By - 8/6/14 - 11:28 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Daniel Yarde, 23, of shooting DeAndre Russ to death outside a Tremont Street party in 2012, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

His conviction for second-degree murder means a mandatory life sentence - but with the possibility of parole.

According to the DA's office:

Yarde arrived at an after-hours party at 1050 Tremont St. where Russ was

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By - 8/5/14 - 10:31 pm
Boston firefighter gives oxygen to a cat

Firefighter Frank Rogier administers oxygen to one of the cats. Photo by BFD.

Firefighters rushed to 23 Greenville St. around 10:40 p.m. to battle what turned into a two-alarm fire in a three-story apartment building.

One resident was taken to the hospital with burns; one firefighter suffered a knee injury. Two cats were brought out suffering smoke inhalation. Both revived when firefighters gave them oxygen.

The cause of the fire, which did an estimated $100,000 in damage, is... Read more

By - 8/1/14 - 9:22 pm

Around 8:30 p.m. Sgt. Luke Taxter at District D-4 reports no injuries.

Police are looking for two Hispanic males, one 5'8, 18-22, with a black T-shirt with some sort of design on it and carrying a backpack, the other about 5'10" in a black leather baseball cap and a black T-shirt, with a black and white sweatshirt slung over one shoulder.... Read more

By - 8/1/14 - 3:11 pm

Police are investigating how a man got shot in the foot on Burton Avenue at Copeland Street around 3 p.m. He might have gotten caught up in a firefight between two other men. Police recovered several shell casings, are looking for a black or gray Mercedes with tinted windows seen fleeing the scene.

By - 7/31/14 - 1:50 pm

Police are looking for a guy in a silver and black Smart Car who was angrily yelling at kids in the area of White Stadium in Franklin Park early this afternoon.

By - 7/31/14 - 1:32 pm

WBUR reports on lessons the hospital learned from the attack, over the Justina Pelletier case.

By - 7/30/14 - 9:49 pm

The City Council voted today to form a commission to figure out how to honor former Mayor Ray Flynn and agreed to back efforts to rename the Ferdinand complex in Dudley Square the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building.

By - 7/29/14 - 9:48 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot several times and a woman once around 12:50 a.m. at Elm Hill Avenue and Seaver Street.

By - 7/27/14 - 7:45 pm

Around 7:15 p.m. in the area of 185 Cabot St. Two suspects were spotted running towards the Ruggles T stop, the third spotted driving down Huntington in a teal BMW 3-series.... Read more

By - 7/18/14 - 3:52 pm

Around 3:20 p.m. at 58 Annunciation Rd. The gunman was described as a black Hispanic male who displayed a silver and gold gun and who wore his shirt wrapped around his face, dark jeans and possibly sandals. He was accompanied by a black female, 18 or 19 in a white shirt and dark shorts.

By - 7/14/14 - 9:05 am

UPDATE: Arraignment postponed to Aug. 1 to allow for a competency evaluation at Shattuck Hospital.

Alzy Bello is scheduled for arraignment today on charges he assaulted a woman on an inbound Orange Line train between Jackson Square and Roxbury crossing Saturday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Innocent, etc.

By - 7/13/14 - 7:31 pm

The wooded area between Highland Street and Columbus Avenue is taped off as a crime scene this evening as police investigate how a body wound up there.

Brief video of the scene.

By - 7/13/14 - 12:44 am

Around 12:30 a.m. at 19 Burrell St. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 7/11/14 - 3:54 pm

The new Garrison-Trotter Farm on Harold Street

City and state officials joined Harold Street residents today to officially break ground on the transformation of an old city-owned vacant lot into a vegetable farm made possible under a change in city zoning to allow farms in the city's more urbanized areas.

The Garrison-Trotter Farm will let participants - local residents who have been undergoing training in farming - provide fresh food... Read more

By - 7/9/14 - 7:50 am

WCVB reports, says the T is also investigating Transit Police officers who liked the post about Father's Day in Roxbury or commented on it.

By - 7/6/14 - 11:02 pm

Around 10:50 a.m. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case. The intersection is shut for an investigation; MBTA buses have to find a way around it.

By - 7/3/14 - 9:56 am

A Dorchester man was indicted this week on charges he killed Orlando Guerrero in Roxbury on Dec. 15, 2012, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police report.

Luis Diaz, 29, was indicted Tuesday on charges of first-degree murder, armed robbery, and unlawful possession of a firearm for Guerrero's death on Windsor Street. The Boston Police fugitive unit found and arrested him yesterday.... Read more

By - 7/3/14 - 8:51 am

Anthony Howard, 27, who already has one gun conviction and is in custody on another gun charge, was arraigned yesterday on charges he shot a woman to death last June in Egleston Square, shot another man in the same incident and shot two other men earlier the same day, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.

Brianna Bigby and a male... Read more

By - 7/3/14 - 8:37 am

Around 12:20 a.m. on Moreland Street, per Boston EMS Incidents.

By - 7/1/14 - 10:37 pm

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 10:30 p.m. on Wakullah Street.