Around 1:10 p.m. at Aspen and Dunreath streets. Police are looking for three suspects, all black, all 18-20. The gunman, who did not hit anybody, was wearing a green or fatigue-style shirt. Another of the three had a blue sweater on.
The sound of gunfire outside the Mass. Ave. Orange Line station around 3 p.m. brought police racing, led to the road being shut for the investigation between St. Botolph and Columbus and a halt to Orange Line service as police searched the station for possible shooters.
Police are looking for two men seeing fleeing on bicycles towards St. Botolph. Both were black. One was in... Read more
Around 11:20 p.m. at 67 Maywood St. Police are looking for a black man in his early 20s, about 5'7", skinny, in a blue hoodie.
Police are investigating several gunshots on Devon Street between Normandy and Laredo around 10:20 p.m. At least two cars were hit.
Boston Police report a man in his 20s was found with gunshot wound around 4:30 a.m. at Tremont and Camden streets. He was brought to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
David Bernstein alerts us that David James Wyatt, who ran for mayor last year on a platform of saying virtually nothing, has collected enough signatures to get on the ballot against state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz in the 2nd Suffolk district this fall.
In a mayoral debate last year, Wyatt said he is a pro-life Republican.... Read more
Chad Gowey reports on the incident shortly before 8 p.m. at the Massachusetts Avenue stop on the Orange Line:
Blown away by the two strangers we just saw rescuing a disoriented commuter from the tracks
Police report the man became disoriented and fell. He didn't come into contact with the third rail, was taken to a local hospital to be checked out.... Read more
Just got a robocall from Boston Latin School that on Tuesday, a student tweeted a "generic threat" against the school, but that the matter was successfully handled by the school, school police and Boston Police and neither the school nor its students were ever in any actual danger. Well, that generically puts my mind at ease.
Transit Police report a man was sitting on a park bench in the Southwest Corridor near Ruggles around 9:40 p.m. on Tuesday when another man swooped in and " forcefully grabbed his money and fled."
Police report the victim wasn't putting up with that sort of nonsense and ran after the money grabber. And caught up with him in the Ruggles lower busway, where... Read more
WFXT reports the shootings are linked to the same guns, which are still on the street, along with their shooters.
Paul Griffin, 48, was arraigned today in Roxbury District Court on OUI as a fourth offense, paying for sexual conduct, operating with a license suspended for OUI, operating without insurance and a license plate violation. He was released on his own recognizance, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Griffin was conviced of OUI in 1990 and 1995. His first OUI conviction, in 1984, was... Read more
First a woman showed up at Boston Medical Center looking like somebody had smashed her with a bottle, shortly after 8:30 p.m. Not long after, police found another woman stabbed on Howland Street, between Elm Hill and Warren. Police are now investigating whether the two women got into a fight, one armed with a bottle, the other with a knife.
Matt Cadwallader shows us the murals and other art at the old MBTA bus depot in Roxbury that will soon make way for housing.
The man was dropped off at Boston Medical Center by an unknown party. The homicide unit was summoned.
In the middle of it all, he adds, two young kids - one just... Read more
Paul Revere gets all the glory, but William Dawes also rode into the countryside that fateful April night to warn the colonists that the Redcoats were coming.
This morning, the National Lancers re-created Dawes' ride from the First Church in Roxbury in Eliot Square.
Reading a poem about Dawes on the front steps of the church: