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.
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.
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.
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.
Cedric Douglas and Greg Cook show us around Roxbury and its public art.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The zoo reports Pugsley fully opened up today.