• victor pena July 26, 2022 7:47 pm

    Victor Peña Convicted of Kidnapping, Raping Woman in Boston in 2019

    Victor Peña has been found guilty of kidnapping and raping a woman he held captive in his Boston apartment over three days in January 2019. A jury in Suffolk Superior Court returned the verdict Tuesday, convicting him on all 10 charges of aggravated rape and one of kidnapping after deliberating for about two hours. Peña is slated to be sentenced…

  • Boston July 20, 2022 11:10 am

    Victim Testifies in Trial of Man Accused of Kidnapping, Rape

    The woman who was allegedly kidnapped and raped in a three-day ordeal in 2019 took the stand for the first time Wednesday to testify against her alleged attacker.

  • Boston July 20, 2022 5:45 am

    Victim to Testify in Victor Pena Assault Trial

    The Alleged Victim Will Take the Stand for the First Time Wednesday in the Third Day of the Rape and Kidnapping Trial of a Man Accused of Holding a Woman in His Boston Apartment for Three Days in 2019.

  • victor pena July 20, 2022 7:12 pm

    ‘I Didn't Want to Die': Alleged Victim Testifies in Trial of Man Accused of Kidnapping, Rape

    The woman who was allegedly kidnapped and raped in a three-day ordeal in 2019 took the stand for the first time Wednesday to testify against her alleged attacker. The woman, whom NBC10 Boston is not naming because she is the alleged victim of a sexual assault, told a jury in Boston that she remembered waking up naked in an unfamiliar…

  • Boston July 19, 2022 6:59 pm

    New Testimony, Video in Victor Pena Assault Trial

    For the first time, the jury saw the moment Victor Pena met the woman that police say he kidnapped and sexually assaulted. An acquaintance of Pena’s also took the stand Tuesday, testifying that he tried to stop him right before the alleged kidnapping.

  • victor pena July 19, 2022 9:12 pm

    New Testimony in Trial for Man Accused of Kidnapping, Raping Boston Woman

    In the second day of the rape and kidnapping trial of a man accused of holding a woman in his Boston apartment for three days in 2019, a companion of his the night she disappeared took the stand. Victor Pena, 42, of Charlestown, faces 10 charges of aggravated rape and one of kidnapping. The trial opened in Suffolk Superior Court…

  • Massachusetts July 18, 2022 6:18 pm

    Opening Statements Monday in Victor Pena Trial

    Victor Pena, 42, of Charlestown, is charged with one count of kidnapping and 10 counts of aggravated rape. Opening arguments got underway around 2 p.m. Monday after a week of jury selection.

  • victor pena July 18, 2022 6:41 pm

    Trial Underway for Man Accused of Kidnapping, Raping Boston Woman

    Opening arguments began Monday in the trial of a man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman after she left a Boston bar in 2019. Victor Pena, 42, of Charlestown, is charged with one count of kidnapping and 10 counts of aggravated rape. Opening arguments got underway around 2 p.m. after a week of jury selection. Court proceedings were delayed…

  • Boston July 15, 2022 2:41 pm

    Mac Jones Slings Free Ice Cream to Fans in Charlestown Friday

    On Friday, New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones put down the football and picked up the ice cream scoop. The new face of the Patriots gave out free samples of ice cream at Hood Park in Charlestown Friday at noon. The first 100 people who attended got the free Hood ice cream from Jones — a limited-edition flavor named for…

  • Boston July 15, 2022 12:36 am

    ‘It Is a Bummer': Stalled Work on Charlestown Bridge Frustrates Bostonians

    With traffic frustrations mounting, The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it is still looking for a solution to the problems that have indefinitely delayed most work on the North Washington Street Bridge between Boston’s North End and Charlestown. “I have been trying to figure out what is taking so long,” Matt Koch said Thursday. Work to replace the 100-year-old...

  • swimming July 14, 2022 12:17 am

    Charlestown Residents Calling for Fixes at Unsafe, Shuttered Clougherty Pool

    With one of Boston’s two outdoor pools in such bad shape it can’t open up this summer, neighbors in Charlestown held a meeting Wednesday to ensure the facility gets fixed. Serious structural issues were discovered at the 73-year-old Clougherty Pool this spring, including exposed live wires underneath it, the potential that filtration tanks could burst and deteriorating support columns,...

  • victor pena July 13, 2022 7:35 pm

    Man Accused of Kidnapping, Raping Boston Woman Strips Naked During Jury Selection

    A man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman after she left a Boston bar in 2019 stripped naked during jury selection proceedings for his trial on Wednesday. Victor Pena, 42, of Charlestown, could be seen on court footage removing all of his clothing. He appeared for the hearing via a remote video feed from another room in the courthouse…

  • Sumner Tunnel June 22, 2022 7:16 pm

    Here's How Bad the First Sumner Tunnel Closure Made Traffic in Boston

    Drivers faced a roughly threefold jump in travel times through the Ted Williams Tunnel and the normally breezy Sunday drive across the Tobin Bridge turned into a bumper-to-bumper mess during the first full weekend closure of 87-year-old Sumner Tunnel for repairs, a Massachusetts Department of Transportation official said Wednesday. Quantifying the headaches that travelers and East Boston residents experienced at…

  • swimming June 21, 2022 2:10 pm

    Boston Pool Closed Over ‘Serious Safety Concerns,' Including Electric Shock Risk

    One of Boston’s two outdoor public pools is staying closed this summer because of serious structural issues, including exposed live wires underneath it and the potential that filtration tanks could burst. The 73-year-old Clougherty Pool in Charlestown was also found in a spring audit to have deteriorating support columns, the city said in a statement Friday. “The condition of...

  • Boston June 14, 2022 12:14 pm

    Charlestown High School Graduation to Be Rescheduled After Gunfire Interruption

    Charlestown High School’s graduation will be rescheduled after the ceremony was cut short Monday when the sound of gunshots sent everyone into a panic. Police said no one was hurt after the shots were fired near Walford Way and Polk Street, in a neighborhood next to the school, but bullet holes could be seen in at least two vehicles....

  • Charlestown June 13, 2022 6:12 pm

    Shots Fired Near Charlestown High School

    The school’s graduation was taking place at the field nearby, but the shooting was not connected to it, police said, as the investigation began.

  • Boston June 13, 2022 11:56 pm

    Gunshots Fired Near Charlestown High School on Graduation Day

    Chaos erupted Monday when gunshots rang out near the graduation ceremony of Charlestown High School in Boston. Police said no one was hurt after the shots were fired near Walford and Polk streets, but bullet holes could be seen in at least two vehicles. No arrests had been made as of Monday night. “All of a sudden we heard three,…

  • Charlestown May 20, 2022 6:52 pm

    17-Year-Old Accused of Bringing Gun to Charlestown School Held Without Bail

    A 17-year-old student accused of bringing a gun to Boston’s Charlestown High School Thursday was held without bail Friday pending a dangerousness hearing. The student is one of two arrested after two guns were recovered at the school, resulting in an hourslong investigation that sent the rest of the students home early. Metal detectors, which had been taken out...

  • Charlestown May 20, 2022 12:02 am

    2 Guns Found at Charlestown High School, 2 Students Arrested, Officials Say

    A pair of guns were found at Boston’s Charlestown High School Thursday and two students were arrested, officials said, after an hourslong investigation that sent the rest of students home early. The students are 13 and 17, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, which didn’t name them. Police said Thursday afternoon that the first weapon, a loaded...

  • New Hampshire May 17, 2022 7:07 pm

    EF-1 Tornado Touched Down in Charlestown, NH

    Video taken Monday evening shows what appears to be a tornado touching down in Charlestown, New Hampshire. The incredible video was captured right before 6:30 p.m. by Wes Carter’s dashcam as he was driving just south of Claremont. Carter pulled his vehicle over and waited for the weather to clear before he continued driving. Once he did, it was...

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