Roxbury

By - 4/27/17 - 1:27 pm

WFXT reports Carleton Henderson, now 52, was arrested in St. Louis on Tuesday for the shooting deaths of William Medina and Antonio Dos Reis.

By - 4/27/17 - 11:11 am

The Globe reports Brigham and Women's Hospital has offered voluntary buyouts to 1,600 workers.

Separately, the hospital and parent Partners Healthcare have agreed to pay the federal government $10 million to resolve fraud allegations involving "manipulated and falsified information" used by three Brigham doctors to obtain federal stem-cell research grants.

By - 4/25/17 - 3:46 pm
Dudley Square bus-station map

Sky Rose writes she couldn't find a good map of the platforms at Dudley Square - the T's busiest bus stop - so she made one herself.

By - 4/24/17 - 7:59 pm

Cornell Mills, son of convicted former state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson, now faces a variety of charges for masquerading as a licensed real-estate broker - eight counts of larceny over $250, seven counts of fiduciary embezzlement, seven counts of being a broker without a license and one count of being a common and notorious thief - the Massachusetts Attorney General's office reports. Read more.

By - 4/24/17 - 7:27 pm
At the Longwood Green Line stop

Ryan McAskill admired the new artwork at Longwood this afternoon.

By - 4/23/17 - 6:48 pm

Inside 79 Walnut Park, around 6:40 p.m.

By - 4/23/17 - 1:16 pm
Cat getting care outside Roxbury fire

Boston EMT administers oxygen to injured cat. Photo by BFD.

Boston firefighters and EMTs worked to save the life of a cat trapped inside a burning building in Roxbury this morning. Read more.

By - 4/21/17 - 10:16 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report he was shot repeatedly.

Around 8:55 p.m. at 180 Ruggles St., off Tremont. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 4/20/17 - 2:52 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today a woman who swallowed what appeared to be a bag of heroin in full view of a police officer shouldn't have been charged with "misleading a police officer" because he knew exactly where the bag was. Read more.

By - 4/15/17 - 10:45 am

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 7:05 p.m. Friday to Bailey's Coin-Op Laundry, 1135 Harrison Ave. for what turned into a two-alarm fire that started in a dryer.

The fire caused an estimated $100,000 damage, the department says.

By - 4/13/17 - 10:41 am

UPDATE: The coffee shop passed a re-inspection on Marc. 14 and was allowed to re-open.

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered Red Barn Coffee Roasters in the Longwood Galleria shut for a series of health violations, many focused on the lack of hand washing by workers. Read more.

By - 4/12/17 - 12:49 pm
Seized on Nazing Street

Boston Police report its SWAT team raided 39 Nazing St. around 6 a.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 4/12/17 - 9:45 am
Melnea Cass fire

Actual flaming trash on Melnea Cass near Tremont is sending a plume of smoke into the air, as Jamie shows us. Arson investigators are on the way.

Jason Richardson saw the smoke from across the river: Read more.

By - 4/11/17 - 1:05 pm

Developer Patrick Hoban sent word to the Board of Appeals today he was withdrawing, at least for now, his plans to tear down the house at 63 Perrin St. and replace it with a 35-unit apartment building. Read more.

By - 4/6/17 - 12:43 pm

Police are investigating at least five rounds shot in the area of Hewes and Rockland streets around 12:30 p.m. No victims yet.

By - 4/6/17 - 11:35 am

WHDH and Beth Germano at WBZ report the roof at a one-story American Red Cross building on Proctor Street, off Mass. Ave., gave way this morning.

By - 4/6/17 - 9:30 am

Boston Police report a woman was indecently assaulted at Fort Avenue and Beech Glen Street around 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday.

The suspect is described as black, mid-20s, about 5'11" and wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and a black knit hat. After the attack, he ran down Beech Glen, police say.

By - 4/5/17 - 3:18 pm
Tanya Freedom-Wisdom

Tanya Freeman-Wisdom, who has been serving as interim headmaster at the John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science, was today announced as the school's permanent headmaster.

The O'Bryant lost its most recent headmaster in June. Unlike at Boston Latin School, whose headmaster resigned after a year of racial tension, there was little controversy - Nicole Gittens left to become a deputy school superintendent in Brookline. Read more.

By - 4/3/17 - 9:43 pm

City Councilor Andrea Campbell's public-safety committee holds a hearing on the topic of "violence in Boston" Tuesday evening.

The session, requested by City Councilor Tito Jackson (Roxbury) starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Thelma Burns Building, 575 Warren St. in Roxbury. Read more.

By - 4/3/17 - 9:16 pm

James Jackson last week filed papers with the state for a campaign for the District 7 city-council seat Tito Jackson is giving up this fall.

By our count, that makes 11 candidates for the seat in the fall elections, but we could be missing one or two or a dozen. The candidates don't really become official until they return signatures on the petitions the city elections department isn't releasing until next month.