Boston Police report they are investigating how a toddler girl wound up at 1833 Washington St. yesterday afternoon with injuries that would claim her life.
Kim Janey got off the 28 bus in Roxbury this afternoon to see this green man just standing there.
Police have no suspects yet, but are hoping members of the public can help fix that, by calling detectives at 617-343-5628 or contacting the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463)... Read more
Around 9:40 p.m. at 124 Eustis St. Police are looking for a mid-90s maroon Honda or Toyota low rider with a noisy muffler seen leaving the scene.
A man suspected of beating and robbing a woman outside the Walgreens on Washington Street in Roxbury on Oct. 13 was arrested Friday by officers who recognized him from a wanted poster, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
James Keane, 47, had bail set at $5,000 at his arraignment yesterday on charges of armed robbery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and larceny... Read more
Boston and Transit Police are investigating a collision around 8 a.m. at Parker and Ruggles streets in which an MBTA bus apparently rear-ended a private car being driven by a Boston police officer.
The two candidates for mayor of Boston told a large crowd in Roxbury Wednesday night that the city in many ways remains as racially divided today as it did in the years after busing.
John Connolly is proposing a Roxbury Entrepreneurship Center to help budding small businesses in the area get off the ground - through space for them to start up their businesses, a "Made in Boston" startup capital fund and counseling and meetings with existing entrepreneurs. He says he'd immediately start looking for transit-accessible space in the neighborhood for the center.
Bill Clinton's getting an award at the Harvard School of Public Health next Thursday and the kids at Boston Latin School couldn't be more thrilled. Not because they get to mingle with Bubba, because they don't, but because the fact the award is being given across Avenue Louis Pasteur from the school means they all get out of school 2 1/2 hours early so the... Read more
The Huntington News reports (scroll about halfway down) on an incident Saturday night in which a student walking near the school library was accosted by two guys, one of whom said he had a gun. Campus police stopped one of the junior ruffians on his not-fast-enough way to Ruggles Street - and found the student's laptop, phone and credit card on the ground nearby.... Read more
Boston Police report they are looking for Maria Altagracia Reina-Delacruz (aka Maria Serret-Tejeda) and her son, Royce Noe Reina-Serret, who have not been seen since Aug. 17, when they left their Roxbury home for a trip to New York.
Also sought: Her husband, who is wanted for questioning in connection with the disappearance.
Altagracia Reina-Delacruz and her son failed to return to Roxbury. All... Read more
Jef Taylor introduces us to nut weevils, like the one he found inside the Franklin Park Zoo's library the other day.
Adults seek out acorns still on the tree, use their preposterous proboscis to drill through the nut shell, and feed on the meat inside. Females lay their eggs into these holes, and the legless larvae hatch and live within. The larva is somewhat... Read more
"I left this place and moved back to Cape Verde when my first son, Luis, was killed years ago. I took Christopher and Leroy with me."
For a while the distance offered some peace, Dominga Carvalho said.... Read more
According to police, two black teens asked the students for the time; when both students took out their phones to answer the question, one of the teens pulled a knife and demanded the phones. The pair then fled toward the Ruggles T stop.... Read more