Roxbury

By - 6/22/17 - 2:40 pm

Transit Police report a woman was hit by an outbound Orange Line train at Ruggles around 12:30 p.m. Her death remains under investigation, but police say they do not suspect foul play.

Buses were called in to shuttle riders between Jackson Square and Back Bay as the investigation continued.

By - 6/21/17 - 2:16 pm

A man was stabbed around 2:05 p.m. on Warren and Dudley streets in front of the MBTA station.

By - 6/20/17 - 3:37 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new trial for Maurice Jones, who was convicted of repeatedly and fatally shooting Dinorris Alston as he sat in with his girlfriend in her car on Dunreath Street on April 17, 2012. Read more.

By - 6/17/17 - 12:06 pm

Jason Turgeon spotted this FedEx truck in a close encounter with a Northeastern building on Tremont Street near where it turns into Columbus Avenue late this morning.

By - 6/16/17 - 10:55 am
Alleged gang members hanging out in Orchard Park

Alleged gang members hanging out in Orchard Park during chat with BPD.

A dozen men and one teen who police say had turned Orchard Park development near Dudley Square into a violent open-air drug bazaar were charged with federal drug offenses yesterday following a two-year investigation, Boston Police and the US Attorney's office report. Read more.

By - 6/15/17 - 9:12 am

WBUR reports on the opening of Black Market, whose owner hopes to fill some of the void left when A Nubian Notion closed last year.

By - 6/9/17 - 12:50 pm

The Santander Bank branch at 6 Francis St. was held up around 11 a.m. by a guy with a note.

The branch was also held up last September.

By - 6/9/17 - 11:10 am

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Israel Delacruz, 39, to two years in prison for his role in the Columbia Point Dawgs, a gang that started in the old Columbia Point Housing project and grew to include "crews" down the East Coast before 48 alleged members were indicted in 2015. Read more.

By - 6/8/17 - 8:53 am

Around 2:30 a.m. at 54 Holworthy St., Scott Parkinson reports. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

By - 6/7/17 - 10:20 pm

Shortly after 10 p.m. on Cedar Street at Highland. Victim shot in thigh, but wound not considered life threatening, Scan Boston reports.

By - 6/7/17 - 10:45 am

Jennifer Garvey, a now former Transit Police officer, is scheduled for trial on June 22 on charges of causing injury while violating a person’s civil rights, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery and two counts of filing a false report, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 6/6/17 - 11:56 pm

Boston Police report they are looking for man who has indecently assaulted at least three women over the past seven months - on Geneva and Downer avenues in Dorchester and Lambert Street in Roxbury. Read more.

By - 6/6/17 - 5:25 pm

The ACLU of Massachusetts and the MBTA today announced a settlement of a lawsuit over the beating, pepper spraying and arrest of Mary Celeste Holmes at the Dudley Square T stop after she publicly complained about the way officers were treating another woman there in 2014. Read more.

By - 6/2/17 - 12:38 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today dismissed a gun charge out of Roxbury because "court congestion" deprived him of his right to a speedy trial. Read more.

By - 5/31/17 - 11:03 pm
Proposed Rio Grande tower in Roxbury's Dudley Square

Archtect's rendering.

A developer hopes to break ground this coming spring on a $144-million, 25-story tower it says should spur additional development in Dudley Square. In detailed plans filed recently with the BPDA, Rio Grande Dudley Square, LLC writes: Read more.

By - 5/30/17 - 11:40 am
Real-estate post card for South End that's really Lower Roxbury

A correspondent who grew up in the South End and who now lives in Roxbury was not at all pleased with the post card he got the other day advertising a house for sale on Greenwich Street. For one thing, that's Lower Roxbury. For another, that's not the "Fredrick Douglas Historic District." Read more.

By - 5/26/17 - 11:34 am

WHDH reports the school on Longwood Avenue was evacuated, including students performing dental surgery at the time. WBZ updates that the person may have been dead since yesterday, that there was no spill and that hazmat crews were called because the school's labs have various chemicals.

By - 5/24/17 - 12:03 pm
Two guys wanted

Boston Police report they are looking for help in identifying these two men as part of their "ongoing investigation" into the shooting murder of Yanuel Viloria at 180 Ruggles St. on April 21. Read more.

By - 5/24/17 - 9:31 am

NBC Boston reports a man was shot around 11:25 p.m., Tuesday, on Mt. Pleasant Terrace. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

By - 5/22/17 - 11:01 am

A federal judge last week told a bankruptcy judge to reconsider an order that would require the Charles Street AME Church to pay OneUnited Bank the more than $3 million it borrowed for a community center that was never finished. Read more.