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By adamg - 9/14/19 - 1:34 pm

Steven Huntley got greedy around 11:30 yesterday morning, police say: An employee at Pizza Stop, 851 Harrison Ave., near Massachusetts Avenue, gave him a slice of pizza even though he didn't have enough money, but then Huntley started asking other customers for spare change and demanding more food. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/19 - 9:33 am

CommonWealth surveys the life of the Rev. Michael Haynes, former pastor of the Twelfth Baptist Church in Roxbury, who died this week at 92.

By adamg - 9/12/19 - 1:06 pm

Boston Police report arresting two people they say were being driven around Egleston Square with guns and ammo in their possession yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/19 - 2:23 pm
Architect's rendering of 597 Northampton St

Architect's rendering of view from Southwest Corridor Park, with birds.

A pair of developers have filed plans for a 6-story, 47-unit residential building off Northampton Street and the Southwest Corridor Park in which all the units would be marketed as affordable. Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/19 - 1:39 pm
Architect's rendering

Architect's rendering.

A developer is proposing 51 condos on a vacant lot between Regent and Fountain streets that the city cleared for urban renewal in the 1960s and then never did anything with. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/19 - 12:14 pm
Young

Transit Police report arresting a Roxbury man at the Dudley Square bus station on charges he pulled his pants down and started doing what most people might do in private, around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/19 - 8:01 am

Around midnight at 94 Crawford St., near Humboldt Avenue, Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 8/24/19 - 10:04 pm

Around 9:55 p.m. outside 19 Kensington Park, off Rockland Street.

By adamg - 8/17/19 - 12:36 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men for a shooting at Warren and Gaston streets yesterday afternoon that sent a man to the hospital with critical injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 4:07 pm

Around 4 p.m. on Warren Street at Gaston Street. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 8/14/19 - 2:46 pm
Woman in orange gets on the Orange Line at Forest Hills

Forest Hills rider wore appropriate color for her ride into town from Forest Hills.

Shortly after 11 a.m., the first of the new Orange Line trains pulled out of Wellington, heading south. Around 11:40, it pulled into Forest Hills, disgorging its first load of railfans, regular T riders, T workers and a lots of reporters. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/19 - 12:06 pm
Alexandra rendering

Architect's rendering. Not shown: Large blank wall that will face Roxbury.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to refashion the historic but dilapidated Hotel Alexandra at Massachusetts Avenue and Washington Street into a 156-room, 13-floor hotel with ground-floor and roof-deck restaurants. Read more.

By adamg - 8/12/19 - 6:07 pm
Torpedo

A roving UHub photographer spotted this seemingly bizarre scene this morning at the old granite shop at Warren and Clifford streets in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/19 - 12:40 pm

Victim identified as Dora Sofia Chaves, 38, wife of the man charged with murdering her.

A woman was stabbed several times around 12:15 p.m. at 32 Clarence St., off Dudley Street. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 11:21 pm

Around 11 p.m., somebody reached into a car at Dudley and Washington streets and stabbed a person inside. The person managed to get to a nearby emergency room, with minor injuries.

By adamg - 8/7/19 - 9:08 pm
Jay'da Rackard

A tearful Jay'dha Rackard explains why she's transferring from the Orchard Gardens School: Too many addicts right outside school doors.

After successfully moving homeless people and drug users away from Atkinson Street, where a South Bay correction officer was attacked last week, city officials acknowledge one result has been to simply push them into surrounding neighborhoods. Read more.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 5:09 pm

Around 4:50 p.m. on Tremont Street at Hammond Street. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 9:38 am

A federal jury yesterday convicted Burhan Ud Din, 50, of Watertown, on six counts of failing to collect and pay withholding taxes at the fried-chicken take-out places he ran on Tremont Street in Roxbury and in Chelsea, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/19 - 8:10 pm

A man in a car was shot around 8 p.m. on Humboldt Avenue near Walnut Avenue. He made his way down Humboldt to Waumbeck Street, where police, responding to a ShotSpotter report, found him.

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