UPDATE: Police identify the victim as Luis Ramos, 40. His friends knew him as Red.
Boston Police reports he was in his late 30s and add:
Preliminary information indicates that the shooting may have been precipitated by a confrontation related to road rage.
Police are...Read more
In the area of Humphreys Street in Uphams Corner, Mayor Walsh said.Read more
Transit Police report finding a white man, age still unknown, dead on the Fairmount Line platform around 4:10 p.m.
Although detectives and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office are investigating, police do not suspect foul play:
Items located near the decedent suggest an apparent overdose.Read more
Police are looking for the two teens witnesses said fired guns as they ran down Harrow Street in Uphams Corner shortly after 9 p.m., and the white car they shot at as it turned onto Humphreys StreetRead more
Around 3 p.m. on Cawfield Street, near Elder.
Police are looking for a dark-skinned man, possibly Cape Verdean,, 6'1", some facial hair, in a gray scally cap, black shirt and 3/4-length gray shorts.Read more
Transit Police are investigating a crash shortly after 10:30 a.m. that sent a man to the hospital.
A T spokesman says:
A man crossed in front of a Route 15 bus near Dudley and Albion Streets. He was transported to Boston Medical center with injuries described as non-life threatening. An investigation is underway.
UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim died.
Shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Dudley Street near Humphreys Street. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
An officer driving to the hospital in relation to the shooting was in a crash on Melnea Cass Boulevard and required an ambulance to take her to the hospital....Read more
Police are investigating a collision around 8:20 p.m. on Columbia Road at Cushing Avenue that sent a motorcyclist to the ground with injuries that are not considered life threatening.
Connair reports about a third of the bike "broke off and scattered all over the street."
The Honda Odyssey that hit his motorcycle was found, unoccupied, on Cushing Avenue.
Police blocked Columbia for their investigation and...Read more
Boston Police report a delivery man from the Fields Corner Domino's was stuck up around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday on East Cottage Street:
He was approached by a suspect described as a black male, 6â€™, 190-200lbs, wearing a black hoody pulled over his head, partially covering his eyes. The victim reported the suspect held a knife to his chest area and robbed him of...Read more
The Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative has picked five finalists for its proposed Uphams Corner ArtPlace - which will tie into the expanded and renovated Fairmount Line. See the proposals and the artists.
Ed. note: I helped build the Web pages that introduce the finalists - which is how I learned about the project....Read more
Boston Police report officers responding to an Upham Corner woman's call about her angry and newly ex-boyfriend threatening to show up at her place with a gun yesterday evening found the guy in a car near her apartment.
Fearing the presence of a firearm, officers with their guns drawn approached the suspectâ€™s car and instructed him to vacate the vehicle. However, as officers...Read more
The BPL has posted lots of photos of Boston in the snow in the old days, such as this postcard showing tobogganing at Franklin Park sometime in the early years of the 20th century.
Back in 1941, the city still used one-horsepower plows on the Common, as Leslie Jones showed:
In 1939, parents in...Read more