Roxbury

By - 5/27/16 - 12:56 pm

Around 12:40 p.m. on Warren Street, between Woodbine and Edgewood. The suspect is described as black, wearing a white T-shirt and bluejeans; he has bad teeth.

By - 5/27/16 - 9:53 am

Around 9:40 a.m. at Akron and Regent streets.

By - 5/27/16 - 8:53 am
Drawings of Boston Latin School seniors

Boston Latin School students walked into school today to find hallways lined with charcoal drawings of all 410 or so graduating seniors on their last full day of school. Philip Sossou of Roslindale started working on the drawings in February.

Video of more of the drawings: Read more.

By - 5/25/16 - 2:04 pm

Boston firefighters are at the City on a Hill charter school, 58 Circuit St., for a fire in the walls of the first floor that was reported around 1:50 p.m.

By - 5/19/16 - 5:18 pm

Around 5:10 p.m. on Blue Hill Avenue between Georgia and Cheney streets. One shot in the back, taken away in critical condition; the other shot in the leg. A car was also shot up. A gun was recovered several blocks away on Normandy Street.

Blue Hill Avenue was shut for the investigation.

By - 5/16/16 - 4:45 pm

Stanley Staco reports at least two people fired guns around 2:40 p.m. at Centre Street and Highland Avenue in Roxbury. One car hit.

By - 5/15/16 - 7:46 am

Shortly before 10 p.m. on Saturday, Crime Hub reports.

By - 5/14/16 - 11:39 pm

Shortly before 11 p.m., Scan Boston reports.

By - 5/13/16 - 7:42 am

A WBUR reporter takes us on a tour of Mass. Ave. in the area of Melnea Cass Boulevard.

As Pardini walks down the street, he explains the debris along the pavement.

"There's a cap from a needle. That's an empty heroin bag right there," Pardini says, while warning me to avoid the discarded needles at our feet.

Vice, meanwhile, takes us inside the Spot, a new location where Methadone Mile addicts can go and be monitored while they're under the influence.

By - 5/12/16 - 2:30 pm

The Globe reports she was bashed in the back of the head outside the Trotter School.

By - 5/11/16 - 4:48 pm

Mayor Walsh's office today announced it will invest $100,000 in a program to hire and train up to 25 returning inmates as farmers on a city-owned parcel in Roxbury or Dorchester. Read more.

By - 5/11/16 - 11:34 am

An assistant property manager and a custodian at the Roxse Homes subsidized-housing complex on the Roxbury/South End line pleaded guilty to one count each of conspiracy and seven counts each of corrupt receipt of payments by a federally funded organization, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 5/9/16 - 4:01 pm

Around 3:50 p.m. at Georgia and Hartwell streets.

H/t David Finnerty.

By - 5/7/16 - 10:36 pm

At least three rounds around 10:30 p.m. outside 48 Hutchings St.

By - 5/3/16 - 6:47 am

WBUR introduces us to the Brookview House Girls Who Code Club:

Half the girls she works with live in poverty, she said, and "don’t have computers at home, barely have working Wi-Fi in their schools. And they come to Girls Who Code, and within seven weeks they’ve learned a skill set that is going to help them and their families move up to the middle class."

By - 4/30/16 - 10:45 pm
Stork on old Boston Lying-In Hospital

What? It's just a myth? Explain the storks that still adorn the exterior of the old Boston Lying-In Hospital on Longwood Avenue (part of Brigham and Women's Hospital since 1980).

The storks were there in 1927, when Thomas Marr photographed the hospital.

By - 4/29/16 - 5:17 pm

A woman already charged with beating a 3-year-old who later died is now accused of second-degree murder for his death, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 4/28/16 - 11:00 pm
Wanted for Roxbury stabbing

Boston Police report they are now looking for a second person for a mugging-related stabbing Wednesday that sent a man in his 70s to the hospital.

Anybody who sees or knows this woman, or the man identifed yesterday should contact B-2 detectives at B-2 detectives at 617-343-4275, or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By - 4/28/16 - 3:20 pm

Now entering its fifth year, the Hubway bike-sharing program reports it will add ten new bike-rental stations in Roxbury and North Dorchester, thanks in large part due to a $525,000 grant from the Barr Foundation.

By - 4/27/16 - 11:35 pm

Boston Police have released a surveillance photo of a guy who stabbed a man in his 70s on Burrell Street during a robbery last night.

Police say the guy, who wore red sneakers, approached the man outside 19 Burrell St. around 8 p.m. and demanded money: Read more.