• Boston September 27, 2021 8:56 pm

    ‘The Escalator Just Started to Free Fall': Witnesses Describe Malfunction That Hurt 9 in Boston

    The MBTA is investigating an escalator malfunction at the Back Bay Station in Boston on Sunday night that injured multiple people. In a statement, the agency said the incident involved the escalator from the Amtrak/Commuter Rail platforms to the street-level lobby of the station. Boston EMS said multiple units responded to the MBTA station shortly after 6 p.m., confirming...

  • Boston September 27, 2021 12:32 am

    9 People Injured in Escalator Incident at Boston MBTA Station

    Several people were injured Sunday night in an incident involving an escalator at the MBTA’s Back Bay Station in Boston. The MBTA confirmed they are investigating what happened. In a statement, the transit agency said the incident involved the escalator from the Amtrak/Commuter Rail platforms to the street-level lobby of the station. Boston EMS said multiple units responded to...

  • measles January 10, 2020 9:43 am

    These Popular Boston Spots May Have Been Exposed to Measles. Here's What to Know

    A person in Boston has a confirmed case of measles, city health officials announced Wednesday, warning that others at five locations in the South End, Fenway and Back Bay may have been exposed in the last week, potentially making them susceptible to the virus. The measles case is the city’s first in a resident since 2013 and Massachusetts’ third this...

  • Boston police June 5, 2019 12:01 am

    Father of 5 Killed in Daytime Shooting in Boston's Back Bay

    One person was killed in a daytime shooting in Boston’s Back Bay on Tuesday. Police responded to Huntington Avenue at West Newton Street around 11 a.m., where an adult man was suffering from life-threatening gunshot injuries. The crime scene is just outside the Colonnade Hotel, not far from the Prudential Center. The victim, who has not been identified, was taken...

  • attorney June 5, 2019 12:01 am

    Father of 5 Killed in Daytime Shooting in Boston's Back Bay

    One person was killed in a daytime shooting in Boston’s Back Bay on Tuesday. Police responded to Huntington Avenue at West Newton Street around 11 a.m., where an adult man was suffering from life-threatening gunshot injuries. The crime scene is just outside the Colonnade Hotel, not far from the Prudential Center. The victim, who has not been identified, was taken...

  • attorney May 23, 2019 2:30 pm

    Mario Batali to Face Criminal Assault Charge in Boston

    Celebrity chef Mario Batali will face a criminal assault charge in Massachusetts. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said Batali was expected to be arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal Court on a charge of indecent assault and battery. The charge stems from an incident at a restaurant in Boston’s Back Bay on March 31, 2017, the DA’s office said.

  • Boston March 12, 2019 5:39 pm

    Crews Cleaning Up Mess Left by Major Water Main Break in Back Bay

    Crews are cleaning up the mess left by a major water main break that left some buildings flooded in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. The destructive incident happened Monday evening near the intersections of Commonwealth Avenue and Exeter Street, where the Boston Water and Sewer Commission said a “painstaking progress” is being made.

  • Twitter February 21, 2019 3:50 am

    Colorado Man Arrested in 1973 Killing of 11-Year-Old Girl Featured in Police Twitter Campaign

    A man has been arrested in a 1973 murder of an 11-year-old in Newport Beach girl whose mysterious disappearance was featured by police in a Twitter campaign.

  • Florida November 2, 2018 4:09 pm

    Billboard in Back Bay Advocates Stricter Gun Control

    Manuel Oliver, whose son Joaquin Oliver was shot dead inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas on Valentine’s Day, unveiled the new billboard in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood near Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox. Oliver designed the 90-foot long billboard featuring an image of the 17-year-old to advocate for stricter gun control.

  • Boston October 29, 2018 12:19 am

    Dozens of College Students Displaced by Massive Boston Fire

    Dozens of Boston-area college students are without a home after a massive fire Saturday. Up to 70 students were displaced by the fire that ripped through a 5-story building in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood. Officials responded to 104 Hemenway Street, which is home to Northeastern University and Berklee College of Music students, just after 3:15 p.m. Saturday.

  • Massachusetts April 16, 2018 9:19 am

    'A Come-Together Moment': 5 Years After the Bombings, Boston Marathon Races On

    Five years after the Tsarnaev brothers’ bombs killed three people and wounded hundreds of others at the Boston Marathon, the finish line on Boylston Street is up, yellow daffodils line the sidewalk, an unofficial memorial to the lives lost is in place, and spectators have flooded the city for its rite of spring. “I’ve grown up around here and it’s...

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