Reports of post-election hate crimes are proliferating, but police have received only one formal complaint. In it, an elderly woman said she was hit by masked men invoking the name of Trump, while two other incidents involved people of color being accosted.
Police are hoping the public can help identify two men on a spree of car thefts and car breaks in Cambridge and Somerville that leads into Boston.
A low-key car chase after a stolen ambulance ended Tuesday evening with minor damage to a police cruiser, but no injuries.
Police are investigating an early morning attack near Central Square that ended with a Dorchester resident being stabbed in his upper arm.
Regardless if Trump wins the presidential election, his candidacy has brought about a marked change in attitude toward immigrants – resulting in more hate crimes and racist language in the fight for the Islamic community to bury their dead in Western Massachusetts.
Jonathan Vicente, 25, a Cambridge police officer, must answer charges of assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property as well as a previous charge of disturbing the peace at a Revere restaurant and bar.
The nightclub Monroe faces a seven-day suspension and the loss of two crucial nightlife hours – from midnight to 2 a.m. – as a result of License Commission sanctions for recent incidents that have drawn police. Owner Solmon Chowdhury has five days to appeal.
The rowdy Monroe nightclub in Central Square could be forced to close earlier and let in fewer people after a series of recent violent incidents landed its managers before the License Commission on Tuesday. The ruling could come as soon as next week.
A recently hired Cambridge Police officer has been arrested and arraigned on a charge of disturbing the peace after a violent incident at a Revere restaurant July 10. It follows a charge filed against a longtime officer in the spring of last year.
Police are investigating the early Saturday shooting death of Anthony Clay, 49, of Cambridge.