Convicted coke dealer Cornell Smith, 33, pleaded guilty today to shooting Rebecca Payne to death in her Mission Hill apartment in 2008, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Just before South Huntington, around 4 p.m. Mark reports traffic is, of course, stopped.
Stanley Stacos reports police are looking for two shotgun-toting robbers for a holdup around 1:45 p.m. at Mission Main near the intersection of Huntington and South Huntington avenues.
One suspect was described as black with a gray scarf around his face and a short black jacket, the other as Hispanic, also with a short black jacket. Both were short.
The homicide unit was summoned because of the severity of the victim's injuries. Police are looking for three guys in a newer Toyota who dropped the man off at the Brigham and Women's emergency room, then fled.
The Globe reports New England Baptist has started planning to decamp from its longtime perch atop Mission Hill, as a cheaper option to fixing up all the old buildings there - in part because of all the money it'd make by selling the land.
Three people were held up in three separate armed robberies in less than an hour tonight on Mission Hill.
Around 9:45 p.m., somebody was held up at gunpoint on Alleghany Street by a black male, 6' and slim, wearing dark clothing and a Bruins hat.
About 15 minutes later, somebody was held up at gunpoint at Hillside and Eldora by a white male, 19-20, wearing a hoodie and a gray backpack. He ran down Wait towards Huntington.
Around 10:20 p.m., somebody else was robbed at Fisher and Bucknam, by a Hispanic male, 5'11" or 6' and wearing a navy-blue hoodie.
Just ask anybody who tried getting to the medical area via South Huntington Avenue this morning, thanks to a 38 bus whose poor little heart just plum gave out just before Huntington around 7:20 or so, close enough to the trolley tracks to box in a trolley and so jam up the entire inbound side of the road back into JP.
Yes, a 38 - it was one of the buses making a morning run from the hinterlands up to Boston Latin School.
Ed. note: I know this thanks to updates from the kidlet, who abandoned her own stuck 39 bus at Heath Street and fast-walked to school.
Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home, 10 Tower St. in Forest Hills, are Sunday, 6-9 p.m., followed by a funeral service on Monday at 10 a.m.
Updated with additional information from police.
Five people were held up at gunpoint on Parker Hill Avenue early this morning, one night after two people were held up at ATMs on Tremont Street.
Boston Police report five people were robbed in two separate incidents in McLaughlin Playground on Parker Hill Avenue around 2:30 a.m. - two other people managed to flee the muggers:
Dwayne McNair, 33, of Dedham, had bail set at $500,000 today on charges he and a pal raped one woman in Forest Hills and another on Mission Hill in 2004, after the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police got back test results they say proved the DNA found in a used condom saved by one of the victims could not have come from McNair's twin brother.
Prosecutors had dropped charges against McNair in April because of the twin question.
Matt Hrono reports T workers were handing out these "tickets" at red lights along Huntington Avenue this morning.
UPDATE: Two face charges, to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.
Around 3:10 p.m. between Horadan Way and McGreevey Way - about a block from where shots were fired Saturday night.
Police stopped a car with three suspects not long after at Gainsborough and St. Botolph streets, by Northeastern's Matthews Arena. A gun was recovered.
Around 10:15 p.m. outside Fuentes Market, 680 Parker St. Police are looking for two black teens in blue hoodies on bicycles, who pedaled away towards Heath Street.
Gordon Hallett came upon the aftermath of a rental truck rear-ending a car on South Huntington around 6:20 p.m. today.
Roxbury, MA – It is election season for Massachusetts residents! There are so many important issues that need to be addressed. Whether it be violence in the community, education, the economy, or green energy, everyone needs to be heard. For the first time, the Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts (YPNULEM) is hosting a series entitled “Candid Conversations”. During this series, the community has the opportunity to speak to candidates directly and learn how each candidate stands on issues that matter the most to them. All are welcome to attend.
At 9:18 p.m. Mr. Eggcorn posted this photo of the latest wet-weather crash on South Huntington Avenue. Maybe it's time the city posted "Slippery When Wet" signs at either end of the stretch between Heath Street and Huntington Avenue.