Roxbury

By - 4/24/16 - 12:16 pm

Around noon, around the corner from the scene of a gun battle Wednesday afternoon. Nobody hit; two shell casings recovered at Ruggles Street and Kerr Way.

By - 4/22/16 - 9:14 am
Sign critical of late-night motorcyclists and bikers in Franklin Park

Brendan Halpin reports these signs are all over Franklin Park this morning.

By - 4/21/16 - 2:08 pm
Blue Hill Avenue fire scene

The Boston Fire Department reports a man was taken to the hospital with minor burns caused by a fire at 42 Blue Hill Ave.

The fire, reported around 12:55 p.m., caused an estimated $50,000 in damage, the department says.

By - 4/21/16 - 10:47 am

Bloomberg analyzes where Amazon now offers same-day deliver in major cities. Scroll down the story a bit to see the Boston map:

The most striking gap in Amazon’s same-day service is in Boston, where three ZIP codes encompassing the primarily black neighborhood of Roxbury are excluded from same-day service, while the neighborhoods that surround it on all sides are eligible.

By - 4/21/16 - 9:28 am

Updated with arraignment info.

The Herald sometimes seems to overuse the word "brazen" in its crime reporting, but the word fits in Peter Gelzinis's account of the shooting on Walnut Park yesterday.

Dondre Crawford, 20, was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail at his arraignment today in Roxbury Municipal Court on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm as a second offense, unlawful possession of ammunition, unlawfully carrying a loaded firearm, unlawfully discharging a weapon within 500 feet of a dwelling and resisting arrest, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 4/20/16 - 6:13 pm

The Bay State Banner reports the impending demise of A Nubian Notion, not because of gentrification or anything like that, but because the generation of the family running the place is all at retirement age and all their kids decided to go into different careers.

By - 4/20/16 - 5:36 pm

Shortly after 5:20 p.m., a passenger in a car fired a gun at a guy on DeWitt Drive, who returned fire. Gun recovered at DeWitt and Estabrook Road.

By - 4/20/16 - 4:33 pm
Suffolk Construction proposed expansion

Architect's rendering.

Suffolk Construction has filed plans with the BRA to build a $22-million, 38,000-square-foot expansion to its 65 Allerton St. headquarters, starting with tearing down four old warehouse buildings. Read more.

By - 4/20/16 - 1:05 pm

Stanley Staco reports one person was shot on Walnut Park around 11:15 a.m. and that a suspect is in custody.

By - 4/20/16 - 12:24 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new murder trial for James Allen, convicted of fatally shooting Senai Jamaal Williams on Homestead Street in Roxbury in 2010, because the jury got muddled instructions from the judge on whether it could choose between finding him guilty of second-degree murder or the lesser charge of manslaughter.

By - 4/20/16 - 7:47 am
Firefighter at fire on Brookledge Street in Roxbury

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire called in around 4:35 a.m. at 21 Brookledge St. caused an estimated $350,000 in damage, but no injuries.

The cause and exact origin of the two-alarm fire remain under investigation, the department says.

By - 4/19/16 - 10:20 pm

Around 10:15 p.m. on Bethune Way. Police found a fresh bullet hole in a door and shell casings in the middle of the street.

By - 4/18/16 - 9:19 pm

Around 9:10 p.m. at 330 Martin Luther King Blvd.

By - 4/12/16 - 11:34 pm

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said today that Boston police officers and a state trooper did nothing wrong when they shot Angelo West to death in an incident at Humboldt Avenue and Ruthven Street in Roxbury in March, 2015.

In a report released today, Conley added that Officer John Moynihan has yet to fully recover from his injuries from getting shot in the face and is still not back on duty. Read more.

By - 4/12/16 - 5:37 pm
Crowded Back Bay station on the Orange Line

Back Bay smushing. Photo by Neal Gaffey.

It's "severe" delays on the Florida Sunshine line thanks to a dead train at Jackson Square.

By - 4/10/16 - 8:34 pm

Boston EMS Incidents and Stanley Staco report a crash shortly before 8 p.m. at Seaver and Elm Hill in Roxbury critically injured at least one person.

WFXT reports three people were injured in the crash between a Porsche and an Altima; posts photos from the scene.

By - 4/10/16 - 11:31 am

A sage citizen complains about the dolt who spread out a message across much of the length of a long wall on Winthrop Street in Roxbury, that message being "I'M NOT AN IDIOT," to which the citizen replies:

The rest of us don't share that sentiment.

By - 4/8/16 - 9:37 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 17-year-old they say was the leader of a group of teens preying on taxi and Uber drivers in recent weeks. Read more.

By - 4/7/16 - 11:18 am

Boston Police report at least ten cars had their windows smashed and their contents rummaged through on Magnolia, Greenheys, East Cottage, Clifton, and Holden streets overnight.

By - 4/2/16 - 9:24 am

Man shot repeatedly at Terrace and New Cedar streets in a drive-by around 2:42 p.m. Gang related, per a federal affidavit in the Columbia Point Dawgs case.