Roxbury

By - 7/17/17 - 11:48 pm

In the back around 11:40 p.m. on Cabot Street near Whittier Street.

By - 7/15/17 - 10:59 pm

Updated, 9:50 a.m., Sunday.

A person was fatally shot in the head at Shawmut Avenue and Kendall Street around 10:50 p.m. Read more.

By - 7/14/17 - 9:55 pm
Wanted man

Transit Police report they are looking for this man for an incident at Ruggles on the Orange Line, shortly after 6 p.m. yesterday. Police say the guy "targeted two females based on their perceived country of origin with verbal abuse" and, as long as he was at it, smashed a window on a passing outbound train. Read more.

By - 7/14/17 - 9:32 pm

Transit Police report arresting Pamela Tyler, 51, on a charge of animal cruelty after officers watched her repeatedly beat her young pit bull around 10:30 p.m. yesterday at Dudley station. Read more.

By - 7/14/17 - 12:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting a trio of guys first spotted riding "erratically" on two scooters through Roxbury on the way to the Back Bay where, police say, they used a bolt cutter to steal a scooter parked on Boylston Street. Read more.

By - 7/13/17 - 9:29 am

Two men were indicted yesterday for the Feb. 4, 2016 murder of Marquis Waithe on Brookledge Road in Roxbury, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 7/11/17 - 12:10 pm

Boston Police report arresting Khamonie McCallop, 18, of Roxbury, on charges he shot and killed Christopher Menard, 17, at Blue Hill Avenue and Cheney Street on July 6. Read more.

By - 7/9/17 - 10:04 pm

Boston Police report a woman who navigates with a cane was walking up Columbus Avenue between Centre and Cedar streets last night when a man: Read more.

By - 7/7/17 - 3:13 pm

McKinley Archie, 15, was ordered held without bail at his arraignment today for the death of 18-year-old Anthony Woodbridge on Warren Street in Dudley Square yesterday morning, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 7/7/17 - 2:48 pm
Wanted for Ruggles robbery

Transit Police report they're looking for this guy for the unarmed robbery of a 62-year-old woman at Ruggles around 8:05 a.m. on June 27.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text tip to 873873.

By - 7/7/17 - 12:57 am

UPDATED, 11:05 a.m. with name.

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old on charges he fatally stabbed an 18-year-old at 55 Warren St. around 9:50 a.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By - 7/6/17 - 7:54 pm

Around 6:45 p.m. at Blue Hill Avenue and Cheney Street. Mike LaCrosse at WBZ reports one victim is 14 and expected to survive. The Boston Police Department reports the second victim, believed to be between 18 and 21, was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more

By - 7/6/17 - 12:43 pm

Around 12:35 p.m., near Raynor Circle. The occupant of one car may have fired at another car. No sign of a victim. One parked car was hit.

By - 7/6/17 - 11:58 am

The Bay State Banner reports on a recent forum attended by 11 of the 12 candidates for the District 7 City Council seat Tito Jackson is vacating.

By - 7/6/17 - 11:17 am

UPDATE: 15-year-old arrested for the murder.

Boston Police report the victim was stabbed around 9:50 a.m. at 55 Warren St. He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 7/5/17 - 3:37 pm
Trentor

Two men who allegedly set a George Street house on fire on Nov. 5 - one day after they started setting items in the house ablaze - have been indicted on second-degree murder and arson charges, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 7/5/17 - 12:40 pm

Last night there were loud noises and flashing lights in Roxbury but I wasn't BPD. Instead an unknown person or persons decided to use one of BPS's oldest elementary schools playground as a launch site for a hazardous four hour long illegal fireworks display. And these weren't your run of the mill fireworks. The culprit or culprits had powerful deafening explosives that rattled the windows of nearby homes as sparks shot onto roofs, cars and greenery. I hope someone has the common sense to check the school cameras.

By - 7/5/17 - 9:24 am

UPDATE: The victim died. He was identified as Eric Jackson, 29.

WBZ reports the man was found lying in the street outside 63 Homestead St. with multiple gunshot wounds around 2:35 a.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

By - 7/3/17 - 2:18 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court judge today convicted Jennifer Garvey, 34, of using her baton to beat a woman who complained about the way she and another officer were dealing with a woman at the Dudley Square T stop and of then lying about it, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 7/2/17 - 11:42 pm

Shortly after 11 p.m. on Ziegler Street at Warren Street, Doogs reports. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of at least one victim's injuries.