By - 5/6/06 - 3:00 am

Cops notice large group of people fighting. Four arrested; one charged with stabbing a man just before fight.

Stuart and Tremont streets

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By - 4/18/06 - 11:30 am

Mark Botelho, 31, of Arlington, shot in abdomen by police after allegedly ramming several police vehicles near Chinatown RMV in a stolen vehicle.

Boylston and Washington streets

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By - 2/26/06 - 6:19 am

Officers find woman with knife still in neck. Taken to Mass. General with wound considered not life threatening.

Stuart and Warrenton streets

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By - 1/27/06 - 2:45 am

Man gets into an altercation, pulls a gun, when cops arrive, he tries to throw it away.

83 Essex St.

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By - 1/24/06 - 2:35 am

Everett man says he asked if he could finish his beer at the Glass Slipper when an unidentifed man grabbed him, threw him to the ground and punched him repeatedly in the head.

15 LaGrange St.

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By - 7/31/05 - 3:15 pm

Normally John likes new new housing development and dislikes "preservation." But he says Chinatown development gives him pause:

... Chinatown is a very dense, small neighborhood. It's bordered by highways and high buildings. Some of it is in dire need of rehabilitation. Unfortunately, because of the state of development in the city, builders end up constructing offensively big projects. This is what will probably happen in Chinatown.