Rashad Deihim and Kailyn Bonia were convicted Tuesday of assaulting “a drunk and drugged” 16-year-old girl in 2014. CBS Boston reports Deihim, now 21, and Bonia, now 20, “were found guilty of assault with intent to rape, indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or older, and kidnapping.”
Construction workers in Boston have stumbled upon a 19th-century shipwreck, an unusual find—at least on land. Apparently it was buried more than a century ago as the city filled in swampy areas to create more real estate.
Catherine Greig, girlfriend of Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger, pleaded guilty to a federal criminal contempt charge on Wednesday. Not to mention, she wasn’t depicted in Black Mass—the Bulger movie starring Johnny Depp—which is bullshit.
This isn’t necessarily something you should try at home, but it is viscerally satisfying: a Boston woman chased down a man she says was filming her “crotch and backside,” as well as the private areas of other women and girls. She followed him down the street with her own cellphone aloft, yelling, “Oh, does this make…
Add Boston to the list of places deploying goats as gardeners (of a sort).
Sunday, am I right? Let’s start with Kim Richards, who “doesn’t have a problem” but is checking into rehab, anyway.
This just in: some women are funny! If you agree, or even if you doubt me—and you live in Boston, and you’ve got some time on your hands—I highly recommend heading over to the Women in Comedy Festival, now in its seventh year, to celebrate (and laugh with) some of these funny women.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has declared Thursday, April 9 as “Riot Grrrl” day to honor Kathleen Hanna, Bikini Kill founder, cultural pioneer, and conquering badass. Walsh’s mayoral proclamation praises the “formidable wave” of female musicians, artists and writers who rose up through Riot Grrrl, saying the movement has…
Dzhokhar “Jahar” Tsarnaev has been found guilty on all 30 counts stemming from the terrorist attack he and his brother orchestrated on the Boston Marathon. Several of the counts on which Tsarnaev was found guilty render him eligible for the death penalty. It took the jury only 11 hours to reach its verdict.
Winter, much like swiping through Tinder, feels like a practice in endurance and hopelessness. Despite your efforts to stay optimistic, to keep swiping right on life, it only gets harder and harder to find the will to go on. But one industrious Boston woman has found a way to make both Tinder and 2015's never-ending…
It is the second-to-last week in February and here on the east coast of these United States, it feels like winter will never end. All the joy is gone. And I am very sorry, but cheeky jokes about winter are no longer funny, because the relentlessly biting cold has frozen my sense of humor.
People tuck all sorts of things into books and promptly forget where they left them. Which is probably how one Boston bookstore ended up with "heartfelt letter" it's now trying to return to its original owner.
There's a real doozy of a blizzard barreling toward the northeast. Consequently, many residents of the eastern seaboard received very urgent calls from their mothers this morning, asking about their commuting plans and battery stockpiles and wool socks and canned goods.
In a move that swiftly and decisively bit them in the ass, ride-sharing company Uber has released a "safety checklist" for their riders, which may as well be titled "Not Getting Raped By Our Drivers is Your Responsibility, Ladies." Available for now only in Boston and Chicago, it's almost staggeringly half-assed.…
Boston public safety officials are concerned that protesters intending to stage a die-in at the city's First Night event on New Year's Eve will scare children with their antics and are asking the protesters to please chill out for one night and just let the kids have their fun, OK? Is that so much to ask?
A Boston Uber driver has been accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a young woman earlier this month, the umpteenth time an Uber passenger has reportedly been assaulted recently. Alejandro Done, 46, is charged with rape, assault to rape, kidnapping, and assault and battery. He's accused of driving his…
Hey, the bride knows what she wants.
This summer, the Supreme Court decided that Massachusetts abortion clinics can't legally have buffer zones around them to keep anti-abortion protesters at bay, paving the way for buffer zones to be demolished across the country.
Just when you thought flying couldn't get any more miserable, yet another plane has been diverted due to a legroom-related dispute. This is just the way airlines work now, I guess! We're all criss-crossing the great blue yonder in giant tin cans, tempers on hair-trigger alert. Are you happy, Orville and Wilbur?
A 37-year-old Boston woman's security camera captured footage of a peeping tom coming right up to her ground-floor bedroom window while she was in the shower. Local police have released the footage hoping the public can help identify the creep.