By - 3/19/18 - 10:57 am

A man who went into court ready to acknowledge he was walking across the Northeastern campus with a loaded gun had his conviction dismissed because campus police didn't have enough of a reason to "seize" him in the first place and because the judge in the case failed to ask him at the start of his trial if he were really sure he wanted to admit possession of the gun. Read more.

By - 3/14/18 - 11:34 am
Student protesters near the State House

Molly Lanzarotta is with students from Boston and elsewhere at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, as they spend a snow day gathering for a noon march on the State House demanding action on guns. Read more.

By - 3/5/18 - 10:05 pm

Three shots fired on Barry Street, near Barry Park, around 9:55 p.m. No victims.

By - 2/28/18 - 4:56 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men they say pushed a driver out of his car at gunpoint at River and Violante streets near Mattapan Square last night. Read more.

By - 2/28/18 - 12:43 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that prosecutors can use a pellet gun found in a man's Jeep as evidence against him when he goes on trial for an alleged case of road rage on I-93. Read more.

By - 2/28/18 - 9:02 am
Somerville High School students in protest

Tim Devin watched Somerville High School students get into the positions they've been taught to assume during a school lockdown in a walkout this morning to call for restrictions of guns used for mass murders.

By - 2/26/18 - 6:35 pm

On Stanwood Street between Laredo and Normandy streets. No apparent victims.

By - 2/26/18 - 11:26 am

WBUR reports on a Someville meeting of alumni of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.

By - 2/25/18 - 1:42 pm

Boston Police report officers who captured a man they suspected of packing a gun had to call in a BFD ladder truck early Saturday to retrieve the firearm from the roof of the Strand Theatre on Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 2/24/18 - 9:57 pm

At Cedar and Washington streets, around 9:50 p.m. Injuries not considered life threatening.

UPDATE: Suspect arrested.

By - 2/23/18 - 11:17 am

A man with alleged ties to a South End gang was arrested today on charges he participated in a shooting on Shawmut Avenue on Jan. 14, according to Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which report a second man, with alleged ties to a rival Roxbury gang, was arrested yesterday on charges he tried and failed to shoot somebody around the corner on Trotter Court a couple weeks later. Read more.

By - 2/22/18 - 11:45 pm

Officials at MIT and UMass Amherst said today that high-school students shouldn't worry about their admission status if their high schools discipline them for walking out of class in anti-gun protests.

By - 2/22/18 - 5:47 pm

Boston School Superintendent Tommy Chang announced today he would fight any effort to arm BPS teachers - not that he's likely to see any proposal from either City Hall or BPD, where officials have long called for more restrictions on guns, not fewer. Read more.

By - 2/22/18 - 12:03 pm
Patterson way shooting scene

Crime scene. Photo by KMV.

Boston Police report a man was shot shortly after midnight at Patterson Way and Rev. Burke Street in the Old Colony development. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

He is Boston's ninth murder victim in 2018.

By - 2/22/18 - 10:29 am

Boston Police report arresting a participant in some fisticuffs on Columbia Road early Wednesday who, they say, duked it out while packing two loaded handguns.

Police say officers on patrol spotted a bunch of guys fighting on Columbia Road near Devon Street shortly after midnight. Read more.

By - 2/20/18 - 10:28 pm

Boston Police report officers managed to subdue a man at Blue Hill Avenue and Seaver Street who, during a struggle, managed to get out his gun and point it at them yesterday evening. Read more.

By - 2/20/18 - 8:09 am

30 Sparhawk St., shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Monday, Boston EMS Incidents reports.

By - 2/19/18 - 9:14 pm

NBC Boston interviews the organizers of the Boston March for Our Lives rally on Boston Common on March 24 - Julian Lopez-Leyva, a student at Bunker Hill Community College and Kim Long, leader of the Massachusetts chapter of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America.

By - 2/18/18 - 5:42 pm

Boston Police report a man officers tried to stop for a broken brake light on Columbia Road at Geneva Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. instead sped away - and then crashed into several cars at Columbia and Glendale Street, where he got out of his still moving car and ran away, only to be pursued and captured. Read more.