By - 5/24/15 - 6:25 pm

An annoyed citizen complains:

These dirt biker gangs need to be off the streets. One was on I-93S just north of exit 18 and was blocking multiple lanes of traffic as well as impeding lane changes. They were driving slowly and performing dirt bike stunts. One of these idiots hit my car with something and left scuff marks and dents in it. It's about

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By - 5/23/15 - 9:36 am

Shortly before 1 a.m. at Weaver Way and Weaver Court, Stanley Staco reports. Boston Police report the victim, Larry Moore, 27, of Dorchester, was pronounced dead at the scene....Read more

By - 5/20/15 - 5:36 pm
goslings at Boston Latin

The Animal Rescue League reports its technicians made a house call today to Boston Latin School to move two adult geese and their offspring from the roof of an interior courtyard to more hospitable grounds down by the Muddy River. Read more....Read more

By - 5/19/15 - 10:01 pm
695 and 95 in Roxbury

This is from an engineer's report on the proposed Southwest Expressway and Inner Belt that was killed in 1971 and shows the view from above what is now the Reggie Lewis Center looking towards the interchange of the two highways at what is now Ruggles.Read more

By - 5/18/15 - 1:08 pm
Walker Park proposal

Architect's rendering of one of the Walker Park buildings.

Urban Edge Housing Corp. is seeking BRA permission to put up 49 apartments in two buildings on what are now three lots on Walnut Park and Columbus Avenue. Read more.Read more

By - 5/12/15 - 4:01 pm

Huran Delismail, 22, was charged today with smashing into a pole early this morning at the Riverway and Brookline Avenue and sending his three passengers to local ERs - one with injures that were considered life threatening - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.Read more

By - 5/12/15 - 7:39 am
Dinari and Kamaia - new lions at the Franklin Park Zoo

The Franklin Park Zoo announced yesterday it's obtained two lions to replace Christopher, who died of old age last month. Read more.Read more

By - 5/11/15 - 11:17 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they describe as a gun-toting gang member after a foot chase this morning - a little more than a week after he was shot in an apparent gun battle that left a street littered with 19 shell casings. Read more.Read more

By - 5/11/15 - 3:29 pm
Nevin King

Boston Police report the man found shot to death outside 67 Winthrop St. in Roxbury on Thursday was Nevin King, 24.Read more

By - 5/10/15 - 11:05 pm

Around 10:40 p.m. Police and paramedics found him in a car at Washington and E. Lenox streets.Read more

By - 5/8/15 - 2:41 pm

Around 2:35 p.m. at Warren and Dudley streets.Read more

By - 5/8/15 - 11:10 am

Around 10:45 a.m. at Gerard and Island streets, behind the Roundhouse hotel.Read more

By - 5/7/15 - 8:56 am

The Bay State Banner reports on concerns about a developer putting up new residential buildings in Roxbury.Read more

By - 5/7/15 - 7:44 am

Stanley Staco reports the 24-year-old was shot around 4 a.m. on Winthrop Street between Whiting and Fairland. Boston Police report the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.Read more

By - 5/6/15 - 4:43 pm

Shaun Harrison, 55, a minister and counselor in Boston schools, was ordered held in lieu of $400,000 today at his arraignment on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, two counts of unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony ... ...Read more

By - 5/3/15 - 1:50 pm

UPDATE: Mayor Walsh also got involved. His Roxbury liaison, Kaira Fox e-mailed neighborhood groups and other elected officials on Friday: "I wanted to let you know, the Mayor has heard the complaints and reached out to Clear Channel personnally to ask that they change the billboard. The City does not have control over the content of Billboards, but agrees this is in very poor taste...Read more

By - 5/3/15 - 12:45 pm

photo credit Faith Ninivaggi


Hundreds of protesters marched from Mattapan Square to Dudley Station yesterday, chanting slogans in a peaceful show of solidarity with activists in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray.

AmericanPatriot @BaracObamaLies:

"In Boston, blacks gather in ghetto to whine for more handouts" -@BarackObamaLies #FreddieGray #BostonRiots #BlackTwitter

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By - 5/2/15 - 3:57 pm

Shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Walnut between Martin Luther King Boulevard behind Malcolm X Park and the Lewis School.Read more

By - 5/1/15 - 8:33 pm

A former Boston cop got a year's probation and a $2,000 fine after admitting he lied to FBI agents investigating whether he had given information about an ongoing investigation of the the Academy Homes Street gang in Roxbury to a member of the gang.

Mel Steele, 36, was a member of the BPD's Youth Violence Task Force - its gang unit - who was also...Read more