As if dead trains weren't enough, Red Line service halted when punkling kicks out train window near Savin Hill

It was just another one of those evenings where trains became too weary to go any further, leading to the usual extended-version commutes on both the Red and Orange lines.

Man pleads guilty to 1992 Savin Hill rape after DNA evidence linked him to the crime

A former Dorchester resident was sentenced to 18-20 years in prison today after he admitted he raped a woman walking home from the Savin Hill T stop on Oct. 30, 1992. Terry Abercrombie, now 52, had avoided detection until 2012, when a DNA database run by the FBI found a match with DNA evidence the Suffolk County District Attorney's office had submitted to the database in 2006. DA Dan Conley said the DNA match and additional evidence convinced Abercrombie to plead guilty.

DA: Argument at Chinese take-out place leads to murder

A Quincy man was ordered held without bail today on charges he fatally stabbed another man in the neck outside the Chung Wah take-out place at 199 Bowdoin St. Thursday evening, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. According to prosecutors, Edgardo Clark, 29, got into a confrontation with Gerald Williamson, 31, around 7:30 p.m.
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