By - 6/22/14 - 9:44 am

Shortly before 9:30 a.m. at 16 Westminster Ave. The smoke was visible from West Roxbury Parkway in Roslindale.

By - 6/19/14 - 10:34 pm

Police are investigating the connection of a man who showed up at Boston Medical Center with a gunshot wound around 10:15 p.m., around the same time they were finding blood and shell casings on Annunciation Road, across the Northeast Corridor train tracks from BPD headquarters.

Police are looking for a dark minivan, possibly a Caravan, one of whose occupants shot at the victim without getting... Read more

By - 6/15/14 - 2:49 pm

Now that the convention is over, take a fresh look at the field!

Don Berwick, Martha Coakley, and Steve Grossman will meet for a forum in Jamaica Plain Monday evening.

The forum will be preceded by a chance to meet the candidates.

June 16 at the Curley School
40 Pershing Road JP
Meet the Candidates at 5:45
Forum begins... Read more

By - 6/10/14 - 7:16 am

The Globe identifies the 48-year-old man shot to death on Harold Street Sunday night as Craig Marriro, whose brother died the same way at the same place 21 years ago.

By - 6/10/14 - 6:22 am
Wyoming Street fire

Looking over the damage on the second floor. Photo by BFD.

What turned into a five-alarm fire after it was reported around 1:45 a.m. at 33 Wyoming St. displaced 20 residents and sent a firefighter to the hospital with a dislocated shoulder, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The cause of the fire, which did an estimated $800,000 in damage, is under investigation.... Read more

By - 6/9/14 - 2:48 pm

A gun-toting Dorchester man with a lengthy record was ordered held in lieu of $250,000 bail today on his arraignment in Dorchester District Court today, following his arrest at the scene of a car crash on Devon Street in Dorchester last night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Derrick Wood, 32, has yet to be charged with a fatal shooting around 11:30 p.m.... Read more

By - 6/8/14 - 11:51 pm

UPDATE: The Globe reports the victim died.

A man was shot around 11:30 p.m. outside 131 Harold St. by one of two people in a small red car that then sped away. Police found the crashed car about a mile away on Devon Street.

The passenger of the car was arrested on Devon Street, near Columbia Road. The driver, described as a black man,... Read more

By - 6/8/14 - 1:29 pm

June 16 at the Curley School
40 Pershing Road in Jamaica Plain
Meet the Candidates at 5:45
Forum begins at 6:30
Moderated by David Bernstein
Questions Welcome!

Parking is available on street and at the municipal lot across Centre Street from the Curley School. The school is also accessible via buses 39 and 41, and is a 15 minute walk... Read more

By - 6/8/14 - 1:04 pm

Around 12:40 p.m. at Regent Street, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 6/3/14 - 8:25 am

The City Council could vote tomorrow to authorize borrowing money to tear down the old Dearborn Middle School building on Greenville Street and transform it into a modern Dearborn 6-12 STEM/Early College Academy.

City officials hope to win a state grant to fund at least part of the project for the academy, which has used the old building for several years.

The council's regular... Read more

By - 6/2/14 - 11:06 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today a Boston police officer did nothing wrong in chasing after and arresting a man he suspected was packing a gun late one night on Norfolk Street in Roxbury.

In its ruling, the court overturned an order by Boston Municipal Court Judge Raymond Dougan that prosecutors could not use the gun allegedly found on Olajuwan Jones-Pannell on Aug. 6, 2011.... Read more

By - 5/31/14 - 11:53 pm

Jamaica Plain & Roslindale

Monday, June 19 at the Curley School, Centre Street near Hyde Square
Meet the candidates at 5:45
Forum begins at 6:30
Sponsored by the Ward 19 Democratic Committee, the Ward 11 Democratic Committee, and the Massachusetts Latino Democratic Caucus

"Making Comic Sense"
Fundraiser for the Boston Ward... Read more

By - 5/31/14 - 11:51 pm
Ladder 15 in the Back Bay

Ladder 15 among the BFD trucks looking for source of smoke. Photo by Chris Sasso.

Shortly after 11 p.m., people from North Cambridge and Porter Square to the Fenway, the Back Bay and Roxbury began reporting a strong burning smell. Fire departments in both cities started getting calls; people on the street began asking cops on the beat what that smell was.

Although fire officials suspected the smell was from the Hanscom plane crash around 9:40 p.m.,... Read more

By - 5/26/14 - 11:00 pm

Around 4:10 p.m. on Cheney Street at Maple Street.

By - 5/24/14 - 9:34 am

Around 8:30 a.m. on Tremont Street between Camden and Northampton, ParquetOverIce reports.

By - 5/23/14 - 1:23 pm

Around 1:10 p.m. at Aspen and Dunreath streets. Police are looking for three suspects, all black, all 18-20. The gunman, who did not hit anybody, was wearing a green or fatigue-style shirt. Another of the three had a blue sweater on.

By - 5/22/14 - 3:52 pm

The sound of gunfire outside the Mass. Ave. Orange Line station around 3 p.m. brought police racing, led to the road being shut for the investigation between St. Botolph and Columbus and a halt to Orange Line service as police searched the station for possible shooters.

Police are looking for two men seeing fleeing on bicycles towards St. Botolph. Both were black. One was in... Read more

By - 5/20/14 - 11:46 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. at 67 Maywood St. Police are looking for a black man in his early 20s, about 5'7", skinny, in a blue hoodie.

By - 5/20/14 - 11:10 pm

Police are investigating several gunshots on Devon Street between Normandy and Laredo around 10:20 p.m. At least two cars were hit.