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By adamg - 6/15/21 - 2:19 pm
Williams (l) and Holmer.

Williams (l) and Holmer.

Boston Police are hoping that, despite the years, somebody out there might know something about the murders of Barbara Ann Williams, a Dorchester grandmother shot to death in her apartment in 1989 and Karina Holmer, a Swedish nanny found cut in half near Fenway Park in 1996. Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/21 - 9:56 pm

WHDH reports a man was shot around 2 p.m. on Fenwood Road, a short walk from Brigham and Women's Hospital.

By adamg - 6/12/21 - 10:06 pm
Detective and evidence markers on Abbotsford Street

Detective and evidence markers. Photo by Live Boston.

By adamg - 6/2/21 - 9:54 pm

Boston Police report a man's posterior was grazed by a bullet at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Warren Street shortly before 3 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/21 - 9:29 am

The Street Dog Coalition is sponsoring a clinic later this month for the pets of homeless people or people at risk of becoming homeless. Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/21 - 12:56 pm

Three men face a total of 36 drug and gun charges related to alleged Mass and Cass drug dealing this year following their indictment by a Suffolk County grand jury last week, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which add it now has warrants for police to arrest 40 more people for dealing drugs along Methadone Mile. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/21 - 9:11 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say tried shooting two other men in a car on Annunciation Road on May 17, only he missed Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/21 - 2:54 pm

A federal judge last week sentenced Angel Rodriguez, 29, to 44 months in federal prison on his guilty plea to RICO violations for his role leading the Devon Street chapter of the Latin Kings, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/21 - 12:24 pm

Boston Police report Boston and State gang-unit officers who stopped an Acton man they say sped down one street, didn't stop for either a red light or a stop sign and just generally drove like a Masshole arrested him after finding a loaded gun under his seat early Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/21 - 1:28 pm

A woman who suffered injuries when her leg got stuck between an Orange Line car and the platform at Massachusetts Avenue during an afternoon rush hour in 2018 - and who was rescued by fellow passengers who managed to push the train just enough to free her - sued the MBTA this week. Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/21 - 12:36 pm

Boston firefighters responded to Franklin Park for outside fires at five or six locations yesterday, including near the playground, golf course and White Stadium. Read more.

By adamg - 5/14/21 - 11:59 am

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Eric Tran Thai, 39, to 12 years in federal prison and 5 years of probation for his guilty plea to charges of two counts of possession of child pornography. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/21 - 10:00 am

Boston Police report gang-unit officers investigating gunfire on Humboldt Court in Roxbury around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday arrested two Dorchester men they found a couple of blocks away on Harold Street, sitting in a car with guns. Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/21 - 9:05 pm
Storrowing in Roxbury in 1906

The folks at the Boston City Archives found an example of storrowing roughly 45 years before Storrow Drive was built: A cart driver who storrowed on trolley wires under the Washington Street el at Guild Street in Roxbury at 11:45 a.m. on May 12, 1906.

By adamg - 5/11/21 - 9:51 am

CommonWealth Magazine talks to state Rep. Russell Holmes, whose district includes part of Franklin Park.

"We deserve quality of life like everyone else," he said. "What Brookline gets and what West Roxbury gets - we deserve the same."

By adamg - 5/9/21 - 11:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say put his hands around a woman's neck during a robbery attempt at the Franklin Park golf course this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/21 - 10:41 pm

Live Boston reports on an incident at Boston Children's Hospital last night that sent a worker to a nearby trauma center with serious injuries.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 10:14 am

F.W. Webb, which sells plumbing supplies, plans to build a 66,000-square-foot warehouse and store on Hampden Street between Melnea Cass Boulevard and Norfolk Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 4/29/21 - 9:59 pm

Andrea Campbell and the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association have been engaging in some Twitter unpleasantries over the past 24 hours. The union started things off last night: Read more.

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