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
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
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... Read more