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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Around 11:30 p.m. in the area of Huntington Avenue and Mission Street. One was grazed in the hip.
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.
A developer wants to tear an old wooden house at Tremont and Sewall streets and include the facades of six neighboring row houses as the fronts for a new apartment complex that would include 33 apartments, including some rare four-bedroom units.
Developer Jason Savage, who has been building on Mission Hill for 16 years, says the project would include: Read more.