• Rhode Island September 11, 2023 5:43 pm

    ‘The ocean is full of surprises': Rare manatee sighting in Rhode Island

    A manatee was recently spotted in Rhode Island, environmental officials say, a rare occurrence this far north. “The ocean is full of surprises,” the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Monday. The manatee was spotted in Quonochontaug Pond, a saltwater coastal lagoon in the towns of Charlestown and Westerly….

  • Charlestown September 5, 2023 12:29 am

    Charlestown residents see uptick in ‘porch pirates' stealing packages

    Neighbors in Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood are reporting an uptick in porch pirates stealing packages. On Wall Street, two neighbors shared doorbell camera footage with NBC10 Boston, appearing to show the same woman walking down the street, swiping boxes left outside their doors. On Franklin Street, resident Melissa Reardon said she caught someone swiping her J.Crew order off her stoop...

  • Massachusetts September 4, 2023 11:11 pm

    Package thefts caught on camera in Charlestown

    Neighbors in Charlestown are reporting an uptick in porch pirates stealing packages.

  • Boston August 9, 2023 10:09 pm

    Restoration work on Bunker Hill Monument could impact visitors' access

    Just beyond the downtown Boston skyline and Zakim Bridge, the Bunker Hill Monument has long stood the test of time. Lately, though, the Charlestown structure has been showing its age. Built in the 1820s and 30s, the monument made from granite and mortar serves as a tribute to the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775. “It is bigger…

  • Boston August 7, 2023 10:51 am

    Truck rolls over under Tobin Bridge in Charlestown

    A truck crashed under the Tobin Bridge in Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood on Monday. The crashed truck rolled onto its side on Terminal Street under the bridge. The street was temporarily blocked as first responders attended to the crash. It wasn’t immediately clear if anyone was hurt in the crash or how it happened. NBC10 Boston has reached out to...

  • Charlestown August 6, 2023 7:07 am

    Man Arrested After Long Standoff in Charlestown

    Boston police, K-9s, the SWAT team and negotiators were going back and forth with the suspect for hours late into the night.

  • Charlestown August 6, 2023 7:21 am

    Man arrested after hours-long standoff in Charlestown

    A man has been taken into custody by police after an hours-long standoff in Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood on Saturday. It all started around 4:30 yesterday evening in the area of Caldwell and Perkins Streets. Police were called for a report of an emotionally disturbed person and about fifteen minutes later, witnesses said he was armed with some type of firearm….

  • north end July 13, 2023 6:02 pm

    Woman tackled 2 different times in North End sexual assault spree, prosecutors say

    A New Jersey lawyer is accused of attacking one woman twice within two weeks as part of a string of sexual assaults he’s accused of about 15 years ago in Boston, prosecutors said Thursday. Matthew Nilo was in court in Boston to face new charges over five attacks on four women in the city’s historic North End between 2007 and…

  • north end June 28, 2023 8:17 pm

    New details in case of lawyer charged in string of Boston rapes

    The case against a New Jersey lawyer who was already facing charges in connection to a series of assaults and rapes in Boston has escalated, as Matthew Nilo faces new charges. This time, Nilo has been indicted on charges in connection to a series of rapes and sexual assaults in the North End between January 2007 and July 2008, according…

  • Boston June 5, 2023 7:24 pm

    New details in 2007-08 Boston rapes as NJ lawyer appears in court

    New details were revealed in court about a string of sexual assaults against women in Boston about 15 years ago that are now being blamed on a man who is now an attorney in the New York City area. Matthew Nilo, 35, faced charges of aggravated rape, kidnapping, assault with attempt to rape and indecent assault and battery in Suffolk…

  • Charlestown June 5, 2023 11:28 am

    Accused Charlestown serial rapist appears in court

    Matthew Nilo pleaded not guilty to all charges.

  • Boston June 1, 2023 5:56 pm

    Attorney Arrested in Years-Old Boston Rapes Set for Return to Mass.

    The attorney who was arrested this week in New Jersey by police and the FBI is set to return to Boston to face charges in a series of sexual assaults and kidnappings from 2007 and 2008. Matthew Nilo appeared in Hudson County Superior Court Thursday morning for an extradition hearing after his arrest on Tuesday at his Weehawken apartment building…

  • Charlestown May 31, 2023 11:24 am

    Fire at Charlestown Recycling Plant

    The Boston Fire Department responded late Tuesday night to the recycling plant — located in the Bunker Hill Industrial Park — where heavy black smoke was seen coming from the structure.

  • Charlestown May 31, 2023 5:21 am

    Fire Breaks Out at Charlestown Recycling Plant

    A firefighter and a worker were taken to the hospital after a fire broke out at a recycling plant in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, according to city fire officials. The Boston Fire Department responded late Tuesday night to the recycling plant — located in the Bunker Hill Industrial Park — where heavy black smoke was seen coming from the…

  • Boston May 23, 2023 3:48 pm

    Man Cut Woman's Eyes While She Was Knocked Out, Boston's DA Says

    A man was arrested after calling police to a bloodied basement apartment in Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood early Monday morning where he’d allegedly gotten into a fight with a woman, leaving her face bruised and swollen. The man, 40-year-old Ismail Mohamed, used a razor to cut the area around her eyelids, telling officers he was trying to reduce the swelling,...

  • Boston March 28, 2023 5:42 pm

    Guns Found, Suspect at Large After Hourslong Search in Charlestown

    Boston and state police spent hours searching an area near the Tobin Bridge in Charlestown for a wanted person who fled a car crash. Officers were leaving the scene just before 4 p.m. They didn’t find the person they were looking for, police said, but they did find a gun in the car and another in a building. The...

  • Boston January 11, 2023 4:03 pm

    Critical Injuries Reported in Charlestown Crash, Delays Expected

    Alford Street in Charlestown was shut down in both directions over a car crash that resulted in life-threatening injuries Wednesday, Boston police said. The crash was reported around 3:30 p.m. Aerial footage from the scene showed a car and an SUV that appeared to have collided. Both vehicles suffered serious front-end damage. There was no immediate word on the number…

  • Boston December 21, 2022 7:52 pm

    ‘The Anxiety Is Unreal' for Parents at Boston Intersection Where Kids Have to Dodge Cars

    Parents of some Boston students are growing more and more concerned that kids have to dodge cars and trucks to cross the street. The issues start at Causeway Street and North Washington Street, where traffic merges from several lanes down to just one due to the ongoing construction tied to the replacement of the North Washington Bridge. “The anxiety is…

  • Boston October 25, 2022 7:11 pm

    Charlestown High School Placed on Lockdown Over Report of Person With Gun

    Charlestown High School in Boston was placed on lockdown over a report of a person with a gun, Boston police said Tuesday. Police said they caught up with a person matching the description near the school, but no one was arrested, no injuries were reported and no weapon was found. The initial call came in around 2:13 p.m., police said….

  • Boston October 21, 2022 5:18 pm

    Boston Police Seek 15-Year-Old Girl Missing Since Last Friday

    The Boston Police Department asked for the public’s help Friday to find a 15-year-old girl last seen a week earlier in Charlestown. Police say Keyana Jackson has been missing since 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 14, when she was seen at Charlestown High School. Jackson is described as a light-skinned Black and Hispanic girl with curly hair and a medium build….

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