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UPDATE: Cambridge City Council candidate bails on campaign after homophobic, white pride past comes to light

The things people post online have consequences, former Cambridge City Council candidate John Sanzone learned.According to the Cambridge Chronicle, Sanzone pulled out of the city council race Monday because it was discovered that he was a participant in the white supremacy website, Stormfront, as a...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 7:01pm

Woman charged with uncle's Hyde Park murder to undergo mental health evaluation

The woman charged with killing her uncle over the weekend was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation on Monday.Yvonne Lewis, 36, is charged with fatally shooting Clive Francis in a Hyde Park home on Saturday afternoon.Assistant District Attorney Ian Polumbaum told the court that Lewis had...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 1:48am

Gloucester opiate treatment initiative has 260 in treatment, 23 percent drop in criminal complaints

Gloucester is seeing success in their revolutionary program aimed at treating, not charging, people struggling with heroin or other opioid addiction.Since June 1, the Gloucester Police Department has been placing people in treatment facilities, rather than jail cells for possession of opiates. Thus...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 12:46am

Slashed woman fights off attacker in Fenway: Boston police

A woman fought off her alleged attacker after he slashed her with a knife in Fenway early Sunday morning, police said.Boston police said they responded to a report of a person screaming for help in the area of 137 Park Drive at about 2:21 a.m. on Sunday. When they arrived, they talked to a woman...

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 9:53pm

Victim of fatal Lower Allston/Brighton shooting identified

Boston police have identified the man who was gunned down and killed in the Lower Allston/Brighton shopping center on Telford Avenue on Thursday.The deceased was identified as Desmond Joseph, 30, of Allston.Police were looking for a gunman who killed a man in a grocery store plaza late Thursday...

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 9:45pm

Peabody Police bust Roslindale man with $70k worth of heroin

Peabody Police hauled in 670 grams of heroin on Friday after a “multi-jurisdictional” operation involving several branches of law enforcement hit paydirt when they searched a suspect’s car.Authorities charged Luis Espinal, 26, of Roslindale with trafficking over 100 grams of a Class A substance....

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 6:22pm

Man shot, killed in Lower Allston/Brighton shopping plaza

Boston Police are looking for a gunman who killed a man in a grocery store plaza late Thursday evening.Police responded to a report of gunfire in the Lower Allston/Brighton shopping plaza on 124 Telford St. at 11:45 p.m.. Officers found an adult man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was...

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 6:38pm

Man who hit Boston Police officers with stolen cruiser sentenced to 12 years in prison

The man who hit a Boston Police officer with a stolen cruiser in 2013 was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Wednesday.Wilfredo Rodriguez, 40, plead guilty to armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, larceny of a motor vehicle, negligent operation, leaving...

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 4:23am

MSPCA pushing Beacon Hill to ban Bay State ivory sales

The MSPCA is pushing Massachusetts lawmakers to join New Jersey, New York and California in banning the sale of elephant ivory and rhino horns.“Never has the timing been more urgent,” MSPCA spokesman Rob Halpin said.“Massachusetts plays a key role in the demand for illegal ivory and the destruction...

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 3:51am

Third suspect charged in Forest Hills Station shooting

A third person has been charged in connection to a shooting outside of Forest Hills Station on Friday morning during the rush hour commute.Robert Acosta, 18, was arraigned on Tuesday, was arraigned in West Roxbury Court on Tuesday. Keisean Parker, 18, of Roxbury and Kevasia Lowe, 18, of Mattapan...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 7:12pm

Mass. couple sought for bank robbery up and down the East Coast

Investigators in several states were hunting Tuesday for a Massachusetts couple accused of pulling their own rendition of Bonnie and Clyde by knocking overmultiple banks along the east coast, including Maryland and Florida.Detectives in Aberdeen, Maryland have identified the man suspected of...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:22pm

Judge approves defense's request for second 'Baby Doe' Bella Bond autopsy

A judge in Dorchester Municipal Court approved the defense's request for a second autopsy for Bella Bond, the 2-year-old formerly known to the world as Baby Doe, after she was found dead in a trash bag on Deer Island this past June.Rachelle Bond and her boyfriend, Michael McCarthy, were charged in...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 8:48pm

T Police looking for Orange Line sex act suspect

The MBTA Police would like to have a long talk with a man they believe committed a sex act on a southbound Orange Line train.T Police released the suspect's photo on Tuesday, but said the man committed the "unspecified lewd act" at 1:25 p.m. on Oct. 14.RELATED:MBTA oral sex suspect...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 7:34pm

Two injured, 40 displaced in Chinatown fire

A fire in Chinatown sent two to the hospital and displaced about 40 people Monday night, fire officials said.The one-alarm fire broke out at about 8:23 p.m. at 84 Harrison Ave. Officials determined that the blaze was the result of a short circuit in a second floor bathroom ceiling. Flames crawled...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 6:42pm

UPDATE: Roxbury mom charged after triggering Amber Alert over sick son

The Roxbury woman who triggered an Amber Alert for her seriously ill infant son was arraigned in Roxbury Municipal Court on Monday.Tiffany Cherry, 36, is said to have ignored a Wilkes-Barre, Pa. nurse practitioner’s request that her 2-month-old son needed emergency medical care.Instead of taking...

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 7:50pm

Pit Wizard: Over 30 years of Wizard Security's watchful eye in Boston's live rock n' roll kingdom

By the time the fan decided to make a run at Debbie Harry, The Wizard was on him before house security saw him on their crystal ball.“She was on her first solo tour and she came down the back stairs, across an empty dancefloor before the show,” said private security guru Jeff Freedman, owner of...

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 2:40pm

Heads up commuters and travelers headed to the Head of the Charles Regatta: Traffic and T closures planned

This weekend is the Head of the Charles Regatta, which means crisp fall air, rowers competing in that dirty water and traffic.Lots of traffic.Those bold enough to drive into town can hope to find parking at the Birmingham Parkway, which runs next to I-90 and is accessible via Market Street off of...

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 12:20am

Haverhill police arrest 27 in gun and drugs bust

Haverhill Police swept up 27 people and recovered 15 guns as part of a gun and drug bust that officials say is still ongoing.Police arrested 19 of the 27 people on Wednesday, while the others were previously arrested. Officers recovered 15 guns — including at least one sawed-off shotgun — assault...

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 9:54pm

BPD make arrest in 2011 murder of a Dorchester man

The Boston Police have made an arrest in a 4 year old Dorchester murder case.Terrance Johnson of Roxbury was shot and killed at the intersection of Humphreys Street and Humphreys Place at about 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2011.Joao “Bird” Vicente, 26, of Boston was arraigned in Suffolk Superior...

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 8:12pm

Watertown Police seeking suspect in bank robbery

The Watertown Police have released surveillance images of a man who robbed the Citizens Bank branch in Stop & Shop on Pleasant Street on Sunday.The man, sporting a winter hat, sunglasses, gym shorts and a winter jacket, walked into the bank and demanded cash. Police said the tellers gave him an...

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 7:07pm