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By adamg - 9/23/22 - 9:17 am

Transit Police report two men who exchanged punches to the head after an argument over the loud music one was playing on an Orange Line car will both be summonsed into court on assault charges. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/22 - 4:47 pm
Bile

Boston Police report arresting Diriye Bile, 26, of Ethiopia, for a shooting eight years ago on Ruggles Street.
Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/22 - 9:41 am

The Simmons Voice reports Simmons officials say they didn't know about statistics professor David Kane's racist, sexist and homophobic writings, which led to him getting canned at Harvard before they hired him. Read more.

By adamg - 9/20/22 - 9:46 am

Tyreek Hall, 19, arrested by Boston Police on June 9 for the "ghost" gun and ammo they say he had stuffed in his waistband, now also faces a federal charge that could get him up to ten years in an out-of-state prison. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/22 - 5:06 pm
Forest Street fire

Smoke rising above Nubian Square. Photo by Pat from Boston.

Boston firefighters are at 9 Forest St. in Roxbury for what is now a three-alarm fire that has spread to all three floors. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/15/22 - 9:49 am

Boston Police report officers who heard a single gunshot across from the Southampton Street shelter early Wednesday arrested two of three men they found brawling there. Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/22 - 9:26 am
Revolver

BPD photo of the revolver.

Boston Police continued their scrutiny of cars with excessively tinted windows early Sunday, leading to an arrest and the seizure of a loaded revolver in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/22 - 12:31 pm

NECN reports on the latest phone threat - which proved fake, again - at Children's Hospital yesterday.

By adamg - 9/8/22 - 12:03 pm
Car wanted

Surveillance photo of scammers' Frankencar via BPD.

Boston Police report a second grandfather has been scammed by a bogus "public defender" who convinced him to hand over several thousand dollars to allegedly spring his son from jail where he was supposedly stewing after a car crash that purportedly left a woman seriously injured. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 11:45 pm

Liz Miranda defeated a field that included fellow state Rep. Nika Elugardo and former 2nd Suffolk Sen. Dianne Wilkerson, in the Democratic primary for the seat Sonia Chang-Diaz gave up to run for governor.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 10:33 pm

Sam Montaño is winning handily in the Democratic primary in the 15h Suffolk state-rep district (Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill and Roxbury).

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 9:46 pm

The Dorchester Reporter tweets that Chris Worrell has won the Democratic primary in the 5th Suffolk district (Roxbury), which means he will replace Liz Miranda, who decided to run for the state-senate seat Sonia Chang-Diaz gave up to run for governor.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 11:41 am

Boston Police report arresting a man they say took a gun out of a bag, aimed it at the ground and opened fire outside 30 Pompeii St. in Roxbury shortly before 5 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/22 - 6:30 pm

WFXT reports a suspect is in custody following the 4 p.m. shooting.

By adamg - 9/1/22 - 2:20 pm

City Councilors Erin Murphy and Frank Baker, both of whom have had close relatives deal with drug problems, say one solution to the resurgence of drug problems at Mass and Cass could be to force people into locked treatment facilities. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/22 - 10:10 am

Around 5 a.m. on Columbus Avenue where Centre Street turns into Ritchie Street, WFXT reports.

By adamg - 8/31/22 - 10:37 pm
Dale Street shooting scene.

Dale Street shooting scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Damonte Dancy, 29, of Roxbury.

Boston Police report a man was shot outside 115 Dale St. in Roxbury around 8:20 p.m. He was declared dead at the scene.

Boston murders in 2022.

By adamg - 8/30/22 - 9:24 pm

Longwood Avenue shut in front of Children's. Photo by Curtis.

Update: Lockdown ended, police perimeter removed, hospital and Longwood Avenue re-opened around 9:55 p.m.

NBC Boston reports the bomb squad responded to the hospital after the threat was called in. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/22 - 9:26 pm

Live Boston recaps the crime that happened at or near Carnival in Roxbury and Dorchester on Saturday, including one man shot to death.

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