Academy Homes

By - 2/6/14 - 6:21 am
Snow carriage

Jed Hresko spotted this stroller saver at Academy Homes in Roxbury.

By - 12/27/12 - 2:49 pm

Owens Brown, 34, former leader of the Academy Homes gang, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison last week after pleading guilty to cocaine distribution between 2007 and 2011 - some of the sales arranged through phone calls from the Suffolk County jail, where he spent a month after an arrest for driving with a suspended license.

The period covers the time during... Read more

By - 10/22/08 - 9:02 am

Boston Police last night arrested Jermeil Robinson, 17, of Jamaica Plain, for the Saturday shooting at the Academy Homes project that sent three boys to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

He's to be arraigned this morning in Roxbury District Court on charges of assault by means of a firearm, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, assault with intent to... Read more

By - 10/19/08 - 10:09 am

UPDATE: Alleged shooter from Bromley-Heath arrested.

The Herald reports the boys, aged 10-12, were playing in a parking lot at the Academy Homes project around 8:15 last night by a sniper who sprayed them with bullets. Not long after, a man was shot as he ran away from the scene. All are expected to survive.

Boston Police report:

At around the

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