1 hr ago | Boston Herald
Retired Boston police Detective Billy Kee, testifying at the sentencing yesterday of the men who murdered his daughter, was on the verge of doing what he said cops aren't supposed to do.
2 hrs ago | Spillingthebeans
Military Heroes Garden of Flags on the Boston Common Every year, the MA Military Heroes organization plants a garden of 20,000 flags in front of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Boston Common to commemorate the Massachusetts service members who have given their lives to defend the United States and our freedom.
3 hrs ago | Boston.com
A 13-year-old boy was found safe in Cambridge on Tuesday night about three hours after his father had allegedly kidnapped him after an altercation in Roxbury, prompting an Amber Alert and an intensive police search, officials said.
7 hrs ago | Boston.com
Commuter rail service is not great for quick trips in the city because it takes too long to catch a train.
Mark Duffield and Jennifer Hill, owners of Blackstone's on Beacon Hill and recipients of the 17th annual Beacon Award.
The wall along a path between Waverley Avenue and Whites Avenue now has peeling dark grey paint with a number of graffiti tags sprayed on it, but by the end of the summer it will feature a freshly painted mural featuring some of the best parts of life in Watertown.
The deadline to sign up for nomination papers for Boston's mayoral and city council elections has passed, with 24 possible candidates for mayor.
The following are excerpts from reports in the Danvers Police Department press log from May 16-17. Thursday, May 16 9:58 p.m. Lesa M. Deleon, 44, of 46 Courtney Dr., Beverly, was arrested, following a motor vehicle accident on High Street.
In his recent Ohio State commencement speech, President Obama soothed graduates by telling them not to pay attention to what they may have heard, not to fear government, and to reject the idea that "tyranny is always lurking just around the corner." Was he worried the grads had seen videos of the SWAT enforcers in Boston after the marathon ... (more)
UPDATE, 2:30 p.m. : On Twitter , Boston Fire said they responded at 1:05 p.m. Monday to the state office building for "an envelope on floor 20 with white powder in it." Boston Fire confirmed the location was the state Attorney General's office .
There are several signs telling cars not to turn left at that intersection. Howvever, drivers look at the light that doesn't have a sign.
The cyclist, a woman in her early 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene near the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West, Boston Police Officer James Kenneally said.
On ArchBoston, Billski wonders what happened to the rooftop lion atop the Kensington Building on Boylston Street, which sat where the Darth Vader building now broods over the avenue.