Roxbury

By - 11/18/16 - 2:02 pm

On Hilton Terrace, off Walnut Avenue between Westminster and Abbotsford, around 1:50 p.m.

By - 11/17/16 - 5:01 pm

Updated, 12:00 a.m.

Boston Police report a man was fatally shot around 4:20 p.m. at 20 West Cottage St.

Police say the man, declared dead at the scene, appeared to be in his 20s. A preliminary investigation shows he knew his killer, police say.

By - 11/16/16 - 5:59 pm

Around 5:40 p.m. at 18 Wardman Rd., off Walnut Park

By - 11/16/16 - 1:03 pm
Anthony Toombs

Friends have identified the man shot to death in a car on Nazing Street in Roxbury on the morning of Nov. 5 as Anthony Toombs, 24.

Toombs, known as Lil Ant, leaves his mother. Read more.

By - 11/16/16 - 12:45 pm

WBZ reports on the crash on Malcolm X Boulevard around 6:30 a.m.

By - 11/12/16 - 10:39 am

Stanley Staco reports an incident shortly before 8 p.m. on Woodward Avenue ended with one person walking into a local hospital with a gunshot wound and then police finding a second person with a gunshot wound from the same incident.

By - 11/11/16 - 7:03 pm

Miles on the MBTA reports on his ride on one of the new articulated buses out of Ruggles today.

By - 11/7/16 - 3:55 pm

Around 2:40 p.m. by a train headed towards Forest Hills, the Huntington News reports.

Service in both directions was halted so Boston firefighters could recover his body and Transit Police could investigate the incident. The T swapped in shuttle buses between Jackson and Haymarket.

By - 11/7/16 - 11:02 am
Car wanted in connection with Roxbury murder

Boston Police report they are looking for a black or dark-blue Altima in connection with Jess Dieusinor's murder at Zeigler and Dearborn streets last month.

At the time of his death, Dieusinor was wanted for a murder in Orlando, FL.

By - 11/5/16 - 4:00 pm

Boston Police report a man in his 20s was shot dead shortly after 10 a.m. outside 36 Nazing St. WCVB reports he was sitting in a car.

On Oct. 19, John Cesar was fatally shot in the head at 25 Nazing St.

By - 11/5/16 - 8:58 am
George Street fire

What's left of the building. Photo by BFD.

Updated with news of the death.

The Boston Fire Department responded at 8:39 a.m. to 94 George St. in Roxbury for what turned into a three-alarm blaze.

Firefighters found one dead person at the scene; the exact cause to be determined in an autopsy. Read more.

By - 11/3/16 - 10:00 pm

At Washington and Roxbury streets around 9:20 p.m. Police found a box cutter a couple blocks away.

By - 11/2/16 - 11:31 pm

It's on Fort Hill, but still. The Bay State Banner introduces us to the most expensive house in Roxbury history.

By - 11/2/16 - 7:21 pm

Around 6:50 p.m. on Akron Street with stab wounds to the head and back, not considered life threatening. He was stabbed earlier somewhere else in the area.

By - 10/31/16 - 5:27 pm

Boston Police today arrested a 12-year-old student who arrived at the Trotter Innovation School, 135 Humboldt Ave., with an unloaded gun.

Boston Public Schools released a transcript of the robo-call school Principal Mairead Nolan made to parents about the incident: Read more.

By - 10/29/16 - 1:48 pm
Line to vote in West Roxbury

Shortly after noon, John Burger reported the line to vote at the West Roxbury library was around the corner and up near the Lyndon School.

Todd Duval reported a long line in Lower Mills, as well. And Dan O'Brien shows us the people waiting to vote in the Bolling Building in Dudley Square: Read more.

By - 10/27/16 - 9:08 am
280 Warren St. in Roxbury

Architect's rendering.

Developer John Cruz recently filed formal plans with the BPDA for a 95-apartment complex on Warren Street at Waverly Street in Roxbury.

The Dr. Michael E. Haynes Arms - named after the Roxbury state representative and minister - would also become home to Cruz's 45-employee firm, now headquartered in John Eliot Square. Read more.

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.