By - 10/26/16 - 11:04 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld Joseph Gomes's conviction for the 2007 shooting death of Fausto Sanchez on Maywood Street in Roxbury, concluding that Gomes got a fair trial and that a reasonable person could have found him guilty of murder in the first degree. Read more.

By - 10/25/16 - 6:18 pm

Boston Police report a man tried to kidnap a girl at Blue Hill Avenue and Brookford Street in Roxbury around 6:20 a.m. but that she was able to escape his clutches with the help of a passerby.

The suspect is described as 6' or 6'2", about 200 lbs. and clean shaven.

By - 10/20/16 - 7:34 pm
Wanted pickup truck

Boston Police are looking for finding a white pickup truck that was spotted near where Jesse Dieusinor of Orlando, Fla. was shot to death in Roxbury earlier this month. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 7:21 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports state regulators gave the go-ahead for the expansion, which will see an 11-story building rise on what is now a garden where patients and families go for breaks during care.

By - 10/20/16 - 9:43 am

A federal appeals court ruled yesterday that Charkeem Hyatt will have to finish his 12-to-15-year sentence for shooting four people outside the old Packy Connors in 2009. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 9:00 am

Cedric Douglas and Greg Cook show us around Roxbury and its public art.

By - 10/19/16 - 11:06 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim, John Cesar, died.

Around 10:40 p.m. at 25 Nazing St., Crime Hub reports. Due to the severity of the injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

By - 10/17/16 - 11:40 pm

WBZ reports the carjacking happened tonight on Washington Street at West Walnut Park. The car was found about a block away, with the baby unharmed.

By - 10/17/16 - 6:02 pm
Winslow Street suspect

Boston Police have released three images that show a possible suspect in a gang hit that missed the intended target but instead hit his two-year-old daughter on Saturday afternoon. Read more.

By - 10/15/16 - 4:38 pm

The girl was shot while in a car with her father around 4 p.m. on Winslow Street, near Zeigler. He rushed her to Boston Medical Center.

Kelli O'Hara reports Boston Police are investigating whether the shooting was part of a gang feud and that the shooter was targeting the father.

The Globe reports police are looking for a guy on a scooter and that the girl is expected to survive.

By - 10/14/16 - 1:33 pm

Aquiles Perez, 25, of Hyde Park, admitted yesterday he killed Rafael Guzman in a fight after Guzman asked him to leave a Blue Hill Avenue party for hitting on two women there, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/11/16 - 9:38 am

The Herald has the latest into the investigation into the shooting of a girl in a Roxbury playground during a birthday party.

By - 10/10/16 - 8:35 pm
Jesse Dieusinor

Boston Police report the man fatally shot in the head at Dearborn and Zeigler streets on Thursday was Jesse Dieusinor, 20, of Orlando, FL.

Read more.

By - 10/10/16 - 3:04 pm
Carlos Lind

Family and friends are identifying the man shot to death on Cleaves Court Saturday night as Carlos Lind, 19, a student at the Greater Egleston High School just a few blocks away.

He leaves his mother, Yoselin, and a younger brother and sister. Read more.

By - 10/10/16 - 12:05 am

Around 11:30 p.m., a man showed up at a local ER with a knife wound to the neck that he said happened on Blue Hill Avenue between Dewey and Ingleside. His injuries were not considered life threatening.

About ten minutes later, a man with a superficial stab wound to his arm showed up at the BPD SWAT headquarters on Warren Street. He said it happened at 36 Edgewood St.

By - 10/9/16 - 1:19 am

Around 1 a.m. on Annunciation Road. She was alert and conscious when police found her in a playground. WCVB reports she is expected to recover.

By - 10/8/16 - 11:02 pm

A man shot twice outside 5 Cleaves Ct., off Columbus between Washington and Seaver around 10:55 p.m. was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A bullet fired into an apartment air conditioner a few blocks away on Abbotsford Street might be related.

By - 10/6/16 - 6:56 pm

On Dearborn Street near Zeigler around 5:30 p.m. Boston Police report the man, believed to be in his 20s, was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

WBZ reports the shooting happened in front of a BPS bus with three students and a driver on board.

By - 10/6/16 - 11:57 am

The Boston Licensing Board today granted liquor licenses to restaurants across the city it determined met a "public need" - and rejected requests from others they ruled did not. Read more.