Mission Hill

By - 10/24/16 - 5:49 pm

Around 530 p.m., a motor vehicle got up close and personal with both a bus and an E-Line trolley. Extensive damage to the car; no injuries. The Green Line is now suspended between Brigham Circle and Heath Street; riders are supposed to hop on a 39 bus instead.

By - 10/14/16 - 4:12 pm

The Santander Bank branch at 6 Francis St. was held up around 4 p.m. by a black man wearing a black hat, black sunglasses and a green jacket. Last spotted running up Tremont Street. He may be the same guy who held the bank up on Sept. 19; police suspect he's also responsible for other recent bank robberies.

By - 10/14/16 - 8:56 am

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man for an attempted rape in Fitzgerald Park Saturday afternoon.

Jose Cepeda, 32, was charged with indecent assault and battery and intent to rob, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By - 10/12/16 - 3:10 pm

Around 3 p.m. in McLaughlin Playground. Police are looking for two men, both black, both in their 20s, both 5'7" or 5'8" and skinny. One wore a red bandana, one had hair dyed blonde. They took the victim's green backpack. They ran down Bucknam Street towards Heath.

By - 10/9/16 - 12:48 pm

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say tried to rape a woman in Kevin Fitzgerald Park off St. Alphonsus Street on Mission Hill yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 10/7/16 - 11:26 am

Prosecutors say Karen Edwards, 36, of Brooklyn, NY, was ordered held without bail today at her arraignment in West Roxbury Municipal Court, where a judge ordered her to undergo psychological testing, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/19/16 - 4:38 pm

The Santander Bank branch at 6 Francis St. was held up around 4:10 p.m. The suspect is described as a black man, in his 40s or 50s, about 6' and slim, and wearing a black zip-up hoodie over a blue button-up shirt and a red T-shirt and white sneakers with trim.

By - 9/2/16 - 9:46 pm
Mess on Hillside Street on Mission Hill

A disgusted Mission Hill resident filed this report from Hillside Street, shortly before noon:

Just got back from walking my dog in the middle of the street since most of the sidewalks look like this. This trash has been on the sidewalk next to our house since yesterday early evening. Come on City of Boston and Mayor Walsh, you can do better!!! As a nurse who's been living here since the Spring I'm not finding this unsanitary situation amusing... My 1st and last 9/1 on the Hill!

By - 8/27/16 - 4:34 pm

A Mission Hill resident reports her Jeep was stolen from right outside her apartment sometime between 8 and 9:40 p.m. yesterday:

Stolen from Hillside St in Mission Hill (near Brigham Circle). License plate 665LL3. 2012 Jeep Rubicon Unlimited Call of Duty Edition. All Black, 4 door, hard top. It's customized from lights to wheels.

Hoping someone might see it parked on a street somewhere.

If you see it, she'd appreciate a call to 911.

By - 8/23/16 - 10:43 am

Boston Police report arresting a shotgun-toting burglar they say got sloppy in his escape. Read more.

By - 8/22/16 - 8:53 pm
100 South Huntington Ave., where thief was caught

Brookline, Boston team up to take man in at 100 S. Huntington Ave. Photo by Maitat2.

Brookline Police report a fleet-footed thief who stole packages from apartment lobbies near Coolidge Corner wound up under a Sterns Road resident's bed before fleeing into Boston, where he tried but failed to evade the long arm of the law on Mission Hill. Read more.

By - 8/7/16 - 7:01 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men and a teenager on gun charges early this morning after two chases that began when gang-unit officers noticed some guys hanging out in a McGreevey Way parking lot. Read more.

By - 6/28/16 - 1:10 pm

At a press conference to announce the new interim BLS headmaster today, School Superintendent Tommy Chang said he will appoint an interim O'Bryant headmaster "in coming weeks." Read more.

By - 6/21/16 - 12:41 pm

Mayor Walsh's office said today it's setting up permanent City Hall outlets in Boston neighborhoods, starting tomorrow at the Tobin Community Center on Mission Hill. Read more.

By - 6/20/16 - 11:46 pm

Around 11:30 p.m. in the area of Huntington Avenue and Mission Street. One was grazed in the hip.

By - 5/29/16 - 8:43 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire tonight at 43 Iroquois St. did an estimated $500,000 in damage, but caused no injuries.

The fire, reported around 8:25 p.m., started on a rear first-floor porch, the department says, adding the cause is under investigation.


By - 5/3/16 - 4:39 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mission Hill man on charges he used a loaded rifle to get two refrigerator-delivery guys to leave his apartment, police say. Read more.

By - 4/2/16 - 11:58 am

Boston Police report arresting Enrique Auch, 18, of Revere (right), for the shooting death of D'Andre King-Settles at 60 Annunciation Rd. on Dec. 18. Read more.

By - 3/31/16 - 10:41 am
Chynah Tyler

Chynah Tyler, a former aide to state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz and a Roxbury native, is running for the 7th Suffolk state representative's seat from which Gloria Fox is retiring this year.

Tyler unveiled her Web site today, although Politico reports she actually filed papers to run on March 16.

Also running: Monica Monique Cannon, also of Roxbury.

By - 3/30/16 - 9:15 pm
Gloria Fox

The State House News Service reports that state Rep. Gloria Fox is retiring at the end of the year from the 7th Suffolk (Roxbury, Mission Hill, the Fenway) district she's represented since 1985.

Fox on Facebook.