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By adamg - 5/14/22 - 9:20 pm

A person was shot in the back in a parking lot at the corner of Dale and Regent streets in Roxbury around 9:05 p.m. Possibly more than a dozen shots fired. A car was also hit, as was the outside of an apartment.

By adamg - 5/10/22 - 9:19 am

Transit Police report arresting a woman they say attacked and robbed an elderly man Monday afternoon on Washington Street near the Nubian Square bus station, then sauntered onto a T bus - only to be promptly pulled off by cops alerted by bystanders. Read more.

By adamg - 5/8/22 - 2:06 pm

WBZ Newsradio reports on the return of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute's annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace.

Coach Julio talked to a couple of organizers: Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/22 - 11:44 am
Goose at police headquarters

Earlier this week, a concerned citizen, or perhaps, a concerned member of the local constabulary, filed a 311 complaint about a mean goose parking itself on the Southwest Corridor side of Boston Police headquarters in Roxbury: Read more.

By adamg - 5/5/22 - 2:17 pm

A Roxbury man already facing Boston gun charges was arrested on charges he repeatedly shot somebody outside the Wendy's, 14 Condlin Dr. in Randolph shortly before noon yesterday, Randolph Police report. Read more.

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By adamg - 5/4/22 - 5:33 pm

A teen faces attempted-murder and gun charges after he allegedly shot somebody in the lower busway at Ruggles on April 18, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/3/22 - 9:10 pm

WFXT reports a bag of bullets was found on a Boston Latin Academy loading dock around 1:30 p.m. today.

By adamg - 5/2/22 - 9:08 pm

Two young teens were ordered held in lieu of bail at their arraignments today in connection with a series of attacks in Downtown Crossing and Roxbury and on the Common, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/2/22 - 9:18 am

Boston Police report officers responding to a ShotSpotter report Mt. Pleasant Avenue near Blue Hill Avenue Sunday afternoon ended up arresting a Roxbury man with a loaded gun a half mile away. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 12:14 pm

Victim identified as David Wood, 51.

Gavin Schoch reports a person was shot on Wyoming Street, near Humboldt Avenue, around 11:40 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/22 - 9:52 pm

GBH reports former state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson has pulled nomination papers to run for the 2nd Suffolk district she lost to Sonia Chang-Diaz in 2008, following her arrest in a bribery scandal the month before the election. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/22 - 12:18 pm
Lots of cruisers in Newmarket Square

BPD responded in force to the train station. Photo by Night Ridah.

Gavin Schoch reports one man was found stabbed on Topeka Street while another was found stabbed by police following a blood trail to the Newmarket commuter-rail station, around 9:30 a.m.

By adamg - 4/18/22 - 8:24 pm

Update: Suspect arrested.

Transit Police report a man was shot in the lower busway at the Ruggles MBTA station around 6:15 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital in serious condition, but is expected to survive, police say.

By adamg - 4/18/22 - 11:38 am
Dawes and horse warm up

Dawes and horse warm up before leaving John Eliot Square.

William Dawes returned to the First Church of Roxbury this morning, for the first time since before the start of the pandemic, to ride off to Lexington and Concord to warn the colonists that the Redcoats were on their way. Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/22 - 12:16 pm

A Roxbury man who admitted to helping run a cocaine ring that stored its drugs at a house at 23 Mt. Ida Rd. in Dorchester was sentenced to 37 months in prison yesterday, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/22 - 11:45 am

Some of the roughly 17 minority- and women- owned businesses that now share space in the rickety old building at 1127 Harrison Ave. that a developer wants to put 94 small "co-living" units atop are asking the city to block the project unless the company rescinds the eviction notices it sent to some of the businesses. Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/22 - 9:28 am
Walnut Park crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Junior Pimentel De La Cruz, 27, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report two men were shot at 66 Walnut Park in Roxbury shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/22 - 9:14 pm

Mario Bailote, who opened Mario's Pizzeria at 197 Humboldt Ave. in 2018, with a menu that included both pizza and Portuguese food, announced today it's closed - and that a new pizza place will soon open there: Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/22 - 9:05 pm

Victim identified as Bihlal Bell, 31.

Boston Police report a man was shot the Keegan Street side of Orchard Park in Roxbury around 5:50 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/22 - 10:00 am
Yellow warbler

Mary Ellen hied over to Franklin Park yesterday in time to spot this yellow-throated warbler, which are pretty uncommon north of Maryland (and should not be confused with the far more mundane yellow warbler).

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