Roxbury

By - 2/14/17 - 8:40 pm

Patrick Keogan, 44, of Wilmington, today pleaded guilty to charges of threatening the Islamic Center of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury over Facebook, being a felon in possession of dozens of guns and ammunition and possession of child pornography. Read more.

By - 2/12/17 - 4:25 pm
Standstill on Washington Street in Roslindale

Washington Street in Roslindale at a standstill around 3:30. Photo by Forcv.

3 p.m., more or less, is when roads all over the city went to hell - especially the ones with hills. Washington Street from Roslindale Square to the Dedham line became a skating rink. A bus slid into a car at Beechland Street.

Columbus Avenue from Egleston Square north turned similarly impenetrable. A salt truck got stuck at Bragdon - its supply of salt gone.

By - 2/9/17 - 8:36 am
Not much traffic on Tremont Streetin the South End this morning

Tremont Street was wide open at 8 a.m. as people heeded warnings and stayed home. Photo by Pilotblock.

MiMu captured a similar scene on the platform at Roxbury Crossing on the Orange Line shortly after 9 a.m.: Read more.

By - 2/9/17 - 12:08 am

Boston Police report arresting Dominique Jerard Finch, 27, of Dorchester, on charges he shot a 9-year-old girl in the back as she was playing outside during a party on Annunciation Road in October. Read more.

By - 2/7/17 - 10:17 pm
63 Perrin St. proposal

City Councilor Tito Jackson (Roxbury) tonight joined residents to condemn a developer's plans to replace the Perrin Street house where S.S. Pierce himself once lived with a four-story apartment building with a steeple and an underground garage. Read more.

By - 2/3/17 - 10:12 pm
Fire at 1 Howard Place in Roxbury

A plumber working on pipes in a house under renovation at 1-3 Howard Pl. heated them up so much they sparked a two-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage this morning, the Boston Fire Department reports. Read more.

By - 2/1/17 - 8:59 pm
Proposed building extension at Tremont and St. Cyrprian in Roxbury

New addition would be on the left in this architect's rendering.

The developers who replaced a ramshackle old building on Tremont Street at St. Cyprians Place with a six-story, 16-unit building are now proposing to replace a neighboring ramshackle building with a 24-unit addition. Read more.

By - 2/1/17 - 8:25 pm

A 15-year-old was arraigned this afternoon on charges of carrying a firearm without a license, possessing ammunition without an FID card, possessing a firearm with a defaced serial number, assault with a dangerous weapon, and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building, following this morning's fight in the lobby of the Bolling Building, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The teen, not named because of his age, is due back in court on Feb. 14, the DA's office reports.

By - 2/1/17 - 10:09 am

The Globe reports two teens got into a fight in the Bolling Building lobby, one had a gun and shot it, but it jammed after the first round. He's under arrest.

By - 1/30/17 - 6:54 pm

Around 6:40 p.m. on Dennis Street at Woodvill Park.

By - 1/30/17 - 12:34 pm

A few days after Partners HealthCare announced plans to subsume Mass. Eye and Ear, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Lahey Clinic are announcing plans to merge, the Boston Business Journal reports.

By - 1/24/17 - 5:13 pm
Camacho and Jibril

Two more people have indicated they're thinking seriously enough about running for Tito Jackson's city-council seat in District 7 that they've registered campaign organizations with the state.

Angelina Camacho (left in the photo), a program manager at ABCD, yesterday filed with the state Office of Campaign and Political Finance.

Deeqo Jibril, who fled civil war in Somialia when she was 12 and who is the founder and executive director of the Somali Community and Cultural Association in Boston, filed on Friday. Read more.

By - 1/23/17 - 9:40 pm

WCVB reports a building being renovated at 104 Winthrop St. collapsed tonight.

In 2014, a man died in a five-alarm fire at the building.

By - 1/15/17 - 6:45 pm

Somebody who thought he was going to be selling a game console instead got pepper sprayed in the face, then robbed of the console, around 6:15 p.m. on Academy Road near Weaver Way in Roxbury.

By - 1/15/17 - 4:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man they say was busy kicking another man in the head and chest in a Warren Street parking lot when an officer happened on the scene yesterday morning. Read more.

By - 1/15/17 - 12:24 am

Claudia's Market, 160 Humboldt Ave. in Roxbury, was held up shortly after midnight by two men, both black, both in their mid-40s or early 50s. One wore a black jacket with a polo symbol on the left.

By - 1/13/17 - 1:46 pm

As incumbent District 7 City Councilor Tito Jackson was announcing his mayoral bid yesterday, two new candidates emerged for his council seat.

Both Hassan Williams and Joao DePina filed papers with the state Office of Campaign and Political Finance to mark the creation of campaign committees. The registration does not necessarily mean they will run in the September preliminary; the city elections department does not release nominating petitions unitl May 2. Read more.

By - 1/12/17 - 12:20 am
Brother Charles

Charles Clemons Muhammad recently announced he is running for the District 7 City Council seat now held by Tito Jackson, who is set to announce a run for mayor later today.

He joins Rufus Faulk and Kim Janey in the race for the two-year seat. Several other people are also considering a run. Read more.

By - 1/10/17 - 10:45 pm
Janey

Kim Janey, a community organizer and project manager at Massachusetts Advocates for Children, announced tonight she's running for the District 7 City Council seat currently held by Tito Jackson.

Janey joins Rufus Faulk in announcing a bid for the two-year seat in this fall's elections.

Jackson has yet to say if he will run for re-election, run for mayor or both.

By - 1/9/17 - 9:21 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Khisean Desvarieux.

Boston Police report a man who was shot twice in the stomach shortly at 2 Dearborn St. shortly before 7:30 p.m. died at a local hospital. He was 19.

He is Boston's first homicide victim this year.