What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1219150329A violent night in Boston: Six people were shot (including a 4-year-old boy) and two women were stabbed. [Herald]

Staycation, all we can afford: The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau found that the number of visitors to Boston and Cambridge in June and July is up 1.6 percent from the same time last year, with 77 percent of visitors arriving by car. [Globe]

Be on the lookout: A 5-year-old boy is missing after a scheduled visitation with his father. Giovanni Gonzalez’s father has been charged with child endangerment. [Herald]

Aside from being cruel to animals and being an arsonist, he’s a prince: The sentencing for Luigi Epifania has been delayed because the judge wants to know more about the man who killed a cat and set its body on fire and used it to set an Eastie apartment on fire. Epifania’s lawyer says his client is a “nice young man.” [Globe]