Roxbury

By - 8/13/17 - 11:33 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Damien Spencer, 36.

Boston Police report a man shot in the chest at 39 Mt. Pleasant Ave. around 11:30 p.m. died at a local hospital. Read more.

By - 8/12/17 - 11:17 pm

Around 11:10 p.m. on Maple Street near Sonoma, although police found him on Hutchings Street. Bullets were found shot into a house on Maple at Sonoma.

By - 8/10/17 - 12:50 pm
Proposed new building at 125 Amory Street

Developers have filed a proposal to add 363 apartments - roughly 40% of them deemed affordable - in three new buildings as they work to renovate the BHA's current senior housing project at 125 Amory St. Read more.

By - 8/9/17 - 5:29 pm

A Watertown man who co-owned fried-chicken places in Roxbury and Chelsea today became the latest area fried-chicken operator to be indicted on charges he defrauded the IRS by falsifying tax filings and hiding the involvement of other owners of his business. Read more.

By - 8/8/17 - 10:31 pm

Around 10:20 p.m. at Shawmut Avenue and Camden Street.

By - 8/6/17 - 10:20 pm

Gunfire around 10:10 p.m. on Copeland Street near Aspen Street sent one person to a local ER with non-life-threatening injuries. Two cars were also hit and a bullet went through a first-floor window of a house.

By - 8/4/17 - 1:37 pm

Heineken has apparently paid somebody to paint little murals at some liquor stores in Roxbury and Dorchester that read "Roxbury Love" and "Dorchester Love," as appropriate, over large stars featuring a bottle of their product. Fine as far as it goes, but see if you can spot any similarities to the well known "Roxbury Love"/Mandela mural painted awhile back by a couple of local artists: Read more.

By - 8/1/17 - 11:43 am
Ziu

Transit Police report arresting Ilirian Ziu, 50, of East Boston, on civil-rights and destruction-of-property charges for an incident on July 13 at the Ruggles station on the Orange Line.

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By - 7/31/17 - 1:26 pm
Gun and bullets

The gun and its bullets.

Boston Police report arresting a 14-year-old they say was packing a gun loaded with 12 bullets early this morning on Zeigler Street in Dudley Square - only a couple blocks from where they arrested another 14-year-old on similar charges less than two weeks ago. Read more.

By - 7/29/17 - 9:28 pm

Around 9:25 p.m. at 42 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

By - 7/27/17 - 4:04 pm

Around 4 p.m., found in the lobby of 791 Tremont St., although he may have been shot on Northampton Street towards Shawmut Avenue.

By - 7/21/17 - 9:18 pm

Boston Police report officers found the kid with "a loaded .25 caliber Ravens Arms semi-automatic handgun" around 10 p.m. on Thursday at 256 Dudley Street.

By - 7/20/17 - 12:57 pm

The Boston Transportation Department today identified five neighborhoods that, over the next year, will get city-funded street changes in an attempt to make side streets safer by making motorists slow down: Read more.

By - 7/19/17 - 2:17 pm
Rabbit in Roxbury Crossing

A roving UHub photographer spotted this bun hanging out in front of the Islamic Society of Boston mosque at Roxbury Crossing this afternoon.

By - 7/17/17 - 11:48 pm

In the back around 11:40 p.m. on Cabot Street near Whittier Street.

By - 7/15/17 - 10:59 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Dennis Parham, 32, father of four.

A person was fatally shot in the head at Shawmut Avenue and Kendall Street around 10:50 p.m. Read more.

By - 7/14/17 - 9:55 pm
Wanted man

Transit Police report they are looking for this man for an incident at Ruggles on the Orange Line, shortly after 6 p.m. yesterday. Police say the guy "targeted two females based on their perceived country of origin with verbal abuse" and, as long as he was at it, smashed a window on a passing outbound train. Read more.

By - 7/14/17 - 9:32 pm

Transit Police report arresting Pamela Tyler, 51, on a charge of animal cruelty after officers watched her repeatedly beat her young pit bull around 10:30 p.m. yesterday at Dudley station. Read more.

By - 7/14/17 - 12:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting a trio of guys first spotted riding "erratically" on two scooters through Roxbury on the way to the Back Bay where, police say, they used a bolt cutter to steal a scooter parked on Boylston Street. Read more.

By - 7/13/17 - 9:29 am

Two men were indicted yesterday for the Feb. 4, 2016 murder of Marquis Waithe on Brookledge Road in Roxbury, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.