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By adamg - 5/6/21 - 10:41 pm

Live Boston reports on an incident at Boston Children's Hospital last night that sent a worker to a nearby trauma center with serious injuries.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 10:14 am

F.W. Webb, which sells plumbing supplies, plans to build a 66,000-square-foot warehouse and store on Hampden Street between Melnea Cass Boulevard and Norfolk Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 4/29/21 - 9:59 pm

Andrea Campbell and the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association have been engaging in some Twitter unpleasantries over the past 24 hours. The union started things off last night: Read more.

By adamg - 4/29/21 - 12:32 pm

Boston Police report arresting Andy Febres, 22, of Jamaica Plain, yesterday on a charge of being an accessory after the fact for murder for a triple shooting on Hammond Street in Roxbury on Sept. 18 that left Dennis Mejia of Canton dead.

Febres, arrested in Revere, is the first person charged in connection with the case; nobody has yet been charged with Mejia's murder.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 4/29/21 - 11:53 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today rejected a request by a man convicted of a 1974 Roxbury murder that he be freed because of Covid-19 concerns while he purses an attempt to win a new trial, as well as requests for release by two men convicted of a 1984 murder in Dorchester. Read more.

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By adamg - 4/29/21 - 10:26 am

Local and federal officials this week arrested two people on child-porn charge - one a nanny who allegedly distributed sexually explicit photos of children and instructed others on how to pose children for more photos. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/21 - 9:21 am

This Saturday, the Roxbury Sunflower Project will be handing out free sunflower seeds with the hopes of having Roxbury bloom with giant yellow flowers later in the summer. Read more.

By adamg - 4/25/21 - 12:42 am

Gunfire at Laurel Street and Humboldt Avenue around 12:25 a.m. left a car damaged and a bullet in a residence on Bower Street.

By adamg - 4/17/21 - 9:27 pm

WBZ reports on a march from Nubian Square to Boston Common by way of BPD headquarters today.

By adamg - 4/15/21 - 5:37 pm
Boston Police headquarters being surrounded by fencing

Jane Kokernak spotted BPD headquarters surrounded by fencing this afternoon, following the release of video of a Chicago seventh-grader getting shot in the chest after apparently complying with a police demand to drop a gun and raise his hands.

By adamg - 4/15/21 - 10:59 am

Boston Police report arresting three teenagers - two local and one from Norfolk - on charges they beat and robbed a man on a bicycle on Columbus Avenue near Camden Street shortly before 4:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more

By adamg - 4/13/21 - 9:17 am

At 8:02 a.m., a disgruntled citizen filed a 311 report about some major cacophony on Copeland Street in Roxbury: Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 2:01 pm
Sue Sullivan speaks

Sue Sullivan speaks as residents wearing "Build the Bridge" shirts listen.

It was bad enough when the Long Island Bridge shut and even more drug addicts began congregating in the area of Mass and Cass, Sue Sullivan said. But now, the area has become a haven for drug sellers and people quick to settle a beef with a knife or gun, the head of the Newmarket Business Association says. Read more.

By adamg - 4/10/21 - 10:47 am
Rendering of 190 Dudley St.

Rendering by Hresko Associates.

The owner of a pair of small storefronts on Dudley Street, next to Hibernian Hall on Dudley Street has filed plans to replace the one-story structures with a five-story building with 28 residential units. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/21 - 10:07 pm
Police on Dudley Street after shooting

Looking for evidence on Dudley Street. Photo by Live Boston.

A woman was shot in the leg shortly before 10 p.m. on Dudley Street near Dearborn Street. Not long after, a man showed up at a local emergency room, shot in the same incident. Police are looking for a black SUV that sped from the scene.

By adamg - 4/9/21 - 12:24 pm

Boston Police report somebody on an upper balcony at the Walnut Park Apartments - the round 20-story tower on Columbus Avenue near Washington Street - keeps shooting a BB gun at officers and has managed to hit one of them. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/21 - 11:26 am

A former track and field coach at Northeastern University was charged today with wire fraud and cyberstalking for allegedly posing as a woman himself as part of a ploy to get athletes to send him nude photos and for allegedly cyberstalking one Northeastern athlete - to the point of figuring out how to break into her Snapchat account. Read more

By adamg - 4/6/21 - 9:07 am

Northeastern is expecting fully vaccinated Huskies this fall - except for people with a medical or religious exemption. International students from countries that might not have as plentiful a supply of vaccine can still come, but the school will help them get a shot.

By adamg - 4/2/21 - 10:01 am
Proposed rendering of Nubian Ascend building.

Initial rendering of project.

A Nubian Square business and developer told the BPDA this week they will soon file detailed plans for a seven-story building between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue that will include a food hall for local chefs, a market place for local artists and artisans, residential units for artists and space for life-sciences R&D. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/21 - 8:52 am

WBZ reports somebody drove into the Whittier Street Health Center clinic at 278 Blue Hill Ave. around 3 a.m., but that the clinic is still planning on providing today's scheduled shots.

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