Roxbury

By - 7/29/14 - 9:48 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot several times and a woman once around 12:50 a.m. at Elm Hill Avenue and Seaver Street.

By - 7/27/14 - 7:45 pm

Around 7:15 p.m. in the area of 185 Cabot St. Two suspects were spotted running towards the Ruggles T stop, the third spotted driving down Huntington in a teal BMW 3-series.... Read more

By - 7/18/14 - 3:52 pm

Around 3:20 p.m. at 58 Annunciation Rd. The gunman was described as a black Hispanic male who displayed a silver and gold gun and who wore his shirt wrapped around his face, dark jeans and possibly sandals. He was accompanied by a black female, 18 or 19 in a white shirt and dark shorts.

By - 7/14/14 - 9:05 am

UPDATE: Arraignment postponed to Aug. 1 to allow for a competency evaluation at Shattuck Hospital.

Alzy Bello is scheduled for arraignment today on charges he assaulted a woman on an inbound Orange Line train between Jackson Square and Roxbury crossing Saturday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Innocent, etc.

By - 7/13/14 - 7:31 pm

The wooded area between Highland Street and Columbus Avenue is taped off as a crime scene this evening as police investigate how a body wound up there.

Brief video of the scene.

By - 7/13/14 - 12:44 am

Around 12:30 a.m. at 19 Burrell St. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 7/11/14 - 3:54 pm

The new Garrison-Trotter Farm on Harold Street

City and state officials joined Harold Street residents today to officially break ground on the transformation of an old city-owned vacant lot into a vegetable farm made possible under a change in city zoning to allow farms in the city's more urbanized areas.

The Garrison-Trotter Farm will let participants - local residents who have been undergoing training in farming - provide fresh food... Read more

By - 7/9/14 - 7:50 am

WCVB reports, says the T is also investigating Transit Police officers who liked the post about Father's Day in Roxbury or commented on it.

By - 7/6/14 - 11:02 pm

Around 10:50 a.m. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case. The intersection is shut for an investigation; MBTA buses have to find a way around it.

By - 7/3/14 - 9:56 am

A Dorchester man was indicted this week on charges he killed Orlando Guerrero in Roxbury on Dec. 15, 2012, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police report.

Luis Diaz, 29, was indicted Tuesday on charges of first-degree murder, armed robbery, and unlawful possession of a firearm for Guerrero's death on Windsor Street. The Boston Police fugitive unit found and arrested him yesterday.... Read more

By - 7/3/14 - 8:51 am

Anthony Howard, 27, who already has one gun conviction and is in custody on another gun charge, was arraigned yesterday on charges he shot a woman to death last June in Egleston Square, shot another man in the same incident and shot two other men earlier the same day, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.

Brianna Bigby and a male... Read more

By - 7/3/14 - 8:37 am

Around 12:20 a.m. on Moreland Street, per Boston EMS Incidents.

By - 7/1/14 - 10:37 pm

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 10:30 p.m. on Wakullah Street.

By - 6/30/14 - 7:28 pm

The BRA posts some photos from the interior of the Dudley Square Municipal Center being built around the shell of the old Ferdinand building.

By - 6/29/14 - 6:57 pm

Around 6:40 p.m. between Washington and Shamut.

Police are looking for two suspects, both black, both in their early 20s, who fled on mountain bikes: The shooter is about 5'8" and has a goatee. He wore a black shirt with writing on it and black pants.

By - 6/29/14 - 8:26 am

Shots fired, shotspotter on,
911, what's goin on?
Tires squeel, bullets fly, oh God I hear a baby cry!

Sirens wail, an old woman frail... falls down...her heart begins to fail.
Police, ambulances, a man, blood on his face, will they live?
Maybe... God's grace.

Curious neighbors gather round, some just stare at the ground.
In some houses lights go... Read more

By - 6/28/14 - 1:49 pm

Andea Hill notes that A Nubian Notion inside the Orange Line station has a sign posted that it's closing on Wednesday due to a rent dispute with the MBTA - after 20 years in the space.

By - 6/27/14 - 2:46 pm
Proposed Mission Hill project

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services says an unused former MBTA parcel across Tremont Street from the Roxbury Crossing T stop would make a great place for 88 apartments, a 160-foot-high office building and retail space.

In a filing with the BRA this week, the group formally proposed a 306,000-square foot development for the land, known as Parcel 25, bounded by Tremont, Gurney and Station streets... Read more

By - 6/26/14 - 4:32 pm

The mother of a young boy whom a teacher's aide molested at the Martin Luther King School charges the school's principal knew about the allegations but refused to do anything about them - and even kept the aide in the same classroom with her son - until police began investigating the aide over similar allegations at another school.

The aide, LaShawn Hill, pleaded guilty... Read more

By - 6/25/14 - 7:49 am
Firefighters at Beth Israel

Firefighters at the hospital. Photo by C.D. See it larger.

Around 7:30 a.m., an electrical panel in the basement of Beth Israel's Feldberg building, 330 Brookline Ave., began to emit smoke. That's rarely a good thing; BFD dispatched firefighters to deal with the resulting small fire, which they did in short order - after shutting off the power.

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