Stanley Staco reports the person was hit by a car around 8:40 p.m. outside Crest Liquors, 645 Cummins Highway.
Police shut the road down for the investigation and brought in extra officers for crowd control.
Around 9:20 p.m. at 9 Elizabeth St.. Police are looking for a white GMC box truck, from which the shots were apparently fired.
Following David Bernstein's lead, the Globe today reports on the mystery Roslindale woman who set up a PAC to run ads supporting Marty Walsh. Turns out the woman couldn't find a voting booth if her life depended on it, yet she's raised lots of money from people she refuses to identify for these "independent" ads. The Globe also touches base with Bud "I... Read more
Around 9:45 p.m. at Almont Street and Blue Hill Avenue, Stanley Staco reports. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the person's injuries.
Around 7:25 p.m., a man was shot three times in the buttocks at Blue Hill Avenue and Wilmore Street. EMTs and police found him a few blocks away on Hosmer Street. Not long after, gunfire erupted at 480 Norfolk St., around the corner from where the first victim wound up.
Around 8:35 a.m., a woman was held up at gunpoint in a hallway at... Read more
The eight at-large council candidates will debate at 5:30 p.m. today in Northeastern's Blackman Auditorium.
Looks like Bill Linehan and Suzanne Lee will debate after all, 6 p.m. at the Lithuanian Club, 368 W. Broadway in South Boston. The South End News reports on a forum featuring Lee and Linehan last week.
Wicked Local Roslindale has answers from District 5 candidates Jean-Claude Sanon... Read more
A.P. Blake alerts us that drivers on the Mattapan Line are being told to watch out for a deer reported on the trolley right of way, outbound, in Milton.
No doubt the cervid is hoofing it on the tracks because the ride now costs more than a buck.
Morton Wine and Liquors found itself before the Boston Licensing Board today after a detective cited them for letting customers come into the store, fill up those cups and drink in the store.
On Aug. 3, the detective told the board at a hearing this morning, he nabbed a 20-year-old walking into the Morton Street liquor store with a red plastic cup containing "an amber... Read more
Seven of the eight candidates running to replace Rob Consalvo as city councilor in District 5 (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan) made their pitches last night to a packed house at a forum sponsored by the Fairmount Hill Neighborhood Assocation (Ava Callendar had a previous engagement). Some excerpts:
Everybody hates all the money spent on school busing and said Boston schools need to be better.... Read more
UPDATE: Herald says it's changed the time of its forum to "accommodate a scheduling conflict by some candidates," which is certainly an artful way to put it.
Marty Walsh, John Barros and Bill Walczak say that on the evening of Sept. 9, they'll be honoring their commitments and appearing at a mayoral forum sponsored by MassCreative, which was announced weeks ago,... Read more
One of the more dramatic approaches into Boston is up Blue Hill Avenue or Blue Hills Parkway in Milton at night. You're driving in a somnolent, darkened suburb when you approach the Neponset River, you look up and boom, there's... Read more
Around 5:30 p.m. at Blue Hill Avenue and River St. The victim in the black Cadillac is expected to survive; the stabber may have also been injured, possibly by getting dragged by the car. He's described as 17, thin, with an Afro.
Around 9:25 p.m. at 15 Wilmore St. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was called in.
Two possible suspects: Two black men, in their 20s, on mopeds, one red, the other possibly black.
Boston Police report arresting two men in their 50s yesterday after an officer saw them on top of a 71-year-old man, allegedly beating the crap out of him in an alcohol-fueled fist barrage.
Police say the officer heard the victim screaming for help around 6:25 p.m. in the parking lot of the Church of the Holy Spirit, 530 River St.:
Both were holding the... Read more
Boston Police are looking for two men for opening fire on a house on Astoria Street in Mattapan around 10:40 p.m. - just a few blocks down Norfolk from where a man was shot in the neck earlier in the night.
About 20 minutes later, police found a man with a gunshot wound to the stomach in the back yard of a house... Read more
The City Hall to Go Truck will be at 460 West Broadway in South Boston between 4 and 7 p.m., with workers handing out free bottles of cold water - and listening to you dispute your parking tickets and pay your excise and property taxes.
At 5, there's a free ice-cream party at the Mildred Avenue Community Center, 1 Mildred Ave. in Mattapan, featuring the... Read more