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By adamg - 7/1/20 - 9:14 pm

A couple times in the torso outside 14 Danube St. around 9:05 p.m.

By adamg - 6/30/20 - 10:10 pm

Boston Police report four people were shot at 14 Circuit Street around 7:30 p.m., One victim, shot in the chest, was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/20 - 11:44 am

At 11:18 a.m., Derek Lumpkins reported his lights flickered twice in Roxbury. Nicole Levay reported same, in downtown Boston, at 11:15 and 11:16. Reports of double flickering also came in from Hyde Park, JP and Brookline.

By adamg - 6/28/20 - 10:47 am
Bicyclists for justice in Grove Hall

Bicyclists in Grove Hall.

Our own Ron Newman was among the participants in yesterday's Ride for Black Lives from White Stadium to Nubian Square.

By adamg - 6/26/20 - 9:34 am
Fallen pole in Roxbury

The pole and the car. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports that shortly after 6:30 p.m., a utility pole at Gerard and Kemble streets could stand gravity no longer and cracked, the high-voltage transformer at the top plunging to the ground, turning a nearby car and a street-sign pole into electrical conduits and disgorging its insulating mineral oil all over the place.

Eversource and a company that specializes in hazardous-waste cleanups were called in.

By adamg - 6/24/20 - 10:07 pm
Wanted man

Boston Police today released photos of a man they want to talk to about how a woman's body ended up off Jewish War Veterans Drive in Franklin Park.

By adamg - 6/24/20 - 9:53 am
Arrest on Washington Street in Dorchester

Arrest at 430 Washington St., Dorchester, home of alleged supplier Winston McGhee. Photo by Live Boston.

DEA agents and Boston drug investigators were busy early this morning arresting two brothers and their associates for running cocaine and crack in a swath that ran from the Fidelis Way development in Brighton to the South End and Mattapan. Read more.

By adamg - 6/23/20 - 11:44 am

Boston Police report arresting Joelkiss Gutierrez-Hidalgo, 22, of Dorchester, on charges he tried to kill a woman and nearly succeeded early Monday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/20 - 9:01 am
Howard Street scene

Howard Street scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Update: Suspect arrested.

Live Boston reports police found a woman with multiple stab wounds at 25 Howard St. early this morning. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of her injuries.

By adamg - 6/18/20 - 12:01 pm

Boston Police report seizing "a large amount of illegal fireworks" in Roxbury last night by officers assigned to patrol the area specifically to look for fireworks following "numerous community complaints." Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/20 - 11:32 pm

A man was shot where Shawmut Avenue intersects Hammond Street and Windsor Street in Roxbury shortly before 10:40 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/8/20 - 9:10 pm

The Bay State Banner reports on the controversy surrounding the 7-4 renaming vote by BPL trustees.

By adamg - 6/7/20 - 9:23 pm

Across greater Boston, thousands of people participated in Black Lives Matter events today. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/20 - 12:28 pm

WBUR reports on a vigil across from the B-2 police station.

By adamg - 6/6/20 - 12:05 am

Possibly as many as three people, one in the chest, at Dale and Warren streets around 11:15 p.m. on Friday, Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 6/5/20 - 2:54 pm
Kneeling in Hyde Park

Among those kneeling: Metco CEO Milly Arbaje-Thomas and Bedford School Superintendent John Sills.

Suburban school superintendents and Metco officials gathered in McGann Playground on West Street in Hyde Park this afternoon to decry the continued extrajudicial killings of black men and women and to call on educators to work even harder to ensure that black students can grow up to their full potential and that white students learn to not be racists. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/20 - 9:55 pm
Protester at Frankling Park

At Franklin Park. Photo by Charlie Rosenberg.

Several thousand people came to Franklin Park this evening to remember George Floyd and other black victims of police violence, in a vigil sponsored by Black Lives Matter Boston and Violence in Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/20 - 5:19 pm
Boston clergy in silent vigil outside police HQ for same number of minutes as George Floyd suffered

Boston clergy stood or kneeled in silence today outside Boston Police headquarters for nine minutes - the same amount of time a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on George Floyd's neck, killing him. Photo by MiMu.

By adamg - 5/30/20 - 11:36 pm

Here are the ones we know about. Others? Read more.

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