Roxbury

By - 1/18/19 - 8:54 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered China Bo, 49 Warren St., shut for violations that included 10 pounds of raw chicken being stored too warm, dead roaches at the bottom of a pizza oven and rodent droppings by the front counter where customers pick up orders. Read more.

By - 1/18/19 - 10:34 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld David Copeland's first-degree murder conviction for killing John Marshall in a parking lot on Dale Street in Roxbury on July 29, 2008.

The ruling means Copeland will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole. Read more.

By - 1/17/19 - 10:44 am

Boston Police report arresting Terrell Williams, 22, of Roxbury on charges he shot another man at 4 Brinton St., off Marcella and Washington streets, around 2:50 p.m. on Jan. 9. Read more.

By - 1/17/19 - 9:06 am
Firefighter at Catawba Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports a man died in a two-alarm fire at 26 Catawba St. early this morning. Read more.

By - 1/16/19 - 1:07 pm
Proposed 45 Townsend St. development

Architect's rendering.

A developer has filed revised plans for the old Radius Hospital site on Townsend Street in Roxbury that now call for 300 apartments and 232 parking spaces. Read more.

By - 1/15/19 - 9:31 pm

Mayor Walsh announced tonight that musician William Banfield will be opening a cafe in Dudley Square's Bolling Building that will couple a restaurant with performances that will range from jazz to dance and theater. Read more.

By - 1/12/19 - 10:14 pm

Victim identified as Edward Mowring, 70.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed shortly before 10 p.m. at 49 Blue Hill Ave. He was declared dead at the scene.

He is Boston's third murder victim in 2019.

By - 1/11/19 - 12:19 am

Haley House is closing its bakery cafe off Washington Street in Roxbury on Saturday and laying off some workers, citing losses it "cannot sustain indefinitely." Read more.

By - 1/10/19 - 11:06 am
Jenkins

Friends and family have identified the man shot to death on Crawford Street on Tuesday as Godfrey Jenkins, 28.

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By - 1/8/19 - 5:48 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot at 42 Crawford St. in Roxbury around 4:30 p.m. Police say the man, in his late 20s, was found about a block away at 10 Howland St. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. WFXT reports he was shot while sitting in a vehicle.

He is Boston's second murder victim in 2019.

By - 1/2/19 - 4:28 pm

Rachael Rollins, Suffolk County District Attorney, takes the oath of office today at Roxbury Community College. A reception was held at Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. Read more.

By - 12/30/18 - 11:37 am
Devonte Franklin

Around 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2008, Devonte Franklin, 16, was stabbed repeatedly on a Route 28 bus on Blue Hill Avenue at Harvard Street.

Even though there were numerous people on the bus at the time, Franklin's killer was never identified. Transit Police are asking "anyone with information, however slight," to contact them with information about his killer, by calling detectives at 617-222-1050 or by sending an anonymous text to 873873.

By - 12/28/18 - 2:51 pm
Joao Alves

Boston Police have identified the man shot to death on Blue Hill Avenue near Brookford Street on Dec. 21 as Joao Alves, 42, of Roxbury.

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By - 12/24/18 - 11:19 am

City Councilor Kim Janey reports on efforts to provide holiday meals to residents at Academy Homes, now on their second day without heat or gas: Read more.

By - 12/23/18 - 10:05 pm

City Councilor Kim Janey (Roxbury) reports on a big problem for the residents of the 202 apartments at Academy Homes along Columbus Avenue: Read more.

By - 12/23/18 - 8:30 pm

In the foot, on Washington Street around 7:15 p.m., Crime Hub reports.

By - 12/21/18 - 8:42 am

Victim identified as Joao "Johny" Alves. GoFundMe page for his family.

Boston Police report a man was shot around 12:30 a.m. at 198 Blue Hill Ave., near Brookford Street. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

2018 murders in Boston.

By - 12/18/18 - 6:01 pm
Parent protesting needles at Orchard Gardens School

Parents, teachers and community members blocked traffic at Melnea Cass Boulevard and Albany Street after school let out this afternoon to demand even more action from the city to get needles and drug supplies out of the school playground and field. Read more.

By - 12/16/18 - 10:02 pm

Up until now, the T has been testing that one new Orange Line train on that weird third track north of Boston, but look at this photo from the T's Joe Pesaturo tonight. Could we actually see it in operation as promised by the end of the year? Read more.

By - 12/15/18 - 11:07 am

The Bay State Banner reports on the proposals filed with the Boston Department of Neighborhood Development for several vacant lots in Dudley Square.