• Massachusetts February 29, 2024 12:10 pm

    Child, 2, safe after car they were inside is stolen in Springfield

    A toddler was inside a car while it was stolen in Springfield, Massachusetts, Wednesday night, local police said, warning about a spike in motor vehicle thefts. The 2-year-old child was found and is safe, police said Thursday, ahead of a briefing from police and Mayor Domenic Sarno. They didn’t share more details about the incident Thursday morning, but did...

  • local February 8, 2024 12:08 pm

    Fire breaks out in a Boston building

    A fire broke out in a building in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood Thursday morning. Smoke could be seen coming from the building and firefighters were on the roof trying to control the fire. 

  • JAMAICA PLAIN February 8, 2024 12:07 pm

    Smoke seen coming from building in Jamaica Plain

    Smoke was seen coming from a building in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood Thursday morning. Video of the scene showed firefighters on top of the building’s roof on Washington Street trying to get the fire under control. Several windows were seen damaged. It wasn’t immediately known what caused the fire and if there were any injuries. This story will be...

  • food and drink February 8, 2024 11:49 am

    Momo Masala opens in Jamaica Plain

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A new restaurant that features a type of dumpling found in South Asia has opened in Jamaica Plain. Universal Hub is reporting (via a post within the Jamaica Plain Facebook group) that Momo Masala is now open in the Hyde Square section of JP, moving into the space on Perkins Street that…

  • MBTA February 6, 2024 8:23 am

    Teenager with special needs struck by MBTA bus in Boston

    A pedestrian is expected to survive after he was hit by an MBTA bus Monday evening in Boston. The crash happened on Washington Street near where Roslindale and Jamaica Plain meet. Witnesses identified the victim as a 19-year-old male with special needs. “We just heard the bang, and when we looked, he was just flying in the air,” said Jose…

  • Massachusetts February 5, 2024 11:26 pm

    MBTA bus hits pedestrian on Washington Street

    A teenager with special needs was hit by an MBTA bus in Boston Monday.

  • Boston February 2, 2024 5:17 pm

    Lynn man convicted of sexually assaulting Boston woman after breaking into home

    A Massachusetts man who broke into a Boston home and sexually assaulted a woman was found guilty Friday. Washington Pearson, a 56-year-old Lynn man, was arrested in Virginia on Nov. 29, 2022. He was wanted in an incident that took place Oct. 24 of that year in Jamaica Plain. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office says Pearson used a screwdriver…

  • Boston December 22, 2023 2:53 pm

    Pizza place looking to open in former Doyle's Cafe space in JP

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A pair of pizza spots that have gained both local and national recognition over the years could be opening a third location, and this one would reside where one of Boston’s best-known dining and drinking places had once been. According to a post within the Jamaica Plain Facebook group, Stoked Pizza...

  • Boston December 5, 2023 8:05 pm

    Boston Public Library receives Motown record due back in 1976

    A Motown record checked out from the Boston Public Library almost 50 years ago has been returned — who had it and why they decided to return it now remain a mystery. The pocket inside “Anthology” by Junior Walker and the All Stars says it was borrowed from the Egleston Square branch and was due back by Oct. 27, 1976….

  • Massachusetts December 5, 2023 7:29 pm

    Boston Public Library receives Motown record due back in 1976

    A vinyl record checked out five decades ago has been returned to a library in Jamaica Plain.

  • MSPCA November 20, 2023 4:56 pm

    More than a dozen rabbits found apparently abandoned in East Boston

    Over a dozen rabbits — many of which were babies — were rescued at Belle Isle Marsh in East Boston over the weekend after apparently being abandoned there. According to a city official, the 14 rabbits were left by a walking path near the parking lot of the marsh, and with the help of multiple bystanders, city animal control officers…

  • Boston November 16, 2023 5:59 pm

    Teen girl to be held 60 days after attack on 84-year-old man at Forest Hills MBTA station

    A 15-year-old girl has been ordered held for 60 days after she allegedly attacked and injured an 84-year-old man at a Boston MBTA station. The attack happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday at Forest Hills. The teenager, whose name was not released, appeared Thursday in West Roxbury Juvenile Court, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Transit police responded…

  • JAMAICA PLAIN November 13, 2023 2:57 pm

    Police release photos of persons of interest in fatal shooting of dog in Jamaica Plain

    Boston police have released photos of several people they are looking to identify as they continue to investigate the deadly shooting of a dog inside an apartment building in Jamaica Plain last month. The dog, a 1-year-old American Bully, was killed inside the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments on Oct. 19. The dog’s owner told NBC10 Boston that the shooting happened…

  • Boston October 30, 2023 8:10 pm

    Boston police seek missing Jamaica Plain woman last seen Oct. 17 in Worcester

    Police in Boston are searching for a Jamaica Plain woman they say has been missing “with complications” for nearly two weeks. The Boston Police Department said Monday that 23-year-old Helen Medina was last seen in Worcester “on or about” Tuesday, Oct. 17. It said she has mental health issues and “is considered at risk.” Police did not give a physical…

  • Boston October 24, 2023 11:49 am

    School bus crash injures multiple people in Boston

    Massachusetts State Police say occupants, including students, the driver and an adult monitor, are being evaluated for “possible minor injuries.”

  • Boston October 24, 2023 1:14 pm

    Multiple people injured in school bus crash in Boston

    Multiple people were injured following a crash involving a school bus with children aboard in Boston on Tuesday morning. Boston Emergency Medical Services said they responded to the area of 325 Riverway around 7:30 a.m. for a crash involving a school bus. Massachusetts State Police said the crash involved a school bus, a Toyota Camry and three parked vehicles. Children…

  • Boston October 23, 2023 11:27 pm

    Person shot in Jamaica Plain

    A person was shot Monday evening in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood, according to investigators. The Boston Police Department said the shooting happened on Mozart Street, in the area of Mozart Park. The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. No arrests have been made. The shooting remains under investigation.

  • Kendra Lara October 21, 2023 9:30 am

    Three of nine charges dropped against councilor Kendra Lara after Jamaica Plain crash

    Three of the 9 charges were dropped against Boston City Councilor Kendra R. Lara in connection to a Jamaica Plain crash last summer, according to the Boston Globe. The charges that were dropped were speeding, reckless driving and a seatbelt violation. Lara’s attorney is looking to have these remaining charges to also be dropped. Lara is still facing six more…

  • JAMAICA PLAIN October 20, 2023 6:12 pm

    Dog shot and killed inside Jamaica Plain apartment building

    The dog’s owner said it happened near the front door of the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments.

  • JAMAICA PLAIN October 20, 2023 6:43 pm

    Dog shot and killed inside Jamaica Plain apartment building

    A dog is now dead after it was shot inside an apartment building in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood Thursday. The shooting happened just after 4 p.m. inside the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. “I just got her on Saturday, and she was so sweet,” said the dog’s owner, who spoke to NBC10 Boston off camera. The owner tells us she...

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