Two men in a car shot in MattapanTwo men in a car were shot at around 11:20 this morning on Almont Street in Mattapan, according to Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross.
Police seize nine illegal guns, arrest fiveBoston Police arrested five men and seized nine illegal guns between 10:30 a.m. Friday and 1:30 a.m. today, bringing the total number of firearms seized in the city this year to more than 100.
Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact with air traffic control early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn’t located the jetliner several hours later.
Sex offender, accused in 13 molestations, diesA convicted sex offender from Wakefield who had been accused of molesting 13 infants and toddlers died Friday night from injuries he suffered during a suicide attempt earlier in the day at the Middlesex County Jail in Cambridge, authorities said.
Mayor Martin Walsh dismisses 14 in Boston Redevelopment Authority shakeup Mayor Martin J. Walsh has fired 14 employees at the Boston Redevelopment Authority as the administration continues a shakeup at the city’s planning and development agency. Administration officials would not identify the employees who had been let go because they said the workers had a right to a termination hearing. The dismissals included the entire department of business development, according to a statement from the redevelopment authority.
Dorchester man faces charges in Christmas Day slayingA Dorchester man is being held without bail on charges that he shot two people, one fatally, during the early hours of Christmas Day. He was arrested the same day when he came to the police station to ask where his car had been towed.