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By adamg - 5/28/19 - 10:03 am
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Transit Police report little trouble arresting a Boston man for a phone robbery at the Revere Beach Blue Line stop around 11 a.m. on Saturday.

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By adamg - 5/24/19 - 12:08 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that police do not necessarily need a search warrant to pull foreign materials from between a person's butt cheeks, even if some of the stuff might be lodged inside the person's anus. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/19 - 8:54 am

The Revere Journal reports that the woman who recently lied her way into an East Boston charter school so she could stand there whining about Muslims recently went to a Republican meeting in Revere to video a friend who stood up and whined about Muslims. The paper reports the friend is really pissed that the Republicans deleted her rant from their own online video of the meeting.

By adamg - 4/27/19 - 11:34 am

The US Attorney's office this week announced the arrests of 14 people it said were some of the founders of a new Brazilian gang in the Boston area that was beginning to make a name for itself through gun and drug sales - and armed robberies, home invasions and kidnappings. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/19 - 1:14 pm

The MBTA reports delays on the Blue Line because of a phone line that fell onto the overhead power wires. At first, the T said it was calling out some shuttle buses between Wonderland and Orient Heights, but says now the errant phone line has been disconnected and that actual train service is running again, if with the usual "residual" delays.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 4:32 pm

Many of Boston's elected officials of color took to Twitter yesterday to support Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins in her verbal battle with the Baker administration over her plans to not seek to prosecute people charged with certain low-level crimes: Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/19 - 9:30 am

The ACLU of Massachusetts now has a data person on staff, who's begun analyzing lots of data related to criminal justice, and one of his first looks is at "Declining to prosecute" cases for Suffolk County - the sort of thing that new DA Rachael Rollins said she would step up for certain types of low-level crimes: Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 7:52 pm

The Jewish Journal talks to Debbie Cherry, president of Temple B’nai Israel, the last remnant of what was once Revere's large Jewish community - which she is now preparing for sale.

By adamg - 2/26/19 - 9:30 pm

State Police report a search for a teen who'd been kidnapped and was calling 911 in Revere from the trunk of a moving car shortly before 6 p.m. ended after police realized it was the latest in a string of similar hoax calls. Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/19 - 1:57 pm

State Police report arresting a Revere woman on OUI and child-endangerment charges following a crash on Rte. 16 at Rte. 1 in Revere around midnight. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/19 - 1:29 pm

Mayo Kaan, born and raised in Revere (he eventually became head lifeguard at Revere Beach), went to his grave in 2002 proclaiming he was the male model on which Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster based the Man of Steel (literally - click the link to see his tombstone). Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/19 - 12:02 pm

The Revere Journal reports the city Conservation Commission has banned animal burials on the beach. No, there hasn't been a rush by residents to say farewell to their pets by the water; the commission was reacting to the way the state buried a 25-foot-long, decomposing humpback whale under the sand last fall. City officials say next time, the state had just better find another way to dispose of large decomposing carcasses.

By adamg - 2/12/19 - 2:56 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today reversed a man's third OUI conviction for an incident in which a Revere police officer stopped him after watching get out of a traffic jam on American Legion Highway by pulling off the road and driving on the sidewalk for 200 feet. Read more.

By adamg - 1/19/19 - 9:29 pm
By adamg - 1/16/19 - 8:44 am

WBZ reports on an incident on Oxford Street shortly before 10 p.m. on Tuesday.

By adamg - 12/29/18 - 12:41 pm

WBZ reports one man was shot and another stabbed on Pleasant Street in Revere around 2 a.m. WHDH reports that about an hour earlier, a driver managed to go airborne before crashing into a house on North Shore Road and careening into three cars, one of which then burst into flames.

By adamg - 12/21/18 - 11:30 am

CommonWealth interviews incoming Suffolk County DA Rachael Rollins:

More recently, Rollins has seemed to temper the policy, saying the approach will be not to seek incarceration for first-time offenders for the list of 15 charges, but she stopped short of saying they would not face prosecution.

By adamg - 12/13/18 - 8:48 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office has announced the death of two-month-old Natasha Nicole Mejia-Rivera from injuries she suffered in that Revere crash that also killed her sister, Adrianna, 5. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/18 - 12:56 pm

The MBTA reports you'll have some extra time to catch up with Facebook on your phone if you take the Blue Line because of an unspecified "power problem" at Wonderland, which on the Blue Line often means one of the overhead power lines is no longer quite so overhead.

By adamg - 12/11/18 - 12:46 pm

UPDATED.

NBC Boston reports the two-month old injured in the crash that killed her five-year-old sister remains in the hospital (the station had earlier reported she died).

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