cars in the MBTA's Cabot Yard in South Boston, which, of course, makes you wonder how they got there (secret deep-underground switch at Downtown Crossing?). Read more.

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