Family and friends are mourning the death of Rick "Slick" Knight, a barber, father and uncle who was gunned down shortly before 6 p.m. in the barber shop at the rear of Good Eats at 996 Tremont St.
He is Boston's third murder victim this month.
UPDATE: Victim identified as Brandon John, a student at Madison Park.
Mark Parkinson reports police are looking for a maroon Camaro seen fleeing the scene - and three men who fled on foot.
Boston's second murder of the day - and year - happened... Read more
UPDATE, Friday: William Earl, was ordered held without bail on a charge of murder for the death of Samuel Constant, 19.
A man was stabbed to death in the Georgetowne development on the Hyde Park/West Roxbury line shortly before 6 p.m., Boston Police report.
The victim's alleged murderer was taken to a local hospital for treatment of what police say is a non-life-threatening... Read more
UPDATE: Police have charged the two men with the murder.
Not long after, police followed a car from the scene to Wood Avenue in Hyde Park, where they arrested two men - both with prior gun convictions and one of whom had been... Read more
A man was taken away in critical condition following a beating and stabbing around 5 p.m. at Bell's Market, 246 Dorchester St.
Boston EMS Incidents reports that about an hour later, another man was stabbed around the corner from the market on E. 9 St.
On Friday night,... Read more
UPDATE: Boston Police identify the murder victim as Andrew McGee, 21.
Both were taken to Boston Medical Center, where one was pronounced dead.... Read more
UPDATE: Boston Police confirm the man died.
Around 10:15 p.m. at Clifton and Albion. The homicide unit was called in.
Police are looking for a black Chrysler Sebring with two occupants and a white Ford SUV with tinted windows and two occupants, both seen leaving the scene. Also a person of interest: A black man, about 20, in a dark hoodie and gray pants,... Read more
Angeliea Brown, 33, of Dorchester, is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow for the death of Winston Fields, 73, in his apartment at 2311 Washington St. sometime last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Fields was last seen alive on Aug. 9; his body was found Aug. 14.
Brown has been in custody in lieu of $300 bail since her arrest Aug. 11, when... Read more
Boston Police report they are investigating how two men came to be lying on Greenwood Street early this morning, one of them dying in the middle of the street from what appeared to be serious head injuries, the other collapsed on a resident's porch with serious stab wounds.
Police say that shortly after 1 a.m., officers responded to a call about a man lying... Read more
Around 9:40 p.m. Boston Police report the victim was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Police are looking for two black men, both in hoodies, one in light jeans, one in dark jeans, who shot the victim, then ran across Blue Hill Avenue and towards H Block.
UPDATE: Police say Amy Lord was murdered in the forest.
Boston Police are investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found around 4 p.m. in Stony Brook Reservation off Enneking Parkway in Hyde Park.
The female appeared to be the victim of an assault.
The Suffolk County... Read more