A unit specially designed for young adult offenders will open in February at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction, with existing space repurposed for people 18 to 24.
A 16-year-old Cambridge resident has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that took place Wednesday at Flagg and Banks streets, in the Riverside neighborhood.
A quarter-million-dollar grant will pay for the creation of The Loop Lab, a sound-production studio and podcast station in The Port neighborhood that will launch next year, teaching skills that can lead to well-paying employment, organizers said.
Package thefts from doorsteps and lobbies were down 28 percent in the first 10 months of the year compared with the same period last year – 78 vs. 109 – but that might not mean much with the arrival of the holiday shopping season, police said.
A shooting at approximately 7:30 tonight sent one victim to a local hopital with wounds to the abdomen. Police remained on the scene investigating near Inman Square.
Police are asking residents to be aware of their surroundings after a woman reported an assault at around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday at Putnam Avenue and Green Street, in the Riverside neighborhood.
Residents are warned of a telephone scam in which perpetrators pose as Middlesex Sheriff’s Office employees.
An Everett man has been arrested and charged in one of the shootings that took place minutes apart early Oct. 14 – one in Cambridge, one in Somerville.
A Boston man has been arrested in connection with a nonfatal shooting that took place Sept 5. at Auburn and River streets, matching the arrest of a suspect in a Sept. 10 shooting incident.
Adopting an ordinance that requires City Council review of surveillance technology empowers our elected representatives to make choices, rather than police under pressure. We take it on ourselves to hold those officials accountable come election time.