Around 9:35 p.m. in the rear of a house on Walnut Avenue near Circuit Street. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
Roy Owens, who runs for a different office every year, this year is running for the District 7 City Council seat Tito Jackson is giving up to run for mayor. And he's come out with both guns blazing against teaching anal sex to kindergarteners, which is a position none of the other 12 candidates for the seat have publicly taken, probably because, oh, come on, seriously now? Read more.
The Melnea Cass Recreation Complex, 120 Martin Luther King Blvd., holds its annual Cass Family Olympics Day, noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, in memory of Melnea Cass, who started her long career in civil justice by helping black women register to vote after the enactment of suffrage in 1920 and who later helped found ABCD.
Besides free food, there will be a swim meet, bouncy houses and face painting and volleyball with a giant inflatable ball.
In the chest, around 11 p.m. A suspect was captured not long after at Washington and Vernon streets.
John Kendricken reports his Orange Line train came to a halt between Ruggles and Mass. Ave. late this morning due to a guy who decided to hang out on the tracks. For his safety and that of the Transit cops sent to get him out of there, the T cut power on the line, Kendricken reported around 11:30:
It's starting to get really warm and smelly in here.
Around 11:10 p.m. on Maple Street near Sonoma, although police found him on Hutchings Street. Bullets were found shot into a house on Maple at Sonoma.
Developers have filed a proposal to add 363 apartments - roughly 40% of them deemed affordable - in three new buildings as they work to renovate the BHA's current senior housing project at 125 Amory St. Read more.
A Watertown man who co-owned fried-chicken places in Roxbury and Chelsea today became the latest area fried-chicken operator to be indicted on charges he defrauded the IRS by falsifying tax filings and hiding the involvement of other owners of his business. Read more.
Around 10:20 p.m. at Shawmut Avenue and Camden Street.
Gunfire around 10:10 p.m. on Copeland Street near Aspen Street sent one person to a local ER with non-life-threatening injuries. Two cars were also hit and a bullet went through a first-floor window of a house.
Heineken has apparently paid somebody to paint little murals at some liquor stores in Roxbury and Dorchester that read "Roxbury Love" and "Dorchester Love," as appropriate, over large stars featuring a bottle of their product. Fine as far as it goes, but see if you can spot any similarities to the well known "Roxbury Love"/Mandela mural painted awhile back by a couple of local artists: Read more.
Around 9:25 p.m. at 42 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
Around 4 p.m., found in the lobby of 791 Tremont St., although he may have been shot on Northampton Street towards Shawmut Avenue.
Boston Police report officers found the kid with "a loaded .25 caliber Ravens Arms semi-automatic handgun" around 10 p.m. on Thursday at 256 Dudley Street.
The Boston Transportation Department today identified five neighborhoods that, over the next year, will get city-funded street changes in an attempt to make side streets safer by making motorists slow down: Read more.
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