Roxbury

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
Willie Williams

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
Rodriguez

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

... Read more
By - 3/14/15 - 4:01 pm
Luis Ramos

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.

Police are... Read more

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

By - 3/5/15 - 11:27 pm
Richard Davey talks up the Olympics

Richard Davey talks as Rev. Jeffrey Brown (l) and architect David Manfredi listen.

If Boston gets the 2024 Olympics, backers say they would fulfill part of their goal of making permanent improvements to venues by leaving behind a new swimming pool in Franklin Park after the end of the modern pentathlon planned for the park.

The pool would go next to White Stadium, which would undergo a major renovation as a venue for both the pentathlon - whose... Read more

By - 3/5/15 - 5:11 pm

A Roxbury minister paid by Boston Public Schools to offer anger-management classes to students was ordered held in lieu of $250,000 bail today on charges he shot a kid in the head over an alleged disagreement involving the minister's pot-dealing business, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.

Three men spotted coming out of Shaun Harrison's home after the shooting were also arraigned today, two... Read more

By - 3/5/15 - 12:57 pm

The Franklin Park Coalition meets wth Boston 2024 organizers at 6:30 p.m. to consider the possible impact of the Olympics programs proposed for the park.

The session is at the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse, 1 Circuit Dr.

In its filing with the US Olympics Committee, Boston 2024 proposed fencing off much of the park for equestrian events and the pentathlon - along with... Read more

By - 3/5/15 - 8:33 am

Shaun Harrison, 55, is scheduled for arraignment this morning on charges he shot a 17-year-old at 100 Magazine St. around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.

Harrison was charged with assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault and battery and unlawful possession of a firearm, police say.

WBZ reports he was dean of students at English... Read more

By - 3/3/15 - 3:06 pm

A police detective said today an investigation into a stabbing outside the Hen House on Mass. Ave. in January has "stalled" because neither the victim nor his friends waiting for him to bring out some food want to tell police what they know.

Sgt. Det. Kenneth O'Brien told the Boston Licensing Board today the man was stabbed around 4:05 a.m. on Jan. 10, when he... Read more

By - 2/24/15 - 8:41 am

WBUR reports on a Boston 2024 community meeting in Roxbury:

"Let me talk about jobs specifically," Fish said. "When you talk about hosting an Olympic and Paralympic Games, there will be over 100,000 to 125,000 jobs, between volunteers and newly created jobs. This can be, we feel confident, benefit the entire community."

But asked how many will be paid and how many will be

... Read more
By - 2/21/15 - 1:57 pm
Three-story icicles in Roxbury

Ryan captured the ice formations on the back of his apartment building in Roxbury today.

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