Knives

By - 10/15/12 - 7:06 pm

East Boston suspectBoston Police report East Boston Variety, 3 Gladstone St., was held up around 6:45 this morning by a pack of knife-wielding robbers - one of whom gave the clerk a dollar, then pulled out a knife and yelled "Gimme the money!"

A second suspect was described

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By - 10/8/12 - 5:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Charlestown man on charges he stabbed another man Sunday night at 73 O'Reilly Way.

Officers responding to a stabbing report around 9:15 p.m. found a bleeding 24-year-old man. As he was being taken to Mass. General, officers found and arrested Israel Gerena, 58, for a assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

A preliminary investigation indicates the victim and

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By - 10/7/12 - 5:14 pm

Around 4:45 p.m. at Washington and Bowdoin streets. He may have been stabbed a block away on Claybourne Street, however.

By - 10/6/12 - 4:40 pm

Boston Police report a man was found fatally and repeatedly stabbed around 1:10 a.m. at 11 Charles St.

UPDATE: Boston Police identify the victim as Cherby LaJoie, 39.

By - 10/3/12 - 6:45 am

The Daily Free Press reports a man at a basement party on Hano Street was stabbed in the side around 10:25 p.m. on Sunday.

By - 10/1/12 - 11:04 am

CareyBoston Police have put out an APB for Matthew Carey, wanted for his participation in a Sept. 15 armed robbery on Lamartine Street.

Jamaica Plain Patch has the background on the incident, in which a former worker at the Dedham Whole Foods trusted his former supervisor - with whom he'd regularly... Read more

By - 9/28/12 - 8:42 pm

Brian D'Amico reports police responded around 7:20 p.m. to 42 St. Stephen St., where residents said four men armed with knives and a gun forced their way in and attacked them before the residents managed to force the robbers back out. Two of the residents were taken to a local hospital for observation.... Read more

By - 9/25/12 - 9:10 pm

Brian D'Amico reports the victim was stabbed around 8:45 p.m. at Gordon and Summer streets. Three men, all clad in black, ran down Gordon toward Child.

By - 9/19/12 - 11:30 pm

Maverick stabbing sceneMaverick stabbing scene. Photo by Kevin Franck.

A man was stabbed around 8:30 p.m. in Maverick Square and taken away in such bad shape the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

UPDATE, Thursday, 10p.m.: Boston Police report the victim, stabbed in the stomach, is... Read more

By - 9/17/12 - 4:06 pm

Boston Police are looking for a pregnant woman who, they say, robbed somebody at knifepoint around 1:45 p.m. today on Havre Street in East Boston - after apparently finishing up some business in the clerk's office at East Boston District Court.

She's described as white, with long hair and long fingernails - and the sort of belly one gets from being six months pregnant. She... Read more

By - 9/16/12 - 1:11 am

Shortly before 1 a.m. at 58 Decatur St. He was taken to Mass. General and is expected to survive.

By - 9/13/12 - 4:26 pm

McTernan A man just arrived from Ireland is charged with stealing a cannoli at knifepoint from Bova's on Salem Street shortly after 3:30 a.m., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The DA's office says Robert McTernan, 25, of Newbridge, Ireland, was only a few hours off a plane from the auld sod... Read more

By - 9/8/12 - 10:20 am

UPDATE, Saturday evening: Police say the man's condition has been upgraded to stable.

Boston Police report finding a 23-year-old man stabbed in the chest outside 160 Brighton Ave., near Harvard Avenue, around 2:20 a.m.

The man was taken to Beth Israel Hospital with a life-threatening injury, police say. Police say that when officers arrived, the first thing they noticed were bouncers at the Tavern... Read more

By - 8/31/12 - 10:07 pm

Boston Police are investigating a stabbing shortly after 9 p.m. near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Humboldt Avenue. The homicide unit was called in, just in case. Police are looking for a black male, in his mid-20s, who may have ridden away on a bicycle.

By - 8/18/12 - 11:14 pm

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Logan Way. Suspect is described as a black man, stocky, 5'6" and wearing a red cap and a red-striped shirt. He was seen fleeing toward Andrew Square and might be bleeding himself. Boston Police report the victim is expected to survive.

By - 8/15/12 - 3:05 pm

DrogbaUPDATE: Arrest made.

A Dorchester man became Boston's fifth murder victim since Saturday when he was fatally stabbed in an argument at a route-23 bus stop in Roxbury this afternoon.

Friends have identified him as Rashad "Rizzy" Barnes, 25.

Brian D'Amico reports the victim was getting off a bus... Read more

By - 8/2/12 - 9:18 pm

A Mattapan man who allegedly stabbed his nephew inside the Mattapan House of Pizza Tuesday night will be charged with murder now that his relative has died, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.

Derrick Bullock, 40, was arguing with his nephew, Curtis Cox, 43 (Ed. note: Yes, those ages are correct.) around 9:20 p.m. in the Blue Hill Avenue pizza... Read more

By - 7/31/12 - 9:43 am

Brian D'Amico reports firefighters responding to a fire on the fourth floor of 2 Fidelis Way around 9 a.m. had to deal with not only a dead person in the kitchen, but a second victim who began swinging a knife at them.

The Boston Fire Department reports one resident and two maintenance workers were taken to St. Elizabeth's for smoke inhalation and... Read more

By - 7/22/12 - 4:34 pm

Brian D'Amico reports State and Boston police flooded the area around the Stony Brook stop on the Orange Line after a knife fight shortly after 4 p.m. - even as people nearby celebrated Boston's ties to the Dominican city of Bani in the annual Convite Banilejo. A State Police helicopter and K9 units were brought to the scene to look for a third suspect.... Read more

By - 7/22/12 - 1:23 pm

Brian D'Amico reports a man was stabbed around 12:30 p.m. in the area of Longwood Avenue and the Riverway. He managed to run away and get to the Longwood Green Line stop on the Brookline side of the Muddy River, where police found him and summoned EMTs for what they said were not life-threatening injuries. The robber, meanwhile, got away with nothing.

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