A city task force is urging Boston officials to create a Dudley Square/Uphams Corner "neighborhood innovation district" to bring entrepreneurs, jobs and new housing into the area as start-ups create the next generation of businesses in whatever field the district becomes known for - maybe education, given the new location of BPS headquarters. Read more.
Around 2:15 p.m. in the 600 block of Dudley Street.
Shortly before midnight along Groom Street near Humphreys. At least two cars hit, at least one bullet wound up in the second floor of a house at the other end of Groom. Read more.
Boston firefighters are at 9 Gene St. battling a blaze that erupted shortly before 5 p.m.
The Boston Licensing Board last week gave the owner of a South End pizzeria permission to open a new place on Columbia Road, next to the Strand Theatre. Read more.
In the area of Humphreys Street in Uphams Corner, Mayor Walsh said.
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.
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 Street
A man with no front teeth tried holding up the Citizens Bank branch at 572 Columbia Rd. in Uphams Corner around 10:30 a.m., but fled without any money He's also described as black, in his 40s, about 5'10" with a slim build and wearing a white polo shirt.
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.
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.
Jordan Martins, who was on the bus, photographed the point of impact on the bus's front right side.