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Ernie Boch Jr.: voting for Trump like picking a girl for sex

Ernie Boch Jr. told CNN that voting for Donald Trump was like having to tell a girl at closing time to come on down.The President and CEO of Subaru of New England went on CNN on Thursdayto talk about the Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz clash over accusations of fraud during the Iowa Caucus. Trump has...

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 10:45pm

UPDATE: Winter Storm Watch in effect for Friday morning

The past balmy, rain-soaked week is expected to end on a snowy note.According to the National Weather Service, Boston could get 1 to 3 inches of snow. WBZ is predicting 4 to 8 inches. Flakes are expected to start falling early Friday morning, around 1 or 2 a.m., with a steady fall predicted until...

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 9:15pm

Cops bust Boston man with 88 grams of heroin and a brass knuckle blade

Boston Police busted a man with 105 bags of heroin on Tuesday after he tried to take off from the cops.Police were checking out a report of drug activity near 28 State St. when they recognized Peter Marino, 30, of Boston. When they went to talk to Marino, officers said he started shouting “Assault...

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 3:38am

Who's on First strikes out

The bar Who’s on First is out, according to Red Sox President Sam Kennedy, who met with team officials and Fenway residents on Tuesday evening.According to UniversalHub, the Sox started working with officials to move the bar out of Yawkey Way after an MBTA conductor was shot and killed and three...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:43pm

3-year-old boy rescued in four-alarm fire in Chelsea

A four-alarm fire broke out at an apartment building in Chelsea on Wednesday morning.Officials said that a 3-year-old boy was trapped by the fire, but was able to escape when crews went in to help, and a building occupant was able to get him out of the building.The massive blaze on Eleanor Street...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 9:47pm

Emerson student says he only had good intentions with dorm room Airbnb

Jack Worth had no interest in making headlines when he offered travelers a place to sleep on Airbnb.But the Emerson College sophomore made waves when he offered up his dorm room in the Little Building in January, and landed in enough trouble to merit a $150 fine from Airbnb and faces disciplinary...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 2:09am

Whitey Bulger no fan of Depp's 'Black Mass'

Southie mobster James “Whitey” Bulger was apparently no fan of actor Johnny Depp’s depiction of the life and times of the infamous gangster.According to Complex Magazine, Bulger called Black Mass “pure fiction.”In handwritten letters being sold by Page Six, Bulger voiced his disdain for the semi-...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 11:30pm

Boston library seeks public, transparent approach in picking new president

As the nation turns their eyes to caucuses and polls in search of a new Commander in Chief, the Boston Public Library is seeking public input on who its next president should be.The Library Board of Trustees and Mayor Marty Walsh assembled an executive search firm in September, and have started...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 9:46pm

Weymouth firefighter in hot water over anti-Narcan social media rant

A Weymouth firefighter landed in hot water after posting a viral rant railing against Narcan, the lifesaving opioid blocker.The fireman, whose name was not released, took to Facebook, calling Narcan “the worst drug ever created.” He went on to say “Let the ---- bags die… I for one get no extra...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 3:12am

Authorities bust 56 members of MS-13 all over greater Boston area

Federal, state and local law enforcement officers made a run at Boston area’s MS-13 problem on Friday morning, according to the U.S. District Attorney’s Office.An operation took place in East Boston, Chelsea, Everett, Lynn, Revere and Somerville, netting 56 leaders of MS-13 on federal racketeering...

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 11:16pm

PayTix makes paying parking violations easier in Boston

Parking tickets are the bane of driver’s existence in Boston (or anywhere else for that matter), but Mayor Marty Walsh has made the process of paying tickets a little less painful.The City of Boston is launching Boston PayTix, a new smartphone app that allows drivers to pay their tickets quickly so...

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 1:42am

Boston man charged with heroin, crack distribution

A Boston man was arraigned on Thursday on crack cocaine and heroin distribution charges.Juan Pena, 29, of Boston was arrested on Tuesday at about 2 p.m. when the police executed a search warrant at 488 Blue Hill Avenue.Police said they found several bags of heroin and loose crack cocaine rocks,...

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 10:59pm

Weekend Longfellow Bridge closure canceled

Weekend Red Line riders, bikers and drivers can breathe a sigh of relief if they intended to get across the Longfellow Bridge.MassDOT has canceled this weekend’s diversion and Longfellow Bridge closure. The last of the work will be done in overnight shifts instead of weekend days.The bridge will...

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 2:06am

Four men charged with drug, gun possession in Brockton

After a two-month investigation, the DEA, State Police and Brockton Police teamed up and arrested four men and seized three guns, along with bags of cocaine and fentanyl.Police raided three apartments on Warren Avenue and investigated a Jeep Cherokee, all of which were under surveillance.Police...

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 12:59am

Teen shot, killed in Dorchester: Police

Boston Police are investigating a shooting in Dorchester that left a 19-year-old man dead.Police responded to a report of a person shot near Washington Street and Dunbar Avenue at about 1:40 a.m. on Wednesday.RELATED:Brookline schools on lockdown after shootings, stabbingWhen officers arrived, they...

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 12:22am

Boston winter biking 'a hellish nightmare'

Boston's cobbled, windy streets are tough enough for bicyclers during the city's warm weather months, but sprinkle in some snow, and the already treacherous endeavor becomes that much more risky.BostonBiker.org summed up the winter experience by saying ”in the winter the sidewalks and bike paths...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 3:30pm

Malden man charged with punching bus driver

A Malden man was arrested for assaulting a bus driver early Tuesday morning.MBTA Police responded to a report of an assault on a bus driver at Malden Center Station at about 12:45 a.m.The driver told police that a man got on the bus at the Commercial Street bus stop and didn’t pay his fare. The...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 2:59am

Jackson, Zakim to push meeting with NU over tactical rifle usage

City Councilors Tito Jackson and Josh Zakim will call for a hearing order Wednesday to address the Northeastern Police’s decision to equiptactical semiautomatic rifles.The two councilors say that the university’s police department acquired high powered rifles against the wishes of the Boston Police...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 2:26am

East Boston man wanted for shooting two in Maverick T Station: Police

The MBTA Police are looking for the man they beleive opened fire in the Maverick Square T stop earlier this month.Rogelio Alvarado, 21, of East Boston, is wanted for armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and multiple firearm violations.The attack came...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 3:05am

Man shot over parking spot in Dorchester: Cops

A man in Dorchester was reportedly shot over a parking space at about 2:30 p.m. on Monday.The victim was shot on Nightingale Street during an altercation while parking, Channel 7 reported. Police said the victim had parked his car in a spot that had been claimed by another motorist, the report said...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 2:13am