NEW YORK (AP) — The conviction of a Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a pipe bomb attached to his chest in New York City’s busiest subway station was properly returned by a Manhattan jury, a judge...
BOSTON (AP) — A police patrol plan on the Boston-area public transit system that took effect in 2016 continues to keep violent crime consistently lower than it was just five years ago, Transit...
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — MBTA transit police say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter train.
Officials with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority say the unidentified victim...
CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — Police have released the name of the woman struck and killed by a public transit bus just outsider Boston this week.
CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — Police sat a 60-year-old woman has been struck and killed by a public transit bus near Boston.
Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan says the woman was struck...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York federal prison guard who admitted accepting over $25,000 in cash bribes to smuggle cellphones, alcohol and food to a wealthy Turkish gold trader who was awaiting trial was sentenced Friday to three years in prison.
Judge Richard Sullivan said he wanted the public, prison employees and prisoners to understand the seriousness of Victor Casado's crime.
NEW YORK (AP) — Defense attorneys for the man charged in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway last year have asked a federal judge to quiz prospective jurors about their exposure to recent media coverage of pipe bombs mailed around the country.
Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant, is scheduled to stand trial Monday in Manhattan on terrorism-related charges and using a weapon of mass destruction. He has pleaded not guilty.
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a train in Boston.
The Boston Globe reports the man was struck by an MBTA commuter train around 4 p.m. Wednesday at Uphams Corner Station.
Police haven't released the identity of the victim.
NEW YORK (AP) — A notorious Philadelphia mob boss pleaded guilty to an illegal betting charge on Friday before taking the occasion to make a bold prediction about his home town team's chances in the NBA playoffs.
NEW ELLENTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff's deputy has shot and wounded a man who officers say fired a gun after they were called to a domestic dispute.
Aiken County Sheriff's Sgt. Stephen Shunn said officers called to a home near New Ellenton Thursday encountered 49-year-old Gary Patton carrying two rifles coming at them down the driveway.
Shunn said Patton refused to drop the guns and fired one of weapons. Deputy Richard Sullivan then shot the man. No officers were hurt.
NEW YORK (AP) — A mistrial was declared on Tuesday in the New York City racketeering trial of a notorious Philadelphia mob boss who had insisted he quit his life of crime after a lengthy prison term.
Jurors at the trial of Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino told U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in a series of five notes that they were hopelessly deadlocked after nearly four days of deliberations.
"Thank God for the jury," a subdued Merlino told reporters afterward. He declined further comment.
SOUTH WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A commuter train has struck a truck that was left on the tracks about 20 miles south of Boston.
No injuries have been reported.
Joe Pesaturo, spokesman for the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, says the train on the Kingston/Plymouth line hit the truck at about 7:30 a.m. Monday in South Weymouth. He says no one was in the truck at the time, and that the crossing wasn't damaged.
BOSTON (AP) — Law enforcement is stepping up patrols at Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority train stations after a pipe bomb went off in a crowded subway corridor in New York City.
Boston police say that while there doesn't appear to be a specific threat to the area at this time, police are increasing their presence at major MBTA train stations.
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority says its increasing uniformed police patrols after a bomb partially exploded on a crowded London subway train.
MBTA Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan said Friday that the MBTA has not been made aware of any threat against the system.
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities are seeking help identifying a woman who took a $40,000 violin accidentally left behind by its owner at a Boston train station.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police say the violin was lost June 10 at South Station.
Superintendent Richard Sullivan says the owner had been waiting for a train and put her stuff down. She forgot the instrument and jumped on the train, then later realized she didn't have it with her.
BOSTON (AP) — Police and transit officials say a man has died after the stolen minivan he was driving crashed into a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus.
The crash occurred Saturday morning in the Dorchester section of Boston.
BELMONT, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a woman trying to pull a 6-year-old child from a car stuck on railroad tracks outside of Boston was seriously injured when a train struck her vehicle.
Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan says there were three boys in the car at about 8 a.m. Friday when the 58-year-old driver got stuck in Belmont.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston-area transit police are asking for the public's help as they try to find a woman who attacked a Dunkin' Donuts worker with hot tea at the Dudley Square Station.
Police with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority say the woman threw hot tea on the worker at about 3:04 p.m. on Nov. 14 during a dispute over service. The worker suffered severe torso burns.
Authorities recently released surveillance camera images of the suspect.
STONEHAM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officials say passengers called 911 after a bus driver hit a parked car and drove away.
The incident happened around 5:45 p.m. Thursday in Melrose. MBTA superintendent Richard Sullivan says the bus was located a short time later in Stoneham.
Sullivan says about a dozen passengers were on board at the time and many of them dialed 911 to report the incident. No injuries were reported.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Georgia man has been sentenced to five years in prison for a debt collection fraud that cheated 6,000 victims nationwide.
John Todd Williams was sentenced Thursday by federal Judge Richard Sullivan. Prosecutors say he cheated victims out of millions of dollars through his Norcross, Georgia-based company.
BOSTON (AP) — A 17-year-old Boston University student from China has been struck and killed by a commuter train in Boston.
Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan told The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/2ciMWoU) the boy's death was likely a "tragic accident."
Transit police say the boy's body was found on the MBTA's Worcester/Framingham line early Wednesday near the Yawkey Way stop. The boy's name is being withheld pending notification of his family.
BOSTON (AP) — Officials say an unidentified man was severely injured when he fell onto the tracks at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Park Street Station in downtown Boston.
Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan says the man fell at about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday and struck the third rail on the northbound tracks. Sullivan did not disclose any information regarding the victim, his condition or whether he was hospitalized.