Woman choked, robbed at gunpoint in Roxbury

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 15:20

Around 3:20 p.m. at 58 Annunciation Rd. The gunman was described as a black Hispanic male who displayed a silver and gold gun and who wore his shirt wrapped around his face, dark jeans and possibly sandals. He was accompanied by a black female, 18 or 19 in a white shirt and dark shorts.


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South Boston house attacked with barrage of golf balls

Capt. John Greland at District C-6 reports that on Wednesday, a resident of Gates Street near E. 8 reported one of his windows had been broken by a golf ball, that his skylight had also been hit, but not damaged, and that there were now several golf balls lying in his backyard.

The house is nowhere near either of the city's two golf courses.

Greland says:

If anybody has an address of the golfer please call the station and we'll pay them a visit.

Bouncers with fists of fury cost Canal Street bar its license for four days

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered Hurricane O'Reilly's to shut for four days as punishment for an April incident in which bouncers were captured on video beating one patron so badly he left a large pool of blood on the sidewalk and chasing and punching several others.

Imagine falling asleep in a bar's restroom, then waking up to find you're locked in the place

Around 4:45 a.m. on April 17, a 911 dispatcher picked up the phone to hear a somewhat frantic woman on the other end - calling from the inside of An Tain on India Street downtown, where she found herself locked in. Firefighters and police were dispatched and were able to talk the woman through opening the door from the inside.

According to police, the woman, after five or six beers and a shot of harder stuff, went into the restroom around 12:45 a.m., went into a stall and fell asleep.

Battle over handicap accessibility on Beacon Hill continues to ramp up

At the end of a contentious meeting over handicap ramps at intersections, Mayor Walsh and Beacon Hill residents may have come up with a compromise both sides can live with: "tables," or raised pavement that would satisfy Walsh's insistence neighborhood sidewalks be made more accessible to people with disabilities and residents' insistence that concrete the city would use in ramps be kept well the hell away from what they insisted was one of the most historic neighborhoods in the country.