Roxbury

Roxbury

By - 5/10/15 - 11:05 pm

Around 10:40 p.m. Police and paramedics found him in a car at Washington and E. Lenox streets.

By - 5/8/15 - 2:41 pm

Around 2:35 p.m. at Warren and Dudley streets.

By - 5/8/15 - 11:10 am

Around 10:45 a.m. at Gerard and Island streets, behind the Roundhouse hotel.

By - 5/7/15 - 8:56 am

The Bay State Banner reports on concerns about a developer putting up new residential buildings in Roxbury.

By - 5/7/15 - 7:44 am

Stanley Staco reports the 24-year-old was shot around 4 a.m. on Winthrop Street between Whiting and Fairland. Boston Police report the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 5/6/15 - 4:43 pm

Shaun Harrison, 55, a minister and counselor in Boston schools, was ordered held in lieu of $400,000 today at his arraignment on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, two counts of unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony ... Read more.

By - 5/3/15 - 1:50 pm

UPDATE: Mayor Walsh also got involved. His Roxbury liaison, Kaira Fox e-mailed neighborhood groups and other elected officials on Friday: "I wanted to let you know, the Mayor has heard the complaints and reached out to Clear Channel personnally to ask that they change the billboard. The City does not have control over the content of Billboards, but agrees this is in very poor taste to have in our neighborhood."

By - 5/3/15 - 12:45 pm

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By - 5/2/15 - 3:57 pm

Shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Walnut between Martin Luther King Boulevard behind Malcolm X Park and the Lewis School.

By - 5/1/15 - 8:33 pm

A former Boston cop got a year's probation and a $2,000 fine after admitting he lied to FBI agents investigating whether he had given information about an ongoing investigation of the the Academy Homes Street gang in Roxbury to a member of the gang.

Mel Steele, 36, was a member of the BPD's Youth Violence Task Force - its gang unit - who was also a longtime friend of a member of the gang. The US Attorney's office in Boston says:

By - 5/1/15 - 6:41 am

WHDH reports on the Roxbury incident.

By - 4/30/15 - 4:23 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today rejected a request by one Blue Hill Avenue liquor store to sell nips and approved the sale of another store near that one on the condition its new owners not sell the tiny bottles, either.

By - 4/30/15 - 7:34 am

The Herald reports on last night's protest march of about 1,000 people.

By - 4/29/15 - 11:50 am

Residents and the owners of a Blue Hill Avenue liquor store duked it out this morning over the store's request to start selling nips, at a hearing before the Boston Licensing Board.

The board decides tomorrow whether to let Blue Hill Liquors, 108 Blue Hill Ave., sell the tiny bottles.

The store's attorney, Ethan Schaff, said the store needs the nips to stay in business. He said that when the current owners took over the store two years ago, they agreed to a ban on nips to show the neighborhood they could clean the place up and run a respectable business.

By - 4/29/15 - 7:55 am

Starts at 6 p.m. in front of BPD headquarters on Tremont Street, near Ruggles.

By - 4/27/15 - 4:50 pm
Man with a cross on Longwood Avenue

Why, yes, that was a guy carrying a cross down Longwood Avenue today, as Brian shows us. And yes, he had a pad and the wheel at one end to help him:

I should have called him out "REAL JESUS DIDN'T HAVE PADS OR TRAINING WHEELS!"

By - 4/27/15 - 2:07 pm

Steven Rolley, 32, of Dorchester, pleaded guilty today to manslaughter for the death of Justin Albert on Tremont Street in Roxbury early on Sept. 14, 2011, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

A Suffolk Superior Court judge sentenced Rolley to 14 to 16 years in state prison, the DA's office says:

By - 4/27/15 - 11:49 am

UPDATE: The Herald reports the woman was not the intended target.

Shortly before 10:20 a.m. on Warren Street near Copeland Street, according to National Emergency Alerts.

By - 4/25/15 - 10:04 pm

Mass. Ave. is shut due to a fatal collision between a car and a motorcycle at Mass. Ave. and Shirley Street.

By - 4/25/15 - 6:43 am

Blue Hill Liquors, 108 Blue Hill Ave., goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week seeking permission to sell nips.

The store currently has a license provision prohibiting it from selling the single-serving mini bottles of alcohol.

The board generally imposes nip bans on liquor stores at the request of local residents and police.

The board's hearings begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.

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