• MBTA Transit Police May 28, 2022 2:10 pm

    Additional Arrests Made in MBTA Station Attack in Boston

    More arrests have been made in an attack on two men outside of Boston’s Shawmut MBTA Red Line station this week, police said. A teenager had been arrested Wednesday for allegedly attacking the two men outside the station on Monday, but, according to police, three more teenagers were arrested Friday afternoon in Dorchester’s Harambee Park. The 15-year-old who was...

  • MBTA Transit Police May 16, 2022 3:39 am

    Mass. High School Senior Hit, Killed By MBTA Train in Abington

    Abington High School senior Katelyn McCarthy was killed Friday night when she was struck by an MBTA commuter rail train in the area of Birch Street.

  • MBTA Transit Police April 16, 2022 3:35 am

    Man Wanted for Attempted Knife Assault on Orange Line Train

    MBTA transit police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who is wanted in connection with an attempted knife assault on an Orange Line train last month. Transit police released two photos Friday of the person of interest in the incident at the MBTA’s Back Bay station in Boston, and are hoping someone will recognize the man....

  • Lynn April 2, 2022 7:26 pm

    Lynn Man Arrested for MBTA Train Assault

    Two men and and an elderly woman were verbally and physically assaulted on a MBTA train in Lynn, Massachusetts, early Thursday morning, officials said. According to authorities, transit police responded to reports of a disturbance near the aquarium station on March 31 around 10:41 a.m. and upon arrival to the scene were informed of the assault. A further investigation revealed…

  • Massachusetts February 11, 2022 4:25 pm

    Man Tries to Stab MBTA Bus Driver After Being Asked to Wear a Face Mask

    Transit police detectives are looking to find a man who allegedly attempted to assault an MBTA bus driver last Friday after he was asked to wear a face mask while on board the bus in Boston. According to MBTA transit police, a man boarded an MBTA bus just before 9 p.m. on Feb. 4 at Boston Medical Center, at which…

  • bus crash February 10, 2022 12:01 am

    Pedestrian Hit by MBTA Bus in Winthrop, Mass.

    A man was hit by an MBTA bus in Winthrop Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened at Pauline and Hermon streets, in front of Metcalf Square and the town’s police station. Winthrop firefighters were able to free the man. Paul Revere Transportation, the contracted provider that was operating the bus, said that their driver made a left turn onto Hermon...

  • mbta December 28, 2021 7:08 pm

    Man Hurt in Beating at Boston MBTA Station by Teens With Nerf Guns, Police Say

    A 66-year-old man was beaten on Monday by a group of teenagers who had been firing Nerf guns at riders at an MBTA station, transit police said. Three members of the group were arrested later at a different station later on, MBTA Transit Police said Tuesday. The incident began about 7 p.m. at the Downtown Crossing station, where six or…

  • mbta December 14, 2021 6:57 pm

    2 Seriously Hurt in Stabbing at Boston's South Station

    Two people were stabbed and seriously hurt on a Red Line platform at Boston’s South Station early Tuesday morning, police said, announcing the arrest of a man seen holding a knife. MBTA Transit Police officers were alerted to the stabbing when they heard screams coming from the platform about midnight, police said. When they arrived, they found two people...

  • mbta December 6, 2021 8:57 pm

    Police Ask for Help Finding Man Whose Lewd Act ‘Horrified' MBTA Passengers

    A man committed a lewd act Sunday at an MBTA station in Boston, leaving other passengers who saw it “shocked and horrified,” police said. MBTA Transit Police on Monday asked for the public’s help finding the man, who allegedly left behind DNA. The incident took place on a platform at the Tufts Medical Center Station on the Orange Line...

  • MBTA Transit Police December 3, 2021 12:07 am

    Suspect in Custody Over Stabbing on MBTA Bus

    MBTA Transit Police are investigating a stabbing that happened on a bus in Boston. A suspect is in custody.

  • mbta December 3, 2021 4:15 am

    Person Stabbed on MBTA Bus in Boston, Suspect in Custody

    A person was stabbed on an MBTA bus in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood Thursday, transit police said. A suspect is in custody. The victim is expected to survive the incident, according to the MBTA Transit Police. A large police presence was seen around the Route 28 bus on Blue Hill Avenue near Seaver Street around 5 p.m. Aerial footage showed police…

  • Boston November 21, 2021 1:21 am

    Police Arrest Suspected MBTA Flasher at Different Station Days Later

    A man believed to have exposed himself to a group of teenage girls at an MBTA station in Boston this week was arrested at another station on Friday, police said. Wayne MacDonald, a 62-year-old from Boston, was wanted on suspicion of flashing the 14-year-old girls at the State Street Station on Tuesday afternoon. MBTA transit police released surveillance photos of…

  • Boston November 20, 2021 2:25 am

    Police Seek Man Accused of Exposing Himself to Teen Girls at MBTA Station

    Police are looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a group of teenage girls at the MBTA’s State Street Station earlier this week. MBTA Transit Police said the incident occurred around 2:25 p.m. Tuesday on the westbound platform of the downtown Boston MBTA station. They said a group of school children, all age 14 and female, said a…

  • mbta November 13, 2021 7:28 pm

    Arrest Made After Attempted Rape at MBTA's State Street Station

    MBTA Transit Police said they have arrested a man who was wanted for an attempted rape at the State Street Station late Friday night. Police released images and video of the person on Saturday morning. Within hours, they were able to locate and arrest the suspect, Luis Salinas, 33, on an attempted rape charge. The incident took place about 10:30…

  • Boston November 12, 2021 5:29 pm

    A Man Allegedly Stole a $3,000 Saxophone; Police Ask for Help Finding Him

    An unidentified man allegedly stole a $3,000 worth saxophone from a young student at an MBTA station last month and police are asking for help finding him. The incident happened on Oct. 29 at the MBTA’s Fields Corner station, according to MBTA Transit Police. A 16-year-old girl who is a student at Boston Public Schools, placed her school saxophone on…

  • mbta November 8, 2021 4:37 pm

    Police Looking for Man Who Yelled Racial Slurs, Threw Bottle at Woman, Child on MBTA

    Police say they are looking to identify a man who allegedly yelled derogatory racial slurs and threw a glass bottle at a woman with a 1-year-old child on the MBTA on Friday morning. MBTA Transit Police said the incident occurred around 10:53 a.m. Friday on the MBTA’s Red Line, between Kendall Station and Park Street. They released two photos...

  • mbta October 6, 2021 3:51 pm

    Trolley Operator in Boston Green Line Crash Appears in Court

    The train operator in the trolley crash on the MBTA Green Line in Boston that injured more than 20 people in July was allowed to leave court Wednesday following his arraignment with the stipulation that he only drives during the day for family business. Owen Turner is charged with gross negligence of a person in control of a train and…

  • Boston September 28, 2021 12:56 am

    ‘The Escalator Just Started to Free Fall': Witnesses Describe Malfunction That Hurt 9 in Boston

    The MBTA is investigating an escalator malfunction at the Back Bay Station in Boston on Sunday night that injured multiple people. In a statement, the agency said the incident involved the escalator from the Amtrak/Commuter Rail platforms to the street-level lobby of the station. Boston EMS said multiple units responded to the MBTA station shortly after 6 p.m., confirming...

  • Boston September 27, 2021 4:32 am

    9 People Injured in Escalator Incident at Boston MBTA Station

    Several people were injured Sunday night in an incident involving an escalator at the MBTA’s Back Bay Station in Boston. The MBTA confirmed they are investigating what happened. In a statement, the transit agency said the incident involved the escalator from the Amtrak/Commuter Rail platforms to the street-level lobby of the station. Boston EMS said multiple units responded to...

  • mbta January 6, 2022 9:05 pm

    Trolley Operator Charged in Boston Green Line Crash That Injured 27

    A man is facing charges in the July trolley crash on the MBTA Green Line in Boston that left more than 20 people injured, police said. Owen Turner faces charges of gross negligence of a person in control of a train and gross negligence of a person having care of a common carrier, according to the MBTA Transit Police. The…

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