• Boston Mar 22

    Mass. Uber Driver Arrested, Accused of Trapping Woman Inside Car

    A rideshare driver in Massachusetts has been arrested on a kidnapping charge after he allegedly trapped a woman inside his car in Brighton late Thursday night, police said.

  • Fenway Park Mar 1

    Teen Arrested for Breaking Into Fenway Park

    A 19-year-old Massachusetts man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly broke into Fenway Park early Saturday, Boston police confirm. Police say Seamus Webster, of Newburyport, made entry into the stadium around 1:40 a.m. at 4 David Ortiz Way. Webster was charged with trespassing and breaking and entering nighttime, police said. The news outlet Live Boston first reported the…

  • Boston Oct 8, 2019

    US Marine Allegedly Involved in Incident Leading to Death of Emerson Student

    The U.S. Marine Corps. said Tuesday a Marine was allegedly involved in an incident last month that led to the death of a 19-year-old Emerson College student that is being investigated as a homicide by Boston police. “We are deeply saddened to learn that an off-base incident allegedly involving one of our Marines has led to the passing of a...

  • head Sep 15, 2019

    ‘I Almost Died': David Ortiz Opens Up in First Interview Since Being Shot

    Three months after he was shot in his native Dominican Republic, Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz says his life is forever changed. In his first interview with an English language publication, Ortiz tells the Boston Globe that he almost died. “People need to understand, this isn’t a movie where you get shot in the street and you’re back two...

  • New York Sep 1, 2019

    Criminal Justice Reform Turns to List of Problem Officers

    During the 22 years he spent in prison after being convicted of killing a Boston police detective, Sean Ellis believed there was something suspicious about the officers who led the murder investigation. He just couldn’t prove it. It would take years of digging and scores of public information requests from his attorneys to uncover evidence that several officers investigating the...

  • Boston Sep 1, 2019

    Straight Pride Parade Draws Huge Police Presence, Protesters; 36 Arrested

    Participants in a Straight Pride Parade and counter-protesters came face-to-face in Boston, Saturday, with police making dozens of arrests amid a tense scene. Boston police deployed a massive presence of officers from Copley Square, where the parade began, to City Hall, where protesters gathered as parade participants held a rally. Thirty-six people were arrested and four officers sustained non-life-threatening injuries...

  • Florida Apr 18, 2019

    Unruly Kodak Black Fans Cause Disturbance After Canceled Show in Boston, Rapper Arrested in Canada

    Unruly Kodak Black fans caused a disturbance Wednesday night at the House of Blues in Boston after the Florida-based rapper unexpectedly canceled his show after he was arrested. Boston police said they responded to the 15 Lansdowne St. venue at about 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday after they received a call of a disturbance. At the scene, officers saw a large...

  • California Apr 15, 2019

    Boston Marathon Champs: Kenya's Cherono, Ethiopia's Degefa

    One of the most anticipated athletic events in Boston is finally here as the 123rd Boston Marathon is underway. Lawrence Cherono of Kenya won the men’s elite race, barely edging out two-time winner Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia. Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia won the women’s elite race. She pulled ahead early on and ran the last 20 miles alone. First the...

  • CEO Apr 14, 2019

    Runners, Officials Getting Ready for 123rd Boston Marathon

    As runners lined up to pick up their bibs for the Boston Marathon, many were thinking about the race they’ve prepared so long for.

  • Boston Mar 22, 2019

    Candy Cane Crumbs Prompt Hazmat Response to Boston Courthouse

    Emergency crews responded to a Boston courthouse for a hazmat call on Friday, only to find out that the substance that sparked the concern was a crushed candy cane. The hazardous materials call came in around 11:30 a.m. from Dorchester District Court at 510 Washington St. reporting a suspicious substance in an envelope that was mailed to the court. The...

  • Governor Mar 17, 2019

    Evacuations Lifted After Heavy Fire Knocked Down in 9-Alarm East Boston Blaze

    Residents who evacuated the Orient Heights area of East Boston were allowed to return to their homes Friday night after firefighters spent hours battling a massive 9-alarm fire.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Mar 1, 2019

    Family: Kidnapped Boston Woman Found Dead in Car Trunk

    Family members say the body of a Massachusetts woman who was last seen at a Boston nightclub on Saturday night has been found in the trunk of a car in Delaware, where her alleged kidnapper was captured on Thursday. “We received some devastating news today and Jassy is no longer with us,” Katia Depina, the cousin of Jassy Correia said...

  • Mayor Feb 7, 2019

    Rob Gronkowski Says He Was Hit by Beer Can During Patriots Super Bowl Parade

    Rob Gronkowski, the New England Patriots’ star tight end, says he got hit in the face by a can of beer thrown during Tuesday’s Super Bowl victory parade in Boston. Gronkowski told “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” the can drew blood, and he showed Fallon the small cut it left near one of his eyebrows.

  • judge Jan 24, 2019

    Court Documents Reveal How Boston Detectives Found Olivia Ambrose

    Investigators used cell phone location data and surveillance footage from various locations to track down a Boston woman who disappeared from a bar Saturday night and the man suspected of kidnapping her, according to court documents.

  • Boston Jan 22, 2019

    Boston Police Release Person of Interest Photo in Missing Woman Case

    Authorities have released a photo of a person of interest wanted for questioning in connection with the case of a missing 23-year-old woman who was last seen leaving a Boston bar Saturday night. Boston police also released a timeline of events and locations in downtown Boston and the nearby Charlestown neighborhood in order to get more tips and information surrounding...

  • Family Jan 22, 2019

    Police Searching for Missing Woman Last Seen at Boston Bar

    Police said they are investigating a report of a missing woman who was last seen on Saturday night at a Boston bar. Family members say 23-year-old Olivia Ambrose was last seen outside of Hennessy’s, an Irish pub near Faneuil Hall, around 10 p.m. Saturday. She is described as 5’2″ tall, with blue eyes and curly brown hair. She was last...

  • judge Dec 18, 2018

    DA Drops Case Against Man Charged in 1993 Killing of Boston Police Officer

    Suffolk District Attorney John Pappas announced Monday that his office is ending prosecution of Sean Ellis for first degree murder and armed robbery in connection with the murder of a Boston police officer in 1993. The case is being dropped because prosecutors don’t believe they would be successful in a re-trial due to the amount of time that has since...

  • Associated Press Nov 9, 2018

    After Long Wait, 1st Legal Marijuana Shops on East Coast to Open

    With its youthful vibe and eclectic mix of culture, a small Massachusetts city seems a logical site for the nation’s first legal recreational marijuana sales east of Colorado. An existing medical marijuana dispensary in Northampton — nestled in Massachusetts’ scenic Pioneer Valley — plans to open its doors within days to anyone 21 or older looking for products ranging from...

  • Massachusetts Nov 1, 2018

    Red Sox Manager, Trophy Hit by Beer Cans at Parade

    Red Sox manager Alex Cora, one of the team’s championship trophies and a bystander were hit by errant beer cans thrown during the team’s victory lap through downtown Boston. Boston police said they also arrested a Massachusetts teen on Boylston Street after they saw him throw an unopened can of beer at one of the duck boats, striking an adult...

  • California Sep 8, 2018

    Celtics' Jabari Bird Faces Domestic Abuse, Kidnapping Charges

    Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird was involved in a domestic incident Friday night and now faces several charges, including strangulation and kidnapping, according to a statement from Boston police. Fans reacted to the Celtics player’s arrest and word that he now faces several criminal charges.

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