A developer wants to replace a couple of parking lots and a derelict old building with a six-story residential complex on South Huntington Avenue, next to the Wok N Talk near the intersection with Huntington Avenue. Read more.
Boston Police report officers investigating an "unknown medical situation" at 55 Fenwood Rd. around 7:40 p.m. found a man with gunshot wounds. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he died.
Lloyd's of London has sued the owner of a Mission Hill apartment building over a 2014 fire, apparently caused by a rooftop barbecue, to recover the money it had to pay out to the owners of a neighboring building.
In a lawsuit filed this week in US District Court in Boston, Lloyd's said it paid $79,434.70 to the owners of 25 Wigglesworth for damage from what turned into a two-alarm fire on June 30.
Lloyd's says the landlord was negligent in: Read more.
Boston Police report Boston's latest homicide victim is D'Andre King-Settles, shot to death around 4 p.m. yesterday outside 60 Annunciation Rd. in the Alice Taylor project.
He was 17.
His older brother, Richard T. King Jr., was stabbed to death on Trotter Court in 2011, age 22. His father died in 2007, just 35. He leaves his mother, a brother and a sister.
Around 4 p.m. at 60 Annunciation Rd., Boston Police report.
Chris in Boston noticed a tree at Huntington and South Huntington avenues had a request for passersby this morning: Stop leaving trash around it.
Ed. note: Given its location, the tree should probably also be asking people to drive more carefully in the rain and not crash into it.
Luis Bodden-Maximo and his girlfriend had just sat down for lunch at the Brigham Circle TGI Friday's on Sept. 16 when trouble walked in the door - in the form of an H-Block gang member in a hoodie,who rushed into the restaurant and stared at him, then ran out. Read more.
Stanley Staco reports a man was shot in the arm shortly after 4 a.m. on Parker Street near the rotary.
A city zoning rule that bans more than four undergraduates in an apartment isn't working, city officials said today, so they've begun looking at changes that would let them start levying fines on landlords who persist in overcrowding their units. Read more.
A curious citizen wonders about the suitcase abandoned in some brush at Fitzgerald Park on St. Alphonsus Street:
Suitcase in batch of poison ivy for weeks now. Was it stolen and dumped here? Is it evidence? We may never know cuz it's in a massive batch of poison ivy!
Grantland has the amazing story of the "drug-addled, beer-guzzling hardcore punks who made the most popular T-shirts in Boston history."
Julio Salado happened upon this SUV inside Nana's Hair Braiding on Huntington Avenue at South Huntington around 10:45 a.m.