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By adamg - 3/24/19 - 1:00 pm

NBC Boston reports a broken water main has Tufts Medical Center to shut its emergency room to ambulances because of low water pressure. Flooding also forced the hospital to tell ambulance so to stay away on March 7.

By adamg - 3/8/19 - 10:46 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that Veolia, which generates steam at a Chinatown plant, owes the city of Boston $2.2 million in taxes for the 2015 fiscal year because it applied for a tax abatement via letters attached to its quarterly tax payments rather than through an official abatement form. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 1:05 pm

The Metro Boston EMS Council reports Tufts Medical Center is not accepting ambulances "due to flooding internally impacting multiple departments."

By adamg - 3/4/19 - 7:01 pm
Snoopy and Charlie Brown in the snow

The Leather District dad who in winters past has built a snow Batman and a snow Darth Vader turned to the work of Charles Schulz for inspiration today, as Mike McD. shows us.

By adamg - 3/3/19 - 4:47 pm

US Attorney Andrew Lelling announced today his office is charging Louis Coleman III of Providence for the murder of Jassy Correia, 23, of Dorchester. The decision to charge Coleman in federal court on a charge of kidnapping resulting in death means that Coleman could face the death sentence if found guilty. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/19 - 6:46 pm

Boston Police report that two men who had been kicked out of Icon, 100 Warrenton St., early this morning were arrested after witnesses spotted them getting a gun out of a nearby parked car. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/19 - 4:10 pm

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said today that justice, and Jassy Correia's family, deserve to see the man charged with her murder be tried in Boston, whether by her office or by federal prosecutors - who could seek the death penalty. Read more.

By adamg - 2/28/19 - 12:40 pm
 Louis D. Coleman III

UPDATE: Suspect arrested.

Boston Police report they are now looking for both Jassy Correia, last seen leaving Venu on Warrenton Street and then getting into a car at Tremont and Herald streets with a man police now say kidnapped her.

Read more.

By adamg - 2/28/19 - 12:45 am
Jassy Correia

UPDATE: Suspect arrested.

Boston Police report they are looking for Jassy Correia, 23, last seen getting into a red Altima at Tremont and Herald streets not long after leaving Venu around 12:15 a.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/19 - 1:00 pm
License plate reading MRSBMW on a Honda Odyssey

Shamus Moynihan spotted this license plate on the back of a Honda mini-van on Harrison Avenue Extension this morning.

By adamg - 2/12/19 - 12:39 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men they say jumped into a parked minivan early this morning and then demanded money. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/19 - 5:05 pm

City Councilor Ed Flynn (South Boston, South End, Chinatown, Downtown) wants to do something about construction workers he says are starting earlier or finishing later than allowed and leaving the streets they work on a mess. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/19 - 10:20 am

A Mattapan man should not have been tossed in a holding cell for several hours after he was arrested on Boylston Street near Tremont by a Boston police officer who mistook him for somebody else who had warrants out for his arrest, a federal jury decided this week. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/19 - 10:51 am
Truck into restaurant at Washington and Kneeland streets in Chinatown

Nea looked down at the damage caused this morning when the driver of a city-owned box truck somehow wound up crashing into the front of the recently opened Liuyishou hot-pot place at Kneeland and Washington streets. WBZ reports a pedestrian was hit.

By adamg - 1/8/19 - 4:08 pm
Blowup of Massachusetts driver's license

Micro-printed words on real state IDs, like this Mass. license, don't show up on fakes, at least not yet.

The doorman at Bijou on Stuart Street was a bit suspicious of the young-looking woman with the Maine license trying to get into the club one October night, even though her ID checked out OK on the computerized scanner he uses. So he turned to a trick police and the more experienced door staff use to ferret out people with fraudulent IDs: He asked her the state capital. When she replied "Augusta," he let her in - because most people who get fake IDs don't expect to be quizzed on facts about the state they're allegedly from and can't answer such questions. Read more.

By adamg - 1/3/19 - 9:39 am

Aline Kaplan explains its link to the Marquis de Lafayette and takes a look at its later descent into a key part of the Combat Zone.

By adamg - 12/30/18 - 2:57 pm

Boston Police report a man was stabbed several times outside 660 Washington St., between Essex and Beach streets around 8:20 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/15/18 - 11:36 am
Google Jeffrey Epstein

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about the graffiti on the Quincy School in Chinatown that's been there for a week. To save that person and you the trouble, Epstein is the jet-setting billionaire pal of both the current president and Bill Clinton who also happens to be a convicted sex offender with a taste for underage girls, who reached a nice plea deal with the then US Attorney who is now secretary of labor.

By adamg - 12/4/18 - 12:18 pm
Eat Pho.

Where Pho Hoa used to be.

Pho Hoa, the Beach Street pho place that closed in October, could re-open with a new name under new ownership as soon as both renovations and some unusual legal maneuverings are finished. Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/18 - 9:49 am
Rose Health Spa

The owner of a Harrison Avenue spa and three other massage parlors in the Boston area was arrested yesterday on human-trafficking charges related to the sexual services her workers allegedly offered male customers, the Middlesex County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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