Oddball 6-foot ‘Lobsta Mickey’ statue returns to Boston

A long-forgotten, and somewhat unsettling, statue of Mickey Mouse with giant lobster claws for hands has found its way back to Boston. The 700-pound statue was last seen in the city nearly two decades ago at Quincy Market where it entertained tourists and shoppers — before slipping out of sight and into city lore after it was sold in 2005 at an auction organized by Disney. In the interim, references to the 6-foot tall “Lobsta Mickey” appeared on Atlas Obscura, a website for oddball landmarks, and in a “Zippy the Pinhead” comic strip from 2019. Still, the statue itself — one of 75 Mickey...

Truck 'Storrows' in Sumner Tunnel during rush hour

BOSTON - The Sumner Tunnel was closed for more than two hours Friday night after a truck got stuck in the tunnel on Route 1A South during rush hour.State Police headed to the scene when the call came in at 4:20 p.m. They said an over-height truck struck the tunnel's ceiling and became stuck in the tunnel. While traffic was detoured through the Ted Williams Tunnel, those traveling in the tunnel at the time were stuck behind the truck."I saw two or three other people with their luggage walking up the center lane to exit the tunnel; I am like where...

Phoenix police car involved in collision

PHOENIX — A Phoenix police vehicle was involved in a collision Friday afternoon with multiple other cars near 51st Avenue and Thomas Road. Initial information says that the police vehicle was struck by two cars. Witnesses say they were driving at a high rate of speed. The collision occurred...

Jim Montgomery Pinpoints Turning Point For Bruins Vs. Hurricanes

BOSTON — For a while on Friday afternoon, it felt as if the Bruins were going to suffer their first losing streak of the 2022-23 season. Boston was down 2-0 until late in the second period when David Krejci made it a one-goal game against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Bruins, as they have done all season, never gave up the fight and eventually it was Krejci who tied it at 2-2. At first, it was waved off for goalie interference, but it was clear as day that Nick Foligno, who was in the crease at the time of the goal, was pushed to where he was and couldn’t do much about it.

Grant Williams accidentally knocked over an opponent while complaining about a call to ref

Boston Celtics forward Grant Williams wasn’t happy, and he wanted to make sure that the officials heard all about it. The Kings were up by two points toward the end of the third quarter when Williams complained to Natalie Sago about an out-of-bounds call. Williams was running down the court as he made sure Sago heard exactly how he felt about the call.

Thursday, December 1: Holiday Lights

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Tonight, we’ll bring you the countdown and the magic moment when Boston Mayor Michelle Wu flips the switch to light the city’s official Christmas tree. Anthony Everett and Shayna Seymour host the annual celebration of friendship between Boston and Nova Scotia, and we have a packed hour of entertainment including performances by Nova Scotia artists Jimmy Rankin and Reeny Smith; Broadway in Boston’s “Six: The Musical”; Boston quartet Sons of Serendip; Springfield’s own Michelle Brooks-Thompson; and country music sisters Tigirlily Gold. Plus, it wouldn’t be Holiday Lights without a visit from Old St. Nick.

Watch: Boston Celtics 122, Sacramento Kings 104 highlights

Here are the extended full game highlights and Celtics box score from Boston's 122 to 104 win over the Kings Friday night at the TD Garden. After a tight game at the half due to the Celtics coughing up a 16 point lead, Boston took control of this game late in the 3rd quarter when the duo of Payton Pritchard and Luke Kornet provided a spark off the end of the bench.