By - 3/29/15 - 4:29 pm

Boston Police report that John Moynihan - shot point blank in the face Friday night underwent several hours of surgery today to remove the bullet from his neck.

Officer Moynihan is currently listed in stable and improving condition and is expected to be moved out of the Intensive Care Unit in the coming days.

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By - 3/28/15 - 10:38 am
Angelo West

Police Commissioner William Evans today identified the man fatally shot in a confrontation with officers at Humboldt Avenue and Ruthven Street last night as Angelo West, 41, of Hyde Park.

Police say West had a long and violent record. He was convicted of shooting at a Boston officer and a state trooper in the Theater District in 2001: His first shot missed and... Read more

By - 3/27/15 - 6:45 pm

Crime scene. Photo by Jed Hresko.

John Moynihan

A Boston Police officer was shot around 6:40 p.m. at Humboldt Avenue and Ruthven Street. A second ambulance was summoned for a suspect, also shot, but he was declared dead at the scene.

Police Commissioner William Evans said the officer, John T. Moynihan, 34, was shot under the right eye, is in a medically induced coma at Boston Medical Center and is "fighting for... Read more

By - 3/25/15 - 9:39 pm

Boston Police have released this surveillance video of an SUV they say may have had something to do with the shooting murder of Luis Ramos outside 571 Dudley St. on March 14:

Detectives are seeking to identify the owner or occupants of the above pictured Mercedes Benz GLK in relation to the aforementioned incident. The vehicle is dark gray, blue, or black in

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By - 3/25/15 - 8:27 pm
Trash fire at Norfolk Avenue transfer station

Brian D'Amico followed firefighters to a blaze in a giant trash heap at a trash transfer station on Norfolk Avenue in Roxbury this afternoon.

Copyright Brian'Damico.

By - 3/21/15 - 4:08 pm

Shortly before 4 p.m., somebody on Ruggles Street started firing a gun into the Annunciation project. Nobody was hit.

Police are looking for a black man, 25 to 30, clad all in black and carrying a black gun.

By - 3/19/15 - 9:45 am
Orange Line window smasher at Ruggles

Transit Police report arresting Abdulkadir Abbas, 33, for allegedly punching out a window on an Orange Line train at Ruggles last night.

Police say Abbas punched the window around 10:15 p.m., then got on the train - where passengers promptly pointed him out to arriving officers.

Abbas is scheduled for arraignment today in Roxbury District Court on a charge of malicious destruction of property... Read more

By - 3/19/15 - 9:11 am

The Bay State Banner reports the owner of the buildings that now house the One United and Citizen’s Bank branches is working with a team of developers to transform the site into a new complex featuring residential units, office space and stores.

By - 3/18/15 - 1:30 pm

Around 1 p.m. at the intersection of Humboldt Avenue and Hutchings Street. Police learned of the shooting when the victim showed up at a local emergency room.

By - 3/18/15 - 1:24 pm

Angeliea Brown, 34, of Dorchester, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter today for the August, 2013, stabbing death of Winston Fields, 73, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Prosecutors had originally charged Brown with first-degree murder, for which a conviction would have meant life without parole. Instead, she's looking at 15 to 18 years in state prison.

According to the DA's office, Brown and... Read more

By - 3/17/15 - 2:41 pm

A Roxbury Municipal Court judge set additional bail of $150,000 for Shaun Harrison at his arraignment today on two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm and single counts of trafficking in cocaine, unlawful possession of ammunition and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

This is on top of the $250,000 bail already... Read more

By - 3/17/15 - 2:35 pm

Police are looking for three people for a knifepoint robbery around 2:20 p.m. in back of the O'Bryant School on Malcolm X Boulevard.

The suspects are described as a Hispanic male, 5'6" in a gray hoodie and sweatpants, a Hispanic male, 5'8" in jeans and a blue NorthFace jacket with a white hoodie underneath and a black male, 6'2" in a black hoodie and white... Read more

By - 3/16/15 - 2:03 pm

Boston Police reports the man shot to death outside a Hyde Park house party early Sunday was Willie Williams, 21, of Roxbury.

Police add the second shooting victim remains in critical condition.

By - 3/16/15 - 10:49 am

Transit Police report arresting a Roxbury man on a charge of armed robbery for an incident around 2:15 p.m. on Saturday at the Roxbury Crossing Orange Line station.

According to police, Edgardo Rodriguez, 32, went up to two people buying CharlieTickets at a fare machine and asked them for some money.

The victims declined Rodruguez' request and he responded by lifting up his shirt

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By - 3/14/15 - 4:01 pm

UPDATE: Police identify the victim as Luis Ramos, 40. His friends knew him as Red.

Stanley Staco reports a person was shot repeatedly around 3:45 p.m. outside 571 Dudley St.

Boston Police reports he was in his late 30s and add:

Preliminary information indicates that the shooting may have been precipitated by a confrontation related to road rage.

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By - 3/14/15 - 12:24 pm
Proposed Clarion building on Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury

A developer has proposed a 40-unit apartment development on Blue Hill Avenue between Quincy and Holborn streets that would include 27 affordable units and 5 apartments for people who make just a bit too much too qualify for those.

In addition to a four-story apartment building, the Community Builders, Inc. is proposing a two-family house as part of the construction, which would replace a series... Read more

By - 3/13/15 - 9:28 pm

Police are investigating windows that were hit by gunfire around 9:20 p.m. at 1586 Columbus Ave.

By - 3/12/15 - 8:00 pm

Like, say, your penis. Dr. Robert J. Hartman, Jr., of Brigham and Women's, discusses the case of a man who presented in the hospital ER with a broken penis.

On the basis of the clinical presentation, the patient was taken to the operating room for emergency repair.

His article is, of course, accompanied by a photo of the damaged appendage, so don't click... Read more

By - 3/9/15 - 10:46 am

Mayor Walsh this morning announced "a comprehensive internal inquiry of the employment history of Shaun Harrison" by the BPS department of labor relations.

Walsh says he plans to meet with both BPS and BPD officials today to discuss the criminal investigation into the Roxbury minister, arrested Thursday after he allegedly tried killing a 17-year-old who had been dealing pot for him. Harrison could face... Read more

By - 3/7/15 - 10:19 am

Shaun Harrison, already in trouble for allegedly shooting a high-school student he felt done him wrong could face new gun and drug charges based on what detectives found inside his apartment.

Police say detectives with a search warrant entered Harrison's home at 18 Pompeii Street and recovered two handguns, a shotgun, all sorts of ammunition, "trafficking weight of cocaine" and a large amount... Read more