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Man stuck in door, emergency brake stuck causing huge Red Line delays

The Red Line experienced significant delays Wednesday morning after an emergency brake got stuck in position.A man got his hand and his bag stuck in a door at Central Square and a good Samaritan pulled the emergency brake to help out at around 10 a.m.. Once they freed him from the grasp of the...

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 10:32am

VIDEO: Boston Sea Monstah fishermen on Jimmy Kimmel

Holy s--- kid!Local heroes Mikey Bergin and Jay Foster ended up talking to Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday night after they set the internet on fire with their video of trying to catch and figure out what kind of creature they’d spotted on the high seas.RELATED: Video of Boston man catching 'sea monstah'...

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 9:57am

It's a sea monstah shirt! Chowdaheadz clothing selling Boston sunfish dude garb

We’re seeing some shirts we have never seen before.Michael Bergin’s heavily circulated, excessively quoted video of a self-described Masshole’s mind being blown by the sight of a surfacing sunfish has written itself into the Bay State lexicon. His words will live in Massachusetts infamy right next...

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 1:39pm

National Weather Service issues flood warnings for Mass. counties

A hard rain is going to fall on the Bay State, prompting the National Weather Service to put out flood warnings.Starting Wednesday at 2 a.m., the National Weather Service is issuing flood warnings for Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, Worcester, Middlesex and Essex Counties.Related: Back Bay meets...

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 11:43am

MBTA posting weekly report cards

The MBTA wants your feedback on how they are doing.Specifically, they want to know whether or not your train or bus was late. On Monday, the T started handing out scorecards to track how punctual the Red, Blue and Orange Lines, the Silver Line, the bus routes and the commuter rails are. Related:...

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 9:45am

Photo: Boston police seek Huntington Ave shooter

Boston Police hoped to identify a man wanted in connection to a shooting on Huntington Avenue on Tuesday.Police are looking for the man in the photograph above.RELATED:Man shot on Huntington Avenue near Northeastern UniversityPolice responded to a report of a person shot on Huntington Ave at about...

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 10:52am

Cambridge-based Chef Nightly app serves up food-first delivery options

The world of online dining is about to get a “food-first” facelift after Cambridge-based Chef Nightly launched its app on Tuesday.Instead of offering a long list of local grub spots, Chef Nightly makes suggestions based on your preferences, with an emphasis on the dish itself.“We’ve curated lists...

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 5:20pm

Four teens charged in fire that burned Haverhill mill to the ground

Four teenagers have been arrested for their role in a fire that burned an old mill to the ground.Haverhill firefighters battled a massive blaze at an abandoned mill, which grew to a 7-alarm fire on Sunday evening. It took all night for firefighters to put the flames down, and the building was...

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 12:04pm

Former undertaker pleads guilty to storing 12 bodies in storage unit, ripping off the bereaved

A former undertaker was sentenced to five years in prison for illegally keeping dead bodies in a storage facility, ripping off seniors for thousands of dollars and giving family members the wrong cremated remains.Joseph O’Donnell plead guilty to stealing $150,000 from clients and storing 12 bodies...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 2:08pm

Experts shoveling suggestions for North-South Rail Link, other T improvement ideas

The idea of building a tunnel under a tunnel through downtown Boston might give people flashbacks of the horrors and hassells of the Big Dig.But experts say that tunneling under Boston to link the two major rail hubs in the North-South Station Rail Link would not disrupt life on the surface or in...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 1:24pm

Brookline millionaire charged in 2013 arson plot

A millionaire Brookline developer and restaurant owner was held on $10,000 bail for masterminding an arson plot that destroyed a $2 million home in 2013.Alan Kaplan, 50, was indicted on Monday for arson of a dwelling, arson of a building accessory before the fact of arson and arson with intent to...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 10:24am

$10,000 reward offered for 'Incognito Bandit' info: Boston FBI

The FBI is offering $10,000 for information leading to the capture of the “Incognito” Bandit.The Bank Robbery Task Force is looking to identify a man who held up the Citizens Bank at 6 Russell St. in Woburn on Sept. 5.RELATED:Mom shot up heroin with boyfriend, stuffed Baby Doe in fridge following...

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 11:09am

Gov. Baker to attend candlelight vigil on Deer Island for Bella Bond

Governor Charlie Baker will attend the candlelight vigil for Bella Bond, the deceased child formerly known as Baby Doe, held Monday night on Deer Island.RELATED:Deer Island memorials grow as Baby Doe case enters new chapterThe vigil is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Monday at the entrance of the state...

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 3:07pm

T service interruptions planned for Sept. 19 and 20

The weekend approaches and with itt come construction-related delays and service changes on the T.BLUE LINE: Starting Saturday, Sept. 19 into Sept. 20, all passengers will board and exit the westbound platform at Bowdoin.ORANGE LINE: The Winter Resiliency Improvement Program is in full swing,...

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 6:07pm

Forensic expert who ID'd Bulger victims not thrilled with 'Black Mass'

She couldn’t bring herself to read the copy of Black Mass her parents bought her. Not while her team of investigators were pulling the bodies of Whitey Bulger’s victims out of the ground, anyway.It was all too close to the heart, the same way that her time spent in Gloucester made images of the...

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 5:43pm

Third sexual assault reported in Southie

The Boston Police are warning people to be on the lookout for a dangerous person commiting sexual assaults in Southie.Police responded to a report of an assault at about 7:24 p.m. on Wednesday. A woman told police that at 1:47 a.m. that morning, she heard someone walking behind her on Mayhew Street...

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 3:01pm

Endless bummer: Somerville to host Pity Party block party

Normally, a pity party is thought to be a solitary act of sulking and self-loathing. Someone throwing a pity party is embodying the dark clouds, and often the phrase is used by onlookers as means of distancing themselves from the fun sponge.But Malden’s Greg Cook is looking to reshape what it means...

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 4:32pm

Police looking for man wanted in Fenway/Kenmore sexual assault

The Boston Police are warning people to be on the lookout for a man who allegedly attacked a woman in the Fenway area.Boston Police responded to a report of a sexual assault at 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday on Queensberry Street. A woman told police that a man forced his way into her apartment and sexually...

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 6:32pm

Former North Andover teacher gave pills to student: DA

A former teacher and swim team coach at North Andover High School was charged with giving drugs to former students.According to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office, Elizabeth Backler, 28, was charged with two counts of distribution Class B substance, OxyCodone, and one count of distribution...

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 11:23am

Police trying to solve cold case with woman's body found in trunk

On September 13, 1992, a woman left her job as a ramp supervisor at Logan Airport early that morning after her shift.That was the last time she was seen alive. The next day, Susan Taraskiewicz’s body was found in the trunk of her car, which was parked outside of an auto body shop in Revere off of...

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 10:50am