Roxbury

By - 11/14/18 - 3:42 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of Edwin Fantauzzi, wanted for an attack on a child under 14 on Hammond Street. Read more.

By - 11/13/18 - 7:18 pm
Child rape suspect

Boston Police report they are looking for Edwin Fantauzzi, 30, of Lawrence, on charges he sexually attacked a child under 14 at 10 Hammond St. in Roxbury on Nov. 3.

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By - 11/13/18 - 10:53 am

The State House News Service summarizes a panel discussion with Rachael Rollins, newly elected Suffolk County DA and Liz Miranda and Nika Elugardo, both elected as state representatives.

Miranda said that as a candidate this year, she felt she was "fighting" against a party that she says should have been helping her.

By - 11/9/18 - 10:05 am

Boston Police report arresting one of the three people they say robbed a woman on Warren Street between Dudley and Zeigler streets around 2:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 11/8/18 - 9:32 am

The Supreme Judicial Court yesterday ruled prosecutors cannot use powder and a crack pipe as evidence against a man who was allegedly found with them upstairs in a Roxbury house being raided as a brothel in 2013. Read more.

By - 11/6/18 - 7:21 pm

NBC Boston reports officials shut a polling place at the Haynes House, 735 Shawmut Ave. this afternoon after white powder spilled out of an absentee ballot.

Officials re-opened the polling place about 25 minutes later after determining the powder was baking soda.

By - 11/4/18 - 10:40 pm

Boston Police report arresting Shawn Pedilla, 39, of Roxbury, for a stabbing on Oct. 31 that sent two men to the hospital, one with injuries initially considered life threatening. Read more.

By - 11/4/18 - 4:30 pm
Wanted for sexual assault on a child

Boston Police have released a photo of a man wanted for sexually attacking a child in a hallway of a Hammond Street building around 6:40 p.m. yesterday.

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By - 10/31/18 - 8:42 pm

Updated with BPD info.

Boston Police report two men were stabbed around 7:30 p.m. at 70 Cedar St. PCFN reports one of the men was stabbed in the stomach. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

By - 10/19/18 - 4:02 pm

Boston Police report officers investigating gunfire on Brook Avenue around 3 a.m. were looking for a man witnesses spotted dashing into a house after the retorts when they shined their flashlights on 42 Brook Ave. - and spotted a man at a second-floor window duck down: Read more.

By - 10/16/18 - 12:12 pm

Boston Police report officers investigating a noise complaint at 70 Annunciation Rd. shortly after midnight found a bunch of guys "being boisterous and loud while drinking in public" - one of whom promptly ran inside the apartment building there when he saw the cops: Read more.

By - 10/15/18 - 4:55 pm

News @ Northeastern reports on a new pedestrian bridge dropped into place (very, very carefully) over the Northeast Corridor and Orange Line train tracks over the weekend to connect the Fenway and Roxbury parts of the Northeastern campus. It took a week just to assemble the crane that would put the bridge in place.

By - 10/13/18 - 10:20 am
Demetrius Bennett

Boston Police report arresting Demetrius Bennett, a Dorchester gang member with a history of drug arrests on Cape Cod for the shooting death of Christian Rivera at 76 Homestead St. in Roxbury on July 7.

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By - 10/13/18 - 6:17 am
Shooting scene on Rockford Street

Shooting scene. Photo by KMV.

A man was shot at 20 Rockford St., off Dudley Street, in Roxbury around 4:40 a.m. KMV reports the victim was shot several times and that the homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

By - 10/10/18 - 10:06 am
Architect's rendering of senior-citizen building in Roxbury

Architect's rendering, featuring a flock of birds.

A non-profit group is proposing a six-story, 52-unit apartment building for senior citizens as part of the Bartlett Place development off Washington and Bartlett streets in Roxbury. Read more.

By - 10/8/18 - 8:26 am

Liz Miranda, who likely will be the next state rep from the 5th Suffolk district (Dorchester and Roxbury) is opening her campaign office at 246 Bowdoin St. tonight as a place for people to grieve and figure out what to do following the five murders since Friday. Read more.

By - 10/4/18 - 3:06 pm
SWAT team in Longwood Medical Area

Police shutting down Longwood Medica Area on Huntington Avenue side. Photo by Wepainttheworld.

A report of gunfire around 2:40 p.m. sent Simmons University students and staff rushing into locked classrooms and even closets as Boston and Simmons police rushed to the campus to look for the "active shooter" that Simmons sent out an alert about. Read more.

By - 10/4/18 - 1:15 pm

Mass Ave 10-3-2018

Transit Police report arresting a man they say an MBTA worker and a security camera both captured kicking in a window at the Mass. Ave. Orange Line stop for what police say was "no apparent reason."

Nicholas Sullivan, 25, was nabbed after the act around 1:25 a.m. on Wednesday, police say.

By - 10/4/18 - 9:01 am

The Huntington News reports a well meaning Northeastern student gave $60 to a guy at Ruggles who said he needed to get back to New Hampshire. Campus police caught up with him and escorted him off campus.