• Boston 11 hours ago

    ‘The robber's back!' Ring video shows Boston home break-in attempt

    Boston College students tell us a person has been trying to get into their Brighton home and a car in three separate incidents. Police are now adding patrols. 

  • Boston 10 hours ago

    BC students recall ‘terrifying' break-in attempts as police issue warning for Brighton

    A series of recent break-ins and break-in attempts in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood, near Boston College, prompted an advisory from police on Wednesday. A group of students who live there said a would-be intruder came to their home three times in a month. Olivia Gandolfo, a junior at Boston College, was lying in bed after midnight Monday when she got...

  • armed robbery February 7, 2024 12:36 pm

    Armed robberies at stores in Roxbury and Brighton under investigation

    Dramatic surveillance video captured an armed robbery at a convenience store in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. A man armed with a gun tussled with a customer and stole her money. He then made his way behind the counter, helping himself to the cash in the register. “I was here minutes before the incident, and I thank God I wasn’t here...

  • Massachusetts February 6, 2024 11:28 pm

    Boston police investigate possible link between 2 armed robberies

    Stores were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday in Roxbury and Brighton, and police say the same man may be responsible for both crimes.

  • Boston January 27, 2024 10:33 am

    New food hall planned for Soldiers Field Road in Allston-Brighton

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] It looks like the team behind a local group of food halls may be opening one in Boston that is across from the Charles River. According to a licensing board hearing page within the city’s website, Craft Food Hall is seeking to operate in Allston-Brighton moving into the space on Soldiers Field Road where Casa...

  • Boston December 3, 2023 11:36 pm

    Several pets rescued from Brighton attic fire; 6 people displaced

    Several pets were rescued Sunday night from a fire at a multi-family home in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood. The Boston Fire Department said crews had their hands full chasing the fire in the attic of 343 Market St. around 10 p.m. No injuries were reported. Damages are estimated around $250,000, and six people were displaced, the fire department said. There was…

  • Brighton October 28, 2023 10:08 pm

    Pedestrian hit by vehicle in Brighton

    A pedestrian was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle Saturday night in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood, police said. According to Boston police, the incident occurred around 7:01 p.m. on N Beacon Street at Market Street. Police did not provide an update on the person’s condition but said full notifications had been made and homicide detectives were...

  • Brighton October 24, 2023 9:24 pm

    Man arrested after Brighton stabbing

    A man has been arrested after a stabbing that left another man injured Tuesday afternoon in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood. Police responded to Fidelis Way after the stabbing was reported. A suspect, identified as 59-year-old Darrell Murchison of Brighton, was arrested at the scene shortly after noon. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment,...

  • Brighton September 19, 2023 12:16 pm

    Retaining wall gives way in Brighton

    The fire department responded and found several cars buried in mud after the wall collapsed behind the Tremont Street apartments.

  • Brighton September 19, 2023 6:50 am

    Retaining wall gives way in Brighton

    The fire department responded and found several cars buried in mud after the wall collapsed behind the Tremont Street apartments

  • Boston September 19, 2023 11:40 pm

    Retaining wall collapses on vehicles at Brighton apartment complex

    A retaining wall collapsed on several vehicles in a parking lot at an apartment complex in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood Monday night, after a storm system moving through the region brought several inches of rain to the city. The fire department responded and found several cars buried in mud after the wall collapsed behind the Tremont Street apartments. People said...

  • Massachusetts September 18, 2023 11:40 pm

    Retaining wall collapses in Brighton amid heavy rain

    The incident occurred in the back parking lot behind the Tremont Street apartments.

  • Brighton September 18, 2023 10:01 pm

    Bicyclist seriously injured in Brighton pedestrian crash

    A bicyclist was struck by a car Monday night in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood. Boston police say they responded to the area of 160 N. Beacon for a pedestrian crash involving a car and a person on a bike. The victim has serious but non-life threatening injuries, police said. It was a very rainy night in Boston, and it was not…

  • Brighton September 8, 2023 8:36 am

    Large box truck wedged under bridge on Soldiers Field Road

    A big rig truck that was over-height hit a bridge on Friday morning along Soldiers Field Road in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston. The “Storrowing” was at a bridge near the intersection with Western Avenue, just over the Charles River from Watertown. The truck was wedged under the overpass on the eastbound side of Soldiers Field. Massachusetts State Police were…

  • Boston September 4, 2023 11:54 pm

    Child hit by car in Brighton, police say

    A child was struck by a car in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood on Labor Day. Little information was released but Boston police confirm the child was hit on Tremont Street and taken to a local hospital Monday evening. Their injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. Police did not disclose any details about the driver involved. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Boston September 4, 2023 11:39 pm

    Child struck by car in Brighton

    The child is expected to be OK, Boston police said.

  • Boston August 31, 2023 6:49 pm

    What to know as Boston's move-in day approaches

    College students are getting ready to return to campus for Boston’s always-tricky move-in day, and city officials shared some tips and warnings.

  • Boston August 31, 2023 6:57 pm

    Ahead of move-in day, Boston has tips: ‘There's a reason it's out in the trash'

    Boston city officials on Thursday shared how they are preparing for student move-in day on Friday. Sept. 1 is typically the busiest moving day of the year in Boston since leases generally start on the first of the month and the fall college semester is getting started at most city schools. It’s affectionately known as “Allston Christmas” because of all…

  • Boston July 26, 2023 9:22 pm

    Missing 83-year-old Brighton woman found safe

    Police in Boston say a missing 83-year-old woman has been found safe. The woman, a Brighton resident, had last been seen Wednesday driving a Ford Fusion. The Boston Police Department later said she had been safely located, canceling its missing person report.

  • Brighton June 12, 2023 6:15 am

    State police investigate sexual assault in Brighton

    State troopers said the victim fought back against the suspect, who eventually got back into his car and drove away, in what may have been a grey Honda CRV.

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