By - 11/30/15 - 12:36 pm

Around 12:20 p.m. outside the school on Malcolm X Boulevard.

As the victim was rushed to the hospital, the school was put into lockdown - as were the neighboring Madison Park High School and the nearby Timilty Middle School.

By - 11/25/15 - 3:21 pm

At least two cars were shot up at Dearborn and Eustis streets around 3:05 p.m. Stanley Staco reports eight to ten shots. Police found a gun that may have been used.

By - 11/25/15 - 9:01 am

The Herald reports a kindergartner gathering leaves outside the Ellis School in Roxbury got jabbed twice in the palm by a needle somebody had left there.

In July, a girl was jabbed by a needle at a Hyde Park playground.

By - 11/24/15 - 7:21 am

Two Virginia residents who recruited bogus buyers in Michael David Scott's scheme to defraud banks in Dorchester and Roxbury condo deals have each been sentenced to two years in federal prison.

Jerrold Fowler, 31, and Thursa Raetz, 40, pleaded guilty to their roles in the scheme earlier this year; they were sentenced last week in US District Court in Boston. Read more.

By - 11/21/15 - 12:11 pm

Boston Police report gang-unit officers responding to a report of gunfire on Tremont Street near Whittier Street in Roxbury early this morning arrested a man they say was carrying a loaded gun nearby. Read more.

By - 11/21/15 - 10:55 am

Boston Police report arresting Rakeem Austin, 30, on charges he pretended to be an attractive woman on social media, then robbed the men who showed up for an assignation. Read more.

By - 11/21/15 - 10:02 am
Packing up coats at BPS in the Bolling Building in Dudley Square

Katherine and Jasmine, Simmons students, work to package coats. Photo by Eastie Strong.

Volunteers at the Bolling Building in Dudley Square are busy today packaging 8,200 new winter coats for distribution next week to BPS students who need them.

Operation Warm bought the coats with donations from BNY Mellon, Genzyme Corporation, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, People’s United Community Foundation, the TD Charitable Foundation and a Boston-area philanthropist who wants to remain anonymous, according to BPS. Read more.

By - 11/20/15 - 10:18 pm

Veterinarians gathered at the Franklin Park Zoo today for a physical for Kitombe, a western lowland gorilla at the zoo. Zoo New England reports the physical went well once Kitombe was anesthetized for the protection of both patient and veterinarians. Read more.

By - 11/20/15 - 5:18 pm

WBZ reports on an incident at E. Lenox and Washington streets around 11:30 p.m. yesterday. The man was taken to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

By - 11/18/15 - 6:19 pm

Several around 5:50 p.m. at Dimock Street, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 11/16/15 - 7:26 pm

Boston Police beefed up patrols at the normally quiet Boston Latin School today after school officials reported a bomb threat targeted at the school online.

School Headmaster Lynne Mooney Teta robo-called parents this evening to let them know about the bomb threat - and that a police investigation found it not credible.

By - 11/13/15 - 6:34 am

The Bay State Banner introduces us to the Roxbury Legacy Project.

By - 11/12/15 - 10:02 pm

A federal judge today sentenced Michael David Scott, 51, of Mansfield, to 135 months in federal prison for his role in defrauding banks in a condo-flipping scheme as the local housing market went into decline.

In addition to his time behind bars, Scott was also ordered to repay $11.4 million in fraudulent payments and fork over another $7.4 million, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 11/12/15 - 6:22 pm

Around 6:10 p.m., on the third floor of the hospital's Enders Building.

By - 11/11/15 - 3:21 pm

Boston Police report several recent incidents of people getting robbed at gunpoint when they arrived at what they thought was an assignation with a cutie they met online. Read more.

By - 11/11/15 - 12:54 pm

Boston Police report detectives with a warrant and a SWAT team arrested Malachi Scott, 19, at 58 Gordon Ave. around 4:45 a.m. on charges he opened fire on a crowd outside the Whittier Street project on Oct. 28, hitting one man. Read more.

By - 11/10/15 - 7:32 am

State Police say a suspect in a New Hampshire stolen-gun ring was arrested after he left his Boston hotel to run an errand last night.

State Police did not specify the hotel, but said they arrested Kevin Paul, 36, at Albany Street and Melnea Cass Boulevard, which is a couple blocks from the Crosstown Hampton Inn. Read More.

By - 11/8/15 - 12:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man Saturday after a foot chase that briefly turned into a standoff when he pointed a loaded gun at his pursuers before dropping it and running away - only to be caught thanks to a keen-nosed police dog. Read more.

By - 11/6/15 - 10:54 pm

Fired at least six times at Westminster Avenue and Wardman Road around 10:35 p.m.

By - 11/6/15 - 8:07 am

Last evening at 60 Camden St., Sgt. Luke Taxter at District D-4 reports.